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Some Colon Cancers May Be Caused by Diarrheal Bacteria

Some Colon Cancers May Be Caused by Diarrheal Bacteria Bacteria that cause diarrhea may also be the cause of some colon cancers, according to research from John Hopkins University. The investigators believe that strains of the common Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF) trick immune systems cells into allowing runaway colon tissue inflammation - a precurso... Read More

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer Most of the news we hear about breast cancer deals with addressing the disease after it's already been diagnosed. The best treatment for any disease, is through prevention. Here are 10 ways to lower your breast cancer risk. Read More

Anti-Prostate Cancer Vaccine is Approved for Medicare Patients

Anti-Prostate Cancer Vaccine is Approved for Medicare Patients Provenge, a new prostate cancer vaccine that was approved by the FDA in April 2010 was recently reviewed by The Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDAC). The Committee approved the vaccine for treatment of Medicare patients. Read More

Two Markers Found for Prostate-Cancer Deadliness

Two Markers Found for Prostate-Cancer Deadliness Investigators have found that men who are or have been overweight or who have high insulin levels are more likely to die from prostate cancer. The discovery of these two predictors is important, because doctors now have two crucial clues as to which patients will develop the most life-threate... Read More

Skin Cancer May Lead to Other Cancers

Skin Cancer May Lead to Other Cancers A new study suggests that people who have had non-melanoma skin cancer may be at increased risk of developing other cancers, including those that affect other parts of the body. Previous research has already found a link between skin cancer and an increased risk of developing melanoma, a rare... Read More

New Robot-Assisted Surgical Method for Treating Thyroid Cancer

New Robot-Assisted Surgical Method  for Treating Thyroid Cancer A team of surgeons at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea has successfully treated 200 consecutive patients with thyroid cancer using a novel robot-assisted endoscopic technique. The minimally invasive procedure, which has several technical and cosmetic advantages not offered... Read More

New Technique for the Diagnosis of Mesothelioma

New Technique for the Diagnosis of Mesothelioma A new technique may help clinicians pin down a diagnosis for patients presenting with pleural effusion stemming from an unknown cause. The study appears in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Read More

Hepatitis C Infection May Double Risk for Kidney Cancer

Hepatitis C Infection May Double Risk for Kidney Cancer An infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) increases the risk of developing kidney cancer by almost 100 percent, a study has found. Read More

Wine Consumption May Increase Survival for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients

Wine Consumption May Increase Survival for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients Pre-diagnostic wine consumption may reduce the risk of death and relapse among patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to an epidemiological study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research. Read More

Clinicians May be Screening for Cervical Cancer Too Often

Clinicians May be Screening for Cervical Cancer Too Often Clinical guidelines currently recommend screening low-risk women for cervical cancer every three years after age 30, but most primary care clinicians report that they would advise testing for the disease more frequently. Adding a test for human papillomavirus (HPV) to screening protocols does ... Read More

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