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Opportunities to reduce patient burden associated with breast cancer screening

New technology and better screening strategies can lower the rate of false-positive results, which impose a substantial financial and psychological burden on women. The many misperceptions about ...

10 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New hope for beloved family pets

Nearly one out of four dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime and 20 per cent of those will be lymphoma cases.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Exercise boosts tumor-fighting ability of chemotherapy, research finds

Study after study has proven it true: exercise is good for you. But new research from University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that exercise may have an added benefit for cancer patients ...

Thu 18 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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New type of targeted therapy shows promise in preclinical models of B-cell malignancy

An investigational, bacterial toxin-based therapy targeted to the protein CD38, which is found on the surface of many human blood cancer cells, including multiple myeloma cells, dramatically ...

14 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Study uncovers genetic driver of inflammation, uses it to prevent and treat liver cancer

Inflammation has been shown to be a driving force behind many chronic diseases, especially liver cancer, which often develops due to chronic inflammation caused by conditions such as viral hepatitis ...

8 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Nonsurgical treatments suggested for women's urinary incontinence

(HealthDay)—Effective treatment options exist for women with urinary incontinence that don't involve medication or surgery, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians.

Tue 16 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Vitamin E, selenium supplements unlikely to effect age-related cataracts in men

Taking daily supplements of selenium and/or vitamin E appears to have no significant effect on the development of age-related cataracts in men, writes Author William G. Christen, Sc.D., of Brigham ...

Thu 18 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Study reveals gene expression patterns in pancreatic CTCs

Analysis of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in a mouse model of pancreatic cancer identified distinct patterns of gene expression in several groups of CTCs, including significant differences ...

Mon 22 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Gynecologists resist FDA over popular surgical tool

Doctors nationwide are still using a gynecological tool months after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned that it can spread undetected cancer, demonstrating the limits of the regulator's ...

Mon 22 Sep 14 from FOXNews

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Scientists create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading

A team of Stanford researchers has developed a protein therapy that disrupts the process that causes cancer cells to break away from original tumor sites, travel through the blood stream and ...

Sun 21 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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