Tag: less-likely

Midlife fitness may be a real cancer fighter for men

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests.

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Rare Cancers Australia report: Survival rates fall behind for patients with rare cancers

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patients diagnosed with rare cancers are far less likely to survive than those with a common cancer such as breast or bowel cancer, according to a new report.        

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Breastfeeding can cut a woman's risk of cancer by a fifth

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Research found those who breastfed were 10 per cent less likely to get breast cancer. But in Britain, just 23 per cent of women breastfeed for the World Health Organisation's recommended six months.

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Breastfeeding can cut a woman's risk of cancer by a fifth: Thousands of cases could be avoided if mothers persevered …

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Research found those who breastfed were 10 per cent less likely to get breast cancer. But in Britain, just 23 per cent of women breastfeed for the World Health Organisation's recommended six months.

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Older cancer patients missing out on surgery

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Older people are less likely to have cancer surgery compared to younger people, according to new data. A report reveals the difference in rates of surgery across 21 different cancer types. While many factors might be at play — frailty, suffering more than one illness, being diagnosed at a late stage, patients choosing not to undergo surgery — these statistics paint a worrying picture.

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UK Cancer Survival Rates Below Third World

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

British patients are less likely to survive lung, liver and stomach cancer than those in some Third World countries, according to the most comprehensive ever international study of its kind.

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Race, hospital, insurance status all factors in how lung cancer is treated

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

( University of Illinois at Chicago ) African Americans, Hispanics, and those who receive care at a community hospital are all significantly less likely than other patients to receive treatment for early stage non-small cell lung cancer, according to a report in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.

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Diet may influence ovarian cancer survival

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Women with healthier diets before an ovarian cancer diagnosis are less likely to die in the years following the cancer than women with poorer diets, according to a new study.

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E-cigarettes unhelpful in smoking cessation among cancer patients, study shows

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a new study of cancer patients who smoke, those using e-cigarettes, in addition to traditional cigarettes, were more nicotine dependent and equally or less likely to have quit smoking traditional cigarettes than non-users.

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E-Cigarettes Fail to Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cancer patients who smoke e-cigarettes were more nicotine dependent and equally or less likely to quit smoking traditional cigarettes than non-users, a new study has found.

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