HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
White blood cell count, inflammation linked to cancer deaths

the observed association between WBC count and cancer mortality is not fully explained by smoking."

The study also suggests that aspirin may have a greater protective effect against cancer for those with high WBC, as the risk of cancer death was higher among those with high WBC who did not take aspirin weekly than among those who did.

"These data provide important new epidemiological evidence of an essential link between inflammation and cancer mortality," the authors write. "Our findings suggest that local inflammatory processes that have long been known to be associated with tumor progression may be reflected in the systemic inflammatory marker of higher WBC count."


'"/>

Contact: Anoop Shankar, M.D., Ph.D.
ashankar@nus.edu.sg
JAMA and Archives Journals
23-Jan-2006


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Whites more likely than blacks to die soon after spouses death
2. White women with skin cancer history more likely to develop melanoma
3. Technology for successful aging shown at White House conference
4. White House/VA conference on emerging technologies for disabilities
5. Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
6. Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries
7. High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
8. Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
9. Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
10. New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
11. Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: White blood cell count inflammation linked cancer deaths

(Date:3/4/2015)... (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Rocket Builders’ ... British Columbian companies that have the best prospect for ... year when we choose the Ready to Rocket companies, ... matched technical innovation with market opportunity. Prizm Media Inc. ... the right customers at the right time,” said Reg ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... DC (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 As ... into value-based payment contracts within the next few years, ... and the significant chunk of health care spending they ... Services, Inc.’s ACO Business News (ABN) tracks some ... context of a commercial accountable care organization (ACO)-type model. ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... On February 21st, the rooftop of the ... a day-long event that features a gathering of providers ... Organized by Debbie Durkin and Durkin Entertainment, Los Angeles’ ... EcoLuxe Lounge saw many notable attendees. Among them was ... The Flash, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and many, ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 03, 2015 Man, Woman & ... to help find cures and ensure access to treatments ... life for patents and their families. Through this annual ... in the fight for a world without blood cancers. ... fundraisers in the country, to be announced this summer. ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 03, 2015 In March, 1% for ... will kick off a new campaign, “Know Your Source,” which ... nonprofits, and ambassadors in their quest for ingredient awareness and ... several of its members and partners, including King Arthur Flour, ... network, to raise awareness for food as an environmental issue, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healthcare Lead Generation Leader Prizm Media Inc. is “Ready to Rocket” 2Health News:Healthcare Lead Generation Leader Prizm Media Inc. is “Ready to Rocket” 3Health News:AIS Newsletter Examines Ways to Engage Specialists in Value-Based Payment Contracts 2Health News:AIS Newsletter Examines Ways to Engage Specialists in Value-Based Payment Contracts 3Health News:Hollywood Star Chase Masterson and Choices Recovery Discuss Substance Abuse and Treatment at 2015 Oscars 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Kicks Off Their Eleventh Annual Man, Woman & Student of the Year Campaign 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Kicks Off Their Eleventh Annual Man, Woman & Student of the Year Campaign 3Health News:1% For the Planet Asks Consumers to “Know Your Source” 2
(Date:3/3/2015)... , Mar. 03, 2015 Research and ... the addition of the "Telemedicine and Mobile ... Forecasts 2015 - 2020" report to their ... Connected Health are all terms that pertain to ... order to provide remote clinical/non-clinical healthcare services. They ...
(Date:3/3/2015)...  Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ), a ... management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in ... 2015, in Miami . ... Officer, will speak at 1:05 PM Eastern Time.  The ... and no formal materials will be presented.  A live ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Today, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance ... research companies, unveiled a redesigned website ... and caregivers with faster, easier access to information ... assistance programs. Since its launch ... engage, educate and empower patients and caregivers to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, and Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020 2Global Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, and Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020 3Partnership for Prescription Assistance Relaunches Website with New Features for Patients and Caregivers 2
Cached News: