Scientists identify key to preventing secondary cancers

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Leading scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Copenhagen have identified a possible key to preventing secondary cancers in breast cancer patients, after discovering an enzyme which enhances the spread of the disease. Secondary (metastatic) breast cancer is...

Factors Involved in the Collaboration Between the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs and Tobacco Control Programs: A Qualitative Study of 6 States, United States, 2012

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Tobacco control is among the highest priority prevention components to reduce cancer mortality rates and a major modifiable risk factor to control the growing epidemic of chronic diseases (1). In 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services published a report of the...

Estimating the global burden of cancer in 2013; 14.9 million new cases worldwide

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Researchers from around the world have worked together to try to measure the global burden of cancer and they estimate there were 14.9 million new cases of cancer, 8.2 million deaths and 196.3 million years of a healthy life lost in 2013, according to a Special Communication...

Cancer Care: How Delaware Turned the Tide

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-Delaware once first in the nation for cancer mortality is now 15th. In the 1990s a cancer diagnosis in Delaware was often a death warrant, but in 2015 Delaware is touting its model programs aimed at improving cancer detection and survival. That turnaround story was highlighted...

Scientists identify key to preventing secondary cancers

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Leading scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Copenhagen have identified a possible key to preventing secondary cancers in breast cancer patients, after discovering an enzyme which enhances the spread of the disease. Secondary (metastatic) breast cancer is...

Component in green tea may help reduce prostate cancer in men at high risk, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say

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Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men and is predicted to result in an estimated 220,00 cases in the United States in 2015. In recent years, an emphasis has been placed on chemoprevention – the use of agents to prevent the development or...