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Cancer is a condition where cells in a particular part of the body develop and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy neighboring healthy tissue, including organs. There are over 200 various types of cancer, each with its method of diagnosis and treatment. In many cases, your symptoms will not be related to cancer and will be caused by other, non-cancerous health conditions.
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Cancer breakthrough: Novel approach can 'starve' tumors to death

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00
Current research investigates the potential of an experimental compound in causing cancer cell 'starvation' by depriving them of access to a key nutrient.
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Eight cancers could be diagnosed with a single blood test

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:00
Researchers have created a blood test that can detect eight cancer types with high specificity, representing a major step forward in cancer diagnostics.
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Why you shouldn't put off that Pap test any longer

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:00
It's Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we turn to an important topic: the Pap test. What is it, should it scare you, and why should you get it done?
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Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:00
A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
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How gum disease could lead to cancer

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:00
How well do you look after your oral health? New research has now linked the bacteria responsible for gum disease with certain types of cancer.
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What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:00
Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for the disease.
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What you should know about throat ulcers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:00
A look at throat ulcers, a condition that makes it hard to swallow and causes other problems. Included is detail on diagnosis and home remedies.
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What is fibrosarcoma and what are the symptoms?

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:00
Learn all about fibrosarcoma, a form of cancer affecting the cells that create fibrous tissue in the body. We look at symptoms, diagnosis, and prognosis.
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Could this experimental 'recipe' fight colon cancer?

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:00
A cocktail of engineered probiotics and cruciferous vegetables could help to prevent and treat colorectal cancer in the future, researchers suggest.
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What are the health benefits of aronia berries?

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:00
Learn about the potential benefits of aronia. We look at the nutritional content of these berries, along with how they can be incorporated into a diet.
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Prostate cancer: 'Whole' Mediterranean diet could reduce your risk

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
A study of three diets found that only a high adherence to the whole Mediterranean dietary pattern is linked to lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
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What is mesenteric panniculitis?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:00
Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare disorder that affects the abdomen, causing pain and other symptoms. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment.
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Could targeting the body clock stall brain cancer?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:00
Researchers explore a potential new cancer treatment: an experimental drug that interacts with the body clock, stalling the growth of cancer cells.
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Stinging nettles: A new approach to cancer

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:00
A new drug that specifically targets cancer cell metabolism has been discovered. It is 'switched on' by a chemical found in stinging nettles and ants.
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How your gut bacteria may protect you from cancer

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:00
The so-called good bacteria in our gut can influence our chances of developing colorectal cancer by altering our gene activity, suggests new research.
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Night shifts raise women's cancer risk

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:00
Women who work long-term night shifts may be at increased risk of developing cancer, especially breast cancer, reveals a new study.
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Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 19:00
Researchers suggest that eating just 9 grams of processed meats per day, or two sausages per week, could increase women's risk of breast cancer.
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Your gut microbes may give melanoma treatment a boost

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 17:00
People with advanced melanoma who had healthy levels of specific gut bacteria responded better to immunotherapy than those who did not, a new study found.
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Sticking to New Year's resolutions could cut cancer risk

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:00
Resolved to eat better and exercise more in 2018? A new study finds that sticking to such lifestyle changes could lower the risk of cancer by a third.
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Cancer: Virus fuels immune system to attack brain tumors

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 17:00
From the bloodstream, a wild virus selectively entered cancer cells in patients' brain tumors and made it easier for the immune system to destroy them.
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