Research Updates: cancer

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

  1. Issue 25

    KOO, Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong. writes that a critical review (82 references) of epidemiological studies regarding diet and lung cancer over the past 20 years has n1


  2. Issue 25

    OSMAK and colleagues, Department of Molecular Medicine, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia write that the role of vitamin C (ascorbic acid AA) in the prevention and suppression of carcinogenesis has been known for a long time. A1


  3. Issue 24

    VAN POPPEL and VAN DEN BERG, TNO Nutrition and Food Research Institute, Zeist, The Netherlands write that substantial attention has been focussed during the last decades upon the prospect that high intake of certain vitamins ma1


  4. Issue 24

    POTTER, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington, Seattle USA writes that vegetables and fruits are associated with a reduced risk of cancers, including and especially lung cancer. Compounds which are possibl1


  5. Issue 24

    RAUTALAHTI and colleagues, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki Finland. writes that the results of the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene (ATBC) study, the first large intervention trial with antioxidants wer1


  6. 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.


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 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


  16. 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


  17. 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


  18. 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


  19. 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


  20. 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


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