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Vaccine against kidney cancer may be on its way
Date: 2012-07-31 16:16:54
A team of scientists published a study suggesting that a vaccine they developed may be an effective treatment against kidney cancer. In the future, this therapy may be widely available for patients who, with the help of a lab test, find out they have this malignant disease.... Full Story

Three antioxidants may decrease pancreatic cancer risk
Date: 2012-07-24 13:32:46
Researchers from Europe discovered that selenium and vitamins C and E may help decrease the risk of pancreatic cancer. These findings may be relevant to individuals who take a lab test to determine whether they are likely to develop the malignant disease.... Full Story

People with psychiatric illnesses may be prone to cancer
Date: 2012-07-20 13:49:11
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine discovered that individuals who have serious psychiatric illnesses may be more likely to develop cancer than people in the general population. These findings suggest that patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may benefit from a lab test for cancer markers.... Full Story

RA patients have adequate rates of cancer testing
Date: 2012-07-11 15:43:27
Despite the fact that patients with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to develop various forms of cancer and die from the disease than the general public, some evidence has suggested that they are less likely to receive lab testing for tumors. However, new research indicates that this is not the case.... Full Story

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