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Breast cancer in men
Men also develop breast cancer since they have breast tissue even though it accounts for only 1% of cancers in men and in Nigeria. They have nearly same symptoms as in women but most times survival rate is almost nil because many men rule out the ... [...]
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Younger women who opt out of mastectomy after breast cancer more likely to die …
It also doubled the likelihood of the cancer spreading. And these women saw their risk of dying from cancer up 60 per cent, while their chances of dying young were up 70 per cent. British experts said breast cancer treatment has moved on with women now ... [...]
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Ingredients poised for growth in 2016
Such multinational companies as Archer Daniels Midland Co., Bunge Ltd. and Tate & Lyle, P.L.C. are investing in many emerging ingredients. Studies are revealing potential health and food safety benefits in some, and, in 2016, what additional ... [...]
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Invisible Tattoos vs Black Ink Tattoos in Radiation Therapy
The National Institute for Health Research funded researchers, based at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, to speak with 42 breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy to assess how they felt about their body, before beginning treatment and ... [...]
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Low participation raises concern for cancer clinical trials
So the 58-year-old Akron businessman, whose estrogen-receptor-positive and BRCA 1 breast cancer had spread to his bones, liver and lungs, said it “didn't take much arm-twisting” to convince him to join a clinical trial to test a new treatment. “At that ... [...]
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Potential Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy Seen in a Naturally Produced Protein …
... the body, helped to reduce or protect mice against inflammation, a study found, suggesting that pharmaceutical compounds capable of elevating levels of TTP in humans may be an effective treatment against inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. [...]
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Prostate cancer survivors more likely to die of other diseases
Cardiovascular disease is already the top killer of men in the United States, which researchers said should make it a bigger concern anyway, regardless of treatment for prostate cancer. ADT reduces serum testosterone levels, which can slow or stop ... [...]
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Cognitive Complaints After Cancer Treatment Extend Beyond “Chemo Brain”
Ahles, a behavioral psychologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, noted that most of the research on the cognitive impact of cancer treatments has been done in breast cancer, with at least 20 longitudinal studies devoted to cognitive ... [...]
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Breast cancer: A revival of hope
Breast cancer happens to be a compilation of multifaceted illness assorted under one canopy with varied clinical presentation, behaviour and outcomes. Lots of key factor affect the prognosis including age, menopausal status, hormonal stage and treatment. [...]
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Self-exams aren't helpful, and other surprising facts about breast cancer
New federal guidelines about mammograms have sparked another round of questions about how best to detect and treat breast cancer, which kills about 40,000 women in the United States each year. We've combed through the research to round up five ... [...]
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A short stack a day may keep the Alzheimer's away
"Natural food products such as green tea, red wine, berries, curcumin and pomegranates continue to be studied for their potential benefits in combatting Alzheimer's disease," says Navindra P. Seeram, the ACS symposium organizer, in a press release ... [...]
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Breast cancer has historically been more deadly in black women than in white …
As for breast cancer deaths rates, the good news is they've been falling for both black and white women, most likely due to earlier diagnosis and better treatment. But the white death rate has long been lower, and it's been falling for a longer time ... [...]
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