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Water Pipe Smoking Causes Significant Exposure to Nicotine and Cancer-Causing Agents

Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic...
12-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Nominations Sought for 2014 AACR Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research Award

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has issued a call for nominations for its 2014 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research.
6-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Model Can Predict Therapy Outcomes in Prostate Cancer With Bone Metastasis

A new computational model that simulates bone metastasis of prostate cancer has the potential to rapidly assess experimental therapy outcomes and help develop personalized medicine for patients with this disease, according to data published in...
28-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Vitamin D deficiency was an indicator of aggressive prostate cancer and spread of the disease in European-American and African-American men who underwent their first prostate biopsy because of abnormal prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and/or digital...
28-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Chronic Inflammation May Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a study...
15-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT

New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Lustgarten Foundation, and the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a Dream Team dedicated to...
7-Apr-2014 2:45 PM EDT

Stand Up To Cancer and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation Announce New HPV Translational Research Team Grant

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a research team dedicated to HPV-related cancers during a press...
7-Apr-2014 2:50 PM EDT

Study Shows Fertility Drugs Do Not Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Women who took clomiphene citrate (brand name Clomid) or gonadotropins as a part of fertility treatment did not experience an increased risk for breast cancer over 30 years of follow-up, compared with women who were not treated with these...
28-Mar-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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May is National Cancer Research Month

In 2007, in a bipartisan show of support for cancer research, the United States Congress declared May as National Cancer Research Month. Senate Resolution 394 was sponsored by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Ted...
3-Apr-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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