Oncology & Cancer

Metformin use associated with less CRC risk in US population

(HealthDay)—For patients with diabetes in the United States, metformin use is associated with reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a study published in the April 1 issue of Cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Lycopene inversely linked to renal cell carcinoma risk

(HealthDay)—For postmenopausal women, lycopene intake seems to be inversely associated with the risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), according to a study published in the Feb. 15 issue of Cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Marriage may be a cancer fighter

(HealthDay)—A wedding band may be powerful medicine against cancer, a new study suggests.

Oncology & Cancer

Research aims to reduce health care disparities

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, queer/questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) population has been largely understudied by the medical community. Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center found that the LGBTQI community ...

Oncology & Cancer

No link found between vitamin D level and fatal prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—Neither circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels nor common variations in vitamin D pathway genes appear to be associated with risk of fatal prostate cancer, according to research published online March ...

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