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Increase in lifestyle-related cancers over past decade spotlights need for prevention

Added: 19.06.2018 16:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Lifestyle-related cancers, such as lung, colorectal, and skin cancers, have increased globally over the past decade, according to the most comprehensive analysis of cancer-related health outcomes and patterns ever conducted.

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Smoking hits all-time low in U.S.

Added: 19.06.2018 15:46 | 10 views | 0 comments

The decline has coincided with a greater understanding that smoking is a cause of cancer, heart disease and other health problems.

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Evolution Research Could Revolutionize Cancer Therapy

Added: 19.06.2018 15:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

Evolutionary studies indicate that the genetic changes enabling a cancer to develop arise shockingly early within the primary tumor. This discovery points to a promising new approach to therapy

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Check the key targets in your area

Added: 19.06.2018 13:56 | 18 views | 0 comments

Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

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The force is strong within us: New study explores cell mechanics at work

Added: 19.06.2018 3:24 | 22 views | 0 comments

A research team focused on measuring the stiffness, bending, twisting and viscosity of individual cells -- focused on a breast cancer cell line -- using all of the most state-of-the art technology at their disposal. How both healthy and cancerous cells respond to this environment -- and whether there are key differences that can be identified for future diagnostic applications was of keen interest to the researchers.

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Police: Cancer patient was killed for her painkillers

Added: 19.06.2018 3:15 | 25 views | 0 comments

The cancer patient found dead in Kentucky was killed for her painkillers and dumped in the woods, according to court documents.

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Gene editing embryonic stem cells might increase risk of cancer

Added: 19.06.2018 1:56 | 44 views | 0 comments

Genome editing with CRISPR may select for cells with mutations in a key anti-cancer gene, but now we know of this risk it should be possible to ensure treatments are still safe

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Wales 'behind' in technology to detect prostate cancer

Added: 19.06.2018 1:05 | 23 views | 0 comments

The mpMRI scan is currently available in just three out of seven Welsh health boards.

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Novel combination as potential therapy for high-risk neuroblastoma

Added: 18.06.2018 22:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

Researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center in Richmond, Virginia, have identified a promising target to reverse the development of high-risk neuroblastoma and potentially inform the creation of novel combination therapies for the disease.

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