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Medical News Today: Compound in aged cheese may prevent liver cancer, boost longevity

A new study suggests that there may be a simple way to help reduce the risk of liver cancer and extend lifespan: consume mushrooms, soy, whole grains, aged cheese, and other foods rich in spermidine. Spermidine – a compound found ...

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Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs

Certain changes in the breast may be early signs of breast cancer. Knowing what these changes look like can help people access the right treatment, as soon as possible. Understanding the different parts of the breast and their functions can ...

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Medical News Today: Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference. Breast cancer is a complex disease with many contributing factors. ...

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Medical News Today: Could antidepressants stop prostate cancer from spreading?

In almost all cases where prostate cancer spreads to other areas of the body, the disease spreads to the bone first. In a new study, researchers reveal the discovery of an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells to invade bone. ...

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Study shows drug may prevent infertility in cancer patients

Feb. 13 (UPI) — Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio, or UTSA, have found that a drug previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients could also prevent infertility. Infertility is a common problem for cancer patients, ...

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Medical News Today: Colorectal cancer screening initiative shows promise

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States and the third most common cancer in men and women. Every day, 400 people in the U.S. are newly diagnosed with the disease. Researchers at the ...

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Medical News Today: Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may raise dementia risk

Men with prostate cancer who are treated with a form of hormone therapy may be at much higher risk of dementia, according to new research published in JAMA Oncology. Men treated with ADT for prostate cancer may be at greater ...

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Medical News Today: Cancer and Genetics: What's the Connection?

Genes control the way cells work, and in particular how they grow and divide. When something goes wrong with one or more of the genes in a cell, changes occur that can lead to cancer. Such changes are commonly referred ...

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Is there a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer?

Dr. David Samadi says recent cases have pushed us to reexamine whether there’s a link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder. Recent headlines have pointed to baby powder as a cause of ovarian cancer. Although the debate over whether or ...

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David Bowie dead at 69: Music legend loses cancer battle

Rock icon David Bowie — whose decades of self-reinvention influenced generations of artists — died Sunday of cancer, two days after his 69th birthday. His latest album, “Blackstar,” had been released Friday. “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his ...

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