News tagged with cancer risk

Wrinkles are scarier than skin cancer for young tanners

What's the most effective way to convince young women to cut back on their indoor tanning, a habit that hikes their risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 75 percent? Warn them that it will cause leathery, ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Health
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Breast cancer risk factors differ among races

A new study finds that factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer among white women have less influence in Hispanic women. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Cancer
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Meat, fish and ovarian cancer risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- What do meat, fish and ovarian cancer have in common? More than you would think, says Dr Penny Webb from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR).

dateApr 21, 2010 in Cancer
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Samsung Electronics tries to quell cancer concerns

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said Thursday workers at its semiconductor factories face no heightened cancer risk as the world's top maker of memory chips tried to quell health fears following employee illnesses and deaths.

dateApr 15, 2010 in Business
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