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Researchers define unique group of high-risk lymphoma patients

The goal for many cancer patients is to reach the five-year, disease-free mark, but new research from UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute suggests that two years might be a more practical ...

Mon 29 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Protein's impact on colorectal cancer is dappled

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a cell signaling pathway that appears to exert some control over initiation and progression of colorectal ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Viagra does something very important—but it is unlikely to cause melanoma, researchers conclude

A rigorous analysis of more than 20,000 medical records concludes that erectile dysfunction drugs, such as Viagra, are not a cause of melanoma, an often deadly form of skin cancer, despite the ...

Tue 23 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Colon cancer: Taking a step back to move forward

Recent Weizmann Institute studies are revealing a complex picture of cancer progression in which certain genes that drive tumor growth in the earlier stages get suppressed in later stages - ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

Cancer survivors who smoke report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their ...

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Finally, a way to catch symptomless pancreatic cancer in time

The concentration of a protein in the blood could allow doctors to screen people for a cancer that has one of the worst survival rates

Wed 24 Jun 15 from Newscientist

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New health evidence gives women informed choice in the stress urinary incontinence surgery debate

A new Cochrane systematic review published today of surgery for stress urinary incontinence makes an important contribution to an ongoing debate and will help women to make more informed choices ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Plastic surgeons from different countries prefer different breast shapes

In an international study, plastic surgeons from different countries had varying preferences for the ideal size and shape of breasts and size of areolas.

Wed 1 Jul 15 from FOXNews

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Spit test could provide early warning of head, neck cancers

A new study shows that signs of head and neck cancer can be detected in saliva and blood plasma even before tumors are clinically diagnosed.

Wed 24 Jun 15 from ScienceNews

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How removing a protein slows blood vessel growth in tumors

Scientists from the University of Leeds and The Institute of Cancer Research, London, have discovered a new protein which triggers the growth of blood vessels in breast cancer tumours which ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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