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Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016

Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a malignancy.

HemOnc Today presents eight updates about the associations between cancer and diet, physical activity and other lifestyle choices.

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CDC: US has sufficient health care resources to achieve CRC screening goals

June 24, 2016
CDC researchers estimate that U.S. health care facilities have the capacity to meet the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s goal of screening at least 80% of…
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Almost one-third of breast cancer cases traced to modifiable behavior

June 20, 2016
Recent study data published in JAMA Oncology suggest that 29% of breast cancer cases among white women in the United States could be prevented if women avoided smoking…

Testosterone replacement therapy does not increase risk for aggressive prostate cancer

June 16, 2016
Men prescribed at least 1 year of testosterone replacement therapy demonstrated no additional risk for prostate cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers at…
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The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

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Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
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VIDEO: American Cancer Society's recommendations on breast cancer screening

May 16, 2016
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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Eight updates about how lifestyle affects cancer risk, outcomes

June 27, 2016
Lifestyle choices can contribute considerably to a person’s cancer risk, as well the outcomes they achieve after they are diagnosed with a…

In the Journals

CDC: US has sufficient health care resources to achieve CRC screening goals

June 24, 2016
CDC researchers estimate that U.S. health care facilities have the capacity to meet the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s goal of…

In the Journals

Almost one-third of breast cancer cases traced to modifiable behavior

June 20, 2016
Recent study data published in JAMA Oncology suggest that 29% of breast cancer cases among white women in the United States could be prevented if…

Testosterone replacement therapy does not increase risk for aggressive prostate cancer

June 16, 2016
Men prescribed at least 1 year of testosterone replacement therapy demonstrated no additional risk for prostate cancer, according to a study…

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VIDEO: Studies address how to better use genetic testing

June 15, 2016
CHICAGO — Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses studies that show multiplex panel…

In the Journals

Coffee no longer classified as a carcinogen

June 15, 2016
Coffee no longer should be classified as carcinogenic to humans, according to a working group from WHO’s International Agency for Research on…

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Poor oral hygiene contributes to head, neck cancer risk

June 13, 2016
Maintaining good oral hygiene may lead to a modest reduction in the risk for head and neck cancer, according to retrospective study results published…

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Risk-reducing procedures decrease libido, increase anxiety in BRCA–positive women

June 13, 2016
CHICAGO — The majority of BRCApositive women who underwent risk-reducing surgery to prevent cancer reported having libido and sexuality…

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Black women with breast cancer less likely to undergo BRCA testing, risk-reducing surgery

June 8, 2016
CHICAGO — Black women with breast cancer were less likely than white women to be tested for BRCA and undergo risk-reducing procedures…

Model used to estimate link between radiation, cancer must be re-evaluated

May 29, 2016
Previous investigations conducted by the founders of the linear no-threshold model with respect to genetic effects and carcinogenesis represent…

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