cancer in women

Ovarian cancer hits taller women more


April 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Taller women are more vulnerable to ovarian cancer than their shorter counterparts, says new research based on a review of 47 studies, involving more than 100,000 ... Read more...

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Need to create awareness about cancer of cervix: Doctors


March 8th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As the world celebrates Women's Day, Indian doctors Thursday called for greater awareness among women towards screening for cervical cancer - the second most common ... Read more...

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Oral sex, HPV puts non-smoking US men at highest risk for oral cancer


April 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that oral sex and HPV, a nasty bug with strains that causes genital warts and cervical cancer in women, is the leading cause ... Read more...

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Biomarker-based blood test can predict metastasis risk in melanoma


April 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A set of plasma biomarkers that could reasonably predict the risk of metastasis among patients with melanoma has been identified.Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in men ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may provide protection against endometrial cancer


April 6th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): Metformin, a drug used to treat diabetes and also women with Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS), may potentially provide protection against endometrial cancer, researchers at the University of Warwick ... Read more...

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Report says that lung cancer deaths amongst US women decrease


April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new cancer report has shown that for the first time in 40 years, the cases of lung cancer in women fell in the United States. ... Read more...

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Breast cancer treatment lowers sex drive


March 13th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Treatment of breast cancer in women can have many side effects like lowered sex drive and hair loss. Myra Hunter, clinical psychologist at the Maudsley National ... Read more...

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Blood protein in lung cancer may help improve diagnosis, treatment


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein in the blood of lung cancer patients that could be used in a test for the disease, which is difficult to diagnose in ... Read more...

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Women on nightshift may escape skin cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that shift work may be associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer in women."Shift work has been ... Read more...

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Rust and sand could help detect cervical cancer, diarrhoea


February 1st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists in Vietnam say that the next big thing in medical diagnostics could be magnetic nanoparticles of rust (iron oxide) coated with silicon dioxide, the material from which ... Read more...

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New scan detects womb cancer even before symptoms appear


December 13th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): British doctors have developed a test that can detect womb cancer in women months or even years before they show any symptoms.The ultrasound scan, which could soon be ... Read more...

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Scan spots womb cancer before symptoms show up


December 13th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A test that can detect womb cancer in women months or even years before any symptoms show up has been developed.The ultrasound scan can pick up the first ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate Pole Dances Her Way To Childbirth!


December 8th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Applegate believes that women who are scared of pole dancing being a risky activity to indulge in during pregnancy, need to know that danger is “sexy” and even daily activities like ... Read more...

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Annual breast cancer screening starting at age 40 cuts mastectomy risk


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Researchers have said that having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy following breast cancer in women between the ages of 40 and 50."The results of ... Read more...

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Jab-free HPV vaccine ‘more effective, cheaper’ for developing nations


November 18th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study has stated that a targeted inhalable dry powder HPV vaccine may prove more effective and less costly than the current commercial human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine ... Read more...

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Oral sex putting men at risk for throat cancer


October 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): HPV or the human papilloma virus has been associated with cervical cancer in women but a new study says that the virus may be contributing to an increasing ... Read more...

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Increased use of Computer-aided detection in mammography


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Computer-aided detection (CAD) is increasingly being used in both screening and diagnostic mammography, according to a study.CAD software systems highlight and alert the radiologist of abnormal areas of ... 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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Catherine Zeta-Jones at cancer risk?


September 12th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Hollywood beauty Catherine Zeta-Jones, who is taking care of her cancer-stricken husband Michael Douglas, has been warned she too is at risk of contracting the disease.Douglas, who ... Read more...

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Study: Red meat raises the risk of breast cancer


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have said in a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine that red meat is associated with cancer. There is an ... Read more...

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Estrogen not linked to lung cancer mortality in postmenopausal women


August 14th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A new study has found that use of estrogen alone did not increase lung cancer mortality in postmenopausal women.In the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial, which consisted of ... Read more...

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New pills shrink cancer tumours by half


July 24th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Scientists at a British laboratory have developed two pills which can halt the spread of skin cancer by shrinking deadly tumours by half. Scientists at the GlaxoSmithKline drugs firm ... Read more...

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Womb cancer risk high in women with no children


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An increasing number of women are being diagnosed with womb cancer because they are having fewer children or none at all. Today, 7,530 women are annually diagnosed with ... Read more...

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Drinking triples risk of cancer


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Men who binge drink increase the risk of developing one of the most deadly cancers by more than three times, a team of researchers led by an Indian-origin ... Read more...

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How breast tumor cells break free and start to spread


May 5th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have identified a key mechanism in metastatic breast cancer.The boffins have found a molecular mechanism in breast cancer that ... Read more...

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New breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility gene identified


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new gene that increases risk of breast and ovarian cancer.The new discovery was made by the research group of Prof. Alfons Meindl (Klinikum rechts ... Read more...

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Decreased breast density over time means decreased breast cancer risk


April 21st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A decrease in breast density, depicted via the proportion of fibroglandular tissue on the mammogram image, over time indicates a decreased risk of breast cancer, according to a ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer


April 6th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods. Normal breast screening ... Read more...

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One-Third Breast Cancer Risk Avoidable, Experts Say


March 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarBarcelona, Spain, March 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Here is some good news for all women on earth and especially those who belong to the western countries. On Thursday during the European ... Read more...

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Drinking tea ‘cuts down ovarian cancer risk’


March 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 8 (ANI): Having two cups of black tea or one cup of green tea a day can help cut down risk of developing ovarian cancer in women, says a study.Researchers ... Read more...

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Dolphins can help scientists understand cervical cancer


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Dozens of test samples from dolphins show that they could help marine biologists clue in on human cervical cancers. Marine mammals like dolphins are our close kins, but scientific ... Read more...

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Dolphin clue to human cervical cancer treatment


February 19th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Dolphins may be the ideal model for the study of cervical cancer in people, say University of Florida aquatic animal health experts."We discovered that dolphins get multiple infections ... Read more...

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Aspirin may cut breast cancer patients’ death risk


February 17th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Aspirin may help women with breast cancer live longer, a new study claims.According to an analysis of data from the US Nurses' Health Study, which followed 238,000 nurses ... Read more...

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Biology of lung cancer in women dramatically different from men


February 10th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin scientist at Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy (IGSP) has revealed that the biology of lung cancer in women is dramatically ... Read more...

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Cancer treatment made easy with hi-tech facilities in India (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)


February 4th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) For 54-year-old Sharda Sethi, who was detected with breast cancer last year, life couldn't be more unfair. She had lost all hopes of survival and ... Read more...

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