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Astro assistance for cancer?

Astronaut training could yield clues for better recovery for patients undergoing treatment.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Omega-3 shows protection against heart disease-related death, without prostate cancer risk

Should you take omega-3 pills? Or try to have two to servings of omega-3 rich fish a week, as the American Heart Association recommends? It may seem a bit murky if you follow headlines about ...

Mon 18 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

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U.S. states can do more to prevent, treat lung cancer

(HealthDay)—States can do more to prevent and treat lung cancer, according to a report published online Nov. 13 by the American Lung Association.

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Medical Xpress

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Radiation from CT scans associated with increased risk for cancer

A new study in JNCI Cancer Spectrum finds that exposure to radiation from CT scans is associated with higher risks of developing thyroid cancer and leukemia.

5 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Facebook relents after breast cancer tattoo artist stages protest

"There is nothing inappropriate about breast cancer," medical tattoo artist Marnie Rustemeyer tells SurvivorNet.

19 hours ago from FOXNews

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New screening method identifies inhibitors of cancer cell metabolism

A new screening system developed by scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center leverages redundancy in an important component of a cell—nucleotide metabolism—to help identify ...

15 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Article proposes important mucin link between microbial infections and many cancers

It is generally known that viruses, with their cell-invading capabilities, can be responsible for a number of different cancers. What is less broadly discussed are the cancer-causing capabilities ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Gut microbiota imbalance promotes the onset of colorectal cancer

The gastroenterology team at Henri-Mondor AP-HP Hospital and University Paris-Est Créteil, led by Professor Iradj Sobhani, together with teams from Inserm and the Institut Pasteur Molecular ...

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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One-two punch drug combination offers hope for pancreatic cancer therapy

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified a combination of two anti-cancer compounds that shrank pancreatic tumors in mice—supporting the immediate evaluation ...

21 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Genetic alterations caused by cancer therapies identified

Living implies change. This is what happens to the cells of our bodies as we grow older: They accumulate genetic alterations, most of which are harmless. However, in some specific cases, these ...

21 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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