Tag: other-types

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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Study Finds New Radiotherapy Technique More Effective and Safer for Some Mesothelioma Patients, According to Surviving …

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New research suggests that an advanced targeted radiotherapy technique called volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) may beat other types of conformal radiotherapy for certain patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. (PRWeb January 24, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12464645.htm

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Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer May Lead To Other Forms Of Cancer

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online People who contract nonmelanoma skin cancer by the age of 25 face an increased risk of eventually developing melanoma or other types of cancer, researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford report in a recent edition of the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention . According to HealthDay News reporter …

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Dividing stem cells identified as new target in battle against cancer

| August 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scientists believe cells that can be formed into other types of tissue in the body play key role in causing tumours Scientists have pinpointed a new target in the battle against cancer. They believe that stem cells – the precursors of normal skin, blood and other types of tissue in the body – frequently play a crucial role in the spread of tumours. Cancer Research UK (CRUK), Britain's biggest …

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Family History of Cancer May Raise Risk for Other Types of Tumors

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Title: Family History of Cancer May Raise Risk for Other Types of Tumors Category: Health News Created: 7/25/2013 10:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center Urges Victims Of Mesothelioma Or Lung Cancer Who Were Exposed To Asbestos At A …

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center says, “We want to hear from a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma, or any type of lung cancer victim, if they had long term exposure to asbestos at an oil refinery, a chemical manufacturing facility or other types of industrial workplace like a shipyard, or almost any type of factory, because the financial compensation claims for these types of people can be …

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Even a Deadly Skin Cancer Doesn’t Stop Some From Tanning

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

You've heard of people treated for lung cancer who continue to smoke, right?

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Study: Pap test could screen for ovarian and uterine cancer

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA, Jan 11 — Turns out the pap smear — a routine test women undergo each year or two to screen for cervical cancer — could help screen for other types of cancer as well, a new study said this week.

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Pap test could screen for ovarian and uterine cancer: study

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Turns out the pap smear — a routine test women undergo each year or two to screen for cervical cancer — could help screen for other types of cancer as well, a new study said this week.

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