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Six Cancers Have A Poorer Outlook

Six Cancers Have A Poorer Outlook

Independent News from Great Britain reported in 2017 that six cancers have a poorer outlook than all the other cancers.  These six cancers are pancreatic, liver, brain, lung, esophageal and stomach cancer. Only 14% of them will live on average beyond 5 years. In contrast 64% of people
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Lung Cancer Screening With A Simple Blood Test

Lung Cancer Screening With A Simple Blood Test

In the past it would have been a dream to do lung cancer screening with a simple blood test. Now it is a reality. Dr. Gerard Silvestri from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston has developed such a screening test. He used two biomarkers for lung cancer, proteins LG3B
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Immunotherapy For Lung Cancer

Immunotherapy For Lung Cancer

There is a lot of noise about the use of immunotherapy for lung cancer, which was combined with chemotherapy. https://www.npr.org/2018/04/16/602980973/merck-immunotherapy-drug-shines-in-lung-cancer-study So far there were only a small percentage of patients who qualified for treatment
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Cancer Can Be Random

Cancer Can Be Random

A new publication claims that cancer can be random. They found that 66% of all cancers occur spontaneously as mistakes in the DNA when cells are dividing . The Hopkins researchers found further that 29% of cancers are due to environmental factors and 5% occur due to genetic dispositio
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Healthy Lifestyle Prevents Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle Prevents Cancer

A study in JAMA Oncology dated May 19, 2016 reported that a healthy lifestyle prevents cancer. Two health studies were pooled, the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. This included 89,571 Caucasian women and 46,399 Caucasian men. These were divided into
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Cancer Producing Chromium-6 In Drinking Water

Cancer Producing Chromium-6 In Drinking Water

News came out that the EPA (Environmental Protective Agency) did multiple measurements in drinking water samples throughout the US. This happened between 2012 and now and they found cancer producing chromium-6 in drinking water. History of cancer producing chromium-6 in drinking water
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