Archive: 22/02/2011

Blood test may find markers of bladder cancer risk

Knowing that it is impossible to catalog all the carcinogenic exposures a person has had in life and then assess them, Brown University researcher Carmen Marsit is looking for a more precise way to predict individual susceptibility ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Cancer
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Use of nitrates may increase bone strength

Preliminary research indicates that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and decrease in bone resorption (loss), according to a ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Health
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Screening mammograms catch second breast cancers early

More women are surviving longer after having early-stage breast cancer, but they are at risk of developing breast cancer again: a recurrence or a new cancer, in either breast. Annual screening (a.k.a. "surveillance") mammography ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Cancer
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