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Prostate cancer survival boosted with regular exercise
The researchers found that men with the highest levels of exercise prior to their diagnosis had a 30 percent reduction in death due to prostate cancer, compared to men who exercised the least. Furthermore, the amount of exercise was found to be ... [...]
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Metastectomies: Local Approaches to Breast Cancer Metastases
In patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), realistic treatment goals are improvement in quality of life (QOL) and life prolongation. However, there is increasing evidence that patients with oligometastatic disease (OMBC) do better in terms of ... [...]
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Angela Culhane :Ignoring Prostate Cancer Won't Beat It, Joining the Fight Will
But ask the families of some 11,000 men who die of it every year in the UK and they'll be quick to tell you another story; that prostate cancer doesn't go away if you stick your head in the sand; that it's a silent assassin which all too often takes ... [...]
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use
Although a steady decrease began following the peak period, patients with cancer still experienced an elevated risk for mental disorders up to 10 years after receiving their diagnosis (HR = 1.1; 95% CI, 1.1-1.2). ... Having advanced or metastatic ... [...]
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New Model for Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Tested
The urology division represents a multidisciplinary team of physicians, specialists, technologists, and staff specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and other urologic disorders. GHP was established in 2011 through the ... [...]
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Womens's walk from Worcester to Cheltenham raised £5000 for breast cancer
A MALVERN woman who has survived breast cancer has just completed a 26-mile walk to raise funds for the fight against the disease. When Debbie Bird, aged 50 of Leadon Road, was being treated, she made friends with two fellow patients, Charlotte ... [...]
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Prostate cancer treatment with radiotherapy increases risk of developing …
Prostate cancer radiotherapy treatment side effect Prostate cancer, one of the most common types of cancer in men, is often treated with radiotherapy, however, experts now believe that this form of treatment can lead to secondary cancers. Radiotherapy ... [...]
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Graetz girls go global on breast cancer
TREK: Willalooka's Heather Graetz and her daughters Tara and Felicity will take on a 100km trek in Spain during May to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research. Willalooka's Heather Graetz and her daughters Tara and Felicity are beating ... [...]
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Research to empower breast cancer patients Empowering patients with breast …
When women test positive for BRCA1 or BRCA2, or the new RECQL, typically the recommended treatment is prophylactic mastectomy to reduce the risk of developing cancer. While one in nine Canadian women is expected to develop breast cancer in her ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer: Men Who Don't Ejaculate Often May Be Up For Higher Risk
The men who ejaculated for at least 21 times a month when they were 20-29 were found to be 19 percent less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer compared to the guys who ejaculated for just seven times monthly, Huffington Post reported. Meanwhile ... [...]
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Home / Health News / Diabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and …
When my turn came last month, we had a blowout at Zahav in Center City, complete with specialty bourbon cocktails and the fixed-price menu, which included Israeli salads of sugary beets and carrots, hummus, pita bread, roasted lamb, and three different ... [...]
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Mediterranean Diet and Reduced Breast Cancer Risk
Between 2002 and 2003 breast cancer rates decreased by 7%, most likely due to the decrease in use of hormone therapy in the form of estrogen and progestins (synthetic progesterone). “Hormone ... Very recent research shows that women can actually reduce ... [...]
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The effect of ABCB1 polymorphisms on the outcome of breast cancer treatment
Abstract: The ABCB1 gene encodes a permeability glycoprotein, which is one of the most extensively studied human adenosine-triphosphate (ATP)-dependent efflux transporters. Permeability glycoprotein is expressed in the apical membranes of tissues such ... [...]
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Breast cancer news round-up: New screening research + another state passes …
It's been a busy week in the world of breast cancer screening, with study results increasing our collective understanding of how best to use certain screening modalities and imaging protocols, as well as newly enacted legislation at the state level ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Ambassadors: Process and Outcomes of a Prostate Cancer …
A lay health advisor model was used to train "Prostate Cancer Ambassadors" on prostate cancer risk and symptoms, how to make an informed decision for prostate-specific antigen screening, and how to deliver the information to members of their community. [...]
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UH Seidman Cancer Center first in the world to apply SBRT
The study aims to determine if treating a targeted cancer region within the prostate in early stage prostate cancer can increase treatment options and reduce the side effects of radiation. If successful, the trial could have a significant impact on the ... [...]
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