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New genetic mutation identified in melanoma cancer cells

There is strong evidence that the protein complex APC/C may function as a tumor suppressor in multiple cancers including lymphoma, colorectal and breast cancer, and now melanoma. A new study ...

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New guidelines for cancer doctors aim to make sense of gene tests

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has issued guidelines on how cancer doctors should approach the use of new genetic tests that screen for multiple cancer genes at the same time, ...

Tue 1 Sep 15 from FOXNews

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Women are not getting treated for menopausal symptoms

Many women with severe menopausal symptoms are not being treated for them even though safe, effective remedies are available, a study from Australia suggests.

Tue 1 Sep 15 from FOXNews

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Survivors of childhood cancer have high-risk of recurrent stroke

Most people assume strokes only happen to octogenarians, but recent evidence suggests that survivors of childhood cancer have a high risk of suffering a stroke at a surprisingly young age.

Wed 26 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Generic heart medication shown to prolong ovarian cancer patients' survival

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers demonstrate a benefit in overall survival among epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) patients receiving generic heart medications known as beta-blockers. ...

Sun 23 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Colorful potatoes may pack powerful cancer prevention punch

Compounds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer, according to a team of researchers.

Wed 26 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Critical illnesses cause 1 in 20 cancer patients to be admitted to intensive care, with 25% dying

Critical illness may affect chances of surviving cancer, a new study has found.

Mon 31 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Medicare to list 30-minute breast cancer treatment

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from ...

Mon 31 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Travel time can hamper follow-up chemo, study says

(HealthDay)—The farther they have to travel, the less likely cancer patients are to receive follow-up chemotherapy after surgery, a new study finds.

Tue 25 Aug 15 from Medical Xpress

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Yeast study yields insights into cell-division cycle

Studies using yeast genetics have provided new, fundamental insights into the cell-division cycle, researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute report.

Tue 1 Sep 15 from Phys.org

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