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Breakthrough: Experts reveal blood test can detect spread of breast cancer

Secondary breast cancer is difficult to diagnose before symptoms are experienced and it occurs in up to a third of breast cancer patients, sometimes many years after seemingly successful treatment for localised, primary cancer that remained in the breast.

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Blood test for breast cancer 'could be done at home'

These secondary forms of the disease occur in up to a third of all breast cancer patients, but may lie undetected for years after seemingly successful treatment for the original breast tumour. The new test has proven 92 per cent accurate in the 70 per …

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Herbal Rescue for High Blood Sugar

If you've ever wondered why we're seeing such an epidemic of diabetes and prediabetes, all you have to do is look at our diets. In a very short time, we have dramatically increased our consumption of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and refined …

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It is possible detecting prostate cancer with a blood test – Augusta?e Tech Time

“On one side of the fence, prostate cancer is over diagnosed, and you need to treat a lot of men to save one life. But there is also no doubt that if you stop PSA screening, what kinds of prostate cancer are you going to find? Most likely late stage …

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It is possible detecting prostate cancer with a blood test – Miami Gardens Health

“On one side of the fence, prostate cancer is over diagnosed, and you need to treat a lot of men to save one life. But there is also no doubt that if you stop PSA screening, what kinds of prostate cancer are you going to find? Most likely late stage …

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High white blood cell ratio linked to recurrent cancer

A high ratio of two types of immune system cell is linked to an increased risk of disease recurrence after a diagnosis of early stage breast cancer. The findings,* published in the online journal ESMO Open, might guide future treatment and monitoring …

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Five foods to lower blood pressure

But it not only adds flavour to the food but also holds certain health related benefits. Team of researchers from Pondicherry University and University of Pittsburgh cancer institute, USA, has proved that curcumin, a bioactive ingredient found in …

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Can we predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer before surgery with a blood …

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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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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High white blood cell ratio linked to recurrence risk in early stage breast cancer

All the women had early stage breast cancer, defined as stages I or II, with no spread to other parts of the body. On the basis of their blood counts taken after diagnosis, but before treatment, 134 of the women had a low NLR (1.97 or lower) and 166 …

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Health wrap: FDA issues guidelines for Zika blood transmission; synthetic mesh …

Synthetic mesh is more effective for correcting vaginal prolapse than using a woman's own tissue, but the overall benefit is small, according to a fresh look at some past research. In vaginal prolapse, the vagina may fall out of its normal position …

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VolitionRx initiates study to assess NuQ blood tests for detection of prostate …

While more than 80% of all prostate cancers are detected at the local stage, and nearly 100% of men diagnosed and treated at this stage will be disease-free after five years, a small percentage of men experience more rapidly growing, aggressive forms …

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