News tagged with cancer prevention

New test predicted presence of harmful BRCA mutations

A new multiple gene expression profile test was able to predict the presence of harmful BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations in otherwise healthy women carrying the mutations, according to data published in Cancer Prevention Research, a jour ...

Jan 22, 2013
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Cancer mortality down 20 percent from 1991 peak

Jan. 17, 2013–As of 2009, the overall death rate for cancer in the United States had declined 20 percent from its peak in 1991, translating to the avoidance of approximately 1.2 million deaths from cancer, 152,900 of these ...

Jan 17, 2013
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Binge drinking serious problem for US women

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem for US women, nearly 14 million of whom engage in it about three times a month, downing about six drinks each time, says a study released Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2013
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