ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening
(American College of Physicians) In a new evidence-based guidance statement published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians (ACP) says that average-risk women between the ages of 50 and 74 should undergo breast cancer screening with mammography every other year. ACP's guidance statement does not apply to patients with prior abnormal screening results or to higher risk populations, such as women with a personal history of breast cancer or a genetic mutation known to increase risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening of average-risk women
(American College of Physicians) Average-risk women, between the ages of 50 and 74, who have no symptoms for breast cancer should undergo breast cancer screening with mammography every other year, the American College of Physicians states in a new evidence-based guidance statement published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Antioxidants protect cells from harmful water contaminant
(Experimental Biology) Antioxidants such as vitamin C could help reduce harmful effects from hexavalent chromium, according to a new study performed with human cells. The contaminant, which is often produced by industrial processes, was featured in the biographical movie Erin Brockovich. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study shows dogs can accurately sniff out cancer in blood
(Experimental Biology) Dogs have smell receptors 10,000 times more accurate than humans', making them highly sensitive to odors we can't perceive. A new study has shown that dogs can use their highly evolved sense of smell to pick out blood samples from people with cancer with almost 97 percent accuracy. The results could lead to new cancer-screening approaches that are inexpensive and accurate without being invasive. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Osimertinib Plus Savolitinib Shows Activity in EGFR-Mutant, MET-Amplified NSCLC
Cancer Network spoke with Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH, about the TATTON study, which tested the combination of osimertinib and savolitinib in previously treated non –small-cell lung cancer patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH Source Type: news

Should Adjuvant Chemo Be Added to Treatment in Early High-Risk Prostate Cancer?
Researchers tested the addition of adjuvant chemotherapy to androgen suppression and radiotherapy in patients with localized high-risk prostate cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Northern Ireland to bring in HPV jab for boys and new cancer test
Two measures designed to reduce the incidence of cancer have been announced today by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 8, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

When Do Women Need a Mammogram? New Guideline Tries to Clarify
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

More Evidence HPV Vaccine Cuts Cervical Cancer Rate
(Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

AHA News: How Can Therapy for Heart Attack Patients Help Cancer Survivors?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - April 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A peek behind the (toxic) curtain: Here's why glyphosate is sprayed on food crops before harvest
(Natural News) Now that two juries have named Monsanto’s top weedkiller, Roundup, as a “substantial factor” in causing cancer in at least two people, concerns about current farming practices are on the rise. The food industry has a dirty little secret they’ve been hiding for many years: Farmers sometimes use Roundup for off-label purposes —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

