Headlines Tagged with Cancer — 5,067 headlines found
Nurture Tops Nature in Cancer Origin Analysis / Up to 90% of cancer risk potentially modifiable, study suggests
Employing four strategies to assess cancer risk, investigators concluded that random genetic mutations account for no more than 10% to 30% of cancer risk. The remaining risk involves extrinsic factors, including certain biological contributors such as in
Dec 17, 2015 MedPage Today
added Dec 17, 2015 14:57
UP to 90 per cent of cancers may be caused by poor lifestyle and environmental triggers such as sunlight, researchers claim. It could mean most of Britain's 330,000 cases a year are preventable. Scientists reported internal factors only made a "modest"
Dec 17, 2015 The Sun (uk)
added Dec 17, 2015 14:41
Cancer is overwhelmingly a result of environmental factors and not largely down to bad luck, a study suggests...used four approaches to conclude only 10-30% of cancers were down to the way the body naturally functions or "luck". Experts said the analysis
Dec 17, 2015 BBC Online
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Here, we show that the lifetime risk of cancers of many different types is strongly correlated (0.81) with the total number of divisions of the normal self-renewing cells maintaining that tissue’s homeostasis. These results suggest that only a third of th
Dec 16, 2015 Science
added Dec 17, 2015 14:39
Sancar said Erdoğan asked him to discourage people from smoking at every event he attended. "He told me that the public would heed the advice of a scientist who told them not to smoke," the U.S.-based scientist said in an interview with the Turkish TV ch
Dec 16, 2015 Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:32
[UK] Which of these women are most at risk of ovarian cancer? For one the chance is 1 in 2, for another it's 1 in 80. Knowing why might save YOUR life...
Who's most at risk? The average risk of developing ovarian cancer is one in 50, but certain factors increase this risk, such as being overweight and smoking
Dec 15, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:33
"But what's interesting is that in low- and middle-income countries, we are starting to see rising rates of the same cancers that have been common in high-income countries because of the uptake of Western lifestyles, like smoking and excess body weight,"
Dec 14, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2015 16:26
Jurors Wednesday awarded $11 million to a former smoker for the role they found R.J. Reynolds played in causing the throat cancer that took her voice box. Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds, 2013-CA-001121. Florence Monroe, 71, started smoking at 14 and
Dec 10, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 10, 2015 21:00
A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers... Close to 10 percent of young white men in rural areas of Minnesota use smokeless tobacco, McC
Dec 6, 2015 DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:22
Electronic cigarettes produce highly-reactive free radicals—molecules associated with cell damage and cancer—and may pose a health risk to users, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Dec 3, 2015 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 3, 2015 18:40