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Consuming whole grains daily, such as brown rice or whole-wheat bread, decreases colorectal cancer risk. The more you eat whole grains the lower the...

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No smoking One of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States is tobacco. Ironically most tobacco users start using it during...
Aspirin Use Can Lower Female Breast Cancer Risk

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A study from the City of Hope discovered that using low-dose aspirin (81mg) reduces the chance of having breast cancer in females who have...
Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer Are Related, Study Shows

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Diabetes raises risk for many cancers, but not the common malignant brain tumor. A new study further illuminates the shocking relationship between blood sugar...
A Novel Approach That Could Effectively Treat Leukemia

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A recent study has shown a protein signature which can be useful in treating leukemia. There exists a competition between some proteins that further...
Synthetic Biomarkers Could Reveal Tiny Ovarian Tumors

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An advanced approach using synthetic biomarkers to detect ovarian cancers has been developed by MIT researchers. The approach was tested in mice and has...
Nanopores Could Map Small Changes in DNA That Signal Big Shifts in Cancer

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Researchers at University of Illinois showed a new method using nanopores to identify, count and map methylations which may be a cancer signal, with...
Immunotherapy Can Be Improved By Targeting Tumor Blood Vessels

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The efficiency of immunotherapy against various types of cancers is now improved by EPFL scientists by means of reprogramming tumor blood vessels. These blood...

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Because of asbestos exposure, mesothelioma cases among military veterans are common. Among all American mesothelioma patients, 30% of them are veterans who developed the...

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Researchers from the University of Kansas Medical Center have found that high doses of medicinal drugs called statins mainly used to battle high cholesterol...