News man ’s bowel cancer prompts thousands to seek advice
An NHS medical director has praised BBC news editor Jeremy Bowen for raising awareness of bowel cancer, after the number of people seeking information on the disease from the official NHS website almost trebled. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 types of skin cancer
There's no questions that sun exposure increases your risk of skin cancer. ?Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.?Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says there are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Michaela Strachan health: The TV presenter beat breast cancer - what are the symptoms?
MICHAELA STRACHAN has had a successful career in TV since the 1980s, but in 2014 the wildlife expert was diagnosed with breast cancer, which she went on to beat. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. What are the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shocking study reveals EPA ignored scientific proof that Monsanto's glyphosate may cause CANCER
(Natural News) How can two of the world’s most authoritative research bodies come up with two entirely different conclusions about the toxicity of the most commonly used herbicide? A shocking new analysis from the peer-reviewed science journal Environmental Sciences Europe reveals that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confuted and contorted evidence on glyphosate toxicity,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poisoned by lead-contaminated tap water for 2 years, Michigan residents given green light by judge to SUE former Governor who did NOTHING to help
(Natural News) It only took 75 years for a city of Americans to become so sick from toxic tap water that now they’re able to sue the government. We already know that the fluoride in 75 percent of our country’s municipal faucets causes chronic inflammation, brittle bones, pineal gland calcification, and of course, cancer. Now,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating sugar substantially increases your risk of osteoporosis
(Natural News) Consumption of sugar has been linked to various health problems, such as diabetes and cancer. New research revealed that consuming refined white sugar can increase your risk of osteoporosis, a condition characterized by brittle bones that easily break. Researchers looked at the effects of table salt and white sugar on the development of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Eating a handful of dark-colored berries can help prevent tooth decay
(Natural News) Berries are widely known as one of the best cancer-fighting foods, but did you know that they can also prevent tooth decay? A study published in the European Journal of Oral Sciences suggested that eating a handful of dark-colored berries, such as cranberries and blueberries, provide a protective effect against tooth decay. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spying on cells eating habits could aid cancer diagnosis
(University of Edinburgh) Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have developed a new imaging technology to visualize what cells eat, which could aid the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Spying on cells' eating habits could aid cancer diagnosis
(University of Edinburgh) Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have developed a new imaging technology to visualize what cells eat, which could aid the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How schoolgirl, 9, has helped raise almost £200,000 to go towards improving cancer services
Elly Neville, 9, is already a charity champion. The schoolgirl from Pembroke, West Wales, has helped raise thousands to go towards improving cancer services at Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Three signs your bloated stomach pain is a symptom of cancer
STOMACH bloating often happens after eating as a result of difficulties digesting food, but it is also a symptom of some types of cancer. So how do you know if your bloated stomach pain is a sign of the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Big Number: 17.6 million Americans suffer from alcoholism
Beyond affecting everyday life functioning, alcohol abuse increases risk of cancer, liver cirrhosis, heart problems and stroke. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Expert warns on being clear about the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer
BOWEL CANCER is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, but worryingly, it can often go undiagnosed for a long time as the symptoms can be easily confused with less serious conditions. As a result, a cancer expert at Bupa is warning people to be clear on the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer and not to hesitate seeing a doctor if you experience them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digital experts to join mental health and cancer teams
Digital and data experts are to join national cancer and mental health policy teams at NHS England to help them make the best use of technology. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Patients resistant to breast cancer therapy show epigenetic differences
(Experimental Biology) According to a new study, breast cancer patients who don't respond to targeted therapy have different patterns of epigenetic modifications than patients who do respond. Epigenetic modifications change gene expression without altering the DNA's genetic code. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New insights into how fatty liver disease progresses to cancer
(Experimental Biology) The buildup of fat in the liver known as fatty liver disease sometimes leads to hard-to-treat liver cancer. Scientists don't understand why the cancer risk is higher for fatty liver disease caused by excessive alcohol consumption than for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, which is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Spicy compound from chili peppers slows lung cancer progression
(Experimental Biology) Findings from a new study show that the compound responsible for chili peppers' heat could help slow the spread of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. Most cancer-related deaths occur when cancer spreads to distant sites, a process called metastasis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Colorectal Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Colorectal Cancer - April 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - April 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Toddler is in remission from stage four cancer at just 21 months old
Molly Hughes was diagnosed with neuroblastoma just before she was five months old. Fifteen months and five rounds of surgery later, the Kentucky toddler is cancer-free at last. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following a diet that's rich in organic food lowers your cancer risk by 25%, researchers find
(Natural News) Is organic produce just an overpriced gimmick, or can eating more of it have a tangible effect on your family’s health? While it might be tempting to view all fruit and veggies as equally nutritious, the results of a recent study would seem to indicate that there is a distinct difference in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking after cancer diagnosis raises healthcare costs, study says
On average, smoking after a cancer diagnosis can lift costs by an additional $11,000 per patient, according to research published Friday in JAMA Open Network. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Canada Plans to Suspend Allergan's Breast Implant License Health Canada Plans to Suspend Allergan's Breast Implant License
Health Canada said on Thursday it was advising Allergan Plc of the regulator's plans to suspend the license for the Botox-maker's Biocell breast implants, after a review regarding the risk of a rare cancer linked to breast implants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Health Canada notifies Allergan on intent to suspend Biocell breast implant license
Health Canada said yesterday that it plans to suspend Allergan‘s (NYSE: AGN) licenses to sell its Biocell breast implants in the region due to a possible association with a rare immune system-cancer. The move follows the agency’s completion of a scientific assessment of macro-textured implants, which it said is part of a larger safety review of breast implants and their association with breast implant-associated anapestic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Health Canada said it launched the review last November due to an increase in Canadian and international cases of B...
Source: Mass Device - April 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cosmetic/Aesthetic Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Allergan Source Type: news

