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New cancer drugs prove promising

Researchers have discovered a new chemical that kills aggressive breast cancer cells in mice. The aggressive cells, known as cancer stem cells, are believed to stimulate the growth and spread of cancers. Cancer stem cells re-emerge after treatment and are highly resistant to current cancer therapies. The anti-cancer...
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Daily drinking increases risk of cancer

It is commonly assumed that a glass of wine a day is actually beneficial for health. However, a new study indicates that males who drink alcohol on a daily basis have higher chances of developing several types of cancers. In a study involving 3,600 Canadian males, it was...
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Processed meat ‘increases cancer risk’

Processed Meat Causes Cancer Researchers in Sweden have identified a potential link between eating processed meat and pancreatic cancer. According to the findings by the Karolinska Institute, the risk of getting the disease increases by 19 per cent for every 50grammes of processed meat – two rashers of...
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Breast cancer treatment affects memory

Breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment… A study indicates that there might be common and treatment-specific ways that cancer therapies negatively affect cancer survivors’ mental abilities. Previous studies suggested that chemotherapy could cause problems with memory and concentration in breast...
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6 Facts About Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer Facts Nearly all testicular cancers are one of two general types: seminoma or nonseminoma. Other types are rare. This disease occurs most often in men between the ages of 20 and 39. It accounts for only 1 percent of all cancers in men. Risk factors include...
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What is testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer is a disease in which cells become malignant (cancerous) in one or both testicles. The testicles (also called testes or gonads) are a pair of male sex glands. They produce and store sperm and are the main source of testosterone (male hormones) in men. These hormones...
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Tips for buying sunscreen and avoiding skin cancer

Sunscreen and Cancer Sunscreen (also commonly known as sun block, sun lotion, sun cream or block out) is a lotion, spray, gel or other topical product that absorbs or reflects some of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the skin exposed to sunlight and thus helps protect against...
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Yoga helps fight breast cancer

Yoga for Breast Cancer Practicing yoga significantly improves the quality of life of women suffering from breast cancer and undergoing radiation therapy, Indian and American researchers have established and scientifically confirmed yet another benefit of the globally-popular, ancient Indian practice. Yoga helps breast cancer patients more than generic...
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