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Factor boosting leukemia’s aggressiveness identified


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified particular relationship that can promote aggressive leukemias and lymphomas.Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells survive and thrive not just by their own ... Read more...

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Gene set shows which patients benefit from chemo after surgery


September 8th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 08 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic signature that can help doctors determine which patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer are at high risk for developing disease recurrence and ... Read more...

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Leah Siegel, ESPN Producer Dies at 43 After Breast Cancer Battle


July 27th, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leah Siegel, who was a mother of three children, a producer, and a breast cancer fighter lost her battle with the aggressive disease early this morning, but her ... Read more...

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Coffee ‘cuts advanced prostate cancer risk’


December 8th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Researchers have associated coffee consumption with reduced risk of advanced prostate cancer.The finding has been presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research ... Read more...

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Regular exercise cuts prostate cancer risk


September 29th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 29 (AN): A new study has revealed that regular exercise can help keep prostate cancer at bay.According to researchers at Duke University Medical Centre, those who were moderately active ... Read more...

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New treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia developed


July 7th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Australian and Canadian researchers have developed a new therapy that specifically targets cancer stem cells in acute myeloid leukaemia.The new treatment targets a protein, CD123, on the surface ... Read more...

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Avoid selenium if you already have prostate cancer


June 26th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): An intake of selenium could worsen the conditions of people who are already suffering from prostate cancer, and have a variant of a gene called superoxide dismutase (SOD2), ... Read more...

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Zebrafish may help explain how skin cancer spreads


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Scientists claim that zebrafish can help explain how aggressive human skin cancer, melanoma, grows and spreads.The pigmented cells in zebrafish helped scientists tease out how oncogenes that are ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive progression of liver cancer identified


February 18th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have identified a gene that plays key role in regulating liver cancer progression.According to researchers, the discovery could one day lead to ... Read more...

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Pregnancy has no impact on breast cancer survival


February 9th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Women who develop breast cancer during their pregnancy have no difference in rates of local recurrence, distant metastases, and overall survival as compared to other young women ... Read more...

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Swayze slams media over his cancer fight reports


December 3rd, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): American actor Patrick Swayze has slammed the media for reporting that his cancer has spread, and also stated that he is still fighting the good fight against ... Read more...

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Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze denies on death reports


December 3rd, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Patrick Swayze,56, the 'DIRTY DANCING' star has a pancreatic cancer and denied tabloid stories that he is near death. The star said in a statement he was home with his family ... Read more...

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Patrick Swayze hits out at ‘reckless’ reporters


December 3rd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) Actor Patrick Swayze, who is suffering from cancer, has lashed out at "shoddy and reckless" reporters for writing that he is losing his battle with the disease ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy boosts survival rates in recurrent prostate cancer patients


June 18th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have found that radiation treatment significantly increases the survival chances of relapsing prostate cancer patients.Men whose tumors recur after prostate ... Read more...

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Vitamin D doesnt reduce prostate cancer risk


May 28th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md. have found that high vitamin D concentration in the blood is not linked to a reduced risk of ... Read more...

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Oz researchers identify potential new target for treatment of neuroblastoma


April 14th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Researchers in Australia have identified a potential new target for treatment of neuroblastoma, the most common solid tumour among young children.In the study, researchers found that ... Read more...

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Dietary risk factors linked to incidence of prostate cancer


March 22nd, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): An oncologist at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has found that dietary risk factors are closely associated with incidence of prostate cancer (CaP).June Chan ... Read more...

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BMI may predict advanced, aggressive breast cancers


March 15th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): According to a new research, Body Mass Index (BMI), the measure of a person's fat based on their height and weight, may be an effective prognostic tool ... Read more...

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Breast cancer more aggressive among obese women


March 14th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has found that breast cancer can turn out to be more aggressive among obese women.The study, led by Dr Massimo Cristofanilli, associate professor of ... Read more...

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Obese women tend to develop more aggressive breast cancers


March 14th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Overweight and obese women tend to develop more aggressive breast cancers with lower survival rates, according to a report in the latest issue of Clinical Cancer Research. "The ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer identified


December 12th, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 12 (ANI): Two genome-wide association studies have found that a genetic variant of the DAB2IP gene raises the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.The study was carried out by research ... Read more...

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