News tagged with cancer prevention

Analyzing PSAs for African-American women

(Medical Xpress)—African-American women die from breast cancer at a higher percentage rate than other populations. Numerous factors contribute to that fact, but it can be at least partially attributed to the lack of communication ...

Feb 06, 2013
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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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