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Scotland’s HPV vaccine linked to ‘near elimination’ of cervical cancer

Vaccinating girls aged 12 and 13 in Scotland has created substantial herd protectionMedia for Medical/Getty By New Scientist staff and Press Association The routine vaccination of schoolgirls against the human papillomavirus (HPV) in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life. Some forms of the sexually-transmitted HPV are linked to cervical… Read More »

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Could reused cooking oil trigger breast cancer spread?

A recent study in mice showed that reheated cooking oil might trigger cell changes that can promote late-stage breast cancer growth. A new study looks at the effect of reused cooking oil on breast cancer metastasis. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tested “thermally abused frying oil,” which is cooking oil that has… Read More »

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Dual-Drug Therapy May Boost Odds Against a Tough Breast Cancer

WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 — There’s good news for women battling a particularly difficult form of advanced breast cancer. In a new study of patients with so-called “hormone receptor-positive” breast cancer that’s spread beyond the breast, women who received a combo of two anti-estrogen drugs right away lived many months more than those who got… Read More »

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