Research Updates: cancer

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 24

    GERBER and colleagues, Groupe dEpidemiologie Metabolique, INSERM-CRLC, Montpellier, France had previously reported a paradoxical oxidant-antioxidant status in breast cancer patients, affecting pre-menopausal more than menopausal women.


  2. Issue 24

    MOON and colleagues, Department of Biomathematics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 USA write that 2 chemoprevention randomised clinical trials commenced in 1984 for the evaluation of retinoids in the prevention 1


  3. Issue 23

    KIMMICK and colleagues, Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157 USA write that breast cancer is a major health problem, accounting for almost one-third of cancer-rela1


  4. Issue 23

    CRAWFORD and colleagues, Division of Urology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver USA write in their review (59 references) that understanding changes in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) may enable the differen1


  5. Issue 23

    GUTHRIE and colleagues, Deaprtment of Biochemistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada studied the inhibition of proliferation of oestrogen receptor-negative human breast cancer cells with various forms and mixtures of <1


  6. Issue 23

    TURLEY and colleagues, Laboratory of Leukocyte Biology, Division of Basic Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland 21702 USA studied the growth and apoptosis of oestrogen receptor-negative human breast cancer cells by vitamin E 1


  7. Issue 23

    BROWN and CARNEY, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover New Hampshire explored beliefs regarding perceptions of health, illness and medical care in breast cancer patients who use alterna1


  8. Issue 22

    DONG and colleagues, Deaprtment of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong researched the mode of action and antitumour activities upon human leukemia cells of ingredients isolated from Chin1


  9. Issue 22

    OCKE and colleagues, Department of Chronic Diseases and Environmental Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands studied the dietary intake of vegetables, fruits, beta-carotene, an1


  10. Issue 22

    IIGO and colleagues, Chemotherapy Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo Japan studied a series of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), including docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapen1


  11. Issue 22

    LAURILA and colleagues, National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland write that epidemiological evidence suggests that airway obstruction is an independent risk factor for lung cancer, which cannot 1


  12. Issue 22

    STRAIN and colleagues, Human Nutrition Research Group, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland studied the relationship between thyroid hormone levels and toenail selenium concentrations in a case-control stu1


  13. Issue 21

    GOODMAN and colleagues, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington USA investigated the associations of baseline demographic, health history and nutritional information and prerandomisation serum conce1


  14. Issue 21

    VERHOEVEN and colleagues, TNO Nutrition and Food Research Institute, Zeist The Netherlands examined the association between breast cancer risk and intake of vitamins C, E retinol, beta-carotene, dietary fibre, vegetables, fruit1


  15. Issue 21

    MENETTA and colleagues, Division of Gynecological Oncology, University of California, Irvine 92668 USA write that the Papanicolaou (Pap) smears for cervical cancer screening have led to the increased detection<1


  16. Issue 21

    GODLEY and colleagues, Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 USA write that animal studies suggest that omega-6 fatty acids found in vegetable oils may promote prostate cancer.


  17. Issue 21

    CLINTON and colleagues, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts USA write that the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study has indicated a lower prostate cancer risk associated with greater consumption of tomato1


  18. Issue 21

    OMURA and colleagues, Heart Disease Research Foundation, New York USA write that due to the reduced effectiveness of antibiotics against bacteria such as Chlamydia trachomatis, alpha-Streptococcus, Borrelia Burgdorferi and viruses such1


  19. Issue 20

    HERTOG and colleagues, Department of Chronic Diseases and Environmental Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands. studied whether the consumption of fruit and veget1


  20. Issue 20

    ANDERSSON and colleagues, Department of Urology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden write that the role of diet in the aetiology of prostate cancer remains unclear because research results from several case-control and coho1


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