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Lung cancer now leading cause of cancer death in females in developed countries

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The finding is reported in Global Cancer Statistics, appearing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and a consumer-friendly companion publication, Global Cancer Facts & Figures 3rd Edition, both released on World Cancer Day. The reports rely on the worldwide estimates of cancer incidence and mortality produced by the IARC for 2012 in their GLOBOCAN series…

Number of young patients with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer anticipated to nearly double by 2030

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Published in the current issue of JAMA Surgery, the findings build on prior studies of CRC trends but go a step further by providing quantitative estimates of exponentially increasing risk for CRC among patients who fall under 50, the age at which CRC screening becomes recommended for the general public. …

Side effects of cancer prevention surgery can be helped with a single-day education program, study finds

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The program taught women how to manage some of the physical and emotional difficulties that can follow ovary-removing surgery and helped many participants resume satisfying sexual activity and reduce feelings of anxiety and depression, the investigators found. The study, published today in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, underscores the need to inform women about the aftereffects of this type of surgery and, critically, let them know that such problems can be dealt with successfully. “For women who inherit genetic mutations that put them at increased risk for ovarian cancer, oophorectomy — surgical removal of the ovaries — can sharply lower that risk…

Osteoporosis treatment may also benefit breast cancer patients — ScienceDaily

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“Skeletal metastases develop in up to 70 percent of women who die from breast cancer,” says study co-lead author, Dr. Richard Kremer, director of the Bone and Mineral Unit at the MUHC and a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. “This causes considerable suffering and is life-threatening. Preventing this could translate into saving a significant number of lives.” Reduction of metastatic risk by half Dr…

New ‘designer proteins’ in fight against Alzheimer’s, cancer

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The team has developed an innovative process allowing them to generate a particular type of synthetic amino acid — and a particular type of designer protein — that has not been done before. The advance is announced by the Jamieson Research Group in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Leicester…

Lacking trust in one’s doctor affects health of emotionally vulnerable cancer patients — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140722164136.htm

Cancer chain in cell membrane seen with supercomputers — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140623131403.htm

New mechanism explaining how cancer cells spread — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140528163612.htm

Analyzing living cells quickly, accurately — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140505093804.htm

UV nail salon lamps linked to small increased risk of skin cancer — ScienceDaily

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source : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140430192656.htm