Stroke Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer increases the risk of stroke independently of other stroke risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes.

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Proton Pump Inhibitors, Gastric Pre-Cancerous Lesions

It has been suggested that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may promote the development of pre-cancerous lesions in the stomach and increase the occurrence of stomach cancer.

Vaccine Could Prevent Most Cervical Cancers

A vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 90% of all cervical cancers.

Obese CRC Patients, Second Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer.

ASTRO: New Choosing Wisely Guidelines

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that should be discussed before being prescribed.

Yogurt Test as Novel Colonoscopy Alternative ...

Synthetic biomarkers combined with yogurt may one day replace or augment colonoscopies and improve early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.

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Leukemia Txs Top ASCO's Clinical Cancer Advances in 2015 List

Leukemia Txs Top ASCO's Clinical Cancer Advances in 2015 List

The biggest clinical cancer advances for 2015 have been identified in an annual report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Hormonal Contraceptives May Increase Brain Cancer Risk

Hormonal Contraceptives May Increase Brain Cancer Risk

But odds of any one user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress

Prolonged Sitting Is Health Hazard, Despite Exercise

Prolonged Sitting Is Health Hazard, Despite Exercise

Regular exercise doesn't erase the higher risk of serious illness or premature death that comes from sitting too much each day, a new review reveals.

Extra Cup of Coffee Could Lower Melanoma Risk

Extra Cup of Coffee Could Lower Melanoma Risk

Coffee drinkers have a lower risk of malignant melanoma, with a trend toward more protection with higher intake, according to new findings.

Radiation Therapists: More Stressed Than Oncology Nurses?

Radiation Therapists: More Stressed Than Oncology Nurses?

For occupational groups in cancer care, radiation therapists (RTs) have higher mean scores for stressors and coping strategies than oncology nurses (ONs) according to new research.

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