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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


Technique Finds Hard-to-Spot Breast Tumors

Technique Finds Hard-to-Spot Breast Tumors

A new system nimbly finds tumors masked by dense breast tissue that mammograms ordinarily can't spot - and at half the cost and with a vastly lower rate of false positives. The technique, known as Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI), is especially targeted at the nearly one-fourth of women above 40... Read More


Expert Commentary: Delia Chiaramonte, M.D. 01/27/2010

Expert Commentary: Delia Chiaramonte, M.D. 01/27/2010

Once a doctor says "you have cancer", your whole world turns upside down. Most people feel confused, afraid and out of control. Here are the 5 most important things to do after your diagnosis. Read More


Expert Commentator: Dr. Andrew Albert - 11/17/2009

Expert Commentator: Dr. Andrew Albert - 11/17/2009

Oncologists typically use prescription medicines like Zofran and Compazine to combat the nausea usually associated with chemotherapy. The research reported in the American Society of Clinical Oncology confirms the folk wisdom of generations past. The ginger found in ginger ale and ginger tea i... Read More


Social Class No Shield Against Smoking's Toxicity

Social Class No Shield Against Smoking's Toxicity

    Smoking erases the health benefits normally conferred by being well-to-do or female, a recent study has found. The findings, which were published online in the British Medical Journal, revealed that even the poorest non-smokers had a lower premature-death rate than smokers ... Read More


Cellular "Danger Receptor" Alerts Immune System to Cancer

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    A chemical “danger receptor” on certain specialized cells senses the cell death characteristic of bodily injury or malignant tissue and then mobilizes the body’s immune system to repair the flaw, a recent study has revealed.     The results... Read More


Racial Gap in Cancer Mortality Stubbornly Persists

Racial Gap in Cancer Mortality Stubbornly Persists

In statistics almost unchanged from those in 1981, blacks have been found to be significantly more likely to develop and die of cancer than whites, a recent study revealed. And blacks, once diagnosed with cancer, don’t live as long as their white counterparts. In a study co-authored by A... Read More


An Alternative, Ethical Source for Stem Cells

An Alternative, Ethical Source for Stem Cells

A new source of stem cells could be as good as embryonic stem cells for researching and developing treatments for a range of serious diseases, and without the ethical implications of embryonic stem cells. Scientists from Germany and the UK have discovered this new source: routine biopsies of ... Read More


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