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Aspirin reduces risk of cancer recurrence in prostate cancer patients


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that aspirin can reduce cancer recurrence in patients with prostate cancer.Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have, in the largest study on this topic, found ... Read more...

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Soy food safe for breast cancer survivors


April 6th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that soy food consumption does not increase the risk of cancer recurrence or death among survivors of breast cancer.Researchers investigated the association between ... Read more...

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Weight gain ‘ups recurrence risk among breast cancer survivors’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): Scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, have revealed that breast cancer survivors who experience large weight gain have an increased risk of death ... Read more...

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Worrying about breast cancer returning can hit women’s quality of life


March 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Some women with early stage breast cancer are vulnerable to excessive worrying about cancer recurrence, according to a new study.The study also indicates that worrying about cancer recurrence ... Read more...

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Strong social support benefits breast cancer patients


January 21st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new research has suggested that breast cancer patients who have a strong social support system in the first year after diagnosis are less likely to die or ... Read more...

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Multivitamin has no effect on colon cancer outcomes


September 8th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Using multivitamins during and after being treated with post-surgical chemotherapy does not cut colon cancer risk in patients or save them from dying, say researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer ... Read more...

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Statins usage after prostatectomy lowers cancer recurrence: Study


June 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Men who use statins to lower their cholesterol are 30 percent less likely to see their prostate cancer come back after surgery, as compared to men who do ... Read more...

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Don’t count on selenium to prevent lung cancer, suggests study


June 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that taking the popular mineral supplement selenium doesn't reduce the likelihood of lung cancer recurrence.Lead author Daniel D. Karp, a professor in the ... Read more...

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Olive oil helps breast cancer survivors lose weight


June 4th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Olive oil produces greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet, a study has found.The finding could be of great importance to ... Read more...

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New tool for early detection of ovarian cancer


May 21st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): CA-125, the protein long-recognized for predicting ovarian cancer recurrence, has now emerged as a promising tool for early-stage disease, found researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson ... Read more...

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Upstate Representative Eric Massa Decides Not To Seek Re-Election


March 4th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Upstate New York Representative Eric Massa revealed on Wednesday that he would not be seeking re-election and has decided to retire after his term ends this ... Read more...

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Personalized blood tests for cancer developed


February 19th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have developed personalized blood tests for cancer using whole genome sequencing.Boffins have used data from the whole genome sequencing of cancer patients ... Read more...

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Chemo plus tamoxifen beneficial for some breast cancer patients


December 11th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): While a landmark study by the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) claimed that chemotherapy combined with tamoxifen could be beneficial for postmenopausal breast cancer patients, another study has claimed ... Read more...

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Heavier breasts linked to increased cancer risk


November 9th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 9 (IANS) Women with heavier busts who have been treated for breast cancer are at higher risk of its recurrence, says a new study. These findings indicate that such patients ... Read more...

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Breast density linked to increased cancer recurrence risk


November 9th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Women treated for breast cancer are at higher risk of cancer recurrence if they have dense breasts, according to a new study.The study's results indicate that breast cancer ... Read more...

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New computer model can predict odd of cancer recurrence after radiation therapy


July 29th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Considering that two persons with the same kind of cancer have different chances of their tumours coming back years later despite receiving the same treatment, scientists have now ... Read more...

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Gene ‘behind breast cancer’s aggressive behaviour’ identified


July 21st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from Genome Institute of Singapore have identified a gene, which they believe might contribute to the breast cancer's aggressive behaviour.Aggressive forms of cancer are often driven by ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer patients who remain disease free for 5yrs after treatment less likely to have recurr


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who are treated with brachytherapy and remain free of disease for at least five years post treatment, are 97pct less likely to have a recurrence, ... Read more...

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Low oxygen levels in prostate tumours can help predict odds of cancer recurrence


May 16th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Low-oxygen regions in prostate tumours can be used to predict the recurrence of cancer in a patient, say scientists.Researchers at the Fox Chase Cancer Center came to ... Read more...

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Personalized treatment for early lung cancer on the anvil


May 4th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Personalised treatments following surgery are now being offered for patients with early stages of lung cancer, experts at an international conference said.The experts reckoned that cancer vaccines and ... Read more...

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Drug-combo could prevent pancreatic cancer recurrence


April 20th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): In a study, led by an Indian-origin scientist, researchers have found a combination therapy, which could reduce cancer stem cells and stop the growth pancreatic cancer-one of the ... Read more...

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Transfusion of fresh blood may help reduce cancer recurrence


November 24th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): A new study conducted by Tel Aviv University researchers suggests that the use of fresh red blood cells in transfusions for cancer patients can improve long-term survival ... Read more...

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McCain has 22pct cancer death risk in 4yrs


October 24th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 24 (ANI): An American doctor has estimated that the Republican presidential candidate John McCain has a six per cent risk of dying of a skin cancer recurrence each year, ... Read more...

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New vaccine offers protection against breast cancer


September 15th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Researchers from Wayne State University have developed and successfully tested a breast cancer vaccine that shows promise to treat women with treatment-resistant HER2-positive breast cancer, and prevent ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher identifies new cancer stem cells


September 12th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher at the OU Cancer Institute, have now uncovered a way to isolate cancer stem cells in tumors ... Read more...

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Obese men, unwitting victims of aggressive cancers


August 8th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Testing for elevated levels of prostate-specific antigen may be biased against obese men whose PSA levels tend to be deceptively low. This bias may be creating more aggressive ... Read more...

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Quality of life predicts survival in head and neck cancer patients


May 30th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Quality of life can be an important indicator in determining survival among patients with head and neck cancer, according to a new study.The study indicates that identifying ... Read more...

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Genetic test to predict lung cancer recurrence on the horizon


May 20th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 20 (ANI): A genetic test to predict a patients risk of lung cancer recurrence could soon become a medical reality, thanks to researchers at Columbia University .The team ... Read more...

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Obesity, inactivity may boost health risks in cancer survivors


April 21st, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Obesity and inactivity can increase the risk of health problems among cancer survivors, including cancer recurrence, says a new study.Lead researcher Dr. Kerry Courneya, professor and Canada ... Read more...

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Stress linked to cancer progression


February 28th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study from Tel Aviv University has found that stress plays a crucial role in cancer progression even if the primary tumour has been removed through operation.The ... Read more...

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New marker to identify cancer stem cells discovered


December 4th, 2007 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 4(ANI): A research conducted at University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has discovered a marker that can identify stem cells in breast tumours.The marker, the researchers suggest, may have hold ... Read more...

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