Thursday 27 November, 2014

Tabloid readers check testicular cancer signs better?

Love reading tabloid news than some serious stuff? Sit cool as research reveals that men who read tabloids are more likely to check their testicles for signs of cancer than readers who prefer broadsheet dailies Continue reading “Tabloid readers check testicular cancer signs better?” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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A simple blood test to detect ‘solid’ cancers?

What about a simple blood test to diagnose many types of solid cancers? Or a blood test that monitors the amount of cancer in a patient’s body and responses to treatment Continue reading “A simple blood More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Soon, balloons to pop open and deliver anti-cancer drugs

In a ray of hope for cancer patients, researchers are developing a better drug delivery method by encapsulating the drugs in nanoballoons Continue reading “Soon, balloons to pop open and deliver anti-cancer More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Self-breast exam can do more harm: Expert

A self-breast check campaign launched by The Sun newspaper in Britain to make women aware of breast cancer risks may actually harm women Continue reading “Self-breast exam can do more harm: Expert” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study

Living alone? You may be at a higher risk of death from skin cancer, especially if you are male, an alarming study claims Continue reading “Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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New gene mutation in melanoma skin cancer identified

Detecting signs of melanoma, considered as the most dangerous form of skin cancer, may become easier as scientists have discovered that mutation of a specific gene is responsible for the disease Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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A tool to predict if you need chemotherapy or not

There is good news for cancer patients as scientists have discovered that by looking at changes in gene expression it is possible to predict Continue reading “A tool to predict if you need chemotherapy or More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Treat sexual problems in lung cancer patients on priority: Experts

Raising an issue that has been ignored for long in the case of lung cancer patients, experts have urged physicians to pay more attention on how such patients suffer difficulties with sexual expression and intimacy More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Eating peach may slow breast cancer growth

Certain compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread, a promising research shows Continue reading “Eating peach may slow breast cancer growth” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Rare chromosome fusion ups leukemia risk

Children who are born with fusion of two specific chromosomes are more prone to suffer from Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Continue reading “Rare chromosome fusion ups leukemia risk” »  More...