Cancer

Younger Americans Not Seeking Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Being Eligible

Younger Americans are not seeking out screening for colorectal cancer as frequently as older … [+] Americans. getty Americans between the ages of 50 and 54 were a third less likely than Americans in their seventies to seek out colorectal cancer screening, according to a new study. Colorectal cancer rates are rising in younger Americans …

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Highly active cells associated with growth and recurrence of brain glioma

Tumors are made up of many types of cells, both cancerous and benign. The specific complexity of the cells inside brain tumors has been a trademark of the disease, one that makes treatment extremely difficult. While scientists have long known about the variety of cells within a brain tumor, the ways these tumors grow has …

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Cancer Survivors At Higher Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Adult cancer survivors have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease than people without a history of … [+] cancer. getty Adult cancer survivors are at a higher risk of heart and cardiovascular diseases than people in the general population, according to a new study. The research published in the journal Journal of the American College …

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Breast Cancer Spreads More Aggressively at Night, Startling New Study Finds

When people with metastatic breast cancer close their eyes at night, their cancer awakens and starts to spread. That’s the striking finding from a paper published in Nature this week that overturns the assumption that breast cancer metastasis happens at the same rate around the clock. The result may change the way that doctors collect …

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