February 2008

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February 29, 2008

Multivitamins Do Not Reduce Risk for Lung Cancer

Investigators report a prospective study that the long-term use of supplemental multivitamins does not reduce the risk of developing lung cancer, and high doses of vitamin E may even raise the risk, particularly in smokers: ... these findings "should prompt... ... more

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February 27, 2008

Researchers Identify and Shut Down Protein That Fuels Ovarian Cancer

A research team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports that a protein that stimulates blood vessel growth - interleukin-8 (IL-8), worsens ovarian cancer,... ... more

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