News tagged with cancer center

9/11 cancer study won't settle debate over risks

The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than it answers and won't end a debate over whether the attacks were really a cause. ...

Dec 18, 2012
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Great American Smokeout isThursday

(HealthDay)—The American Cancer Society launches its annual Great American Smokeout event Thursday as anti-smoking advocates push to reverse a slowdown in the decline of tobacco use in the United States.

Nov 15, 2012
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CDC: breast cancer mortality higher in black women

(HealthDay)—With earlier detection and better treatment, the mortality rate from breast cancer has fallen over the last two decades; black women, however, still die from the disease at a disproportionately ...

Nov 15, 2012
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Rethinking body mass index for assessing cancer risk

A study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that body mass index (BMI)—the most commonly used weight-for-height formula for estimating fatness—may not be the best measure ...

Nov 08, 2012
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Renal cancer cells target of new bark-derived drug

(Medical Xpress)—Associate Professor Joe W. Ramos, PhD, a cancer biologist at the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center in collaboration with Assistant Professor William Chain, PhD, from the UH Mānoa's Chemistry Department ...

Nov 05, 2012
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