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Surgeons, physical scientists and computer specialists at the University of Dundee have just made a major breakthrough which will allow GPs to scan women for breast cancer in minutes in their local surgery. The new hand held instrument enables the detection of early subclinical breast lesion without the use of damaging x-rays and is inexpensive …

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STUDY SHOWS FOOT MELANOMA SURVIVAL RATE IS JUST 1 IN 2 PARK RIDGE, IL (PRWEB) August 23, 2003 –- Malignant melanoma is increasing faster than any other cancer, and a new study published in the current issue of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery shows the overall five-year survival rate for melanoma of the …

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Lung Cancer Cause Different for Women CHICAGO — Tobacco use in American women rose dramatically during the 20th century, resulting in a 600 percent increase by the year 2003 in the number of women who died of lung cancer. In the same period, the number of lung cancer deaths in men declined. Lung cancer has …

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The Inflammation Link to Colon Cancer Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research A new blood test for colon cancer risk may be on the horizon that measures levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), which is produced by the liver during periods of acute inflammation. High levels of CRP in the blood are …

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 Making A Difference Chemo Angels Chemo Angels is a 501c3 non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to adding a ray of sunshine to the lives of those undergoing treatment for cancer. The organization was founded  by Laura Armstrong in August 2000.   Laura lost her father to pancreatic cancer in 1989.  Laura later met a woman who …

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Cancer Symptoms Blood in the urine, pain or burning upon urination; frequent urination;  cloudy urine; feeling the need to urinate but not being able to pass urine. Bone Cancer Pain in the bone or swelling around the affected site; fractures in bones; weakness, fatigue; weight loss; repeated infections; nausea, vomiting, constipation, problems with urination; weakness …

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Too Much Omega-6, Not Enough Omega-3; Imbalance Linked to Increased Cancer Risk WASHINGTON — Cancer experts said today that even though many Americans have cut back on fat, the relative amount of two specific kinds of fat in the typical diet remains “out of whackâ€� – and unhealthy. Researchers at the American Institute for Cancer …