cancer risk factors

Smoking doesn’t boost breast cancer risk in obese postmenopausal women


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): A new study has suggested that there is a significant link between smoking and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, but it depends on their body weight.A significant ... Read more...

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Avoiding or controlling diabetes may cut cancer risk, mortality


April 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.The ... 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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Men ‘more vulnerable to cancer than women due to poor lifestyles’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A world health expert has warned that men in the UK are much more susceptible to cancer than women because of their poor lifestyles.Figures show that men are ... Read more...

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Biological aging markers ‘up cancer risk’


July 7th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Shorter length of leukocyte telomeres - chromosome markers of biological aging - is associated with an increased risk of cancer and death from the disease, according to a ... 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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Occupational sunlight exposure linked to reduced kidney cancer risk in men


March 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Men employed in occupations with potential exposure to high levels of sunlight have a reduced risk of kidney cancer compared with men who are less likely to be ... Read more...

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Bone loss drugs may cut breast cancer risk


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Some types of pills commonly used to treat brittle bones may reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.The study, published in the British Journal ... Read more...

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Now, a computational method to detect top genetic cancer suspects


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): Johns Hopkins engineers have come up with a new computational method that can help scientists to sift through hundreds of genetic mutations to highlight the DNA changes that ... Read more...

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Migraines linked to reduced breast cancer risk


July 10th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): For women who suffer from migraines, here's some good news: New study shows that your risk of breast cancer may be reduced by as much as 26 percent.And ... Read more...

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Metabolic factors linked to risk of breast cancer


July 1st, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Physiological factors linked with metabolic syndrome may play a major role in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, according to a study.The metabolic syndrome, or insulin resistance syndrome, ... Read more...

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Novel MRI technique can lead to less breast biopsies in high-risk women


June 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison have suggested a new method, that when applied with MRI scans of the breast, can help rid women with increased breast cancer risk ... Read more...

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Women with hypothyroidism more prone to liver cancer


May 5th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Women who have a history of hypothyroidism may be at an increased risk of developing liver cancer, according to a study.Hypothyroidism is a disease that could lead ... Read more...

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Both red and white wine up breast-cancer risk


March 9th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has revealed that both red and white wine are equal offenders when it comes to ... Read more...

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High insulin levels increase breast cancer risk


January 10th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): An American study has revealed that high levels of insulin increase the risk of breast cancer in women.Lead researchers Marc Gunter and Howard Strickler, of the ... Read more...

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High insulin level increase breast cancer risk


December 31st, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 31 (ANI): An American study has revealed that high levels of insulin increase the risk of breast cancer in women. Lead researchers Marc Gunter and Howard Strickler, of the ... Read more...

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Vigorous exercise can cut breast cancer risk by a third


October 31st, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Vigorous exercise from running, to chopping firewood or scrubbing floors can reduce the risk of breast cancer by almost a third, a new study has found.The study ... Read more...

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Bigger babies ”at increased breast cancer risk in later life”


September 30th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Birth size, or the birth length, of a person can act as an indicator of subsequent risk of breast cancer in adulthood, cites a new study by ... Read more...

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MRI scans may lead to delayed breast cancer treatment


September 8th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Women with newly diagnosed breast cancer, who receive an MRI scan, are likely to delay their treatment and opt for a mastectomy, suggests a new study.Dr. Richard ... Read more...

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Global survey highlights need for cancer prevention campaigns to correct misbeliefs


August 27th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A global survey has highlighted the need for cancer prevention campaigns to correct misbeliefs among people.Many people hold mistaken beliefs about what causes cancer, tending to inflate ... Read more...

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Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange at risk of prostate cancer


August 6th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): U.S. scientists say that Vietnam War veterans exposed to Agent Orange, a powerful herbicide that was used to destroy dense forests to better visualize enemy activity, have ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy safe for women entering menopause


May 20th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): An international group of menopause experts has revealed that use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is safe for healthy women entering menopause.Previous studies from Women's Health Initiative ... Read more...

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