News tagged with cancer prevention
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A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women feel better and did not seem to raise ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Indoor tanning beds can cause non-melanoma skin cancer – and the risk is greater the earlier one starts tanning, according to a new analysis led by UCSF.
Cancer Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Chicago: Women suspected of having breast cancer now have more reasons to be diagnosed with a needle biopsy instead of a traditional open surgical biopsy. Besides avoiding the risks and discomfort of an open surgical procedure, ...
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aspirin, the everyday drug taken by countless people around the world to ward off pain and reduce their risk of developing heart disease, may have a new trick up its sleeve –-preventing cancer.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New insights on the global fight to prevent cancers were presented during the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna. The studies highlight the challenges of overcoming misunderstandings ...
Cancer Sep 30, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
New studies that reveal for the first time the real economic and human costs of caring for cancer patients in Europe will be presented during the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
Cancer Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B do not receive recommended follow-up testing after vaccination, a new study finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Rising rates of mouth cancer mean that it's more important than ever that dentists and members of the dental team can promote prevention, detect warning signs and refer patients appropriately.
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence more than doubles the adult risk of skin cancer. The accumulation of long-term sun exposure may be equally dangerous. A study from the Colorado School ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older adults are asking more questions about liver health now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has formally called for baby boomers to get tested for Hepatitis C, says ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have long eluded scientists. In 2009, a paper in the journal Science linked the syndrome—sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)—to infection with a mouse retrovirus called ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—Taking finasteride to prevent prostate cancer does not negatively affect the physical function, mental health, or vitality domains of health-related quality of life, according to a study published ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Rochester Medical Center scientists discovered new genetic evidence linking cholesterol and cancer, raising the possibility that cholesterol medications could be useful in the future for cancer prevention or ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
First comprehensive review of European breast cancer screening programs finds benefits outweigh harm
A major review of breast cancer screening services in Europe, jointly led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, has concluded that the benefits of screening in terms of lives saved outweigh the harms caused ...
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0