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Gene may predict if further cancer treatments are needed

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether...

Use of mood-stabilizing drug linked with reduced risk of developing head...

A new study indicates that a commonly used mood stabilizing drug may help prevent head and neck cancer. The study is published early online...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Quick dose of radiation can prevent cancer in other breast

Survivors of breast cancer have a one in six chance of developing breast cancer in the other breast. But a study conducted in mice, and...

Drug shows good results in treating most common form of lung...

An experimental cancer drug that has shown promise in the treatment of melanoma has also shown early potential as an effective treatment for patients...

Walking can reduce breast cancer risk

Postmenopausal women who were very active or walked for at least seven hours a week had a reduced risk for breast cancer, according to...
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Florida seaweed good for what ails you?

A new defense against prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men in the United States, may come from a seaweed found off the...

How Red Hair May Increase Melanoma Risk

A person’s skin pigment, which determines hair color and skin tone, is influenced by the melanocortin-1 (MC1R) gene receptor. For the population’s 1 to...

Thalidomide plus curry spice kills cancer cells

In a laboratory, preclinical study recently published by the journal Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers combined structural features...

Researchers Target ‘Cell Sleep’ to Lower Chances of Cancer Recurrence

An international research team led by University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) scientists discovered that by preventing cancer cells from entering a state of...
Fish oil may help cure leukemia

African-Americans with blood cancer do not live as long as Caucasians,...

A new analysis has found that among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, African Americans more commonly present with advanced disease, and they tend to...

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