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American Association for Cancer Research

Each spring brings major medical meetings from the likes of the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Urological Association and the American Society for Clinical Oncology, to name a few.

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Drinking and cancer riskupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 10:28:00

A new study links consumption of alcohol with a recurrance of breast cancer. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Study: Moderate drinking ups risk of breast cancer returnupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 10:28:00

Breast cancer survivors who have just a few alcoholic drinks per week are more likely than women who drink little or no alcohol to see their breast cancer return, according to research presented today at an annual meeting of breast cancer specialists.

Simple test may determine smokers' lung cancer riskupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 18:30:00

Smoking is a lot like Russian roulette: You never know who will end up developing lung cancer and who won't. But Dr. Jian-Min Yuan, as well as other researchers from the University of Minnesota, say they are one step closer to determining a smoker's risk for developing the disease. In a study, they tracked the carcinogen and nicotine levels in nearly 500 smokers through a simple urine test and discovered a link between the level of a specific carcinogen and lung cancer. Their findings were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research conference.

Test may show lung cancer riskupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 18:30:00

Scientists are one step closer to developing a test that could reveal a smoker's risk of developing lung cancer.

Genes show Ovarian cancer riskupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 09:25:00

Women who have more than seven gene markers have a higher risk of ovarian cancer. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Gene variations could predict ovarian cancer riskupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 09:25:00

Variations within women's genes could predict risk for ovarian cancer, a new study has found.

Exercise plus sleep may lower cancer risk in womenupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 15:01:00

Regular physical activity may lower a woman's overall risk of cancer, suggests a new government study -- but only if her workouts don't cut into a good night's sleep. Otherwise, lack of shut-eye appears to cancel out much of exercise's protective benefits.

CNNMoney: Could Celebrex prevent colorectal cancer?updated: Mon Apr 03 2006 09:46:00

Celebrex, an arthritis painkiller from Pfizer, could be used to prevent colorectal cancer, according to studies revealed today by the American Association for Cancer Research.

Cold virus may be skin cancer cureupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 00:02:00

Researchers at an Australian university believe they have developed a breakthrough showing skin cancer can be stopped by the common cold virus.

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