News tagged with cancer prevention research

Cancer epigenetics: Breakthrough in ID'ing target genes

Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene "silencing" proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus. ...

Mar 13, 2012
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Study shows how high-fat diets increase colon cancer risk

Epidemiologists have long warned that, in addition to causing obesity, eating too much fat and sugar puts a person at greater risk for colon cancer. Now, researchers at Temple University have established a link that may explain ...

Mar 07, 2012
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Oral HPV infection, HPV-related cancers more common in men

Oral HPV infection is more common among men than women, explaining why men are more prone than women to develop an HPV related head and neck cancer, according to a study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Antiestrogen therapy may decrease risk for melanoma

(Medical Xpress) -- Women with breast cancer who take antiestrogen supplements may be decreasing their risk for melanoma, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Ca ...

Jan 04, 2012
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Too much sitting raises risk for cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- If you spend most of your day sitting in front of the television or the computer, you may want to change your habits. A new study presented last week at the American Institute for Cancer Research Annual ...

Nov 08, 2011
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High fluid intake appears to reduce bladder cancer risk

Drinking plenty of fluids may provide men with some protection against bladder cancer, according to a study presented at the 10th AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 22-25, ...

Oct 24, 2011
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