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Canada’s cancer death rate declines

May 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 10 (IANS) Canada's cancer death rate declined over the past 19 years thanks to healthy lifestyles, improvements in screening and early detection, statistics released by the Canadian Cancer ... Read more...

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An aspirin a day ‘cuts cancer death rate by 50pc’

December 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Popping an aspirin every day is likely to decrease the risk of dying from a number of common cancers, say Brit researchers.British researchers have discovered the first definitive ... Read more...

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No need to wait until age 50 for breast cancer screening: Study

October 1st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 01 (ANI): A new study has revealed that annual mammography screening of women in their 40s reduces the breast cancer death rate in these women by nearly 30 percent.The ... Read more...

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Mammograms less effective in detecting cancer

September 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Routine mammograms are less effective in detecting breast cancer than expected. A research, published in New England Journal of Medicine, is the latest to show that the benefits of ... Read more...

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November 19 is the Great American Smoke-out Day

November 20th, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today i.e. November 19 is the American Cancer Society's "Great American Smokeout" Day.This special day is so named with the aim that people will not smoke ... Read more...

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Combo therapy cuts prostate cancer death rate by half

December 16th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Adding radiation therapy to standard drug treatment can cut prostate cancer death rate by half, according to a new study.Researchers said that the effects are so striking ... Read more...

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Active men less likely to die from cancer

May 28th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Men who take regular moderate exercise are at a reduced risk of dying from cancer than couch potatoes, according to a new study by Swedish researchers.The team ... Read more...

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Half a million cancer deaths have been averted since early 90s

February 20th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington. February 20 (ANI): The incidences of cancer deaths have decreased by 18.4 per cent among men and 10.5 per cent among women in the US since the early Nineties, according to ... Read more...

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