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Peanut component linked to cancer spread

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that a component of peanuts could encourage the spread and survival of cancer cells in the body.

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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Putting the brakes on cancer

A study led by the University of Dundee, in collaboration with researchers at our University, has uncovered an important role played by a tumour suppressor gene, helping scientists to better ...

Fri 19 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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Mutations need help from aging tissue to cause leukemia

Why are older people at higher risk for developing cancer? Prevailing opinion holds that, over time, your body's cells accumulate DNA damage and that eventually this damage catches up with the ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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Study shows how breast cancer cells break free to spread in the body

More than 90 percent of cancer-related deaths are caused by the spread of cancer cells from their primary tumor site to other areas of the body. A new study has identified how one important ...

Wed 17 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same—with the hope of curing their own disease.

Sun 14 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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New colorectal cancer risk factor identified

Adiponectin, a collagen-like protein secreted by fat cells, derives from the ADIPOQ gene. Variations in this gene may increase risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and various cancers. ...

Mon 15 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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SABCS: Novel breast CA drugs show promise in early trials

(HealthDay)—Two preliminary studies into medications under development may offer some hope for women with advanced breast cancer. The findings are scheduled for presentation Wednesday at the ...

Wed 10 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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Hot flashes linked to increased risk of hip fracture

Women who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers who do not have menopausal ...

Thu 18 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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Physicians say high-definition scopes accurately assess polyps

It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient's colon to a pathologist for examination, according to a large study conducted by physician ...

Tue 16 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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SABCS: Genetic test may help predict DCIS recurrence

(HealthDay)—For women who have ductal carcinoma in situ surgically removed, a genetic test may help predict the odds of a recurrence, according to research presented at the annual San Antonio ...

Sun 14 Dec 14 from Medical Xpress

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