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Smokers at higher risk of TB because of 'clogged-up immune cells'
The risk of becoming infected with TB is increased by exposure to smoke from cigarettes and burning fuel. Now, a new study shows this is because smoke clogs up immune cells and weakens their ability to fight TB bacteria. Macrophages When normal ... [...]
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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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Guys Who Don't Ejaculate Frequently Could Have A Higher Risk Of Prostate Cancer
“Ejaculation frequency is, to some extent, a measure of overall health status in that men at the very low end of ejaculation – 0 to 3 times per month – were more likely to have other (medical problems) and die prematurely from causes other than ... [...]
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Fatal Cardiac Events No Higher With Aromatase Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Therapy
In the last few years, at least two different meta-analyses have suggested that newer estrogen-lowering aromatase inhibitors used to prevent recurrence of breast cancer may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. But a study published ... [...]
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Region still saddled with disease rate higher than that of province; poor …
Statistics continue to show Algoma district residents have a higher rate of newly diagnosed cancer cases than the provincial amount. Specifically, recent numbers, from 2010 to 2012, show rates were higher for colorectal, esophageal, kidney and renal ... [...]
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Editorial: Early detection of prostate cancer means higher cure rate
When detected early, there is nearly a 100 percent five-year survival rate for prostate cancer patients. By the time symptoms appear, the cancer usually is more advanced and patients have a smaller chance of survival, but still a very good one ... [...]
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Survival Rate For Patients With Prostate Cancer Metastasis Higher When The …
Given a diagnosis of cancer, most patients immediately ask, "Can it be cured? How much time do I have?" And in a new analysis, Duke Cancer Institute researchers say where prostate cancer metastasizes, or spreads, will directly impact a man's survival time. [...]
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Breast cancer has a higher incidence in obese women University of Granada
The results show that the interaction between tumor cells and immature adipocytes near the tumor during the first stages of breast cancer increased the secretion of cytokines (proinflammatory proteins). "Said cytokines cause a greater expansion of ... [...]
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Breast cancer has a higher incidence in obese women
The results show that the interaction between tumor cells and immature adipocytes near the tumor during the first stages of breast cancer increased the secretion of cytokines (proinflammatory proteins). "Said cytokines cause a greater expansion of ... [...]
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Breast cancer has a higher incidence in obese women as fat facilitates cancer …
The results show that the interaction between tumor cells and immature adipocytes near the tumor during the first stages of breast cancer increased the secretion of cytokines (proinflammatory proteins). "These cytokines cause a greater expansion of ... [...]
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Why obese people have higher risk of breast cancer | Mumbai NYOOOZ
``The results show that the interaction between tumor cells and immature adipocytes near the tumor during the first stages of breast cancer increased the secretion of cytokines (proinflammatory proteins). These cytokines cause a greater expansion of ... [...]
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Prostate cancer tied to higher colorectal cancer risk
There was an increased risk for rectal cancer associated with the treatment of prostate cancer with radiation (HR, 2.06), compared with prostate cancer cases not treated with radiation. "Colorectal cancer screening should be considered soon after the ... [...]
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Colorectal Cancer Risk Higher for Patients With a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Researchers found that the risk was highest for rectal cancer (HR, 1.36; 95% CI: 1.09-1.71). The study also demonstrated that treating prostate cancer with radiation was associated with an increased risk for rectal cancer compared with those whose ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Survivors Have Higher Risk of Dying from Heart Disease
A recent study suggests that prostate cancer survivors have higher risk of dying from heart disease than from their cancer. Researchers believe that a common form of treatment prostate cancer patients need to undergo may up their risk of cardiovascular ... [...]
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Older men with higher levels of free testosterone more likely to develop …
Australian researchers spent a decade exploring the testosterone-prostate cancer connection by comparing natural testosterone levels of men in their 70s and 80s, those with prostate cancer and without. "Men with late-onset prostate cancer had higher ... [...]
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Symptom Burden Is Higher for Patients With Breast Cancer Receiving Endocrine …
Patients taking adjuvant ET for breast cancer primary treatment experience a high symptom burden that may lower quality of life. This study examined patterns of health and symptoms associated with the initiation of adjuvant ET in this clinical setting ... [...]
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