November 2006

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November 28, 2006

Stomach Cancer May Start in Bone Marrow

Findings, published in the Nov. 26 issue of Science, are in stark contrast to the commonly held belief that cancers originate from the tissue in the surrounding area, such as in stomach cancer, in which it has been believed that... ... more

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November 13, 2006

Anti-Cancer Compound in Green Tea Identified

(EGCG) is a potent antioxidant polyphenols of green tea, is associated with antioxidant, antitumor and antimutagenic activities. The antioxidant activity is at last 100 more times more effective than vitamin C and 25 times more effective than vitamin E at protecting cells and DNA from damage which are believed to be linked to cancer ...

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November 8, 2006

Have A Mild fever? It's good for your immune system

According to a new study by scientists at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, mild fever might not be all that bad, and can actually disrupt the ability of viruses that thrive at body temperature to multiply:[...] It also aids the... ... more

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November 6, 2006

'Spiral CT Scan New Tool For Diagnosing Lung Cancer

This week's New England Journal of Medicine reported that annual chest computed tomography (CT) scans on those at risk for lung cancer can detect it earlier, at a more treatable stage. In the study, more than 31,000 people in the... ... more

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