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Study finds link between poor oral health and increased risk of liver cancer

8 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer, new research published in UEG Journal has found.
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Active Surveillance Safe for Small Renal Tumors

1 hour ago   |   MedPage Today

Two cases of metastasis, one cancer death among 103 patients after 4+ years of follow-up
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The Need for Clinical Trial Navigators

1 hour ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Fewer than 5 percent of cancer patients participate in research that could improve care. Navigators could help patients find the right studies.
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Biopsy Combo Boosts Prostate Cancer Detection

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Detection rate reached 70.2% with systematic and MRI-guided targeted biopsy together
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Researchers highlight need for ethnic and ancestral diversity in large-scale genomic studies

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new multicenter analysis led by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and other institutions found the...
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Research findings lead to new clinical trial for people with myelofibrosis

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah discovered in laboratory studies that an experimental drug called selinexor may block a crucial survival...
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Study reveals potential consequences of limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume hospitals

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume hospitals could improve survival but may also reduce access for many rural and underserved patients, a new study from researchers...
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Cancer patients taking statin medication has lower risk of suffering a stroke

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk of suffering a stroke, and...
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Invasive cervical cancer rates are high among women with HIV in South Africa, Latin America

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new International Journal of Cancer study indicates that rates of invasive cervical cancer are particularly high in women living with HIV in South Africa or Latin America.
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In Remembrance of Kevin Robertson

8 hours ago   |   UNC Healthcare

Kevin Robertson, PhD, a professor in the department of neurology for more than 30 years, passed away Sunday after an extended battle with cancer.
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Women who are obese while pregnant have triple the risk of a baby who develops type 2 diabetes

It's suspected by researchers led by Edinburgh University, who analysed the data of 120,000 women, that high blood sugar levels 'programme' adverse health outcomes. Read more ...

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Julie Ertz Said Being on the US Women's National Team Is "Powerful" For Her...

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