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Asbestos exposure "unlikely to cause major health problems"

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low.

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Asbestos 'unlikely to cause health issues for residents'

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low. Nevertheless care should always be taken to minimise inhalation of asbestos fibres.

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Hormone Therapy 'Could Increase Risk Of Cancer'

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could increase a woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer by as much as 40%, according to a new study. The research by Oxford University and published in The Lancet has been welcomed by cancer charities, who are urging more women to study the risks before deciding if they want the treatment. Around 7,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with ovarian cancer …

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Hormone replacement therapy increases ovarian cancer risk

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

London, Feb 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can increase ovarian cancer risk by as much as 40 percent. The research by Oxford University has been welcomed by cancer charities, who are urging more women to study the risks before deciding if they want the treatment, Sky News reported. Liz Aram, from southwest London, who underwent HRT for five …

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Hormone Therapy 'Could Increase Risk Of Cancer'

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could increase a woman's risk of getting ovarian cancer by as much as 40%, according to a new study.

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Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Americans Confused About Cancer Risks Category: Health News Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Skin Cancer Cases Up By 41% – Experts Blame Cheap Holidays

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

New figures have been released showing a dramatic increase in the number of skin cancer cases over the past five years. The number of people admitted for the disease has increased by an alarming 41% in the past half a decade, fueling growing concerns from health specialists that 'the British public aren't taking the risks of skin cancer seriously'.

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Scientists map risk of premature menopause after cancer treatment

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Institute of Cancer Research ) Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different treatments.The findings, set out in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, are based on the experience of more than 2,000 young women in England and Wales treated for …

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Do women over 75 still need mammograms?

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

New study says older women can benefit from early detection, but some warn of the risks of overtreatment

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Endoscopic resection not always best for localized, early-stage esophageal cancer: Study

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new study, published in the July, 2014, issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute by Northwestern Medicine- researchers, sheds new light on the risks associated with the growing popularity of endoscopic resection in the treatment of localized, early-stage esophageal cancer.

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