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Many female undergrads unaware of risk factors for cervical cancer, skip Pap tests, researchers find

Most female undergraduate college students surveyed by Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work researchers were not familiar with risk factors for cervical cancer and had not had a Pap smear—the screening procedure for the disease. Nasar U. Ahmed, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology; Patria Rojas, assistant professor in the Department […]

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Increased infections may indicate cancer – natural healing naturopathic specialist portal

What is the connection between infections and cancer diseases? Various infections may indicate diseases occurring later cancer. Such infections occur already years before the actual diagnosis of cancer is increased. The understanding of the relationship between the development of cancer and previously occurring infections could allow in the future, maybe the development of improved diagnosis […]

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New study suggests weight gain may reduce breast cancer risk

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that women who gain weight from early adulthood are at a reduced risk of developing breast cancer before they reach menopause. The study examined data from over 600,000 women from many separate studies around the world, according to Medical News Today. Researchers divided […]