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‘Obesity puts you at greater risk of cancer’

Around 5.24 million people were identified at 16 years or more and followed for an average of 7.5 years.

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Men too prone to breast cancer

Though rare, incidents of breast cancer in men are not unheard of – and health experts call for awareness and timely treatment.

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Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients

Acupuncture can bring significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients.

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High cholesterol can cause cancer

Overactivity of signalling pathway in mature cells is a major driver in the development of cancer.

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Scorpion’s venom can help detect cancer

Researchers have found a compound that appears to pinpoint all of the malignant cells in a patient’s body.

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Virus that kills cancer and tumour cells

A virus can be used to kill triple-negative breast cancer cells and tumours grown from these cells in mice, finds a new research.

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‘Missing link’ in ribosome production holds key for cancer cure

The discovery provides scientists with a better understanding of how to limit uncontrolled cell growth, such as cancer.

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Now, a tool to predict financial pain from cancer

Researchers have now developed a tool to measure a patient’s ability to tolerate financial stress that comes with cancer.

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Sitting for hours increases risk of certain cancers

Large amounts of time spent sitting can still be detrimental to those who are otherwise physically active.

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Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths by 28%

Experts say the tests can reduce the chances of dying from breast cancer by nearly 30 per cent and that national screening programs should continue.

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US man sues doctors after removal of wrong kidney

The man sued his doctors claiming that surgeons mistakenly removed his healthy kidney instead of a cancerous one.

Read more: cancer, kidney, US man
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New gene tests may give cancer patients quicker path to treatment

A new way of evaluating tumors may soon help cancer patients identify the underlying genetic link to their disease.

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Insured young cancer patients fare better, live longer: Study

Young adults with cancer are far more likely to recover or live longer if they have health insurance, says a new study.

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Cancer-causing worm heals wounds: Study

Spit produced by a cancer-causing worm which damages the human liver can be used to treat non-healing wounds, a scientist has claimed.

Read more: cancer, health, wounds
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3D printed cancer cells to mimic tumours

The proteins of MMP protein family are used by cancer cells to break through their surrounding matrix and help tumours to spread.

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