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Coffee lowers risk of common skin cancer


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Drinking more coffee could lower the risk of basal cell carcinoma, the commonest form of skin cancer, according to a new study. "Our data indicate that ... Read more...

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Squamous cell cancer on the rise in India


March 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Squamous cell cancer, a type of esophageal cancer, is on rise in India as more people are getting addicted to tobacco, a leading cancer specialist said ... Read more...

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Fish offer clues on deadly liver cancer


July 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) The commonest type of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), is a leading cause of deaths related to the disease worldwide. Researchers have now used fish to ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery ‘effectively’ removes hard-to-reach throat cancer


April 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Till now, robotic surgery was considered a mainstream tool for removing an ever-increasing variety of head and neck tumours.But, now a team of head and neck surgeons from ... Read more...

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Worm studies shed light on protein associated with human cancers


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists studying a worm have come closer to a protein associated with a number of different human cancers, which may point to a highly targeted ... Read more...

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Metabolic syndrome may up liver cancer risk


April 4th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): A new study has found that metabolic syndrome, a constellation of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, may also increase the risk of the ... Read more...

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Oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females: US study


March 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 09 (ANI): A UNC study has found an increasing incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in young white females in the United States over the last three ... Read more...

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Scientists find molecular switch that controls skin growth


March 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a regulator of gene activity that tells epidermal stem cells when it's time to grow more skin, as well as a "crowd control" molecule that ... Read more...

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Pathology tests give cancer cells a miss


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) Tiny cancer cells are being missed in routine pathology tests, causing the death of nearly half the patients after five years of being given the "all-clear", ... Read more...

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Blacks more likely than whites to die from live cancer: Study


December 21st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that black people with early stage liver cancer are more likely than white patients to die from ... Read more...

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Skin rash linked to better outcomes for patients with lung cancer


December 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): A study has indicated that development of a skin rash after treatment with cetuximab is associated with better outcomes for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).Patients who developed ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug may benefit patients with oral cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 ANI): In a study of mice with oral cancer, a drug currently approved for osteoporosis treatment has been shown to reduce bone loss.The research suggests that the drug could ... Read more...

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UV radiation bouncing off eyes may cause skin cancer


December 5th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Ultraviolet radiation bouncing off eyes may be causing higher than average rates of skin cancer on the nose.Benjamin Birt, who recently did his PhD at the Queensland ... Read more...

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Drop in breast cancer rates linked to reduced hormone therapy


December 1st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): In a new UCSF study, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well ... Read more...

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Fruits, veg diet can cut cancer risk


November 21st, 2010 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Eating a wide variety of fruit and vegetables every day can slash the risk of developing lung cancer by a quarter, a study has revealed.According to the study, ... Read more...

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Smoking and radiation therapy for head, neck cancers don’t mix


November 17th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Researchers have found that patients with head and neck cancer who have never smoked have much better survival rates after radiation therapy than patients with a history of ... Read more...

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Red Meat Associated With Esophageal, Stomach Cancer, Study Reveals


November 9th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some more bad news for red meat-lovers after a recent research has pointed out that people consuming higher amount of meat might have a ... Read more...

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Study: Breast cancer linked to breast density


October 8th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A new study has revealed that among women who have a form of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS, those with densest breast tissue have the highest risk of ... Read more...

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Dense boobs linked to breast cancer return


October 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Patients with a very early form of breast cancer (ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS) who have higher mammographic density may be at increased risk for subsequent breast ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova says she’s cancer free


October 1st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Tennis champ Martina Navratilova has revealed that she's cancer free.Six months after revealing that she had breast cancer, Navratilova has good news about her health."I am cancer-free," People ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova wins her battle against cancer


October 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Ace tennis player Martina Navratilova has won yet another marathon battle -- this time against breast cancer.Navratilova, who was diagnosed with a non-invasive form of ... Read more...

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First molecule that blocks key component of cancer genes’ on-off switch created


September 25th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Researchers have created the first molecule that can prevent cancer genes from "hearing" their internal instructions, which in turn stifles the cancer process at its root.The study, led ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and veggies may cut lung cancer risk


September 1st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A diverse diet of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of lung cancer - especially if you smoke, says a new study."Although quitting smoking is the most ... Read more...

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HPV infection ‘increases skin cancer risk’


July 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that HPV infection heightens the risk of developing certain skin cancers and is worsened if people are taking immunosuppression drugs.During the ... Read more...

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Donnie Fritts : The Man Who Lost His Face


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are several types of cancer that attacks various parts of the human body and some of these are also curable. However, it is very difficult ... Read more...

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Scientists find genetic secrets to common kidney cancer


May 19th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered genetic secrets to common kidney cancer.By examining expression of every human gene in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) ... Read more...

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Good Morning America’s Sam Champion undergoes cancerous surgery on-air


May 12th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sam Champion, the weatherman of Good Morning America, an Emmy winning morning news program, had a skin cancer operation live on air. Sam said ... Read more...

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Sam Champion To Have Surgery Live And On Air


May 12th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sam Champion, weatherman for the ABC network, underwent surgery to remove skin cancer cells from his shoulder on live television this morning (Wednesday). His surgery was aired ... Read more...

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Sam Champion To Undergo On-Air Surgery


May 12th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday the viewers of Good Morning America, the popular ABC show are going to be in for a shocking experience. Sam Champion, the ... Read more...

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Cause of mirror movements identified


April 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The genetic cause of mirror movements-where affected people are unable to move one side of the body without moving the other-has been identified, says a collaborative study.While mirror ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova Suffering From Breast Cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova on Wednesday, during an interview to a media source revealed that she is suffering from breast cancer. The nine-time Wimbledon tennis champion ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilona diagnosed with breast cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary tennis player Martina Navratilona has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately the diagnosis is not grim, as her cancer was detected in the early ... Read more...

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Cancer surgery leads to sexual dysfunction


March 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): People who undergo cancer surgery are more likely to complain of sexual dysfunction, a study has found.Christian Schmidt and colleagues have said that sexual problems are frequent after ... Read more...

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Study shows link between vitamin D, skin cancer


March 5th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford and Wayne State University has explained a link between Vitamin D levels and basal cell carcinoma, a discovery which could lead scientists to better ... Read more...

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Aspirin, ibuprofen offer no protection against skin cancer


February 16th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen and celecoxib offer no protection against a common skin cancer, according to a new study.Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) ... Read more...

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