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PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer

18 minutes ago   |   Medscape

Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their counterparts who don't, a new study...
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Breast cancer screening for high-risk men may detect disease early, improve survival

28 minutes ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Men at high risk for breast cancer may benefit from screening for the disease, according to results of a retrospective study published in Radiology. “Mammographic screening has...
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Radiation Extends PFS in Recurrent Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

36 minutes ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

High-dose, precision radiation therapy extends progression-free survival in recurrent prostate cancer with limited metastatic spread and prevents the development of new lesions...
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Long-Term Hormone Therapy May Harm Prostate Cancer Subset

36 minutes ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Clinical guidelines recommending hormone therapy with radiotherapy in prostate cancer may need to be revisited. Medscape Medical News
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Researchers unlock cancer-causing mechanism of E. coli toxin with synthetic biology approach

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

An inter-disciplinary team of researchers has unraveled how a toxin released by Escherichia coli - a human gut bacteria, is connected to colorectal cancer, offering new...
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Screening mammography could benefit men at high risk of breast cancer

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Selective mammography screening can provide potentially lifesaving early detection of breast cancer in men who are at high risk for the disease, according to a new landmark study.
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Novel anti-cancer nanomedicine for efficient chemotherapy

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Researchers have developed a new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted cancer chemotherapy. This new nano-tool provides a new approach to use cell-based nanomedicines for...
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Sarah Thomas, Cancer Survivor, is First to Swim the English Channel 4 Times Without Stopping

1 hour ago   |   Mens health

What it took for this marathon swimmer to keep going for more than 54 hours.
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The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002.
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Breast Cancer Brain Metastases: New Initial Therapies

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

Studies show that targeted agents and immunotherapy may prove to be effective treatments. Medscape Oncology
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Needle-less Flu Vaccine is Highly Effective

Needle-less Flu Vaccine is Highly Effective

New needle-less flu vaccine patch boosted the immune system much better than a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects Read more ...

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002. Read more ...

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer cells can survive chemotherapy by resorting to cannibalism. This behavior provides them with the energy resources to stay alive and cause tumor relapse after the... Read more ...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept alive by transfusions

Steph Davidson's daughter Adeline relies on blood transfusions while she waits for a bone marrow transplant. Adeline, from Scotland, has low levels of platelets and red and... Read more ...

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Bacteria living in your gut may negatively influence your blood sugar levels, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time. Read more ...

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls. Read more ...

Have scientists found a cure for the common cold? Researchers identify vital...

Have scientists found a cure for the common cold? Researchers identify vital protein virus needs

Researchers have identified a vital protein in cells which the cold virus needs in order to reproduce. By stopping humans producing this protein, they can stop the cells from... Read more ...

Defective Cilia Tied to Heart Valve Birth Defects: Study

Defective Cilia Tied to Heart Valve Birth Defects: Study

Mutation in a gene regulating the production of cilia are associated with the development of Bicuspid aortic valve , the most common heart valve birth defect. Read more ...

Lifting weights can improve survival of lung cancer patients

Lifting weights can improve survival of lung cancer patients

Weightlifting is not just for making the body look more muscular. By increasing a person's muscle mass, strength training prevents the onset of sarcopenia and makes it easier... Read more ...