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New ovarian cancer screening test offers hope for early detection
Live Science via Fox News
A new test to screen for ovarian cancer appears to detect the disease in early stages, and, if confirmed in clinical trials, the test could become a routine screening for women.
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Bayer's Nexavar gets priority review as thyroid cancer drug
Reuters
Bayer's cancer drug Nexavar was given priority review status by U.S. health care regulators for use of the oral drug against a difficult-to-treat type of thyroid cancer, the company said recently.
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Oncofertility offers new options for young women with cancer who want to have kids
The Washington Post
When Michele Foust received a diagnosis of Stage 2 breast cancer this spring, she typed out a list of questions about her treatment. At the top of the 26-year-old's concerns was an unknown that haunts many young cancer patients: "If I survive, will I be able to have children?"
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More invasive breast cancer surgery comes with growing use of MRIs
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Heavy use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be leading to unnecessary breast removal in older women with breast cancer, according to a new study.
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Why aren't there more cancer vaccines?
Slate
Ray Fisman writes: "Six years from now, when my daughter turns 11, she will get a three-part human papillomavirus vaccine that will reduce her chances of getting cervical cancer by around 70 percent. Currently a little more than half of American girls get the HPV vaccine, a public health intervention that will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. It's one of modern medicine's few success stories in finding a means of preventing cancer."
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Stopping cancer in its tracks?
Medical Xpress
We've come a long way in cancer treatments — we have powerful, effective drugs for many types of cancer and we're moving toward ever more specific, less invasive therapies. But the problem with cancer is that it's always in motion, metastasizing and spreading throughout the body to overwhelm it. What if you could stop cancer in its tracks?
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Stress fuels cancer spread by triggering master gene
Medical News Today
A new study from the U.S. published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation finds that activation of a master gene called ATF3 that is important for helping cells adapt to stress may be involved in helping breast, and possibly other cancers spread to other parts of the body.
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Long-term amenorrhea risk no higher for premenopausal breast cancer patients with BRCA mutations
The Oncology Report
The probability of long-term amenorrhea is similarly high in all premenopausal breast cancer patients age 35 years and older who undergo chemotherapy, regardless of whether they carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.
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The 'C' word affects DCIS treatment choice
MedPage Today
Women who heard the word "cancer" in describing ductal carcinoma in situ thought more aggressive treatment was better, a study showed.
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Disturbing thyroid cancer rise in Fukushima minors
RT
Six minors in Fukushima Prefecture who were 18 or younger at the time of the March 2011 nuclear disaster have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer since June. Ten other children are believed to have developed the same form of cancer in that time period.
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