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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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Arjun Deb gets Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators


December 1st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Arjun Deb of Indian origin has been awarded the Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators.Deb is an assistant professor of medicine ... Read more...

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Discovery shows promise against severe side effect of chemo drug


November 5th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): A way to eliminate a debilitating side effect associated with one of the main chemotherapy drugs used for treating colon cancer has been found by a team of ... Read more...

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Biomarker may hold key to early diagnosis of lung cancer


October 15th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Early-stage lung cancer diagnosis may now be possible- as scientists have suggested that a biomarker may be used to develop a potential screening test.A collaboration between physicians and ... Read more...

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Key protein behind DNA repair identified


April 12th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): DNA damage over our lifetimes is the key reason behind the development of cancer and other age-related diseases. But not everyone gets these diseases, because the body has ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover clues to cancer development in AIDS patients


June 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered clues to the development of cancers in AIDS patients through a series ... Read more...

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Gene behind most common form of breast cancer identified


May 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Defects in a gene, called p18, have been found to be the cause of the most common form of breast cancer, say scientists.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Long-term use of nutrient supplements ups cancer risk


February 27th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Long-term use of beta carotene and some other carotenoid-containing dietary supplements could raise the risk of lung cancer, says a new study.According to the study by University ... Read more...

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Hitting cancer cells with chemo at right time may boost survival chances


January 14th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): The time of the day when cancer patients receive chemotherapy can impact their chances of survival, according to a new study. The study, conducted by the University of ... Read more...

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