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Smoking linked to ovarian cancer?


September 12th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time linked smoking with ovarian cancer - the second most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer in Australia with a five-year survival rate ... Read more...

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Caffeine elevates estrogen levels in Asian women


January 27th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Asian women who consumed an average two cups of coffee daily had elevated estrogen levels as compared to those who consumed less.However, Caucasian women who ... Read more...

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Super vaccine could knock out 70 percent of cancers


December 13th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A super shot that could knock out seven out of 10 lethal cancers is on the way. It shrunk breast tumours by 80 percent during tests ... Read more...

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Reducing time to diagnosis of ovarian cancer may not improve outcome


May 4th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has found that once women with ovarian cancer have experienced symptoms, reducing time to diagnosis does not improve outcomes.The study by the Queensland Institute of ... Read more...

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Babies insufficiently breastfed, finds study


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Breastfeeding benefits to the babies are multiple, however, that seems to have become an ancient wisdom for modern day women.A new study has found that of the 75 ... Read more...

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Now, a tiny white bread mint like capsule to track cancer in the body


March 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists have developed a tiny white breath mint like little capsule that can track the growth of a tumour without repeated invasive procedures."With this, we are going to ... Read more...

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Electronic nose smells cancer


December 21st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have used electronic nose to confirm that ovarian cancer tissue and healthy tissue smell different.Gyorgy Horvath from the University of Gothenburg, and researchers from the University ... Read more...

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Fertility treatment doesn’t up cancer risk, says IVF study


December 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Fertility treatment which includes in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not up a woman's risk of cancer despite the hormones used.Some previous studies had suggested that fertility drugs might be ... Read more...

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IVF ‘does not increase risk of cancer’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study from the University of Lund in Sweden has shown that fertility treatment such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not increase a woman's risk of cancer ... Read more...

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Indian-origin boffin Muneesh Tewari receives Presidential Early Career Award


November 14th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers - the nation's highest honor for scientists at the beginning of their independent ... Read more...

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Potential new target for treatment of ovarian cancer identified


August 17th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Scientists have identified a potential new target for the treatment of ovarian cancer.For the first time, Salt Inducible Kinase 2 (SIK2) has been found to play a critical ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise against ovarian and breast cancer


August 13th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): An international consortium of researchers has shown that an investigational drug, Olaparib, can reduce the size of tumors in women with advanced hereditary ovarian cancer with BRCA gene ... Read more...

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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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Women on the Pill live longer


March 12th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Women who use the oral contraceptive pill can expect to live longer, say researchers.According to a new study, published on bmj.com, women who use the Pill are less ... Read more...

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New ovarian and breast cancer treatments


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): New medication, consisting of a blend of a protein inhibitor and traditional anticancer drugs, being developed to treat ovarian and breast cancer has been found to be effective, ... Read more...

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Breast cancer test not for all women, say experts


January 16th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): While women are being widely urged to undergo breast cancer screening, experts from the University of Michigan have warned that the test is not appropriate for all women.A ... Read more...

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Metals could help treat cancer


October 19th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that drugs made from two transition metals ruthenium and osmium could offer effective treatment against colon and ovarian cancers.Researchers from University of Warwick ... Read more...

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Scientists making new cancer drug with rare metals


October 19th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Drugs made out of rare metals could be effective against colon and ovarian cancers, including drug resistant cancerous cells, says a new study. The study, conducted by the universities ... Read more...

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‘Wonder drug’ a true cancer-buster


September 16th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): A promising pill may be able to treat more types of cancer than first thought, according to researchers.The wonder pill can tackle five other forms of the disease ... Read more...

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Tumour suppressing gene key to ovarian cancer regeneration


January 3rd, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) A single tumour-suppressing gene is a key to unravel how dormant ovarian cancer cells that persist after initial treatment, to reawaken years later, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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‘Bollywood makes you think cancer not curable’


October 24th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) She was detected with breast cancer seven years ago, but Devika Bhojwani, who now spearheads a campaign to spread awareness about the disease, says it was the ... Read more...

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Investigational drug raises hope for ovarian cancer patients


September 16th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Women with recurrent ovarian cancer can be helped by giving an investigational drug in combination with chemotherapy, according to new results presented at the 33rd Congress of ... Read more...

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Breast cancer risk among Asian-American women underestimated by 50 pct


September 12th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that computer models commonly used to decide who might benefit most from genetic testing under predicted the ... Read more...

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Dogs can sniff ovarian cancer’s specific scent


June 27th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Dogs can detect ovarian cancers specific scent, researchers from the University Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden, have found.However, it's not clear whether they respond to the cancer itself ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates body size may harbour cancer cure


May 13th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 13 (ANI): A new study by Sunnybrook researchers has found that a gene called glypican-3 (GPC3) plays a major role in regulating body size a discovery that may ... Read more...

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How breast and ovarian cancers may become resistant to therapy


February 11th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
London, February 11 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that mechanism by which found out breast and ovarian cancers caused by a faulty BRAC2 gene may develop resistance to treatment.The researchers say that ... Read more...

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Protein behind immunity to ovarian cancer treatment identified


December 17th, 2007 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 17 (ANI): People suffering from ovarian cancer who have lower levels of protein called TGFBI, are less likely to respond to the treatment for cancer, says a study.Transforming growth factor, ... Read more...

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