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Nearly 90K U.S. teens and young adults will develop cancer in 2020, report estimates

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Sep 19, 2020 … ATLANTA — Cancer strikes people of all ages and in many different forms. While new medications and therapies are improving the outcomes for patients, a new report finds some concerning news for younger Americans. The American Cancer Society estimates nearly 90,000 people between 15 and 39 years-old will be diagnosed with cancer in 2020. The report…

Cooking cancer: Heat treatment may increase chemotherapy effectiveness

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Jan 06, 2021 … LONDON — Chemotherapy has been a major tool in cancer treatment for the better part of a century. Unfortunately, it’s a treatment that often constitutes a “roll of the dice” for patients. There’s no guarantee in most cases that chemotherapy will successfully kill all cancer cells. Now, researchers from University College London may have uncovered a…

Surprising Study Shows High Blood Sugar Not Likely Linked To Brain Cancer

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May 12, 2017 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — New research has expounded on the preexisting knowledge regarding the relationship between blood sugar levels and brain cancer. The study was released by Ohio State University early this month. The research picks up where previous Ohio State research left off in a prior study. Both studies were conducted by Judith Schwartzbaum, who…

Cancer cases among teens, young adults up 30 percent over past 40 years

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Dec 01, 2020 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An alarming new report shows the number of young people with cancer has soared by 30 percent over the last four decades. Teenagers and young adults are more likely to develop certain types of cancer today than they were 40 years ago, especially liver cancer, according to the study. While teens account for…

Birth control pills linked to lower risk of ovarian and endometrial cancer, even decades after use

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Dec 19, 2020 … UPPSALA, Sweden — Oral contraceptives provide women with a fast and effective way of preventing unwanted pregnancy. While these benefits are immediate, a new study finds taking “the pill” may also be protecting women from certain cancers for years to come. Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden report that taking birth control pills can cut…

Holocaust Survivors’ Higher Risk For Cancer Linked To Suffering

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Feb 09, 2018 … RAMAT-GAN, Israel — Holocaust survivors endured extreme suffering and mental anguish. Does this explain why some of them have experienced higher cancer rates? And does this serve as a health alert for other populations undergoing extreme conditions and deprivation? Researchers at Chaim Sheba Medical Center wanted to know how the hardships Holocaust survivors experienced impacted…

Study: Even Minimal Alcohol Use Associated With Higher Cancer Risk

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Dec 11, 2019 … TOKYO — Alcohol is such a large part of so many cultures and societies across the globe. From weddings to sporting events, it’s hard to go to virtually any social gathering of people and not encounter alcohol. While the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption are well-documented, a new study conducted in Japan finds that even those…

Delaying cancer treatment for a month raises chances of dying by 10 percent, study shows

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Nov 05, 2020 … KINGSTON, Ontario — The coronavirus pandemic is squeezing many medical providers to their limits as cases rise across the globe again. During the peak of cases in the spring, overwhelmed hospitals and clinics forced doctors to prioritize surgeries and may have forced many patients to wait longer for treatment.  But holding off on necessary care can…

Blood pressure medications not linked to cancer risk, scientists say

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Sep 01, 2020 … SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France — Patients with high blood pressure have plenty to worry about without thinking their medications will make them sick. For decades however, there have been conflicting reports that antihypertensive drugs may increase a person’s risk for cancer. Now, a new study is debunking these claims. British researchers say there is no evidence…

Obesity Linked To Alarming Uptick In Cancer Among Young Adults, Study Finds

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Jun 19, 2019 … CLEVELAND — A cancer diagnosis at any age is a tragedy, but developing the disease at a younger age is an especially awful occurrence. Unfortunately, many cancers that were once prevalent among individuals aged 50 or older are now being detected more and more in younger individuals, especially for those battling weight issues. New research out…

False-Positive Mammogram Results May Push Women Toward Prescription Drugs

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Feb 07, 2018 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — False-positive mammogram results push some women to seek immediate stress relief. While awaiting the results of further testing amid fears of potentially having breast cancer, they look for help in new prescriptions for anxiety and depression medications. This is the finding of a recent study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University,…

Relationship Strength Can Be Measured By Your Words, Study Finds

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Mar 30, 2017 … RIVERSIDE, Calif. — When it comes to marriage, your words may signal the strength of your relationship with your spouse. A new study finds that a balanced focus on the spouse is a good indicator of a healthy relationship. In this case, researchers at the University of California, Riverside were specifically looking at the quality of relationships while one spouse…