January 2007

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January 24, 2007

Fiber 'lowers breast cancer risk'

The study further highlights the importance of eating a healthy diet for reducing the risk of cancer.

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January 16, 2007

Chemotherapy After Surgery Delays Pancreatic Cancer Recurrence

Some welcome news in the battle against pancreatic cancer: Cancer of the pancreas is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This year approximately 32,000 Americans will die from cancer of the pancreas. The disease is... ... more

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January 15, 2007

New Target For Treatment Of Breast Cancer

... the data from 295 breast cancer patients (showed) that tumors which produced the highest levels of TACE and the TGF-alpha ligand posed the greatest risk to women.The active ingredient in a drug currently being tested to treat rheumatoid arthritis... ... more

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January 9, 2007

Proteins Battle For Control Of Cancer Cells

... a critical role for circulating galectin-3 in cancer metastasis and highlights the functional importance of altered cell surface glycosylation in cancer progression.According to new research from scientists in the UK, the Netherlands and Japan, two proteins - a large... ... more

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January 5, 2007

Promising Genetic Test for Non-small-cell Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the world's top cancer killer, with about 175,000 new cases and 162,000 deaths in the United States each year. In Canada last year, there were an estimated 22,700 new cases and 19,300 deaths. However, a promising new... ... more

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