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

| February 24, 2016 | 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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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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Most Women Would Back The Idea Of More Breast Screening, If They Are At Higher Risk Of Getting Cancer

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the worrying news that the number of women getting screened for breast cancer is falling , new research has revealed that 85% of women would back the idea of more frequent breast screening if they are at higher genetic risk of developing breast cancer . The research was published today by The Breast

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Scientists discover why bowel cancer sometimes outsmarts treatment

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Cancer Research UK ) A new study that challenges the prevailing view of how bowel cancer develops in the large intestine is published today in Nature Medicine.

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A way to kill chemo-resistant ovarian cancer cells: Cut down its protector

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Ottawa Hospital Research Institute ) Ovarian cancer is the most deadly gynecological cancer, claiming the lives of more than 50 percent of women who are diagnosed with the disease. A study involving Ottawa and Taiwan researchers, published today in the influential Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), provides new insight into why ovarian cancer is often resistant to …

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Time of day crucial to accurately test for diseases, new research finds

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

( University of Surrey ) A new study published today in the journal PNAS, has found that time of day and sleep deprivation have a significant effect on our metabolism. The finding could be crucial when looking at the best time of day to test for diseases such as cancer and heart disease, and for administering medicines effectively.

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'Love hormone' could provide new treatment for anorexia

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

( King’s College London ) Oxytocin, also known as the ‘love hormone,’ could provide a new treatment for anorexia nervosa, according to new research by a team of British and Korean scientists. The study, published today, found that oxytocin alters anorexic patients’ tendencies to fixate on images of high calorie foods, and larger body shape.

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Mailing test results to patient’s home increase colon cancer screening rates by 40%

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Colon cancer screening rates increased by nearly 40 percent when free stool tests were mailed to patients' homes, according to results of a pilot study published today in the journal BMC Cancer.

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Mailing Free Tests to Patients' Homes Boosts Colon Cancer Screening Rates in Underserved Populations

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —

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Mailing Free Tests to Patients' Homes Boosts Colon Cancer Screening Rates in Underserved Populations

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Colon cancer screening rates increased by nearly 40 percent when free stool tests were mailed to patients' homes, according to results of a pilot study published today in the journal BMC Cancer.

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