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Red meat could elevate bowel cancer risk


August 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Your fondness for red meat might increase your chances of developing bowel cancer due to large amounts of iron in it.The new discovery could open ... Read more...

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Hope for mouth cancer treatment


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, according to a British study.The protein FRMD4A ... Read more...

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Rise in mouth cancer cases in Britain due to oral sex


March 16th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) The number of mouth cancer cases in Britain went above 6,000 last year, probably due to rise in oral sex, a study said.According to charity group ... Read more...

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Genetic changes make cancer deadly


March 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A single cancer can be dramatically different within one person, say experts. They discovered that different parts of a tumour can have different genes.And a tumour ... Read more...

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Cancer denial killing thousands in Britain


March 7th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Thousands of people in Britain are dying "unnecessarily" because they are too scared to mention early symptoms of cancer to their doctor, according to the BBC.A ... Read more...

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Give cancer the slip: Make simple lifestyle changes


December 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A few simple lifestyle changes would help most people avoid cancer, a study claims.The most comprehensive review of cancer and lifestyle ever carried out reveals the ... Read more...

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Power of positive thinking: Girl saves mother with love letters


November 5th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A little girl in Britain saved her cancer-afflicted mother's life through her affectionate letters after doctors declared there was hardly anything which could be done to ... Read more...

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Regular aspirin halves cancer risk


October 30th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking aspirin regularly halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers, new research has found.These cancers develop as a result of a gene fault parent, including those ... Read more...

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British women more prone to cancer across Europe


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) British women are more likely to develop cancer by the age of 75 than the average European woman, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said in ... Read more...

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Wonder drug could kill all types of cancer


June 27th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) A breast cancer wonder drug could be turned into a universal weapon against tumours.Newcastle University researchers said a family of cancer drugs, known as PARP inhibitors, ... Read more...

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Vaccine that stops all tumours in their tracks to be available by 2013-end


April 15th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): A 'universal' vaccine, which is part of a new generation of drugs that use the body's own defences to fight the disease, stopping tumours in their tracks, could ... Read more...

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New drug hope for lung cancer sufferers


March 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Lung cancer sufferers, who have stopped responding to chemotherapy, could benefit from a new drug which is undergoing tests. The experimental drug, known as LY2181308, aims ... Read more...

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Lung cancer rates double in older women


March 7th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Lung cancer rates for older women have more than doubled since the mid-1970s because of an increase in the number of female smokers, says new research. ... Read more...

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Rise in lung cancer among Brit women over 60


March 7th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): A survey has found that lung cancer is on the rise among British women aged over 60, and thatsmoking is to be blamed for it.The new figures, released ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate gene in self-healing skin cancer


February 28th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a gene involved in a rare, self-healing skin cancer, which could open the way to newer treatments for other types of cancers. The multiple self-healing ... Read more...

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Genetic fault that causes rare self-healing skin cancer identified


February 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified a key genetic fault that causes a rare skin cancer to spread and then spontaneously heal itself.The identification of this rare cancer, known as multiple ... Read more...

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Simple test could save prostate cancer patients from surgery


February 9th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists say that a simple test could save thousands of prostate cancer patients from operation.Research has shown men with certain genes are three times more likely to have ... Read more...

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Celebrities design bras for breast cancer charity’s auction


February 6th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 06 (ANI): More than 40 celebrities and designers have come forward to design bras for a breast cancer charity.Joanna Lumley, Helen Lederer and Claudia Winkleman are among them who have ... 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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Gisele Bundchen slammed for describing sun lotion as ‘poison’


February 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 04 (ANI): Cancer experts have criticized Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen for describing sun lotion as "poison".Despite having previously starred in an advertising campaign for a range of sun creams, Bundchen ... 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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Dividing stem cells found to play crucial role spread of tumours


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that stem cells frequently play a crucial role in the spread of tumours and that if they can develop drugs to deactivate them, it would ... 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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1 in 3 Brits believes cancer is down to fate


December 8th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): A new UK research has found that more than a third believe cancer is down to fate and their is nothing they can do to avoid it.Cancer Research ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise in leukaemia


December 6th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A new drug for children who relapse with a type of leukaemia has been found to improve survival rates dramatically.Called Mitoxantran, the drug has now been shown ... Read more...

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Breakthrough treatment ‘can help kids beat recurring leukaemia’


December 4th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, De 4 (ANI): Scientists have developed a breakthrough treatment that can help children beat recurring leukaemia.According to scientists, the discovery will have a big impact on treating the most common form ... Read more...

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Skin cancer death toll soars three-fold among pensioners


November 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Pensioners in Britain are three times more likely to die of skin cancer compared to 30 years ago. The reason - cheap package holidays to countries such as ... Read more...

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Rare ‘Star Wars’ Darth Vader costume up for grabs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A rare Darth Vader costume from 'Star Wars' film 'The Empire Strikes Back' is going on sale next month and is expected to fetch as much as 230,000 ... Read more...

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Study Shows Tall Men at Greater Risk for Testicular Cancer


October 28th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although new research shows that taller men may be at a greater risk for obtaining testicular cancer, they are assured that there is no reason to panic, according ... Read more...

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Taller men at higher risk of testicular cancer


October 27th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Taller men are more at risk of testicular cancer than shorter men, says a new research. Scientists have found that for every two inches above the average ... Read more...

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Taller men at higher risk of testicular cancer: Experts


October 27th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): U.S experts have revealed that taller men may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer.After examining data on more than 10,000 men, researchers discovered that for every ... Read more...

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BBC documentary to tackle oral sex cancer risk


October 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A BBC documentary presented by Jaime Winstone will examine the link between oral sex and rising numbers of mouth and throat cancer cases among young people - described ... Read more...

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Cheap, accurate test to predict prostate cancer developed


October 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): British scientists have developed a test to check the risk of prostate cancer in men.The breakthrough raises the prospect of millions being screened for the disease in the ... Read more...

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New study confirms smoking, cancer link


October 10th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Taking up smoking results in epigenetic changes associated with the development of cancer, UK scientists have reported.Scientists have suspected that smoking causes so-called epigenetic changes, such as methylation, ... Read more...

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New bowel cancer test to be rolled out soon


October 4th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A new test for bowel cancer that could save 3,000 lives a year, would soon become a part of the national screening programme in UK.Under a new five-point ... Read more...

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