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Professional recommendations against routine prostate cancer screening have little effect

The effect of guidelines recommending that elderly men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer "has been minimal at best," according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford ...

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Breast screening for over 70s doesn't prompt sharp fall in advanced disease

Including much older women in a national breast cancer screening program does not prompt a sharp fall in new cases of advanced disease in this age group—as would be expected for a successful ...

Sun 14 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Magnets help cure chronic acid reflux

Magnets are helping Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center pediatric nephrologist Jens Goebel, MD, and Hoxworth Blood Center clinical lab scientist David Puckett lead healthier lives.

Thu 18 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Lactation linked to reduced estrogen receptor-negative, triple-negative breast cancer risk

Women who have had children (parous women) appear to have an increased risk of developing estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer, the subtype that carries a higher mortality rate and is more ...

Tue 16 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Map of body's protein-folding machinery wins major prize

The Lasker Awards are called the "American Nobels," and one of the new winners says curiosity is his driving force.

Tue 9 Sep 14 from Nature News

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New non-invasive technique could revolutionize the imaging of metastatic cancer

Bioluminescence, nanoparticles, gene manipulation – these sound like the ideas of a science fiction writer, but, in fact, they are components of an exciting new approach to imaging local and ...

Wed 17 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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For some lung cancer patients, surgery may yield better long-term results

Patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are otherwise healthy fare better over time if they undergo conventional surgery versus less-invasive radiosurgery to remove ...

Wed 17 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for advanced cervical cancer

Combining a standard chemotherapy drug with a second drug that stops cells from dividing improves both the survival and response rates for those with advanced cervical cancer, a new study by ...

Tue 16 Sep 14 from Medical Xpress

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Patients with advanced, incurable cancer denied palliative care

Many patients with advanced, incurable cancer do not receive any palliative care, reveals new research to be presented later this month at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid, Spain, 26-30 September. ...

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Curcumin, special peptides boost cancer-blocking PIAS3 to neutralize STAT3 in mesothelioma

A common Asian spice and cancer-hampering molecules show promise in slowing the progression of mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung's lining often linked to asbestos. Scientists from Case Western ...

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