All Discussions Tagged 'Cancer' (15)

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Common Gene Variation Linked to Colon Cancer

A gene variation (rs4143094) that exists in one third of the population has been found to significantly increase the risk of developing col…

Started by John Jubinsky

5 May 2, 2014
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Fish Oil May Cause Prostate Cancer

A recent study has indicated that men who consume higher levels of fish oil may be at a 71% greater risk of developing aggressive prostate…

Started by John Jubinsky

3 Nov 29, 2013
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Coffee Reduces Risk of Death from Oral and Throat Cancer

A study lead by the American Cancer Society involving more than 968,000 subjects over 26 years has determined that caffeinated coffee drink…

Started by John Jubinsky

2 Mar 3, 2013
Reply by AgeOfAtheists14

Coffee Protects Against Lethal Prostate Cancer

In a study led by the Harvard School of Public Health involving almost 48,000 men over a 22 year period it was determined that coffee (deca…

Started by John Jubinsky

3 Jul 10, 2011
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Scientists Know Why Broccoli/Cauliflower Type Vegetables Fight Cancer

Scientists at Georgetown University have discovered why broccoli and cauliflower type vegetables fight many types of cancers. About half of…

Started by John Jubinsky

5 Mar 27, 2011
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Gene Discovered That Makes Cancer Spread

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have discovered a gene called WWP2 that is responsible for the spreading of many types of canc…

Started by John Jubinsky

4 Jan 25, 2011
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New Blood Test Can Detect One Cancer Cell Among A Billion Healthy Ones

A new blood test can detect a single cancer cell among a billion healthy ones. Moreover, it captures any that it finds so that they may be…

Started by John Jubinsky

2 Jan 3, 2011
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Aspirin a Day May Reduce Risk of Cancer

Researchers at Oxford University have determined that 75mgs of aspirin per day may reduce long term cancer deaths by 20%. They warn that th…

Started by John Jubinsky

0 Dec 6, 2010

Gene Therapy Permanently Eradicates Advanced Skin Cancer in Mice

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully introduced a gene into bone marrow producing stem cells of mice that…

Started by John Jubinsky

2 Nov 24, 2010
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Long Term Statin Use Does Not Induce Cancer

Statins are cholesterol lowering drugs. In a recent study involving 133,255 participants no positive correlation was found between long ter…

Started by John Jubinsky

1 Nov 17, 2010
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