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Breast Cancer Diagnosis Breakthrough

Recent research led by University College London has identified a cancer signature in DNA changes apparent in blood tests. These signal a possibly fatal breast cancer symptom up to one year earlier than current medical diagnosis techniques which may still test negative in current breast screening. “This may enable individualized treatment, which could even begin…
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Breast Cancer Prevention – New Study

Overweight women can reduce the risk of contracting breast cancer by losing just 7 pounds, (3.2kilo) according to new study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this month. This is a modest weight loss with a significant effect. However if they lose 28 pounds, ((12.7 kilos), that risk is reduced by no less…
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Stomach drugs, cancer and lifestyle

An association between proton pump inhibitor drugs, (PPIs) and stomach cancer has finally been positively identified. A study by the University of Hong Kong and University College London published in Gut, a leading international journal in gastroenterology and herpetology, has shown that long term use of PPIs presents a 2.4 times higher risk of developing…
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Diet and Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Research shows that diet and exercise provide powerful protection against colorectal cancer according to a recent report by the American Institute of Cancer Research and the Scotland-based Worldwide Cancer Research. “This report demonstrates that there is a lot people can do to dramatically lower their risk" said Edward L Giovannucci Professor of nutrition and epidemiology…
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