Tag Archives: cancer

Samsung Signs ‘Final Settlement’ with Cancer Victims

Samsung Signs ‘Final Settlement’ with Cancer Victims

  Seoul, South Korea – Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it had signed “a final settlement” over workers who contracted cancer in its semiconductor plants, but a victims’ advocacy group said key ...

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US Guidelines Urge Breast Cancer Screening from Age 50

US Guidelines Urge Breast Cancer Screening from Age 50

  Miami, United States – Women 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every two years, while women in their 40s should decide with their doctors, ...

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Study Shows Higher Cancer Risk Among Twins, Siblings

Study Shows Higher Cancer Risk Among Twins, Siblings

  Miami, United States – Twins share the same genes, and when one gets cancer, the other faces a higher risk of getting sick too, according to a study Tuesday that ...

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Screening May Cut Ovarian Cancer Deaths: Study

Screening May Cut Ovarian Cancer Deaths: Study

  Paris, France – Regular testing for ovarian cancer could reduce deaths from this “silent killer” of women by a fifth, researchers said. There is no standard or routine test for ...

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Environment, Not ‘Bad luck’, Mainly to Blame for Cancer: Study

Environment, Not ‘Bad luck’, Mainly to Blame for Cancer: Study

  Paris, France – Environmental factors such as sunshine and tobacco smoke cause more cancers than random DNA mutations, researchers have affirmed – contesting another team’s conclusions that “bad luck” was ...

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Prostate Cancer Therapy Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk

Prostate Cancer Therapy Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk

  Washington, United States – Men taking a treatment for prostate cancer known as androgen deprivation therapy may be almost twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than men not taking ...

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Designer Cells Reverse Baby Girl’s Cancer in World First

Designer Cells Reverse Baby Girl’s Cancer in World First

  London, United Kingdom – A one-year-old girl in Britain has become the first in the world to be treated with “designer” immune cells genetically engineered to reverse her cancer, doctors ...

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Experts ‘Amazed’ by Tapeworm that Spread Tumors to Man

Experts ‘Amazed’ by Tapeworm that Spread Tumors to Man

  Miami, United States – Stunned scientists described the first known case of a man infected with tumors by a common parasitic tapeworm, raising concern about more such infections that may ...

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WHO Says Cancer Report Not Calling for People to Give Up Meat

WHO Says Cancer Report Not Calling for People to Give Up Meat

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization stressed that an explosive report this week linking the consumption of processed meat to cancer was not calling for people to stop eating ...

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