Articles Tagged with cancer prevention

Breast Cancer Slowed To A Crawl By Aspirin Says New Study

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A new study has brought great relief to breast cancer victims the world over. According to researchers in the Cancer Unit at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, a mere aspirin per day can greatly reduce the onset of breast cancer. In the past, aspirin has been found to not only treat headaches and… Read more »

New HPV Test May Help Detect Cervical Cancer Sooner

A new HPV test could help detect cervical cancer earlier.

In 2011, over 12,000 women in the U.S. were diagnosed with cervical cancer. That same year, roughly 4,000 women died from the disease. The first line of defense against cervical cancer is testing. It’s common knowledge that women should protect themselves by getting a Pap smear once every three years. A Pap smear is a… Read more »

Aspirin May Help Prevent Skin Cancer, Study Finds

Aspirin Fights Cancer

Aspirin has been known to slow the devastating effects of heart attacks and now the drug along with other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory painkillers may help protect against skin cancer according to a report published in the journal Cancer. Researchers examined 19 years of skin cancer records in northern Denmark and then compared the rates of skin… Read more »

1 In 6 Cancers Caused By Treatable Infections, Study Finds

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In many cases scientists, doctors and researchers are still baffled at what causes many forms of cancer, however a recent study has found that at least 1 in 6 cancer cases are caused by treatable infections that go unchecked for years. According to researches, 2 million new cancer cases in 2008 were caused by the… Read more »