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    Breast cancer gene clue discovery
1-06-2010
Five genetic clues to why some women have a family history of breast cancer have been identified by UK researchers. It brings to 18 the number of common genetic variations linked to a small increased risk of breast cancer.
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    Prostate cancer vaccine wins US approval
31-05-2010
A "vaccine" which harnesses the body's own immune system to fight prostate cancer has been approved for use by US drug regulators.
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    When liver meets cancer
6-05-2010
If the liver was a machine that exists in our modern world, it would be the embodiment of the perfect workhorse. It will be able to work 24/7 with little rest, juggle multiple tasks at the same time, and regenerate parts that are old or damaged so they will continue to work at peak performance, day in, day out.
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    Aspirin Improves Breast Cancer Survivors
29-03-2010
In women with a diagnosis of breast cancer, aspirin appears to substantially reduce the risk of recurrence and improve survival, a study from the US suggests.
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    Setback for cervical cancer test hopes
26-03-2010
Testing for human papillomavirus during cervical screening does not help doctors identify women at risk of cancer, a study suggests. A positive HPV test does not accurately predict which women need an urgent follow-up, say doctors.
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    Non-smokers lung cancer gene clue
26-03-2010
A gene that could help explain why some non-smokers develop lung cancer has been pinpointed by US researchers. It is hoped that further research into the GPC5 gene could open the way for new targeted treatments as well as picking out those at high risk.
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    Test 'predicts breast cancer resistance'
12-02-2010
A genetic test could one day spot breast cancer patients most at risk of relapsing after treatment with a commonly used powerful chemotherapy. The find could spare patients the side-effects of a drug destined to fail.

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    Troubleshooters that block cancer
21-01-2010
Scientists have shown how a family of "limpet-like" proteins play a crucial role in repairing the DNA damage which can lead to cancer.They hope the finding could pave the way for a new type of drug which could help kill cancer cells, and promote production of healthy replacements.
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