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Cancer denial killing thousands in Britain


March 7th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Thousands of people in Britain are dying "unnecessarily" because they are too scared to mention early symptoms of cancer to their doctor, according to the BBC.A ... Read more...

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Ultra-sensitive sensor to help detect cancer signs, hidden explosives


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Princeton engineers have developed an ultra- sensitive sensor that could help detect a wide range of substances, from tell-tale signs of cancer to hidden explosives.The sensor, which is ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise against brain cancer


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): Scientists have successfully destroyed tumours of human brain cancer cells in the first animal tests of a minimally invasive treatment that zaps glioma tumours with heat.Rice University bioengineers ... Read more...

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New drug combo may treat newly diagnosed cancer patients


December 10th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A study led by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has indicated that a new three-drug combination used to treat the blood cancer multiple myeloma may be ... Read more...

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Half of women don’t check their breasts for cancer


October 4th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Almost fifty percent of women do not check their breasts for signs of cancer, claims a new survey.Amongst the participants, one in four said they just forgot to ... Read more...

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Long ring finger may mean you’re at prostate cancer risk


July 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Men with a long ring finger could be three times more likely to develop prostate cancer. Doctors found that the risk increases if the ring finger on the ... Read more...

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Statins ‘may prevent re-growth of prostate cancer’


June 28th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins might help in preventing the return of prostate cancer in men who undertake surgery for the disease, new study has revealed.A study suggests that ... Read more...

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Simple blood test for early cancer detection created


June 1st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): British scientists have developed a simple blood test that can detect a cancer before a tumour has taken shape.Described as offering a "paradigm shift" in cancer diagnosis, the ... Read more...

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Micro-endoscope to spot early signs of cancer on the anvil


November 20th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Traditional endoscopes provide healthcare experts with the ability to look inside patients' bodies. A University of Florida engineering researcher has now taken the utility of the endoscope to ... Read more...

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‘Optical biopsy’ could take over invasive biopsies for breast cancer detection


November 6th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A researcher at University of Florida is close to make an "optical biopsy" that has the potential to determine whether growths are cancerous without even puncturing the skin.Owing ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson denies skin cancer reports


May 18th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson's spokesperson has slammed reports that the singer is battling skin cancer, insisting that he is "in the best of health". It was reported that ... Read more...

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Jackson fights skin cancer battle?


May 16th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to British tabloid reports, Michael Jackson is secretly battling skin cancer. The Sun newspaper claims the 50-year-old Thriller hitmaker was recently diagnosed after doctors spotted signs of cancer on his ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson battling skin cancer


May 16th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson is battling skin cancer. The 50-year-old "Thriller" hitmaker was recently diagnosed after doctors spotted signs of cancer on his neck and pre-cancerous cells on ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams threatens to sue cancer charity bosses over ad campaign


May 12th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Singer Robbie Williams has threatened to sue cancer charity bosses who intend to use his look-alike for testicular cancer ad campaign.National Testicular Cancer Awareness campaign sponsor Marc ... Read more...

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‘Bionic nose’ to sniff out cancer, bombs and impure water


March 31st, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed a device, dubbed a 'bionic nose', which can be used to detect microscopic signs of cancer, bombs and ... Read more...

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Many women ”do not check breasts for cancer signs”


September 14th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A new survey suggests that around 35 percent of women regularly check their breasts for signs of cancer and 23 percent seldom or never do.To reach the ... Read more...

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Targeted radiation therapy may combat cancer spread


August 13th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study from University of Chicago Medical Centre has shown that targeted radiation therapy can control the cancer spread to distant sites. The research team found that ... Read more...

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Hydrogen peroxide in cigarette smoke causes cancer: Study


February 29th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have discovered that hydrogen peroxide or similar oxidants are what actually cause healthy lung cells to become cancerous.The researchers say that ... Read more...

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Smokers, this is exactly what leads to lung cancer


February 29th, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Smoking can kill, but no one has really quite understood how and why cigarettes cause healthy lung cells to become cancerous. Now researchers say they have the answer: ... Read more...

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