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A 20 percent Drop in Cancer Death Rates Over Last Two Decades - by: Denise Mann,WebMD


Cancer death rates peaked 20 years ago, and have fallen since by 20% according to the latest statistics from the American Cancer Society. This means that 1.2 million lives were spared from 1991 to ...

Action on cancer: Breaking down gene codes - by: Marie Szaniszlo,Boston Herald


Cambridge based biotech Foundation Anesthetic advances in new field: tackling Cancer with high-tech. CEO Michael Pellini wants to take the recent findings to practice by presenting the new technolo...

Cancer Rates Lower On Some Tumor Types - by: Alexandra Sifferlin,Healthland Time


The U.S. is making progress in controlling some tumors, The Annual Report to the Nation shows. Yet rates of cancer related to the human papillomavirus are still high. ...

Few cancer patients offered fertility preservation during treatment - by: Colleen O'Connor,Denverpost.com


Many cancer patients lack counseling when it comes to the fertility problems after treatment. During child-bearing years there are many that receive the cancer diagnosis but the information about p...

Leukemia Stem Cell Trigger Discovered - by: Bradley J. Fikes,UT San Diego


A UC San Diego-led team has discovered an enzyme that makes chronic myeloid leukemia drug-resistant. While new treatments have helped fight the disease, CML and some other blood cancers remain hard...

Drug Shortage Tied to Cancer Relapse in Kids - by: Dan Vergano,USA TODAY


Shortages of a chemotherapy drug probably led to higher rates of cancer relapse among young patients, hospital records show. The finding raises questions about the impacts of recurring drug shortag...

New Study Finds Hidden Cancer Cells - by: Staff,Fox News.com


The cancer cells were not behaving the way the textbooks say they should. Some of the cells in colonies that were started with colorectal tumor cells were propagating like mad; others were hardly m...

Obesity Hormone Linked to Pancreatic Cancer - by: Michael Smith - North American Correspondent,MedPage Today


Low levels of the obesity-related hormone adiponectin are associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, researchers reported. In a case-control study, pancreatic cancer patients had signi...

Chemobrain and Cancer Treatments - by: Deborah Kotz, Globe Staff,Boston.com - Daily Dose Health News, Advice & Information


Along with chemotherapy’s well-documented side effects of nausea and fatigue, cancer patients also complain about a type of brain fog that sets in clouding their memory, judgement, and cognit...

Sperm Stem Cells Restore Male Fertility - by: Will Ferguson,New Scientist.com


Men who lose the ability to produce sperm after chemotherapy might one day be able to regain their fertility. That's because, for the first time, infertility has been reversed in a male primate...
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