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2009-06-29 10:53:06

Specific variations or mutations in a particular can gene raise a man's risk of familial, or inherited, testicular germ-cell cancer, the most common form of this disease, according to new research by scientists at the National Institutes of Health.

2009-06-03 07:56:35

Scientists have discovered a genetic risk factor associated with a three-fold increase in risk for testicular cancer.

2009-06-01 07:18:11

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have uncovered variation around two genes that are associated with an increased risk of testicular cancer.

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2009-05-14 13:35:00

A new report has linked the use of chemicals found in food, cosmetics and cleaning products to an increased risk of birth defects, testicular cancer and infertility among unborn boys.

2009-03-18 11:43:18

The number of Canadians living with cancer is rising with the percentage higher in women than in men before age 60, government official said.

2009-02-24 08:22:18

Men who are infertile appear to have an increased risk of developing testicular cancer, according to a report in the February 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

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2009-02-09 13:30:00

Long-term marijuana use may be linked to an increased risk of developing the most aggressive form of testicular cancer, US researchers reported on Monday.

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2008-11-20 09:11:42

A new class of compounds called phosphaplatins can effectively kill ovarian, testicular, head and neck cancer cells with potentially less toxicity than conventional drugs, according to a new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2008-10-30 15:00:39

The Lance Armstrong Foundation's LIVESTRONG(TM) Young Adult Alliance will host the nation's largest conference on adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer, "This time it's personal - Using our collective experiences to advance young adult oncology," at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, Nov.

2008-10-30 15:00:38

A Swedish study suggests women who experience severe gestational hypertension may give birth to boys who are at lower risk for testicular cancer. Medical researchers aren't certain why that occurs, but Dr.


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