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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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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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ADXS: Positive Phase I/II Data Reported on ADXS-HPV for Anal Cancer

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

All 10 patients who have completed treatment in the study have had a complete response with no evidence of recurrence to date (follow-up ranging from 0.5 — 24 months). The ongoing Phase I/II trial (BrUOG 276) of ADXS-HPV for anal cancer was initiated in February of 2013, which is a non-randomized, open-label, multi-center study being conducted by the Brown University Oncology Group in …

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Doctors with bad news seen as less compassionate

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Until recently, doctors and researchers believed that doctors who delivered bad news in an empathetic tone would be seen as sincere, said Dr.

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Green tea compound kills oral cancer cells

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers from Penn State have identified an ingredient in green tea known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) that destroys oral cancer cells while leaving healthy cells untouched, according to a new report in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research . In particular, the study found that EGCG sets off a process in cancer cell …

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Cancer survivors plagued by lack of personal control

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Mayo Clinic: Women with atypical hyperplasia are at higher risk of breast cancer

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

( Mayo Clinic ) Women with atypical hyperplasia of the breast have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than previously thought, a Mayo Clinic study has found.

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Tamoxifen reduces breast cancer rates by nearly a third for 20 years

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The preventive effect of breast cancer drug ‘tamoxifen’ remains virtually constant for at least 20 years – with rates reduced by around 30 per cent – a new analysis reveals. During the study 7,154 pre and post-menopausal women were randomized to receive either tamoxifen (20mg daily) or a matching placebo for five years. After completing treatment, the health of all participants was monitored …

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Health Beat: Chronic inflammation and prostate cancer

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 2001, Ira Abbott has been doing his part to advance medical science. Abbott volunteered to be part of a research study, focusing on prostate cancer

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Curcumin and tackling mesothelioma: an interview with Dr. Afshin Dowlati

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

An important point about this work is that the research into curcumin was conducted following a discovery about mesothelioma, rather than being the primary endpoint of the study.

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