Tag Archives: cancer

Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer’s Return: Study

Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer’s Return: Study

  Miami, United States – An experimental blood test may be able to predict whether a woman with breast cancer will suffer a relapse months before new tumors would be detectable ...

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Aspirin Reduces Bowel Cancer Risk in Obese Patients: Study

Aspirin Reduces Bowel Cancer Risk in Obese Patients: Study

  Washington, United States – Being overweight more than doubles the risk of bowel cancer in people with a certain gene disorder, but a regular dose of aspirin can reverse the ...

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Niger Steps up Fight Against Cancers Stalking Women

Niger Steps up Fight Against Cancers Stalking Women

  Niamey, Niger – Niger has stepped up the fight against breast and cervical cancer, using screening and public awareness campaigns to reverse a scourge affecting more and more women in ...

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Thousands of Womb Cancers Prevented by the Pill: Study

Thousands of Womb Cancers Prevented by the Pill: Study

  Paris, France – The contraceptive pill has prevented some 200,000 cases of womb cancer over the last decade in rich nations alone, according to research published. A study in the ...

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Smoking Behind Half Of Major Cancer Deaths: Study

Smoking Behind Half Of Major Cancer Deaths: Study

  Washington, United States – Smoking is responsible for nearly half of deaths due to certain types of cancers in 2011, a US study said. Some 48.5 percent of nearly 346,000 deaths attributed to one of the 12 types ofcancer known ...

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Blood, Saliva Prototype Finds Most Oral Cancers

Blood, Saliva Prototype Finds Most Oral Cancers

  Miami, United States – A new test that uses blood and saliva to detect head and neck cancers has shown promise in a small number of patients, researchers said Wednesday. While it will ...

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Immunotherapy Combo Packs Punch Against Melanoma

Immunotherapy Combo Packs Punch Against Melanoma

  Chicago, United States – Immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system in order to attack cancer, is more potent against melanoma when two agents are combined, but side effects ...

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New Treatments May Prolong Health After Breast Cancer

New Treatments May Prolong Health After Breast Cancer

  Chicago, United States – Promising advances in research could mean longer, healthier lives for women with breast cancer, the number one cancer in women worldwide, experts said Saturday at a major ...

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Aging Demographic to Push up Canada Cancer Rate 40%

Aging Demographic to Push up Canada Cancer Rate 40%

  Montreal, Canada – Canada must boost its capacity to treat cancers as new cases among its aging and growing population are set to soar, the Canadian Cancer Society said Wednesday. The agency ...

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