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    General Health Unhealthy gut promotes spread of breast cancer, study finds – EurekAlert!

    An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests...... Read more via EurekAlert!
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    General Health The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine – Forbes

    Marcia Cross, actress best known for her work on the hit television show Desperate Housewives, recently revealed that she is being treated for anal cancer, which is seen in less than 1% of cancer cases each year. The actress wanted to share her story, not only to raise awareness of … Read...
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    General Health Here’s What You Should Know About HPV-Linked Cancers, After Marcia Cross Spoke Out About Stigma – Bustle

    Actor Marcia Cross, best known for her roles on Desperate Housewives and Melrose Place, is sparking an important conversation about the link between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer. CNN reported that Cross recently appeared on CBS This Morning to discuss how HPV played a role in her...
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    General Health Daily vitamin D pill could reduce deaths from cancer – Newtelegraph

    Scientists from the United States (US) said boosting vitamin D levels by taking a daily supplement could reduce the risk of dying from cancer by 13 per cent. A U.S researcher, Dr. Shifeng Mao, from the Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute in Pittsburgh, reported findings showing that …...
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    General Health Drug which helps woman survive breast cancer can also stop prostate cancer spreading in men, new study finds – The Telegraph

    A pioneering drug that boosts survival for women with breast cancer can stall progression of prostate cancer in men, a landmark study has found. The British trials suggest the treatment – which is also used to treat ovarian cancer – could benefit up to 4,000 men a year, delaying the … Read...
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    General Health Study: Genetic information can encourage women to accept preventive cancer treatment –

    CHICAGO — Studies show that the risk of breast cancer can be reduced by half through the use of a five-year course of tamoxifen or raloxifene, and also by aromatase inhibitors. Nevertheless, women at high risk of breast cancer have a low acceptance of preventive medicine. A new study by …...
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    General Health Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report – Global Citizen

    Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100 if the world increases its vaccine coverage and medical screenings, according to new research. The research, published in Lancet Oncology this week.... Read more via Global Citizen
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    General Health Sheba medical team finds treatment for 4th leading cause of cancer death – The Jerusalem Post

    A Chaim Sheba Medical Center researcher has discovered a potential treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer. “In the history of oncology, there have been only two or three studies that have shown some benefits for pancreatic ... Read more via The Jerusalem Post |
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    General Health Male Breast Cancer: A Rare, Increasing Trend – Hopkinsmedicine

    The color pink isn’t exclusive to women, and neither is the disease that it often represents: breast cancer. While breast cancer is more than 100 times more common in women than men, men are much less likely to detect breast cancer early on, notes David Euhus, M.D., director of breast surgery...
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    General Health How Much Do You Actually Know About Ovarian Cancer? – Prevention

    Ovarian cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other gynecologic cancer in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Yet, there’s a lot that many people don’t understand about this disease. For instance: Is ovarian cancer really a “silent killer” with...
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    General Health Hydrogen Peroxide And Cancer: This Is What Everyone Must Know – Nbc

    For all the modern scientific discoveries we have relating to health why is cancer such a huge problem? Because the cancer prevention we KNOW works has not made it through the mainstream media and health bodies. Cancer diagnoses in the last 50 years have skyrocketed with no small coincidence...
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    General Health What Happens When Breast Cancer Spreads to the Brain – Verywell Health

    What happens if your breast cancer spreads to your brain? Sometimes, brain metastases are found when breast cancer is first diagnosed, but the majority of the time, brain metastases occur as a distant recurrence of an early-stage breast cancer that was treated in the past. What symptoms may...
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    General Health Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves – New Scientist

    Most people who die from cancer are killed by cells that have spread through their body, but we know relatively little about how they spread. Now a team has genetically sequenced the secondary tumours of 10 women who died from breast cancer, and found … Read more via New Scientist...
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    General Health 5 Signs That Could Mean Ovarian Cancer–Early Stages Are Hard to Detect, Here’s How –

    Every year, roughly 21,000 people in the United States and 295,000 people worldwide are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It’s the eighth-most common cancer for women globally, making up just under 4 percent of all cancer cases diagnosed in 2018. When diagnosed in the early stages, the chances of...
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    General Health These 5 tropical plants may ‘provide anticancer benefits’ – Medical News Today

    In a recent study, scientists identified several tropical plants that have anticancer properties. The Bandicoot Berry (shown here) may have anticancer benefits. Researchers from the National University of Singapore, Department of Pharmacy (NUS Pharmacy) spent 3 years investigating the...
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    General Health How Fast Does Breast Cancer Grow and Spread? – Verywell Health

    If you have been diagnosed with or are worried about breast cancer, you may be wondering how fast it develops, grows, and spreads. In other words, when a cancer is found, you may wonder when it started, how fast will it double in size if not removed, and how … Read more via Verywell Health...
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    General Health Male Breast Cancer: Coping and Finding Support – Verywell Health

    We don’t have to look far to see evidence of support for women with breast cancer, but what about for men who have breast cancer? Many people, in fact, aren’t even aware there is such as thing as male breast cancer. In some ways, breast cancer in men today … Read more via Verywell Health...
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    General Health Deborah James: Five symptoms of bowel cancer – BBC News

    Deborah James was 35 when she found out that she had stage 4 bowel cancer. While undergoing treatment, she has written and spoken out about the need for people to be aware of the symptoms of bowel cancer and why we need to pay more attention to our poo.... Read more via BBC News – Health...
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    General Health ‘It was as small as a dot’: 20-year-old finds deadly melanoma on sole of foot –

    As a young, healthy African American, University of Kentucky football player Joshua Paschal didn’t think he could get melanoma. The deadliest form of skin cancer is rare among African-Americans, so he wasn’t worried when a tiny dark spot appeared on the sole of his right foot early last year...
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    General Health Artificial intelligence finds lung cancer – BBC News

    Artificial intelligence is better than specialist doctors at diagnosing lung cancer, a US study suggests. The researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and Google hope the technology could boost the effectiveness of cancer screening. Finding tumours at an earlier stage should make...