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Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer

Diabetes is associated with more advanced stage breast cancer, according to a new study by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Cancer patients want more information about medical imaging risk

A substantial gap exists between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that use radiation, according to a new study published online ...

Mon 23 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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New role uncovered for 'oldest' tumor suppressor gene

Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered - the retinoblastoma gene - in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment.

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Three drinks per day may raise liver cancer risk, but coffee lowers it

(HealthDay) People who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day could be raising their odds for liver cancer, according to a report from a panel of experts.

14 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Integrative approaches key to understanding cancer, developing therapies

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are using integrative approaches to study cancer by combining mathematical and computational modeling with experimental and clinical data. The use of integrative ...

6 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Concerns over the online market of human breast milk

The sale of human breast milk on the internet poses serious risks to infant health and needs urgent regulation, argue experts in The BMJ today.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Research on medical abortion and miscarriage may change international routines

Two scientific studies led by researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet are expected to form the basis of new international recommendations for the treatment of medical abortions and miscarriages. ...

13 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Researchers explain science behind scalp cooling and hair loss in cancer treatment

Hair loss is one of the most distressing side-effects of cancer treatment and can even deter some patients from undergoing life-saving chemotherapy. But researchers at the University of Huddersfield ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Study compares the cost, benefit of three uterine-conserving treatments for fibroids

The relative cost, benefits, and complications of three minimally invasive techniques for reducing or eliminating symptomatic uterine fibroids are being compared in women who don't have cancer ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Blood test can help some bowel cancer patients avoid unnecessary drug side-effects

Manchester researchers have provided early evidence to suggest that a blood test could be used to identify bowel cancer patients that may benefit from more intensive chemotherapy.

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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