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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cancer Research; Long-term NSAID use may reduce colorectal cancer risk ♦ Divide and rule: A tumor's strategy ♦ Imaging software could speed up breast cancer diagnosis

Imaging software could speed up breast cancer diagnosis New software could speed up breast cancer diagnosis with 90 percent accuracy without the need for a specialist. This could improve breast cancer management, particularly in developing countries where pathologists are not routinely available.
Divide and rule: A tumor's strategy Researchers have discovered how aggressive cells can invade healthy tissue during the earliest stage of tumor development. This opens up new ways of attacking cancer at its root, they say
Light/moderate drinking linked to increased risk of some cancers in women, male smokers Even light and moderate drinking (up to one drink a day for women and up to two drinks a day for men) is associated with an increased risk of certain alcohol related cancers in women and male smokers.
Electronic trigger reduces delays in evaluation for cancer diagnosis Electronic triggers designed to search for key data, developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, were able to identify and reduce follow-up delays for patients being evaluated for a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer.
Long-term NSAID use may reduce CRC risk Long-term, continuous use of low-dose aspirin and nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with decreased colorectal cancer risk. The findings of a population-based, case-control study.

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