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A decade-long research effort to uncover the environmental causes of breast cancer by studying both lab animals and a group of healthy U.S. girls has turned up some surprises, scientists say.
2013/11/12
A single dose — rather than the recommended three — of a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease HPV may be enough to ward off cervical cancer, researchers said Monday.
2013/11/5
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The air we breathe is laced with cancer-causing substances and should now be classified as carcinogenic to humans, the World Health Organization's (WHO) cancer agency said on Thursday.
2013/10/18
European lawmakers approved sweeping new regulations governing the multi-billion dollar tobacco market on Tuesday, including limits on electronic cigarettes, bigger warnings on cigarette packs and a ban on menthol and other flavorings in a bid to further curb smoking.
2013/10/9
Health authorities in Taiwan have approved a new targeted therapy treating HER2-positive breast cancer, doctors reported.
2013/10/5
An experimental Roche drug that seems to work particularly well against lung cancer in smokers may be a “game changer” for these normally difficult-to-treat patients, researchers said on Sunday.
2013/9/30
Known as the “silent cancer,” lymphoma is one of the most rapidly rising cancers in Taiwan, with the annual contraction-rate averaging at 2,915 patients, representing a two-fold growth over the past decade.
2013/9/13
Young women who drink alcohol every day may be raising significantly their risk of breast cancer, according to U.S. research published Wednesday.
2013/8/30
Postmenopausal women who take certain blood pressure medications for 10 years or more face twice the risk of developing breast cancer, U.S. researchers said Monday.
2013/8/7
Scientists in Singapore have identified a gene which makes an aggressive form of breast cancer even worse, in a development which could lead to more effective drugs to treat it.
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