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Women who survive breast or thyroid cancer are more likely to develop the other type later

Women who survived breast or thyroid cancer faced an elevated risk of developing the other cancer as a secondary malignancy, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers ...

Fri 5 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Higher dietary fiber intake in young women may reduce breast cancer risk

Women who eat more high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood—especially lots of fruits and vegetables—may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary ...

Mon 1 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Study finds significant cognitive impairment in adult survivors of childhood brain tumors

Cancer survivors of childhood brain tumors show significant deficits in intelligence, educational achievement and employment, even decades after treatment, an unprecedented study at St. Jude ...

Mon 1 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Some heart drugs and antibiotics show effective in fighting cancer

North American researchers have identified drugs that showed promising perspectives in treating cancers, according to a recent study published in Cancer Research. These drugs are normally used ...

Tue 9 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers discover new way to screen for cancer-killing drugs

A technique called "mito-priming" is the latest method to be developed by researchers in the fight against cancer.

Wed 3 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Targeted antibiotics may help protect against infections in men being tested for prostate cancer

A new review indicates that antimicrobial therapy given before clinicians take transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies to diagnose prostate cancer may lead to lower rates of sepsis, ...

Mon 1 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Device hits pancreatic tumors hard with toxic four-drug cocktail, sparing the body

A highly lethal cancer sometimes requires large doses of highly toxic drugs. However, a blitzkrieg approach can be unfeasible for some patients due to severe side effects. Now a powerhouse team ...

Mon 8 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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White House wants $1 billion to fund cancer 'moonshot'

The White House said Monday it wants $1 billion to "jump-start" a new task force to end cancer, known as the Moonshot initiative headed by Vice President Joe Biden.

Mon 1 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Cancer cells travel together to forge 'successful' metastases

There's apparently safety in numbers, even for cancer cells. New research in mice suggests that cancer cells rarely form metastatic tumors on their own, preferring to travel in groups since ...

Mon 1 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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Does radiation therapy improve survival for women with ductal carcinoma in situ?

Approximately 60,000 patients in the United States will receive a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in 2016. DCIS is not an invasive form of cancer and the 10-year survival rate for ...

Mon 1 Feb 16 from Medical Xpress

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