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Vitamin D link?

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Vitamin D is important for good overall immune system health -- and it also may hold the key to longer breast cancer survival.

'Cancer Revolution'

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In a new book, Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy shares her groundbreaking integrative approach to treating, preventing cancer.
Walking lung cancer study

Walk for better sleep

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Study: Walking could improve the sleep of lung cancer patients. Researchers say similar link seen in breast, colorectal patients.

Success rates?

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Despite considerable investment and innovation, chemo drugs have had little effect on survival in adults with metastatic cancer.

PSA testing

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A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is not a good indication of cancer, but it is a good measure of how well treatment has worked.

CLL causes

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Scientists have linked the risk of developing chronic lymphocytic leukemia to the inheritance of nine regions of DNA.
Women cancer rate

'Sober summary'

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5.5 million women will die from cancer by 2030 -- more than the combined population of the world's smallest 50 countries.

Styrene concerns

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The Department of Occupational Medicine at Aarhus University in Denmark has concluded that styrene may cause cancer in humans.
Microsoft cancer research

An answer for cancer?

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Microsoft vows to crack the code of diseased cells so they can be reprogrammed back to a healthy state.

Cancer cell receptors

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Researchers discover a way to tag cancer cells of tumors that are difficult to target because they lack suitable receptors.

Path to treatment?

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Researchers found a pathway by which cancer cells spread and grow in the brain; new possibilities for treatment?

#KnowYourLemons

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Breast cancer campaign seeks to use images to "overcome the barriers of low literacy, taboo, and fear around the world."

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Scientists tag cancer cells that lack suitable receptors

Researchers have discovered a way to tag cancer cells of tumors that are difficult to target because they lack suitable receptors. The team — including scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and research…

Occupational styrene exposure may cause cancer

The Department of Occupational Medicine at Aarhus University in Denmark has concluded that styrene may cause cancer in humans. Styrene is a colorless liquid that evaporates easily. In its pure form, styrene has a sweet…

Innate lymphoid cells may be key to immune therapies

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that innate lymphoid cells inhibit the body’s immune response to fight cancer. This is important because it may lead to a better understanding of…

Research sheds fresh light on the causes of CLL

Scientists have linked the risk of developing chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) to the inheritance of nine regions of DNA, five of which help white blood cells fight disease. The research sheds fresh light on the…

Study gives insight on why some breast cancer drugs fail

About one in five women who have opted for breast cancer surgery see a return of the disease. After surgery, many women are prescribed hormone treatments — tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors — that cut off the supply…

Protein distortion may be linked to skin cancer

Researchers at Rockefeller University have shown that a shift in translation, the process by which cells produce proteins from RNA, may promote skin cancer. In order to function, cells need to turn instructions encoded in…

UK offers new standard to treat pancreatic cancer

A Cancer Research UK-funded study has determined that the combination of two chemotherapy drugs — gemcitabine and capecitabine — should be the new standard of care for pancreatic cancer patients who have had surgery to…

Cervical cancer deadlier than revealed

Cervical cancer is deadlier than previously thought, concluded research published in the journal Cancer. Previous estimates of cervical cancer death rates did not account for women who had their cervixes removed in hysterectomy procedures, which…

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