News tagged with cancer risk factors

Gene variant linked with reduced lung cancer risk

A variant in a gene involved with inflammation and the immune response is linked with a decreased risk of lung cancer. That is the finding of an analysis published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the Am ...

Oct 08, 2012
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Oral bacteria may signal pancreatic cancer risk

A new study finds significant associations between antibodies for multiple oral bacteria and the risk of pancreatic cancer, adding support for the emerging idea that the ostensibly distant medical conditions ...

Sep 18, 2012
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