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Wrexham breast cancer survivor to take on London Marathon
... to have a mastectomy, but because I was vigilant, I caught mine in time.” Kerry had a triple negative cancer which means doctors don't know what caused it and cannot give any treatment to stop it coming back, although she will go for regular yearly ... [...]
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Can we predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer before surgery with a blood test?
Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, with 400,000 new cases every year in Europe. The success of surgery depends on a variety of factors. Now a new study from scientists in Milan has shown that for local prostate cancers treated with radical ... [...]
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Trial: Acupuncture Helps With Hot Flashes in Breast Ca
In the "AcCliMaT" study, 190 women with a mean age of 49 years with a diagnosis of breast carcinoma were recruited from five cancer hospitals and one primary healthcare center in northern Italy from March 2010 to October 2013. Almost all of the ... [...]
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Bringing Sexy Mac: Vaginal ejaculation
Luckily, we are taking a break this week from touchy issues drowning in patriarchal thought and sex-negative cultural norms, and instead focusing on the facts. How does vaginal ejaculation work? I've heard it's ... Skene's glands serve as secretory ... [...]
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Atypical onset of bicalutamide-induced liver injury.
Bicalutamide is a non-steroidal anti-androgen, used during the initiation of androgen deprivation therapy along with a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist to reduce the symptoms of tumor-related flares in patients with advanced prostate cancer. [...]
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New Clarity on Who Needs Mammograms — When
When prostate cancer screening became de rigeur in the 1990s, doctors didn't realize that most of the lesions they would find would not actually need treatment. Studies now suggest that about half of men diagnosed with prostate cancer are over ... [...]
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Enzalutamide (Xtandi) More Effective Than Bicalutamid in Prostate Cancer Trial
The study enrolled patients with metastatic prostate cancer whose disease had progressed despite treatment with a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) analogue or after surgical castration. The study's primary endpoint was progression-free ... [...]
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New cancer treatment might come with fewer side effects
It can be used to treat spinal cord tumours, sarcomas near the spine or brain, prostate cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer and some children's cancers. Independent expert Prof Gillies McKenna, who is the head of the department of oncology at the ... [...]
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PET/CT beats CT and bone scans for detecting metastatic prostate cancer: study
The study looked at 17 patients, and researchers found that the F-18 DCFBC PET scans were able to detect a larger number of prostate cancer lesions than the other imaging modalities, with 592 positive compared to 520 positive using the other methods. [...]
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Wasp Venom Could Soon Be Used To Treat Breast Cancer
... of side effects - and tumors could even become resistant, but the IRB Barcelona team designed a new therapy based on a peptide - the binding of several amino acids - from wasp venom for its potential use against breast cancer, writes Nature World News. [...]
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Botanical Remedy Shows Promise for Prostate Cancer
In fact, they've been studying such a treatment for prostate cancer — a formula made of botanical extracts, phytonutrients, botanically enhanced medicinal mushrooms, and antioxidants. And though testing is still in the early stages, the findings thus ... [...]
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Green tea compound may form basis for future arthritis therapy
A compound found in green tea, may prove effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, as its anti-inflammatory action is expressed without blocking other critical cellular functions, US researchers have shown. [...]
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FINALLY…. A TRULY EFFECTIVE HAPPY PILL!
CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA, March 12, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The Khoe and San people of South Africa may have been using a natural anti-depressant for centuries. Sceletium tortuosum also known as Kougoed has traditionally ... [...]
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Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: A Further Evolution of Digital Mammography
Most recently, the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging has unveiled digital breast tomosynthesis, the latest evolution of digital mammography, for our patients. The new technique for breast cancer screening is ready for clinical use now ... [...]
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Thyroid disease and breast cancer: Is there a link?
... having excess thyroid hormone promotes the development of breast cancer, experts caution that this study does not prove cause and effect. While there may be an association, it is not clear that an overactive thyroid actually causes breast cancer to ... [...]
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WCM announces collaboration with J & J Innovation to investigate new cancer …
... the preclinical efficacy of combining external-beam radiotherapy with Janssen's immuno-oncology drugs with the ultimate goal of translating findings into clinical trials to benefit patients with various types of solid tumors, including prostate and ... [...]
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