Better cancer treatments and an aging population will push the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. to nearly 18 million by 2022, according to a new report from researchers at the National Cancer Institute.
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SATURDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Black breast cancer patients are more likely to die than white patients, regardless of the type of cancer, according to a new study.This suggests that the lower survival rate among black patients is not solely because they are more often diagnosed with less treatable types of breast cancer, the researchers said.For more than six years,...
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Four University of Pennsylvania researchers have been awarded $2.4 million in grants to study pancreatic cancer.
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The body is often compared to a system of highways, and a new potential way of delivering cancer therapy builds on that analogy: The “DNA nanotrain” developed by University of Florida researchers can target cancer cells.
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WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People diagnosed with cancer are almost three times more likely to declare bankruptcy than are those without the disease, a large new study suggests. And younger people with cancer have up to five times higher bankruptcy rates compared to older patients with the disease, the researchers found. Of almost 200,000 people with cancer in...
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SUNDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) -- Twelve new genetic regions associated with an increased risk of testicular cancer have been identified by researchers in two studies. One study identified four regions and the other identified eight regions, bringing to 17 the total number of genetic regions associated with testicular cancer. The studies were published online May 12 in the...
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Researchers are asking cancer clinics to hand over Myriad Genetics’ test results so they can more easily interpret the risk posed by mutations of two breast cancer genes.
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People exposed to the highest doses of radiation during the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011 may have a slightly higher risk of cancer that is so small it probably won't be detectable,…
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LONDON (AP) -- Two years after Japan's nuclear plant disaster, an international team of experts said Thursday that residents of areas hit by the highest doses of radiation face an increased cancer risk so small it probably won't be detectable....
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LONDON (AP) — Two years after Japan's nuclear plant disaster, an international team of experts said Thursday that residents of areas hit by the highest doses of radiation face an increased cancer risk so small it probably won't be detectable.
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