Soft Drink Consumption Increases Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

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Study: Consuming 2 or more soft drinks per week doubles your risk of pancreatic cancer

Consuming two or more soft drinks per week increased the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by nearly twofold compared to individuals who did not consume soft drinks, according to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Gene Linked to Schizophrenia May Reduce Cancer Risk

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Schizophrenia gene may be protected against some forms of cancer

People who inherit a specific form of a gene that puts them on a road to schizophrenia may be protected against some forms of cancer, according to a new study by scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

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Scientists Discover Gene That ‘Cancer-proofs’ Naked Mole Rat’s Cells

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Naked mole rats.

Despite a 30-year lifespan that gives ample time for cells to grow cancerous, a small rodent species called a naked mole rat has never been found with tumors of any kind — and now biologists at the University of Rochester think they know why.

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Link Between Alcohol And Cancer Explained: Alcohol Activates Cellular Changes That Make Tumor Cells Spread

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Researchers have identified a cellular pathway that may explain the link between alcohol consumption and cancer.

Alcohol consumption has long been linked to cancer and its spread, but the underlying mechanism has never been clear. Now, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have identified a cellular pathway that may explain the link.

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Trigger Of Deadly Food Toxin Discovered; Finding Could Help Prevent Liver Cancer

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UCI scientist Sheryl Tsai and colleagues have discovered what triggers a cancer-causing toxin to form on nuts and grains, which could lead to methods of limiting its production

A toxin produced by mold on nuts and grains can cause liver cancer if consumed in large quantities. UC Irvine researchers for the first time have discovered what triggers the toxin to form, which could lead to methods of limiting its production.

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Platypus Helps Illuminate Ovarian Cancer

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The platypus is helping Australian researchers to better understand ovarian cancer.

Researchers from the Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide believe our oldest mammalian relative may help us to better understand ovarian cancer.

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New Nanoparticles Could Lead To End Of Chemotherapy

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Doctors have been investigating the use of nanoparticles for medicine for years.

Nanoparticles specially engineered by University of Central Florida Assistant Professor J. Manuel Perez and his colleagues could someday target and destroy tumors, sparing patients from toxic, whole-body chemotherapies.

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