Tag: "cancer" at medical news
'DES Daughters' Had Increased Rates of Cancer; An Animal Study Shows 'DES Granddaughters' May Too
...rs of the treatedwomen. Although the incidence of cancer
was ultimately determined to be low,other abnormalities, including poor reproductive outcome in DES daughters, arequite common. Other well-known uses of DES, such as to fatten cattle and chickens,have also been discontinued....
Wine Drinkers May Be At Lower Risk Of Certain Cancers Than Beer Or Spirits Drinkers
...t a lower risk of developing upper digestive tract cancer
than drinkers who have a similar intake of beer or spirits. They suggest that this may be due to the presence of resveratrol, a substance found in grapes, which has been shown to inhibit the initiation, promotion and progression of cancer. Contact: ...
Treatment For Cancer May No Longer Be As Grim As The Disease
...de a less invasive alternative tosurgery for liver cancer
and many other types of tumour, say two cancerspec...sts. Surgery to remove a tumour can prevent cancer
spreading throughout thebody. But in some cases, doctors decide not to operate, perhaps because thet...
BioNumerik Reports The Supercomputer Supported Discovery Of New, Non-Toxic Chemotherapy Protecting Agent
...ll lung cancer, ovarian,head and neck, and bladder cancer
and many other tumors. However, theadministration of cisplatin and carboplatin frequently results in clinicallyimportant toxicities, including kidney toxicity, vomiting, and bone marrowtoxicity, that pose certain risks and adversely affect the quali...
Reduced Heart Disease Risk In Middle Age Lowers Eventual Medicare Costs
...e ormore risk factors. The charges attributable to cancer
as the primary diagnosiswere also lower for the men and women at low risk than for those not at lowrisk. Additionally, as the number of major risk factors increased, there was asignificant graded increase in charges for care related to cardiovascular...
University Of Pittsburgh Chosen By NCI As One Of Three Pioneer Sites ForBiocombinatorial Chemistry Research
... This initiative, conceived to discover new cancer
drugs, is a combinedeffort by researchers from the...onwide. As such, it excels in patient care and in cancer
detection,diagnosis, prevention and treatment. UPCI is internationally recognized forbringing labor...
Clinical Trials Announced Using Non-Invasive Innovative MRI To Diagnose Breast Tumors
...y become a valuable clinical tool for non-invasive cancer
diagnosis." "While most of our work with patients ...ng could revolutionize breast tumor management and cancer
diagnosis in other parts of thebody as well." "By avoiding biopsy for most breast tumors we can r...
UCSF Recruting Breast Cancer Patients For Herbal Therapy Study
...loped in collaboration at UCSF with Western breast cancer
investigators andpractitioners as well as non-West...erbal formula that is widelyused by herbalists for cancer
patients receiving chemotherapy. In addition, thetrial will assess any toxicities associated with th...
Hormone Therapy Increases Survival Of High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients
Phoenix, Arizona--Prostate cancer
patients receiving radiotherapy who are at ahigh r... a University of California San Francisco prostate cancer
expert.Mac Roach, III, MD, UCSF associate professor of radiation oncology and medicine,will present ...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...growth, acne and osteoporosis in women or prostate cancer
in men. After testing 16 mainstream DHEA products, researchers found that only half actually met manufacturers' label claims. Since the FDA does not yet monitor "dietary supplements," consumers need to be awa...
Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
A novel breast cancer
imaging technology that uses microwaves instead of...tive microwave detection may help to reduce breast cancer
mortalityby warning of malignant tumors at a very early stage. The anticipated low costand painless ...
Cure Rate Soars For Some AML Patients Receiving High-Dose Drug
...pur new laboratory research and perhaps improve cancer
treatment in the future. The standard treatment for adults with AML occurs in two phases: induction therapy and post-remission therapy. Induction therapy is intended to drive the leukemia into remission (i.e., malignant cells ar...
Restaurant Meats Higher In Suspected Carcinogens
...nogens in animals and are believed tocontribute to cancer
in people. "Time and temperature" probably account for the difference in fast foodand that from other types of restaurants, says Livermore chemist Mark Knize,lead author for the report. Although fast food chains would not divulge theirprepar...
World's Premier Pharmaceutical Scientists Share Latest R&D Findings
...growth, acne and osteoporosis in women or prostate cancer
in men. After testing 16 mainstream DHEA products, researchers found that only half actually met manufacturers' label claims. Since the FDA does not yet monitor "dietary supplements," consumers need to be aware of the dangers of natural drugs. No ...
Perceived Risks Of Breast Cancer Are Vastly Overestimated
(Putting the risk of breast cancer
in perspective) Recently notices on London's und...timates that in fact the risk of developing breast cancer
in a woman under the age of 35 years is one in 625. By the age of 50 this risk rises to one in 56; ...
Cedars-Sinai Surgeons Present TeleSurgery
...r, according to Dr. McKenna. "The standardcomplete cancer
operation also includes taking out lymph nodes in ...tthe five-year survival rates for early stage lung cancer
among patients who weretreated by thoracoscopy, compared with those who underwent the traditional"op...
UCSF Study Finds DHEA Benefits Cardiovascular Function
...s a nutritionalsupplement to fight conditions from cancer
to aging, does in fact have abeneficial effect on the vascular function of the heart, a new University ofCalifornia San Francisco study shows. Though there has been limited scientific basis for claims that DHEA is apotent anti-disease and an...
Tobacco Will Kill One Third Of Chinese Men
...e from chronic lung disease, 15 per cent from lung cancer
and five to eight per cent from each of oesophageal cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, stroke, ischaemic heart disease and tuberculosis. Two thirds of men now become smokers before age 25; few give up and about half of those who persist will be k...
Discovery: Experiments Confirm Novel Eye Pigment Controls Circadian Rhythm
...nd night cycle of the departurepoint. Also, breast cancer
rates have climbed this century with some blaminglong exposure to electric lights for disrupting normal hormone patterns. Cancer experts want to know more about such rhythms because bothbeneficial and side effects of anti-cancer drugs can dep...
WFU And IntraVec To Develop Innovative Cancer And HIV Treatments
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Leading edge cancer
and HIV treatment andprevention strategies may soo...ereChen is now an associate professor. The cancer
treatments will use "toxic cell" technology in which Chen andhis colleagues genetically modified nor...
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