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6604 Articles Matching "cancer"

Texas petrochemical fire prompts hundreds to visit health clinic

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their coughs, headaches and other symptoms to a mobile clinic on Friday set up by local health officials....
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Precision Medicine Is Hot Field These Days, But It’s Undermined By Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Research

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
An analysis finds that 78 percent of all individuals included in genomic studies of disease up to 2018 were of European descent. In other public health news: loneliness in teens, childhood trauma, trigger warnings, cancer and vaccines by mail....
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Breast Ultrasound And Cancer Detection Rates Increased Under New Laws

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
State breast density notification laws that mandate reporting of mammogram results can prompt further screening and modestly boost cancer detection rates, say researchers at Yale's School of Public Health and School of Medicine. Their study was published in the American Journal of Public Health. Ab......
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Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk

Mar 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00...
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Mailed Home Colon Cancer Tests Boost Screening

Mar 23, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers believe that mailing the screening kits directly to patients, which frames participation as the default, reduced steps in the process, and made it easier for patients to get screened and catch colorectal cancer earlier or even potentially prevent it from...
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10 Tools For Fighting Aflatoxin, Which Causes Liver Cancer And Childhood Stunting

Mar 23, 2019 , Forbes
Soil treatment, investments in biodiversity, climate change mitigation, improved food handling, crowdsourced science, and...
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‘A Huge Step Forward’: Research Breakthrough Sparks Hope For Preserving Fertility Of Young Boys With Cancer

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"Fertility issues for kids with cancer were ignored" for years, said University of Pittsburgh reproductive scientist Kyle Orwig. "Many of us dream of growing up and having our own families. We hope our research will help these young patients to do that." Until now, boys hadn't had a realistic option to preserve their fertility, but that may be...
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Drug Combo Does Double Duty Against Common Skin Lesions, Cancers

Mar 23, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Drug Combo Does Double Duty Against Common Skin Lesions, CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00...
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Common Drug Combo Found to Cut Skin Cancer Odds

Mar 23, 2019 , WebMD
A two-ointment combo used to clear crusty skin growths known as actinic keratosis also has been found to greatly reduce the odds for squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), the second most common form of skin...
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Breast Ultrasound And Cancer Detection Rates Increased Under New Laws

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
State breast density notification laws that mandate reporting of mammogram results can prompt further screening and modestly boost cancer detection rates, say researchers at Yale's School of Public Health and School of Medicine. Their study was published in the American Journal of Public Health. Ab......
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Sugary drinks may help fuel colon cancer tumors, study in mice suggests

Mar 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
The study shows how sugar drives tumor growth, possibly explaining a surge in early colon cancer diagnoses in young...
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GSK reports positive data for experimental blood cancer drug

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline received a boost for its oncology research on Thursday, as it reported further positive data from a study of its experimental drug for blood cancer....
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Cancer Drugs Dominate Top 10 Best-Selling Drugs

Mar 22, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Cancer Drugs Dominate Top 10 Best-Selling Drugs in...
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Can Drinking Very Hot Tea Raise Your Risk Of Esophageal Cancer?

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
A study showed that drinking tea above this temperature was associated with higher esophageal cancer...
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Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Raise Depression Risk

Mar 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Raise Depression RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Roundup Caused Man's Cancer: Jury

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
Monsanto, now owned by pharmaceutical company Bayer, faces more than 9,000 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States, The...
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Is Medical Pot a Blessing for Seniors?

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
In states that legalized medical marijuana, there was a 4.8 percent decrease in reported pain for conditions that qualified for pot treatment (cancer, arthritis, glaucoma and pain), compared to states without medical...
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FDA approves new indication for Roche’s Tecentriq

Mar 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Tecentriq is the first cancer immunotherapy approved for the initial treatment of extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer Read More...
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Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the...
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Study: Protein Linked To Cancer Growth Drives Deadly Lung Disease

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. The discovery, made in laboratory mice and human tissue samples, may have implications for treating the disease using existing anti-ca......
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