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Cancer treatment: Chemotherapy is particularly effective at fighting THIS deadly type

Chemotherapy is a well known treatment option for cancer, and involves medication that kills cancer cells. But its effectiveness varies greatly from cancer to cancer.  Testicular cancer, however, is particularly responsive, even when it has metastasised – or spread. Researchers have discovered why the type – which affects a man’s testicles- can be treated so well using the therapy. A ...

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Infusions of dying cells could help save the lives of patients with blood cancer

A new procedure that can prevent the potentially lethal side effects of stem cell transplants is a step closer to helping more patients with blood cancers after a breakthrough in understanding of the key mechanism that makes it work. The research, by scientists based at King’s College London, was funded by the blood cancer research charity Bloodwise, and is published ...

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Drinking coffee can cut the risk of cancer

It can also cut the risk of cirrhosis and liver disease by up to 70 per cent. A review of American and Italian research concluded that “moderate” consumption slashed the risk of liver cancer by 40 per cent compared with those who did not drink any coffee – with more cups giving more protection. It found coffee was associated with ...

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A New Strategy for Prevention of Liver Cancer Development

Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, there are no effective treatments or drugs. However, an unexpected finding made by a team of University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers sheds light on the ...

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GRANDPARENT BEHAVIOUR APPEARS TO HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S LONG-TERM CANCER RISKS

The behaviour of grandparents may inadvertently be having a negative impact on the health of their grandchildren, according to a new study.‌‌  Researchers from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, published the results of the review – which looked at 56 studies with data from 18 countries, concerning the care provided by grandparents who are ...

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Symptoms of ovarian cancer: Seven signs you could have the disease

Ovarian cancer symptoms include feeling bloated and getting full quickly after eating A swollen tummy, or feeling discomfort in the stomach Needing to urinate more than normal and unintentional weightloss ABout 7,300 new ovarian cancer cases every year Cancer Research UK said each year around 7,300 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and long-term survival remains just 35 per cent. ...

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Cancer warning: These FIVE unlikely household items could be raising YOUR risk of symptoms

Cancer kills approximately 20,000 people a day around the world, and many cases are preventable. According to the World Health Organization, the majority of cancer deaths are caused by lung, breast, bowel, stomach and liver types. Smoking, obesity and drinking too much alcohol are all known to increase your risk of cancer. However, certain unlikely and seemingly harmless household items ...

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