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    Nostrums: Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer
15-02-2008
Aspirin may help reduce the risk of colon cancer, a new study suggests, when taken in large doses over long periods of time.
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    Smoking ups risk with radiation for breast cancer
15-02-2008
Cigarette smoking dramatically increases the risk that a woman who has undergone radiation treatment for breast cancer will develop lung cancer later on, a new study shows.
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    BRCA genes get help in causing breast cancer-study
12-02-2008
The risk of breast cancer among women carrying the well-known BRCA mutations is also affected by other genes, researchers said on Tuesday. The study of close relatives of breast cancer patients who had one of the BRCA mutations showed the risk of the disease varied greatly between families, indicating that other genes must be involved.
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    Despite Risks, Vitamins Popular With Cancer Patients
12-02-2008
Vitamin use is common among the nationís 10 million cancer survivors, despite little evidence that supplements help and worries that some may actually fuel the disease.
Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle reviewed 32 studies conducted between 1999 and 2006.
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    Chemotherapy 101
8-02-2008
Too many myths surround chemotherapy. Itís time for the facts, and only the facts. I AM losing my hair and it is not because I am receiving chemotherapy for cancer. It is because I pull out my hair each time a patient tells me, ďI donít want to undertake chemotherapy because chemotherapy kills the good cells as well as the bad cells.Ē
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    Study debunks personality link to breast cancer
5-02-2008
The idea that a woman's personality traits can make her more prone to breast cancer appears nothing more than a myth, according to a Dutch study.
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    No Way to Treat the Dying
30-01-2008
Cancer, says Barrett, is 'a fertile field for exploitation because patients are so often frightened.
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    Guts and cancer
27-01-2008
In the first of this two-part series, we look at the malignant diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
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