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Other highlights in the May 2 JNCI

... ... The initial findings from the Italian trial showed no significant reduction in breast cancer risk with tamoxifen use. However, the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Projects Breast Cancer Prevention Trial found that tamoxifen reduced the risk of estrogen receptor-positive brea...

Other highlights in the Dec. 6 JNCI

... ... Adriano Decarli, Ph.D., of the University of Milan in Italy, and colleagues used data from a multicenter case control study in Italy and Italian cancer registries to develop an Italian version of the Gail model, a common model to predict the absolute risk...

Other highlights in the October 5 JNCI

...... A new study has found little or no evidence that being breast-fed as an infant is associated with cancer risk as an adult....... Exposures to environmental factors in infancy may influence cancer risk later in life. For example, breast feeding is associated with height and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) levels in later childhood, and height and IGF-1 levels have been associated with...

Other highlights in the July 20 JNCI

Other highlights in the July 20 include a study identifying HPV types that may help manage cancer risk in women with cervical abnormalities, a study examining the risk of contralateral testicular cancer, a study that looks at the association between higher urinary melatonin levels and breast cancer risk, and a study examining how accurately Medicare claims data reflect chemotherapy use in elder...

Other highlights in the May 18 JNCI

...... Lowering the threshold for recalling patients for additional assessment after a mammogram can detect more breast cancers earlier, but the benefit levels off, according to a new study....... Breast cancer screening programs aim to improve patient mortality and decrease morbidity by detecting high numbers of early-stage cancers without increasing the number of false positives--women recalle...

Other highlights in the May 4 JNCI

...... Increasing Pap screening adherence and improving the accuracy of Pap screening could reduce the incidence of invasive cervical cancer among women with access to screening and could afford earlier detection of cervical cancer, a new study concludes....... Cervical cancer is highly preventable and treatable. Therefore, the occurrence of an invasive cervical cancer represents a failure in th...
(Date:10/18/2014)... for evaluation of suspected genetic conditions, whole-exome sequencing ... including detection of a number of rare genetic ... to a study appearing in JAMA . ... the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting. ... regions of thousands of genes simultaneously using next-generation ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown for ... the lungs of Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the ... growth in chronic infections. , The study also discovered ... fibrosis (CF) patients was halted or slowed down by ... consumed all the oxygen and helped "suffocate" the bacteria, ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... a new synthesis of recent research findings to inform ... the two states. , The Ecology and Management ... A Synthesis of the Relevant Biophysical Science and Implications ... by the U.S. Forest Service,s Pacific Northwest Research Station, ... for a synthesis of the large body of scientific ...
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