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Deaths due to cancer decline in US

January 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the US. According to calculations between 1991 and 2008, over one million deaths from the ... Read more...

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Western lifestyle ‘behind soaring breast cancer rates’

August 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Western lifestyle that encourages women to over-eat, drink too much and exercise too little is responsible for high number of breast cancer cases, say new figures.According to ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy may benefit older breast cancer patients

April 12th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study from University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in Philadelphia has revealed that radiation therapy may prove beneficial for older breast cancer patients.The researchers suggest ... 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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