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Squamous cell cancer on the rise in India


March 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Squamous cell cancer, a type of esophageal cancer, is on rise in India as more people are getting addicted to tobacco, a leading cancer specialist said ... Read more...

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Changing lifestyle toughens India’s cancer battle (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) It's time you stopped saying, "It can't happen to me". Cancer is climbing the Indian graph due to rapid lifestyle changes, adding nearly a million ... Read more...

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Kenya concerned over rising breast cancer cases


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government Thursday expressed concern over the rising cases of breast cancer in the country, saying one out of nine women is affected.Health Minister Beth ... Read more...

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Breast cancer cases in India to double by 2015: Experts


October 19th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Breast cancer has overtaken cervical cancer to become the leading site of cancer in metro cities and is expected to double by 2015, experts said ... Read more...

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Study links air pollution to premenopausal breast cancer in later life


April 21st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown that exposure to air pollution early in life and when a woman gives birth to her first child may alter ... Read more...

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Genetic pathways involved in breast cancer identified


March 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a genetic pathway that affects the development of breast cancer.The discovery could help predict which patients are at risk of relapse for the disease.By studying ... Read more...

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1 in 8 Brit women ‘will develop breast cancer’


February 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): One in eight British women is likely to develop breast cancer at some point in their life, according to new figures.The grim statistics released by the Cancer Research ... Read more...

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Smoking linked to increased risk of breast cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer.Using ... Read more...

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Alcohol, poor diet linked to UK breast cancer rates


January 24th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Chances are that women in Britain are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than those in other developed countries because of unhealthy lifestyles, their alcohol intake ... Read more...

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Pakistan could see rise in breast cancer cases


January 23rd, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan could face an increase in the number of breast cancer patients in the future because of the unhealthy lifestyle led by most women as well as late ... Read more...

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Avoidable breast cancer risk factors identified


January 19th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center has identified avoidable breast cancer risk factors.The research team, led by Karen Steindorf and Jenny Chang-Claude, has ... Read more...

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Women can ‘inherit breast cancer from mother’s or father’s side’


October 25th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women at risk of breast cancer miss out on tests and early diagnosis because their father's family's health history is disregarded.Canadian researchers ... Read more...

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White House Becomes Pink House To Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Thursday night, October 14th, the palatial White House turned into a Pink House observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. News of turning the US Presidential residence ... Read more...

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Adhering to healthy lifestyle lowers breast cancer risk


October 12th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women has suggested that regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and drinking less alcohol lowers breast cancer risk for women ... Read more...

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Smoke exposure puts Mexican women at high risk of breast cancer


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Mexican women who are exposed to smoke are at three times higher risk for breast cancer than non-smoking women not exposed to passive smoking, according to a new ... Read more...

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As breast cancer spreads in India, awareness is key (Feature)


September 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) While bathing one morning, Sunaina Luthra felt a slight lump in her left breast. Thinking it was an allergic reaction caused by a new brand ... Read more...

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By 2020, breast cancer to overtake cervical cancer in India


August 17th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) By 2020, breast cancer will overtake cervical cancer, which is now the most reported cancer among women in India, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.In a written ... Read more...

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Western lifestyle ‘behind soaring breast cancer rates’


August 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Western lifestyle that encourages women to over-eat, drink too much and exercise too little is responsible for high number of breast cancer cases, say new figures.According to ... Read more...

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High fat diet, tobacco are cancer triggers


August 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) About 10 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year worldwide, with one-third the cases related to tobacco use, one-third to diet, another large percentage ... Read more...

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Fish oil cuts breast cancer risk


July 9th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Fish oil supplements could reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by up to a third, a study has found. Fish oil have long been credited with health benefits ... Read more...

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How dietary supplement could block cancer cells


June 30th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have found how a substance, which is produced when eating broccoli and Brussels sprouts, can block the proliferation of cancer cells.Researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive ... Read more...

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Half of pregnant Chinese women face hazards of 2nd-hand smoke


May 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Almost fifty percent of pregnant Chinese women are plagued by second-hand smoke, a recent survey has revealed.The survey by the Horizon Research Consultancy Group involved nearly 300 ... Read more...

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Study shows breast cancer risk factors differ among races


April 26th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A new American research suggests that breast cancer risk factors differ among races.Breast cancer occurs more frequently in certain ethnic and racial groups, but the reasons behind these ... Read more...

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Thirty percent breast cancer caused by obesity


March 26th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Up to a third of breast cancer cases could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers claim. Experts believe more than 14,000 women a year ... Read more...

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Prizewinning software may reduce number of breast cancer cases missed


January 18th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): NHS can save hundreds of lives each year by adopting a computerised technique for breast cancer screening, says one of Britain's leading biomedical scientists.While speaking at the ... Read more...

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Canadian scientists: “major breakthrough” in cancer research


October 8th, 2009 - 4:08 am ICT by BNO News
VANCOUVER, CANADA (BNO NEWS) – Canadian scientists on Wednesday said they have achieved an unprecedented breakthrough in breast cancer research, opening new doors to new breast cancer treatment targets and therapies.For ... Read more...

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Breast cancer cases increase, call for awareness grows (Oct 1-7 is Breast Cancer Week)


October 2nd, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
By Nakshab Khan New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Mugdha Yardi was shattered when she was detected with breast cancer and thought the diagnosis must be wrong. It was not, and her worst fear ... Read more...

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Oestrogen treatment safe for some metastatic breast cancer patients


August 19th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A study conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and collaborating institutions suggests that when oestrogen-lowering drugs no longer control metastatic breast cancer, the opposite ... Read more...

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Dietary changes, physical activity keeps cancer at bay


April 13th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Some changes in our diets, more physical activity and weight control could cut down colon and breast cancer cases by over 45 to 38 percent, according to a ... Read more...

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Black women three times more likely to develop aggressive breast cancer


March 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Black women are three times more likely than whites to develop aggressive breast cancer, according to a new study.The research team led by Dr Carol Rosenberg at ... Read more...

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Small molecule drug may help treat hormone-accelerated breast cancer


January 29th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): University of Missouri scientists in the United States say that a small molecule drug has the potential as a novel chemotherapeutic treatment for breast cancer accelerated by ... Read more...

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Exercise followed by good nights sleep cuts cancer risk


November 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Besides reducing the waistline, exercise can also cut your overall risk of cancer but only if you get a good night''s sleep, says a new study.According to ... Read more...

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Calcium, vitamin D supplements do not reduce breast cancer risk


November 12th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that taking calcium and vitamin D supplements does not reduce breast cancer incidence in postmenopausal women.Some studies have suggested that vitamin ... Read more...

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Grapes, red wine may help in treating familial breast cancer


October 10th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified a compound found in grapes and red wine as an excellent candidate for treatment of inherited breast ... Read more...

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New non-toxic treatment has broad anti-cancer potential


June 19th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a new non-toxic treatment that has broad anti-cancer potential.The treatment effectively reduces breast cancer cells, by combining a small ... Read more...

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