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Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility (BRCA) genes. These genes, known as BRCA1 or BRCA2, are tumor suppressor genes, meaning that they prevent uncontrolled cell growth. The study is of particular importance as it points to the possibility...

2013-01-29 16:54:07

HIV-positive patients have a higher incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Specifically, basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas occur more than twice as often among HIV-positive individuals compared to those who are HIV-negative. The study cohort of 6,560 HIV-positive and almost 37,000 HIV-negative subjects was drawn from members of Kaiser Permanente Northern...

2013-01-25 10:57:35

Out-of-pocket costs resulting from breast cancer care in the year following diagnosis are likely manageable for most women, but some women are at a higher risk of experiencing the financial burden that comes from those costs in Canadian breast cancer patients, according to a study published January 24 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While extensive information about the level of out-of-pocket costs after early breast cancer diagnosis has been unavailable until now, the...

2013-01-17 23:00:18

Krishagni, developer of caTissue Plus - an Enterprise edition of NCI caTissue, will integrate caTissue Plus with Aperio imaging system and OmniLab pathology system for UNSW, and provide ongoing support for the next three years. caTissue, developed by National Cancer Institute (NCI), is a free and open source Biobanking LIMS software. (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Krishagni Solutions today announces collaboration with Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) of the University of New South...

2013-01-08 14:49:20

Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage levels to prevent the occurrence of these cancers in the future according to a study published January 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer...

2013-01-08 05:00:49

McGill University´s Division of Cancer Epidemiology, in coordination with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is launching a new clinical trial with over 450 women to determine the effectiveness of using a carrageenan-based topical gel to block HPV infections. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Divine Corporation announced today its Divine 9® personal lubricant containing Carragel® has been selected by McGill University´s Division of Cancer Epidemiology for use in...


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