Identifying Markers for Lung Cancer and Genes for Therapy

2011-09-12 / Cancer / Comments Off on Identifying Markers for Lung Cancer and Genes for TherapyComments

Medical Researchers are working to identify markers that predict cancer risk, target cancer-causing genes for therapy and develop inhaled treatment to prevent cancer.

Lung Cancer is the second most common cancer among both women and men. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sun Exposure Not Linked to Lymphoma

2011-06-30 / Health / Comments Off on Sun Exposure Not Linked to LymphomaComments

Previous studies have suggested that people who live in southern regions are at greater risk for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leading researchers to hypothesize that exposure to sunlight may play a role in causing the lymph tissue cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Best STD Treatment

2011-05-18 / Health / Comments Off on The Best STD TreatmentComments

Most people know that AIDS can kill. Most people understand that the diseases mentioned in this drkoop.com special report can be sexually transmitted. Read the rest of this entry »

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HRT Safe For Women With History of Breast Cancer

2011-04-22 / Health / Comments Off on HRT Safe For Women With History of Breast CancerComments

Women who had breast cancer and took hormone replacement therapy (HRT) afterwards were no more likely to have a recurrence of the disease than those who did not use HRT, according to a study in the May 16 issue of the National Cancer Institute.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Early Chemo May Boost Bladder Cancer Survival

2011-04-15 / Health / Comments Off on Early Chemo May Boost Bladder Cancer SurvivalComments

Bladder cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy before surgery have double the overall survival compared with patients who had their bladders removed with standard therapy, researchers reported here on Monday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

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