Archive: 04/8/2009

High-dose radiation improves lung cancer survival

Higher doses of radiation combined with chemotherapy improve survival in patients with stage III lung cancer, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

dateApr 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Soy may aid in treating canine cancers

Researchers at North Carolina State University are looking to soy as a way to make traditional canine cancer therapy more effective, less stressful for the dog and less costly for the owners.

dateApr 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Skin cancer now top cancer among young women in UK

(AP) -- Melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer, is now the most common cancer in young British women, the country's leading cancer organization said Wednesday. Skin cancer has overtaken cervical cancer as the top cancer ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Cancer
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Certain states more aggressive with anti-smoking policies

A new study published in the journal Contemporary Economic Policy assesses the impact of state attributes on the likelihood that a state adopts policies to limit youth access to tobacco. Across nine different measures of you ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Other
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Community provides essential support to military families

The deployment of military personnel to active war zones, which involves issues of separation, time away from home, and eventual reunion, increases the vulnerability of their families, The heavy reliance on National Guard ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Other
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