Category: Cancer Research

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Cancers of Excess: Smoking, Drinking, Overeating and Sex

Balance is always a good thing. Ideally, in life, everything should all be in moderation but that can be a difficult thing especially with all the temptations we have around us. Too much of anything can make us unhealthy. The…

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Abortion’s Link to Breast Cancer

  The association between abortion and breast cancer has been an on-going issue for many years, proving to be a very challenging area to study. Scientists and medical experts have done an extensive research on this matter and the exploration…


Skin Cancer Cases Rise by 41% in Five Years

Skin Cancer Cases Rise by 41% in Five Years Published: 2 September 2014 New research has revealed that skin cancer hospital admission have doubled in the last five years. That equates to a rise of 41%, not including skin cancer…


Higher Concentration Of Trace Elements Found In Bone Cancer

Higher Concentration of Trace Elements Found In Bone Cancer Published: 21 July 2014 Researchers from the MedUni Vienna, the Vienna Technical University and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute have investigated the distribution of trace elements in the tissue of bone tumors….


Parasite found in cat poo shows promise in cancer treatment

Parasite found in cat poo shows promise in cancer treatment Published: 15 July 2014 Toxoplasma gondii, a microscopic organism native to cats shows promise in treating cancer. Mutated strain of T. gondii has been found to reprogram the natural power…


Vitamin D Boosts Bowel Cancer Survival

Vitamin D Boosts Bowel Cancer Survival Published: 11 July 2014 A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the…

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A New Way To Kill Leukaemia Cells

A “game-changing” discovery of a new way to kill leukaemia cells is the first major breakthrough at the $200 million South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). SAHMRI and the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Personalised Cancer Medicine, made…

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Breast Cancer Link To Red Meat Scepticism

Scepticism greets new breast cancer research findings … Professor Valerie Beral, director of the cancer epidemiology unit at Oxford University, and leader of the Million Women’s Study into the causes of the disease, said there could be little confidence in dietary-based…