Top oncologist to study effect of diet on cancer drugs

July 16, 2018

Siddhartha Mukherjee says trial is first in a series on ‘rethinking human diets for cancer’ A groundbreaking clinical trial on whether diet could boost the effectiveness of cancer drugs is set to be launched by one of the world’s leading oncologists. The work, led by Siddhartha Mukherjee at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, […]

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Toxic fumes from acrylic nails and acetone linked to nail technician’s cancer

July 3, 2018

In a recent article from Natural Awakenings, Julie Campbell describes her diagnosis and recovery from stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma. “I was shocked when doctors told me that it was caused by my working with acrylic nails, inhaling the toxic fumes 10 or 12 hours a day for so many years, as well as inhaling the fumes […]

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The Best Face Products with Sephora’s New Clean Beauty Seal

June 26, 2018

By Lindsay Cohn Clean beauty has come a long way. You used to have to shop at healthy retailers to find products free of sketchy ingredients, but now that consumers are demanding transparency from brands, Sephora has blown out its selection of natural products. Recently the beauty behemoth took it a step further, launching Clean at Sephora and awarding […]

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Pap test fluids used in gene-based screening test for two gyn cancers

March 26, 2018

Cervical fluid samples gathered during routine Papanicolaou (Pap) tests are the basis of a new screening test for endometrial and ovarian cancers developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. PapSEEK detects mutations in DNA that have been identified for specific cancers sooner. Earlier detection of cancer could lead to earlier treatment and […]

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Leaving No Stone Unturned in Ovarian Cancer

March 26, 2018

Oncologists explore neoadjuvant therapy, heated chemotherapy and PARP inhibitors to find the right treatment for women with ovarian cancer. BY LEAH LAWRENCE PUBLISHED MARCH 16, 2018 When Susan Baldridge, 62, saw her primary care doctor for some ongoing stomach issues, she never expected that a few days later, she would receive this diagnosis: stage 3c […]

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FDA Approves Test to Identify Women with Increased Risk for Cervical Cancer

March 26, 2018

This HPV-based test can help identify women who are at an increased risk for cervical cancer. BY BRIELLE URCIUOLI PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 13, 2018 BD Onclarity HPV Assay, a test that can detect up to 14 types of high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) and provides information on women who are at risk for cervical cancer, received pre-market […]

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HPV vaccine could be mandatory for public school students in Florida

January 31, 2018

By Jana Jones (WFLA) – Children attending public school in Florida may soon be required to be vaccinated for HPV. State Sen. José Javier Rodríguez (D-Miami) recently introduced the “Women’s Cancer Prevention Act,” which would require all 11 and 12-year-old boys and girls in Florida schools to receive a vaccine for the human papillomavirus (HPV), […]

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Increased endometrial cancer rates found in women with high levels of cadmium

January 10, 2018

Researcher recommends women limit cadmium intake More than 31,000 new cases of endometrial cancer are expected to be diagnosed in 2017. Through a five-year observational study recently published in PLOS One, researchers at the University of Missouri found that women with increased levels of cadmium — a metal commonly found in foods such as kidneys, […]

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Christina S. Chu, MD, on HPV and Cervical/Vulvar Cancer

January 10, 2018

2017 NCCN Annual Conference Christina S. Chu, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the link between human papillomavirus and genital cancers and what is known about the effect of HPV on treatment response and outcome. Source: The ASCO Post – http://www.ascopost.com/videos/2017-nccn-annual-conference/christina-s-chu-md-on-hpv-and-cervicalvulvar-cancer

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