April 2006


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April 26, 2006

New Insight Into 'Highway' For Cancer Spread

... antibodies aimed at LOX also inhibited cancer spread, suggesting that vaccines might someday keep the body "on guard" against the threat of metastatic disease.

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April 24, 2006

'Lasting cough, Breathlessness' Could Indicate Lung Cancer

An X-ray, an endoscopic examination of the lungs or an analysis of the mucus the patient coughs up are ways of determining whether the patient has lung cancer ...

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April 19, 2006

Sunshine And Vitamin D Aid Lung Cancer Survival

A 40-year review of research has found that a daily dose of vitamin D could cut the risk of cancers of the breast, colon and ovary by up to a half.

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April 18, 2006

Evista As Good As Tamoxifen For Breast Cancer

Researchers say that the osteoporosis drug Evista works as well as tamoxifen in reducing the risk of breast cancer in high-risk older women

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April 5, 2006

Cox2 inhibitors play a role in fighting some cancers?

The results of a recent study suggests that women who have been taking the anti-inflammatory Cox-2 inhibitors such as Celebrex for a period of more than 2 years, have a possible less risk of developing breast cancer. The researchers studied... ... more

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April 3, 2006

Lab-grown bladders 'a milestone'

The researchers, from North Carolina's Wake Forest University, describe seven successful cases, in some of which the implanted organs have worked for years.

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