Tag: likelihood

1 in 3 Breast Cancer Patients Interested in Genetic Testing

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

One in three women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer may want genetic testing, to see whether they are at risk for other types of cancer, or to look at the likelihood that a family member could develop cancer, according to a new study.

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Geography may limit access to cancer clinical trials

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Where advanced cancer patients live affects the likelihood that they can enroll in a treatment clinical trial, a new study found. Fewer than 10 percent of U.S

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Scots scientists create new colon cancer test

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

SCOTS scientists are breaking new ground in developing a new test to help predict the likelihood of developing colon cancer.

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Greasing up for summer: a little fear can lead to healthy sun protection habits

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A study from the University at Buffalo in New York suggests that fear of developing skin cancer is the driving force behind sunblock use, more so than existing statistics reflecting the likelihood that it will happen. Marc Kiviniemi, lead researcher and assistant professor of community health and health behavior, used the data collected during a US study by the National Cancer Institute that …

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Cancer drug availability urged

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Experts are calling for a breast cancer drug to be made freely available as a preventative treatment after it was found to halve the likelihood of disease developing in vulnerable women.

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Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Title: Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence Category: Health News Created: 9/11/2013 7:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Visceral fat causally linked to intestinal cancer

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

( American Association for Cancer Research ) The loss of fat by surgical removal or a calorie-restricted diet reduced the likelihood of developing intestinal tumors.

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Ability to metabolize tamoxifen affects breast cancer outcomes, Mayo Clinic-led study confirms

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

( Mayo Clinic ) For nearly a decade, breast cancer researchers studying the hormone therapy tamoxifen have been divided as to whether genetic differences in a liver enzyme affect the drug's effectiveness and the likelihood breast cancer will recur.

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Ability to Metabolize Tamoxifen Affects Breast Cancer Outcomes

| December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

For nearly a decade, breast cancer researchers studying the hormone therapy tamoxifen have been divided as to whether genetic differences in a liver enzyme affect the drug's effectiveness and the likelihood breast cancer will recur.

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