Breast cancer survivors have increased risk of diabetes

A study, published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology, reports that women successfully treated with hormone therapy for breast cancer have a greater risk of developing diabetes. Medpage Today
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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In this study, we aimed to estimate the frequency of premalignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps, and to evaluate associated clinical and demographic factors. A literature search was performed in major databases and the gray literature using the terms polyps OR endometrial polyp AND endometrial neoplasms OR endometrial cancer OR endometrial hyperplasia OR malignan*. Studies describing the frequency of premalignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps and any clinical or demographic factors associated with malignant lesions extracted using hysteroscopy were considered eligible. Independent investigators ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
The objective of our study was to estimate the frequency of pre-malignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps and to evaluate associated clinical and demographic factors. A literature search was performed in major databases and the gray literature using the terms polyps OR endometrial polyp AND endometrial neoplasms OR endometrial cancer OR endometrial hyperplasia OR malignan*. Studies describing the frequency of pre-malignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps and any clinical or demographic factors associated with malignant lesions extracted using hysteroscopy were considered eligible. Independent invest...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionsVMS following breast cancer diagnosis was related to a number of modifiable factors, but was unrelated to metabolic syndrome.Implications for Cancer SurvivorsIdentification of factors that predispose women to VMS following a breast cancer diagnosis may allow clinicians to recognize and address VMS in the subset of women who are most likely to experience such symptoms.
Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsAnxiety present in the year prior to breast cancer diagnosis increases the risk of incident CVD in 1-year breast cancer survivors, after adjustment for depression, traditional cardiovascular risk factors, and clinical characteristics.
Source: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusions: We found suggestive evidence of an association between ambient air pollution and incidence of postmenopausal breast cancer in European women. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1742 Received: 9 February 2017 Revised: 4 August 2017 Accepted: 12 August 2017 Published: 13 October 2017 Address correspondence to Z.J. Andersen, Centre for Epidemiology and Screening, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014 København K, Denmark; Telephone: 45 20740462; Email: zorana.andersen@sund.ku.dk Supplemental Material is available online (https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1742). The a...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusions: There was no significant difference in lipid profile itself between two groups, but more importantly the presence of the plaque was much higher indicating possible detrimental effect of AI on cardiovascular system. PMID: 28838227 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Korean J Intern Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Immediate reconstruction with a DIEP flap in the setting of adjuvant radiation therapy is an acceptable approach and appears not to influence the oncologic efficacy of radiation treatment. Further prospective studies are advocated. PMID: 28760638 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthetique - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann Chir Plast Esthet Source Type: research
Conclusion This study provides more evidence of the link between excess body fat and 10 cancers. Though the percentage increases sound large, it's important to put these results into context. For example, the baseline risk of postmenopausal cancer was 2.2% – it occurred in 555 of the 24,751 women in the study. For women who hadn't used hormone therapy, this would increase to a risk of 2.7% if they had a BMI of 30 compared with 26, or a waist circumference of 95cm compared with 84cm. This accounts for only an extra 5 cases in every 1,000 women. This large study involved older adults from European countries, so ...
Source: NHS News Feed - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Obesity Source Type: news
By now, most people have been to a holiday party or two. Lots of food, lots of eggnog and other carb laden alcoholic beverages, and lots of grazing all day long on all the boxes of candy friends and business acquaintances sent to us. It's easy to gain the five pounds most people gain during the holidays, and in the process, raise your blood sugar or glucose levels too high. That's your body letting you know you have prediabetes (higher than normal but still below diabetes levels) or diabetes, and unless you take action soon, your body won't like it. Diabetes silently sneaks up on you and if untreated, slowly weakens your ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 2 December 2016 Source:The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology Author(s): Vin Tangpricha, Martin den Heijer Transgender women experience lifelong gender dysphoria due to a gender assignment at birth that is incongruent with their gender identity. They often seek hormone therapy, with or without surgery, to improve their gender dysphoria and to better align their physical and psychological features with a more feminine gender role. Some of the desired physical changes from oestrogen and anti-androgen therapy include decreased body and facial hair, decreased muscle mass, breast growth, and...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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