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- Coffee House. // Day After;1/16/2016, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
The article focuses on miscellaneous research topics food supplements and health risk. Topics discussed include food supplements contain chromium that can cause cancer; genetic dysfunctions of calcium signaling that causes cellular defects in patients with Parkinson's disease; and heart burn...
- Racial, ethnic, and gender variations in cancer risk:... Zahm, Shelia Hoar; Fraumeni Jr., Joseph F. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Nov95 Supplement 8, Vol. 103, p283
Presents information on the investigation of differences in risks for cancer etiology across subgroups of population. Clarification of role of differential susceptibility; Reality and meaning of variations; Recommendations.
- Foods can cause--or resist--cancer. // USA Today Magazine;Oct93, Vol. 122 Issue 2581, p5
Reports on foods that can cause cancer and others that prevent it. Aflatoxins as carcinogens; Physiology of cancer suppression; Uncertain role of nitroso compounds in carcinogenesis; Studies on the anti-carcinogenic properties of the phenolic antioxidants in brewed tea and chlorophyll; Role of...
- Cancerous myths. Taylor, Brian J. // Reason;Jan96, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p17
Reports on the misdirected attention from known causes of cancer due to wrong information in the United States. Declining mortality rates for most cancers in people under 55 years; Improvements in cancer-screening methods; Attribution of the increase in breast and prostate cancer rates;...
- Sunlight and melanoma. Gagnon, Louise // Dermatology Times;May2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p66
An interview with Dr. Bernard Ackerman and Dr. James Spencer, director emeritus of the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology and faculty member at Mount Sinai Hospital, respectively, is presented. When asked about the cause of melanoma, Spencer states that the best evidence is that melanoma is a...
- Dysplastic Nevi as Precursors to Hereditary Melanoma. Kraemer, Kenneth // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Aug83, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p629
Dysplastic nevi are clinical markers which permit identification of persons at markedly increased risk of melanoma in this setting of familial melanoma. Evaluation of melanoma prone family members with dysplastic nevus syndrome has resulted in detection of a substantial number of potentially...
- Melanoma: What Are the Gaps in Our Knowledge? Rees, Jonathan L // PLoS Medicine;Jun2008, Vol. 5 Issue 6, pe122
Jonathan Rees outlines a number of puzzling gaps that remain in our knowledge of the etiology of non-acral melanomas.
- Archives of Neurology: Study examines association between Parkinson disease, cancer. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;8/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on a study which revealed that patients with Parkinson disease are at a higher risk of developing prostate cancer and melanoma.
- Colorectal cancer screening low among those at increased risk. // Hem/Onc Today;11/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p9
The article offers information on a study that addressed specific research questions about colorectal cancer etiology.