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Bias affects cell phone cancer risk findings

( -- A group of South Korean and American researchers has found studies of possible links between cell phones and brain tumors and other cancers vary in quality, and those suggesting there is little or no risk ...

dateOct 15, 2009 in Cancer weblog
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Protein 'jailbreak' helps breast cancer cells live

If the fight against breast cancer were a criminal investigation, then the proteins survivin, HDAC6, CBP, and CRM1 would be among the shadier figures. In that vein, a study to be published in the March 30 Journal of Biological ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Astrobiology meets cancer research

( -- In an interplanetary meeting of the minds, astrobiologists and oncologists have worked together to provide new insights into the origins of cancer, which remains a major killer despite the best efforts of ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Biochemistry
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New treatment in sight for ovarian cancer

In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumour cells. An initial study in patients conducted jointly by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Cancer
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A primer on aspirating breast lumps

A patient with a breast lump that has no features suggesting cancer should still be immediately evaluated, according to a primer for physicians in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

dateMar 01, 2010 in Cancer
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