Women ages 50 to 69 years who attend mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40% compared with women who are not screened, according to the latest evidence.
New research indicates that men with naturally high levels of the female hormone estrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.
No difference seen in distant disease-free intervals for those with versus those without a positive family history, say researchers.
Statin use by patients diagnosed with lung cancer in the year prior or after their diagnosis is linked to lower related mortality.
The Women's Health Initiative Studies, a large prospective study of lung cancer, found no strong associations between lung cancer risk and a wide range of reproductive history variables.
A mutation of the gene ETV6 has been pinpointed as the heritable, genetic cause of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), according to a study.
Breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, especially within 5 years of their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a national database analysis.
Researchers compared tiny variations in the genetic make-up of more than 120,000 women of European ancestry, with and without breast cancer, and identified 15 new genetic variations linked to a higher risk of the disease.
A family history of prostate cancer among first-degree relatives may increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.
A worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women has discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.
This review discusses common risk factors, treatment, and preventive measures for aspergillosis in hematopoietic stem transplantation recipients.
New study helps explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal, with less than one-third of patients surviving even early stage disease.
Former, as well as current, smokers saw higher risk for disease recurrence and radiation therapy-related urinary side effects.
Examining more distant relations for prostate cancer can provide important patient history.
Scientists have created a statistical model that measures the proportion of cancer incidence, across varied tissue types, caused primarily by random mutations during cell division.
Rates of positive serologyand rapid urease tests were not different for head and neck cancer patients and controls, according to researchers.
Combining genetic data with information on other risk factors could significantly improve the ability to identify women at highest risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.
A category of lipids known as sphingolipids may be an important link in the relationship between diet, inflammation, and cancer.
Active smokers more knowledgeable than former smokers or nonsmokers, and often cite urologist as source of information.
A new study has found that patients who received chest radiation for Wilms tumor may be more susceptible to breast cancer later in life, due to their radiation exposure.
For black women and Hispanic women, obesity increases postmenopausal risk of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer.
Diet quality before ovarian cancer diagnosis is associated with both mortality and recurrence.
New research that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify those people at increased risk.
Adoption of five key healthy behaviors is linked with a reduction in the risk of developing bowel cancer.
A recent study found no link between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women.
By analyzing the DNA sequence of patients at different stages of leukemia, researchers have discovered mutations in genes that lead to childhood leukemia of the acute lymphoblastic type, the most common childhood cancer.
Postmenopausal women who in the past 4 years had undertaken regular physical activity equivalent to at least 4 hours of walking per week had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less
The PALB2 gene is potentially one of the most important genes associated with breast cancer after the BRCA1/2 genes.
Diet and nutrition are significant factors in preventing hepatic diseases progressing to hepatocellular carcinoma, and coffee is high on the list of good foods.
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