Category Archives: Cancer

Spectroscopy make Breast Cancer Diagnosis easy

Written by Catharine Paddock PhD The analysis of small deposits of calcium in breast tissue can help differentiate cancerous and benign tumors, but it is sometimes not easy to make such a diagnosis. Now a team of researchers in the … Continue reading

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Why Do Cancer Rates Increase As We Age?

As we age, our risk of developing cancer increases, because our tissue landscape changes as we age. By Grace Rattue   The study is published in the journalOncogene. James DeGregori, Ph.D., researcher at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and professor … Continue reading

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Exclusive: How To Give Up Smoking?? – Study

“It’s easy to quit smoking; I’ve done it hundreds of times.” — Mark Twain By Catharine Paddock  There are many different ways to quit smoking. Some experts advocate using pharmacological products to help wean you off nicotine, others say all you … Continue reading

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Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Cancer Risk

  Cancer is responsible for approximately 70 per cent of the deaths in low and middle-income countries such as Pakistan. “Together it is possible,” this year’s theme for World Cancer Day, highlights the importance of raising awareness and education about … Continue reading

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Steps Women Can Take To Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Report

More than 230,000 new cases of breast cancer expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2011, many wonder about the role that environmental exposures may be playing. Written by Catharine Paddock PhD A new Institute of Medicine (IOM) … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer, Chemotherapy And Prolonged Fatigue

In a follow-up study, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have found that patients who receive chemotherapy forbreast cancer might experience prolongedfatigue years after their therapy. The new study, published in the American Cancer Society’s current issue of CANCER, is a follow-up … Continue reading

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Coffee Emerges As Protective Against Cancer And Other Diseases

Written by Rupert Shepherd Starbucks fans around the world can rejoice that their tipple gets the thumbs up yet again. Already shown to protect against a number of diseases, a recent study in the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal … Continue reading

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Near infrared light to help researchers hunt for cancers

Cancer is an insidious disease, paying no heed to when, where or whom it might strike. But scientists continue to wage a war against it, hoping to claim the ultimate prize – a cure. Latest research from chemists at the … Continue reading

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