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Cancer patients want more info about CT risks

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – – Some cancer patients would like more information on the health risks of their radiology tests, a new study found. “Before completing this study, I believed I understood what patients may wish to know and how to provide that information to them,” said Dr. Raymond Thornton, the study’s lead author from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City …

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Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Diabetes is associated with more advanced stage breast cancer, according to a new study by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Women's College Hospital.The findings, published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, confirm a strong link between diabetes and later stage breast cancer at diagnosis for Canadian women.

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How to get smarter on pills for seniors

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Thomas Jefferson University ) Cancer patients over the age of 65 often take multiple drugs, which can interfere with cancer treatment. A new study shows that currently used tools to prevent over-medicating senior cancer patients need improvement.

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Stress management techniques improve long-term mood and quality of life for women with breast cancer

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new study shows that providing women with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment can improve their mood and quality of life many years later.

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Managing stress uplifts mood in breast cancer patients

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York, March 23 (IANS): Providing women with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment can improve their mood and quality of life many years later, says a new study.

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Stress management techniques improve long-term mood and quality of life

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new study shows that providing women with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment can improve their mood and quality of life many years later.

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World-first cancer drugs could work in larger group of patients

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

( Institute of Cancer Research ) A pioneering class of drugs that target cancers with mutations in the BRCA breast cancer genes could also work against tumors with another type of genetic fault, a new study suggests. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, found that errors in a gene called CLBC leave cancer cells vulnerable to PARP inhibitor drugs. Around 2 percent of all tumors …

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Tumor determination in bowel cancer: Blood test replaces surgery

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new study is assessing patients with metastasized bowel cancer to determine whether it is possible to characterize tumor and better control resistance mechanisms with a blood test. The aim of this is to spare patients the stress of having tissue removed via biopsies and to make the targeted use of therapy easier.

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Exercise pumps up effectiveness of breast cancer therapy, study finds

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aerobic exercise is no friend to breast tumors, says a new study which suggests that regular physical activity may be a “novel adjuvant treatment” for women with breast cancer.

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Parenchymal preservation surgery linked to lower mortality, complication rates in cancer patients

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A surgical approach in which a surgeon removes less than a lobe of the liver in a patient undergoing an operation for liver cancer is associated with lower mortality and complication rates, according to new study results published online as an “article in press” in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS).

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