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Anna Azvolinsky, PhD

Anna Azvolinsky, PhD

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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 levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood may signal an increased risk of recurrence for men with prostate cancer.

Researchers have uncovered two mutations in thyroid tumors that make the tumor either very sensitive to treatment with everolimus, or confers resistance.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A new study found that in cancer patients who smoke, e-cigarette users had greater nicotine dependence, compared to smokers of traditional cigarettes.

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