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Higher Risk of Heart Failure Seen in Some Cancers

Some people who have been treated for breast cancer or lymphoma have a higher risk of developing congestive heart failure than people who haven't had cancer, results from a new study show. Read More

POSTED: 03/26/2018
SOURCE: NCI Cancer Currents Blog

Within 5 year of diagnosis, people treated for lymphoma or breast cancer were 3 times as likely to develop heart failure as people who never had cancer.

Recognizing HPV Awareness Day

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, with over 500,000 new cases estimated each year. Although the global burden is great, it is not equally distributed between nations – more than 85% of... Read More

POSTED: 02/27/2018
SOURCE: CGH Spotlight Blog

Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV.

RESEARCH UPDATE: ON THE CLINICAL FRONT Prevention of Carcinogen-Induced Oral Cancer by Sulforaphane In a study by Bauman and colleagues, in vitro and in vivo models and a pilot clinical trial investigated the potential... Read More

POSTED: 02/14/2018
SOURCE: DCP News

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Study Identifies Potential Cause of Hearing Loss from Cisplatin

Results from a new study may explain why many patients treated with the chemotherapy drug cisplatin develop lasting hearing loss. Researchers found that, in both mice and humans, cisplatin can be found in the cochlea—the... Read More

POSTED: 01/26/2018
SOURCE: NCI Cancer Currents Blog

An image display the chemotherapy drug cisplatin (in green) in a mouse inner ear.

The Challenging Landscape of Cancer and Aging: Charting a Way Forward

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of giving two scientific talks: one at a Grand Rounds lecture hosted by NCI’s Center for Cancer Research, and a second held at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns... Read More

POSTED: 01/24/2018
SOURCE: NCI Cancer Currents Blog

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Acupuncture May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Acupuncture can reduce joint pain caused by drugs called aromatase inhibitors, according to results from a large, rigorous study of this approach in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer.Read the article Read More

POSTED: 01/08/2018
SOURCE: NCI Cancer Currents Blog

An image of acupuncturist inserting a needle into a patient.

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