Heart Health

  1. Beth Whaanga showing her cancer scars in facebook

    Beth Whaanga is 33 and was diagnosed with breast cancer and uterus in 32 birthday, but fortunately survived to tell the tale and decided to wear the scars of the disease to fight it.
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  2. Routine mammograms do not reduce deaths from breast cancer

    Annual mammograms in middle-aged women do not reduce deaths from breast cancer, this test is essentially as good as the physical examination reveals a new retrospective study of 25 years in Canada.
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  3. Preventing smoking and lung cancer mortality

    Lung cancer is one of the most aggressive and causes more deaths. In 2011, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE), in Spain lung cancer was the third leading cause of death after ischemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease, but while the figures for the latter two groups descend, cancer lung shows an upward trend. In 2011 died of lung cancer or bronchial 21,058 people (17,479 men and 3,579 women), 1.6% more deaths than in 2010.
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  4. A blood test may detect ovarian cancer at an early

    A new test to detect ovarian cancer seems to detect the disease at very early stages and, if confirmed in clinical trials, the test could become a routine for women.
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  5. Photography could assess risk of skin cancer

    The amount and type of pigment called melanin present in the skin can indicate a person's risk of developing cancer in that organ. A study in which participated the National Research Council (CSIC) has found that the Raman spectroscopy technique is able to measure both parameters, for the first time, non-destructively.
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  6. One type of antihypertensive may increase cancer risk

    Prolonged use of certain medications for high blood pressure have been associated with increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
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  7. Vav proteins function in skin cancer

    Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common skin cancers both in Spain and in the rest of the world. Although this is not usually deadly tumor is unresectable and through minor surgery in some cases reaches highly malignant and metastatic stages are hardly treatable.
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  8. Press GEPAC to the therapeutic equivalence

    From the Spanish Group of Patients with Cancer (GEPAC) express our concern and concern about the proposal to establish certain Autonomous Communities as therapeutic equivalents certain drugs belonging to the same family and share the same purpose but they are different molecules.
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  9. The immune system is based on a potential oncoprotein

    The immune system uses various tools against pathogens that threaten the body. One is the production of memory T cells, specialized to remember these threats and attack the long term, for example after vaccination.
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  10. New iPad App "CONTIGO" aimed at women with breast cancer

    Today has been presented in HM University Sanchinarro YOU a pioneering application developed for iPad and addressed to women suffering from breast cancer.
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