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NUS researchers discover novel mechanism to stop the spread of breast cancer

(Source: biotechin.asia)

A team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that controlling the levels of the… 385 more words

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Lowering cost of Protonix IV by halving the dose

  • After surgery for stomach cancer, intravenous (IV) formulations of acid reflux drugs are sometimes used to prevent further bleeding.1
  • One acid reflux drug, Protonix IV (pantoprazole), can be given once or twice every 24 hours.
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Tobacco linked to 40 per cent of US cancers

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

MIAMI (AFP) – Tobacco use remains the most preventable cause of cancer, and 40 per cent of diagnosed US cancer cases may have a link to its use, health authorities said on Thursday (Nov 10). 198 more words

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Different Treatment for Head and Neck Cancers

A doctor of oncology and hematology, Dr. Devarajan Iyengar maintains a private practice in Bayonne, New Jersey, and serves as an attending physician at Bayonne Medical Center. 168 more words

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Coca-Cola neutralizes drug interaction with cancer medication: Study

  • Drug interactions happen when other drugs or foods interfere with how a given medication works. E.g., grapefruit juice vs. certain cancer medications.
  • In a study, the acidity of Coca-Cola was shown to neutralize the interaction between a class of medication commonly used to treat acid reflux and a cancer drug.1…
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Metastatic kidney cancer: To treat or not to treat

  • Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a form of kidney cancer.1
  • When RCC spreads and becomes metastatic, guidelines recommend treatments but don’t mention active surveillance – careful monitoring without any treatment.1…
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Which Cancers Cause Weight Gain – People Are Wondering


Most cancer will cause lose weight symptom because the cancer eat up your energy. However, some cancer could cause weight gain in rare cases. Thus, people are wondering which cancers cause weight gain. 142 more words