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7523 Articles Matching "cancer"

Bristol-Myers reports positive data on cancer treatment acquired in Celgene deal

Dec 08, 2019 , Reuters
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Saturday said that an experimental cancer therapy it acquired as part of its $74 billion deal for Celgene Corp produced positive results in a clinical trial....
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Using Sound Waves to Destroy Prostate Cancer

Dec 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Using Sound Waves to Destroy Prostate CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Bayer reaches agreement to postpone more glyphosate lawsuits for settlement talks

Dec 07, 2019 , Reuters
Germany's Bayer has agreed with plaintiffs to postpone its next two U.S. lawsuits over the alleged cancer-causing effects of its glyphosate-based weed killers to allow more time for talks on a settlement....
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Study links hair dyes and chemical straighteners to higher breast cancer risk, particularly among black women

Dec 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener use was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health....
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Study Links Hair Straighteners, Dyes to Breast Cancer

Dec 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Links Hair Straighteners, Dyes to Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: He Got a New Heart, Then Cancer, Then Another Heart

Dec 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: He Got a New Heart, Then Cancer, Then Another HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA probes diabetes drug metformin for carcinogen NDMA

Dec 06, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating whether the diabetes drug metformin had unsafe levels of a cancer-causing chemical and will recommend recalls as appropriate, the agency said on Thursday....
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Research Links Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners To Alarming Increase In Breast Cancer Rates For Black Women

Dec 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study finds that black women who regularly used permanent dyes to color their hair were 60 percent more likely to develop breast cancer. While earlier research on hair dye and cancer risk included mostly white women, 9% of this study's participants were African-American women. In other public health news: CTE, children's health, a once-a-month birth control pill, and...
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Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk, Especially for Overweight People

Dec 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk, Especially for Overweight PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Eli Lilly to put Loxo executives in charge of new cancer research unit

Dec 06, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it will create a new cancer research division that will be run by top executives from Loxo Oncology, a cancer-focused biotech company it acquired earlier this year....
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How The Oldest People Got There: Could Be The Immune Cells

Dec 05, 2019 , Forbes
Can new insights into the immune systems of the world's oldest people open the door to better therapeutics to ward off cancer and deadly infections? Recent research suggests it's possible, raising excitement and new questions...
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Special Report: Powder Keg - FDA bowed to industry for decades as alarms were sounded over talc

Dec 05, 2019 , Reuters
At an invitation-only gathering late last year, U.S. regulators and their guests huddled at a hotel near Washington, D.C., to discuss the best way to detect cancer-causing asbestos in talc powders and cosmetics....
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Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk

Dec 05, 2019 , WebMD
Aspirin's protective effect appears particularly pronounced among people who are overweight -- those with a body mass index of 25 to 29.9, the results...
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Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier

Dec 05, 2019 , WebMD
Focused ultrasound is an FDA-approved treatment for essential tremor and is approved to treat Parkinson's disease outside the U.S. It’s also making waves in research into breast cancer, diabetes, and mental illnesses like severe...
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A New Study Says Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

Dec 05, 2019 , Forbes
A new study has revealed potentially worrying links between the use of some hair products and the risk of developing breast cancer, with black women at far higher risk than white...
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Study Links Hair Straighteners, Dyes to Breast Cancer

Dec 05, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers analyzed data from nearly 47,000 U.S. women, followed for an average of more than eight years as part of the federally funded Sisters Study. All of the women had a sister who'd been diagnosed with breast cancer, but they didn't have breast cancer themselves at the start of the...
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Roche wins FDA approval for immunotherapy cocktail against lung cancer

Dec 05, 2019 , Reuters
Roche's Tecentriq immunotherapy mixed with chemotherapy won U.S. approval as an initial treatment for a form of lung cancer as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to establish its alternative to drugs from Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb....
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Death Or Debt? Cancer Patients Are Presented With An Unimaginable Choice

Dec 05, 2019 , Forbes
Even though cancer is one of the most common things to happen to a person, the cost of treating it has been an unreasonable financial burden for many Americans....
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More U.S. women know how breast density impacts cancer risk

Dec 04, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of U.S. women understand that breast density can impact cancer risk, but a new study suggests this isn't prompting more patients to discuss the issue with their doctors....
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Powder Keg: FDA bowed to industry for decades as alarms were sounded over talc

Dec 04, 2019 , Reuters
At an invitation-only gathering late last year, U.S. regulators and their guests huddled at a hotel near Washington, D.C., to discuss the best way to detect cancer-causing asbestos in talc powders and cosmetics....
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