Kentucky toddler's cancer in remission after long treatment
A 21-month-old Kentucky girl who was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma more than a year ago has given her family reason to celebrate _ she is cancer-free (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

American Association for Cancer Research, March 29-April 3
The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research was held from March 29 to April 3 in Atlanta and attracted approximately 18,000 participants from around the world,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SBI: Don't overlook men when it comes to breast cancer
The incidence of male breast cancer is rising, making it important to recognize...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too Male breast masses require careful investigation Mammography, US help diagnose male breast cancer US is best bet in male breast, but only if imaging is absolutely necessary Male mammograms: Positioning tips to ensure image quality (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet Says Has Cancer, Will Have Surgery U.S. Senator Michael Bennet Says Has Cancer, Will Have Surgery
United States Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, previously mentioned as a possible contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, said on Wednesday that he will undergo surgery for prostate cancer during the upcoming legislative break.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Rare forms of cervical cancer can be prevented with screening
An analysis of data from more than 4,200 cases of cervical cancer shows that women could be up to 75 percent less likely to receive a diagnosis if they are properly screened. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Marshall Islands Integrates Healthcare Services, Experts Offer a Word of Caution
Jack Niedenthal, the secretary of Health and Human Development in the Republic of Marshall Islands stands in front of the poster that records the dark past of the Pacific island nation and the need for good healthcare. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By Stella PaulMAJURO, Apr 5 2019 (IPS) In Jack Niedenthal’s office in Majuro, there is an ominous reminder of the dark history of the Marshall Islands—once the site for dozens of nuclear tests conducted by the United States between 1946 and 1962. But it also provides a strong message about the future of island nation. “Given what the Marshall Islands has done for hu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Hansen's disease leprosy Marshall Islands Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Fou Source Type: news

Researchers Seek Firefighters for Data on Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 -- Learning more about firefighters'increased risk for certain cancers is the aim of a voluntary registry being created by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It's seeking more than 1.1... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer
Kinase inhibitor approved in combination with endocrine therapy for male patients with breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

Report: France to ban textured breast implants
France is planning to ban textured breast implants, which have been linked a rare immune-system cancer, according to a report from France24. France’s National Agency for Medicines and Health Products began informing manufacturers on April 2 of its plans to ban manufacturing, distribution, importing, exporting, promotion and wearing of textured breast implants and polyurethane breast implants, according to the report. The soon-to-be-banned implants have been linked to breast implant-associated anapestic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. France’s ANSM has been tracking indivi...
Source: Mass Device - April 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Featured Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Source Type: news

France Is First to Ban Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
The ban covers textured breast implants, which are suspected of being linked to anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. Regulators in other countries are following suit. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CONSTANT MEHEUT Tags: Implants Breasts Plastic Surgery Accidents and Safety Allergan Inc France anaplastic large-cell lymphoma Source Type: news

UK biotechs lead the way in early detection of deadly diseases
There is a global call for the fast diagnosis of deadly conditions, from cancer to strokes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Some Cancer Patients Airbnb Offers Free Housing to Some Cancer Patients
Airbnb now offers free housing to cancer patients traveling for treatment who meet geographic and income criteria.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Changes in the incidence of breast cancer due to the use of radioactive materials for warfare or nuclear and environmental accidents over the last 60 years in Europe and Asia - Koutras A, Tsilikis I, Syllaios A, Zouliati I, Zotos PA, Kalinterakis G, Karagkouni A, Chaidoulis A, Papachatzopoulou P.
This article investigates the possibility and the extent of breast cancer rates being higher in European and Asian countries that have been damaged by warfare or nuclear accidents and the use of chemical weapons in relation to the rest of the countries in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news