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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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Initial prostate biopsies may be more accurate at academic centers

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Lisa Rapaport Men may get more accurate prostate cancer biopsies at an academic medical center than at a community hospital, say Canadian researchers. If the tumors do turn more risky, they’re reclassified, and researchers found that tumors biopsied at non-academic facilities, such as community hospitals, were much more likely to be reclassified than those taken at a major medical center …

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Classification of Gene Mutations in a Children's Cancer May Point to Improved Treatments

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oncology researchers studying gene mutations in the childhood cancer neuroblastoma are refining their diagnostic tools to predict which patients are more likely to respond to drugs called ALK inhibitors that target such mutations.

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High triglycerides linked with prostate cancer recurrence

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new study has linked high triglyceride levels with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer. Among men who had surgery for prostate cancer, those with elevated triglyceride levels before surgery were 35% more likely to show signs of a cancer recurrence than men with normal preoperative levels.

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Would YOU tell your family you had cancer? 25% of patients say no

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The poll, commissioned for Bupa, also found women were more likely to keep a diagnosis to themselves – even from their spouse.

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Parenthood may push cancer patients to seek more treatment

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Being a parent makes cancer patients more likely to seek life-extending treatments, a new study says.

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Skirt size can help predict breast cancer

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Women who increase skirt size more likely to develop the disease after menopause

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E-cigarettes 'make cancer patients more nicotine dependent'

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A study of cancer sufferers found those who used the new devices, which have become popular in recent years, are barely more likely to quit smoking than those on conventional cigarettes.

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E-cigarettes DON'T help cancer patients stop smoking 'because they become more nicotine dependent'

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A study of cancer sufferers found those who used the new devices, which have become popular in recent years, are barely more likely to quit smoking than those on conventional cigarettes.

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E-cigarettes DON'T help cancer patients stop smoking 'because they become more nicotine dependent'

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A study of cancer sufferers found those who used the new devices, which have become popular in recent years, are barely more likely to quit smoking than those on conventional cigarettes.

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