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Radiation Therapy for Childhood Cancer May Up Breast Cancer Risk
Children treated for Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer, with chest radiation may be at a higher risk for developing breast cancer in adulthood.
Five Healthy Behaviors That May Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk
Adopting a combination of five healthy behaviors is linked to a reduction in the risk of developing colorectal cancer, according to the results of a study.
Higher Cholesterol Levels Linked to Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Higher levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood may signal an increased risk of recurrence for men with prostate cancer.
New Mechanism of Resistance to Everolimus in Thyroid Cancer
Researchers have uncovered two mutations in thyroid tumors that make the tumor either very sensitive to treatment with everolimus, or confers resistance.
Tobacco Use Tied to Oral Cancer–Causing HPV
Using tobacco is linked to an increased risk of infection with oral HPV type 16, a sexually transmitted virus known to cause cancers of the mouth and throat.
New HPV Vaccine Could Prevent 90% of Cervical Cancers
A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that protects against nine types of HPV and would protect against about 90% of cervical cancers could be available in 2015.
Top 8 Highlights From the ESMO 2014 Congress
This slide show features some of the top highlights on breast, prostate, and lung cancers to come out of the European Society for Medical Oncology 2014 Congress.
Obesity, Inflammation in Adolescence May Up Colon Cancer Risk
A 35-year study of males in Sweden found a link between obesity and inflammation during adolescence and a risk for colorectal cancer in adulthood.
Early Signs of Pancreatic Cancer Found in Blood
In a recent study, researchers found that certain amino acids in the blood were associated with a twofold increased risk of a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
Breastfeeding Reduces Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
A large study bolsters the evidence that black women who breastfeed have a lower risk of being diagnosed with ER- and triple-negative breast cancer.
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