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Cure cancer in just two hours


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) A radioactive "paste" could cure skin cancer in just two hours, say researchers.It can destroy tumours caused by skin cancers without surgery or conventional radiotherapy.The ... 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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Robotic surgery ‘effectively’ removes hard-to-reach throat cancer


April 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Till now, robotic surgery was considered a mainstream tool for removing an ever-increasing variety of head and neck tumours.But, now a team of head and neck surgeons from ... Read more...

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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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Scientists find molecular switch that controls skin growth


March 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a regulator of gene activity that tells epidermal stem cells when it's time to grow more skin, as well as a "crowd control" molecule that ... Read more...

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Women on nightshift may escape skin cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that shift work may be associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer in women."Shift work has been ... Read more...

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Pathology tests give cancer cells a miss


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) Tiny cancer cells are being missed in routine pathology tests, causing the death of nearly half the patients after five years of being given the "all-clear", ... Read more...

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Skin rash linked to better outcomes for patients with lung cancer


December 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): A study has indicated that development of a skin rash after treatment with cetuximab is associated with better outcomes for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).Patients who developed ... 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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Genes may influence cancer growth: Study


November 11th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A study has indicated that the genes we possess not only determine the color of our eyes and hair and how our bodies grow, but they might also ... Read more...

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Red Meat Associated With Esophageal, Stomach Cancer, Study Reveals


November 9th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some more bad news for red meat-lovers after a recent research has pointed out that people consuming higher amount of meat might have a ... Read more...

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5 risk factors for late-stage head and neck cancer identified


October 29th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say that developing a molecular fingerprint for head and neck cancer tumors could help improve diagnosis and treatment for this deadly ... Read more...

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Cancer linked to loss of protein that hooks skin cells together


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has found that the lack of a protein important in hooking our skin cells together could be an early indicator of skin cancer development.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive skin cancer identified


September 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the loss of a gene known as INPP5A could predict the onset, and track the progression, of an aggressive type of skin ... Read more...

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Eating fruits and veggies may cut lung cancer risk


September 1st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A diverse diet of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of lung cancer - especially if you smoke, says a new study."Although quitting smoking is the most ... Read more...

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Study examines gene that may hold key to reducing spread of oral cancer


July 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago has suggested that the spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that ... Read more...

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HPV infection ‘increases skin cancer risk’


July 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that HPV infection heightens the risk of developing certain skin cancers and is worsened if people are taking immunosuppression drugs.During the ... Read more...

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Aspirin, ibuprofen offer no protection against skin cancer


February 16th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen and celecoxib offer no protection against a common skin cancer, according to a new study.Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) ... Read more...

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New research could help open ways to shrink skin cancers


January 18th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Most skin cancers are curable, but require surgery that can be painful and scarring, says a new study whose findings could open up ways to newer treatments that ... Read more...

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How skin cells turn cancerous in sunlight


January 16th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study by Loyola University Health System researchers has revealed how sunlight causes skin cells to turn cancerous.According to the researchers, the discovery could lead to alternative ... Read more...

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Heart transplant patients ‘at increased risk for multiple skin cancers’


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Many heart transplant patients have elevated risk for developing multiple skin cancers, according to a new study.Jerry D. Brewer, of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and colleagues reviewed the ... 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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Short-term stress ‘boosts anti-tumour activity’


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): In a study on laboratory mice, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that bouts of relatively short-term stress can boost the immune system and ... Read more...

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Need to prevent periodontitis to cut head and neck cancer risk


September 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Buffalo have stressed on the need for increased efforts to prevent and treat chronic periodontitis, a form of gum disease, to reduce the ... Read more...

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Scientists identify 50 microRNAs in saliva that may help diagnose oral cancer


August 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): At least 50 microRNAs present in human saliva may prove helpful in detecting oral cancer, according to a study conducted in America.The findings of the study have ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel genes linked to lung cancer in smokers


August 21st, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): British researchers claim to have unravelled the genetics underlying a smoker's risk of developing lung cancer.Study leader Professor Richard Houlston has identified three areas of DNA that are ... Read more...

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Unique ’smell print’ in patients’ breath may help improve lung cancer diagnosis


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): An expert at the University of Colorado Cancer Center says that analysis of specific volatile organic compounds (VOCs)-gasses emitted from certain solids or liquids such as paint-may provide ... Read more...

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Virus linked to some cases of common skin cancer


July 31st, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a virus discovered last year in a rare form of skin cancer has also been found in people with a common form of skin ... Read more...

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Virus in rare cancer may be widespread: study


July 31st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) A virus discovered last year in a rare form of skin cancer has also been found among those affected with the second most common form of skin cancer, ... Read more...

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Drinking very hot tea ‘raises throat cancer risk’


March 27th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Follow your mum's advice and drink tea five to ten minutes after making, for a new study has found, steaming tea increases the risk of throat cancer.The British ... 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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Bacteria in stomach may protect against oesophageal cancers


October 6th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Bacteria, called Helicobacter pylori, which reside in the stomachs of humans may aid in the protection against the development of a type of oesophageal cancer, known as ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Clinicians could detect oral cancer with a simple test that detects proteins in saliva, according to a report.David T. Wong, associate dean for research, Los Angeles School of ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A simple test of saliva proteins could soon help doctors in detecting oral squamous cell carcinoma, a form of oral cancer, according to a new study.Led by ... Read more...

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