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Seven Cervical-Cancer Falsehoods Debunked

Seven Cervical-Cancer Falsehoods Debunked

Though the incidence of cervical cancer among women (12,000 are estimated will be diagnosed with the disorder this year) is hardly as great as, say, breast cancer (207,000) or lung cancer (105,000), fully 1.2 million women will contract the pre-cancerous disorder known as dysplasia. Without tr... Read More


Birth Control Pills May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

Birth Control Pills May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

Oral contraceptives have been in use for nearly 50 years, and are taken by over 100 million women worldwide. Many studies over the years have cast doubt on the long term safety of "the pill", however, one study has found a possible benefit linked to its long term use. Published in The Lancet,... 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


City Women Are More Likely To Develop Breast Cancer

City Women Are More Likely To Develop Breast Cancer

Women living in urban areas have denser breasts, which make them more susceptible to developing breast cancer, according to a recent study presented at a meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Women's breast tissue may be fatty or glandular or a mixture of both. Women who have ... 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


Marijuana Compounds Effective in Battle with Brain Cancer

Marijuana Compounds Effective in Battle with Brain Cancer

Is Marijuana a potential tool for fighting cancer? Recent research at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute in San Francisco and separate research at the Complutense University in Spain point to the possibility that a combination of compounds in marijuana could help fight off a... Read More


Electricity Can Slow the Progression of Certain Cancers

Electricity Can Slow the Progression of Certain Cancers

New research in the August Issue of Physics Today explains how low-intensity electric fields can disrupt the division of cancer cells and slow the growth of brain tumors. The team of researchers used alternating electric fields that shift electric particles in cells back and forth hundreds of... Read More


Stress a Risk Factor for Uterine Cancer

Stress a Risk Factor for Uterine Cancer

Research in monkeys suggests stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer, according to a report from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. The study results also suggest that two drinks a day won't increase risk for breast or endometrial cancer for postmenopau... Read More


Coffee Consumption and Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer

Coffee Consumption and Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer

More research is emerging that points to coffee consumption as a potential preventive agent against various diseases. A new report suggests that coffee consumption may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. Data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Preve... Read More


Curcumin Can Kill Tumor Cells

Curcumin Can Kill Tumor Cells

Curcumin, a compound found in the Indian spice tumeric that gives curry powder its yellow color, killed esophageal cancer cells in a lab via an unexpected cell-death mechanism that did not include aptosis or cell suicide. Researchers found that the compound started killing cancer cells within ... Read More


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