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Twin viruses linked to prostate cancer


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) Two common viruses linked to human cancers are both present and may even be collaborating with each other in most male prostate cancers.A new research has ... Read more...

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Kerala leads in head and neck cancers


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) Kerala has one of the highest reported incidences of head and neck cancers, which constitute over 30 per cent of all cancers in the Indian subcontinent, ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble upon ’stop cancer’ gene


November 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon a gene that halts a common form of skin cancer, potentially opening the way to better treatment in future.Stepen Jane, professor of ... Read more...

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Tobacco causing 50 percent head, neck cancers: Study


August 21st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Tobacco consumption is causing nearly half of head and neck cancers in the country, a study by a cancer research centre said here Sunday."Nearly 50 ... Read more...

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Like your morning cigarette? You’re at greater risk!


August 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Smokers who are inclined to take a few puffs soon after waking up may face an increased risk of developing lung, head and neck cancers than ... 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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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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Combining radiation therapy, chemo safely treats head and neck cancers


November 4th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new research has shown that stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), a radiation therapy procedure pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) that precisely delivers a large ... Read more...

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Golden bullet to kill stubborn cancer cells


October 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) A 'golden bullet' against breast cancer is being developed by scientists.Used with radiotherapy, the tiny shards of gold heat up and destroy the deadly cells that help tumours ... Read more...

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Oral sex putting men at risk for throat cancer


October 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): HPV or the human papilloma virus has been associated with cervical cancer in women but a new study says that the virus may be contributing to an increasing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Coffee cuts cancer risk


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Here’s one more reason to gulp that cup of coffee without any guilt. As a new study indicates that coffee cuts the risk of ... Read more...

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Coffee Helps In Fight Against Cancer


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Good news for the coffee lovers, now, you have more reason to have an extra cup of coffee! The researchers have found that ... Read more...

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Coffee Reduces Cancer Risk Says Researchers


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention" journal have recently declared how coffee drinkers are better protected against cancer. Researchers are of the opinion that all ... Read more...

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Drinking coffee offers protection against head and neck cancers


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that drinking coffee offers protection against head and neck cancers.For the study, scientists used information from a pooled-analysis of nine studies collected by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Radiotherapy the unsung hero of cancer care, say experts


April 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Experts at the world's leading cancer charity have said that radiotherapy, which is a crucial cancer treatment, is often the unsung hero of cancer care.Although surgery is often ... Read more...

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Nanobubbles may help destroy cancer cells


February 5th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University have come up with a new technique to isolate cancer cells and destroy them with tiny explosions.They used lasers to make "nanobubbles" by ... Read more...

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PET-CT scans may help predict response to head, neck cancer treatment


November 17th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that use of a combination of PET-CT imaging techniques can help predict patients' response to head and neck cancer treatment.During the past two ... Read more...

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Drug-light combo effective against head, neck cancers


October 5th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A combination of medications and a particular light therapy has been found to be effective in treating certain types of head and neck cancers.During a study, researchers focused ... Read more...

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231 new genes linked with head and neck cancer identified


October 5th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have identified 231 new genes associated with head and neck cancer.Earlier, only 33 genes were known to be associated with head and neck ... Read more...

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Curcumin may protect smokers from nicotine-induced head, neck cancers


October 5th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Curcumin, a compound that is found in the India curry spice turmeric, seems to be effective in stopping nicotine's adverse effects in smokers with head and neck cancer, ... Read more...

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Exposing tumours to oxygen ‘can increase radiotherapy effectiveness’


August 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Exposing tumours to oxygen can radically increase the effectiveness of radiotherapy, new research has indicated.Scientists at Oxford University found slightly increasing the supply strengthened blood vessels in cancer ... Read more...

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Novel combo therapy may benefit head, neck cancer patients


May 31st, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A new study has found that patients undergoing treatment for advanced head and neck cancers may benefit from the addition of gefinitib to chemotherapy."We found that adding gefinitib ... Read more...

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Novel genetic regulator involved in head, throat cancers discovered


April 29th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): In a major scientific advancement, pharmacy researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a genetic regulator, called CTIP2, which is expressed at higher levels in the most aggressive ... Read more...

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Experimental drug shows promise in treating head, neck cancers


April 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): An anti-cancer compound studied for treating blood cancers may also help in treating cancers of the head and neck, say researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery feasible in removal of tumours


April 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Robot-assisted surgery appears feasible for treatment of selected head and neck cancers, according to a new report. "Since the introduction of the surgical robot in 1999, robot-assisted cardiac, gynecologic ... Read more...

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Researchers isolate molecular mechanism that spurs cancer growth


January 1st, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that spurs growth of cancer cells by protecting them from chemotherapy. Both the messenger substance nitrogen monoxide (NO) and the protein 'survivin' ... Read more...

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HPV virus aids cervical and head and neck cancer progression


November 3rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has found that the human papillomavirus (HPV) aids in the progression of cervical and head and neck cancer cells by activating a cell signalling ... Read more...

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Chest scans can help monitor head and neck cancer spread


October 21st, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers from Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan suggest that chest scans can help keep a check on head and neck cancer progression in high-risk patients.Chest X-rays are ... Read more...

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Biocon to market new breast cancer drug in India


July 18th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Biotechnology major Biocon Ltd will market Abraxane drug of the US-based Abraxis BioScience in India for treating breast cancer, a top company official said here Friday. To be ... Read more...

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Cancer patients with HPV-positive fare better than HPV-negative patients


February 13th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A new study has found that head and neck cancer patients with HPV-positive tumours survive longer and are more responsive to treatment than patients who are HPV-negative.In studies, ... Read more...

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Simple mouth rinse may help spot head and neck cancer


January 1st, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Your morning gargle could be more than a breath freshener, for researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Centre have said that it can help spot head and ... Read more...

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Smoking, drinking doesnt increase HPV-related cancer risk


November 28th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov28 (ANI): A recent study at Brown University has shown that alcohol and tobacco use doesnt further increase the risk of contracting head and neck cancers for people infected with human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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