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Daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk in elderly


August 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A daily dose of aspirin for over-60s can cut their risk of cancer by up to 40 percent, the Telegraph reported saturday.A study found that those ... Read more...

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China launches cancer screening programme


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a step aimed at an early diagnosis and treatment of cancer, a government-supported project, of an estimated cost of 300 to 500 million yuan (upto ... Read more...

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FDA approves personalized therapy for tough-to-treat colorectal cancer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There's new hope for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with the US FDA approving the first personalized therapy for its treatment. More than 42,000 new CRC ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity linked to bladder, urinary cancer


July 24th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 24 (IANS) Obesity in childhood has a direct link with bladder and urinary tract (urothelial) and colorectal cancers in adulthood, warn Israeli researchers.Hence, maintaining a healthy weight ... Read more...

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‘Statins prevent cancer in heart transplant patients’


May 20th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, May 20 (IANS) Statins prevent cancer and reduce death from all causes in heart transplant recipients, independently of cholesterol levels, says a new study. Frank Enseleit, deputy director of ... Read more...

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Canada’s cancer death rate declines


May 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 10 (IANS) Canada's cancer death rate declined over the past 19 years thanks to healthy lifestyles, improvements in screening and early detection, statistics released by the Canadian Cancer ... Read more...

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Colorectal cancer affecting India’s fight against cancer


February 18th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) India's fight against cancer becomes tougher with more incidences of colorectal cancer (CRC) coming up, say doctors in the national capital."Commonly known as bowel cancer, ... Read more...

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Lynch syndrome’s mutated genes raise risk of cancers


February 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) People with Lynch syndrome have an increased risk of colon, uterus, ovary, kidney, stomach, bowel and bladder cancers -- thanks to genetic mutation, reveals a research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Many keep smoking even after cancer diagnosis


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) A large number of people, believe it or not, continue to puff away merrily even after being diagnosed with lung and colorectal (large intestine) cancer.Putting a ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts bowel cancer risk, shows study


January 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) People who are most physically active have a lower risk of bowel cancer than the least active, according to an Australian study.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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High-fibre diet cuts bowel cancer risk


November 12th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Eating enough fibre can cut bowel cancer risk by almost 20 percent.Although a high-fibre diet has been known to be good for the gut and protective ... Read more...

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B vitamins in mother’ diet cut kid’s gut cancer risk


June 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Experiments on mice show that those born to mothers fed a diet supplemented with B vitamins are less likely to develop gut tumours.Previous research in humans ... Read more...

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Folic acid protects offsprings from colon cancer


May 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding females, reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 percent, based on mice studies.The research, ... Read more...

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Raman effect makes cancer detection possible


April 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Scientists have found a method to detect cancer by combining the use of gold nanoparticles with Raman spectroscopy - a technique developed by Indian physicist C.V. ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells offer clues to colon cancer origin and relapse


March 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine have discovered that colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells.They proposed ... Read more...

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Partners of cancer patients become ill themselves


March 4th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has found that people who are married to or cohabiting with a cancer patient suffer more illness in the year following their spouse or partner's ... Read more...

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Oz scientists’ defective gene discovery solves colorectal cancer mystery


January 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): Australian scientists have discovered a 'defective' gene that may solve the age old mystery of why some colorectal cancer patients respond very well to radiotherapy but others not ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb reveals how he almost died from a blocked intestine


December 21st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Bee Gees co-founder Robin Gibb has revealed how he almost lost his life due to a blocked intestine, the same condition that killed his twin brother Maurice in ... Read more...

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Study: Aspirin cuts cancer risk by 20%


December 8th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has determined that the humble aspirin cuts cancer risk. The results of the study were published in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’.In this ... Read more...

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Everyone over 45 should take aspirin daily: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) People above 45 years of age should consider a daily dose of aspirin to protect themselves from heart disease and cancer, researchers say.Evidence is building that the ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer treatment ‘ups risk of colorectal cancer’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that men treated with hormone-based therapy for prostate cancer faced a 30 percent to 40 percent higher risk of colorectal cancer, compared ... Read more...

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Long-term statin ‘unlikely to increase cancer risk’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Research has revealed that long-term use of statins is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk.Eric J. Jacobs, strategic director of pharmacoepidemiology at the American Cancer ... Read more...

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Keyhole bowel cancer surgery is safe and effective: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): A new research by University of Leeds has suggested that laparoscopic or 'keyhole' surgery is a safe, effective way of removing bowel tumours and should be offered to ... Read more...

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New research brings cancer vaccine a step closer


November 5th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered one of the reasons why many previous attempts to harness the immune system to treat cancerous tumours have failed - a feat that could revolutionise ... Read more...

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Black raspberries ‘highly effective in preventing colorectal cancer’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that eating black raspberries could reduce your risk of getting colon cancer.Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago reported that compounds found ... Read more...

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Type 2 diabetes, insulin use linked to colorectal cancer in men


October 19th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) among men.Hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia, which are especially pronounced during the early stages ... Read more...

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Statin use may cut risk of colorectal cancer


October 19th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Statins, cholesterol-lowering drugs used to prevent cardiac problems, are associated with reduced risk of colon and rectal cancers, says a new research.A comprehensive analysis by researchers at the ... Read more...

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Low socioeconomic status linked to severe colorectal cancer


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): People living in economically deprived neighbourhoods were more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage, non-localized colorectal cancer, according to a new study at the University of Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Turmeric helps fight cancer


September 30th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Curcumin, an extract of root turmeric, could destroy chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells and help fight the disease.This could improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy and also help prevent the condition ... Read more...

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Curry powder turmeric could provide recipe for fight against cancer


September 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A spice commonly used to make curries could help target and destroy chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells, say scientists in the UK.Researchers at the University of Leicester have been using ... Read more...

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Fake eye drug affects over 60 Chinese


September 24th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 61 people suffered from allergic reactions after being administered fake eye drops at a hospital in Shanghai, officials said Thursday. The victims were, however, not blinded. The ... Read more...

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Malay court tells doctors to get female patients’ consent before taking pictures of private parts


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Georgetown (Malaysia), Sep.3 (ANI): The Malaysian High Court has told surgeons in the country to obtain their female patients' consent before taking pictures of their intimate parts.Judicial Commissioner Chew Soo Ho, in ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug ‘doubles cancer risk’


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who take oral bisphosphonates for bone disease over five years may be doubling their risk of developing oesophageal cancer (cancer of ... Read more...

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Vitamin D Impacts Cancer And Autoimmune Disease Genes, Study Says


August 28th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study which was carried out by scientists of Oxford University has highlighted the importance of Vitamin D in warding off a variety of illnesses ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to wide array of diseases


August 24th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Researchers have mapped the points at which vitamin D interacts with our DNA - and identified over two hundred genes that it directly influences.The study highlights the ... Read more...

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