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Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics

... Medicine. "Targeted interventions for cancer prevention and control should take into account the ... published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & prevention , a journal of the American Association for ... Research, and co-associate director of the Cancer prevention and Population Studies research program at the ...

Women often opt to surgically remove their breasts, ovaries to reduce cancer risk

... to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & prevention , a journal of the American Association for ... a consultant in clinical genetics at the Genesis prevention Center, University Hospital of South Manchester ... are unfortunately no clearly proven non-surgical prevention strategies, according to Isaacs. These women face ...

Pitt researchers find promising candidate protein for cancer prevention vaccines

... and she plans to assess it in the future as a prevention strategy in patients with pre-malignant lung ... and in precancerous polyps. The MUC1 colon cancer prevention vaccine is being tested in a clinical trial led ... so they have great potential as targets in prevention vaccines." ...

The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

... been mixed. New findings published in Cancer prevention Research , a journal of the American Association ... accompanying editorial also published in Cancer prevention Research , Michael Pollak, M.D., stated that some ... challenges of pharmacologic approaches to cancer prevention and/or treatment include defining the underlying ...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... her work, is an associate member of the Cancer prevention Program within the Hutchinson Center's Public ... studies the link between nutrition and cancer prevention particularly how the interplay of genetics and ... she also studies vitamin D and calcium in the prevention of colon cancer, the second leading cause of ...

2 reproductive factors are important predictors of death from ovarian cancer

... from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) found that survival among women with ... published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & prevention , a journal of the American Association for ... member for Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & prevention . "The next steps would be to study this ...

Study finds colorectal cancer rates increasing worldwide

... 2009 issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and prevention . An accompanying editorial says the rise points toward a failed early detection and prevention strategy as well as failure to address lifestyle ... and Peter Greenwald of the Division of Cancer prevention of the National Cancer Institute calls the rising ...

Society for Prevention Research Meeting in Washington, D.C., May 27-29, 2009

... The Society for prevention Research (SPR) will hold its annual meeting, May ... Low-Income Mothers & Pregnancy: How prevention Science Influenced President Obama's Budget? May ... Yorktown Low-Income Mothers & Pregnancy: How prevention Science Influenced President's Obama's Budget? ...

Study finds genetic links to age of first menstrual period and menopause

... the onset of menopause may help shed light on the prevention of breast and endometrial cancer, osteoporosis, ... light on normal reproductive function and the prevention of the diseases associated with these two ... Biology in the Center for Cardiovascular Disease prevention at BWH, said: "The collaboration of the WGHS and ...

Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone

... for vaccine development, drug design, and prevention of heterosexual transmission of HIV. The new ... needs of the field of HIV/AIDS research: new prevention technologies, new treatments, recruitment of ... - Applying social networking technologies to the prevention of HIV infection Hongjie Liu, Ph.D. ...

Statin therapy ineffective in breast cancer prevention

... to a report in the February issue of Cancer prevention Research , a journal of the American Association ... landscape. The use of these drugs in cancer prevention has been more controversial. Results of ... said the research into statin use and cancer prevention would continue. "There is always the question of ...

New scientific knowledge on juvenile diabetes

... may prompt new approaches for prediction and prevention of type 1 diabetes in pre-autoimmune phase of the ... poorly understood, making discovery of effective prevention a challenge. The results of the SYSDIPP project, ... study (DIPP, the Type 1 Diabetes Prediction and prevention study) was launched in Finland, supported by the ...

AACR to host Seventh Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research

... "As the only comprehensive conference on cancer prevention in the world, it continues to foster important ... 2008 program will cover a wide variety of cancer prevention topics and will specifically highlight some of ... in the tumor microenvironment, international prevention mechanisms, ...

Meyskens honored with AACR-Prevent Cancer Foundation award

... Cancer Foundation Award for Excellence in Cancer prevention Research. The award is given annually to a ... for seminal contributions to the field of cancer prevention research in basic, translational, clinical, ... significant contributions to the field of cancer prevention and control. His early work examined the ...

World leaders in infectious diseases convene to discuss emerging global viruses

... of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene to discuss the prevention and treatment of global health threats. Topics ... The financial burden of global world health can prevention and early treatment of disease in other countries ... at the forefront of infectious disease health and prevention including PATH, The Carter Foundation, The Bill & ...

Rice University establishes National Corrosion Center

... virtually every industry and aspect of corrosion prevention and control. Rice will collaborate with ... Institute (EESI). "We will focus on corrosion prevention and mitigation technologies that not only have ... than double the life of an asset if corrosion prevention and mitigation solutions are implemented," ...

NIEHS invests $21.25 million to find environmental causes of Parkinson's disease

... environmental factors contribute to the cause, prevention and treatment of Parkinson's disease and other ... new centers will bring us one step closer to new prevention and treatment strategies." The three grantees ... we will make great strides in finding better prevention and treatment approaches." ...

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Bangkok to address Asian issues

... will occur in Asia by the year 2050, the prevention and treatment of osteoporotic fractures has ... IOF report on the status of osteoporosis and its prevention and management in Asian countries. Speakers ... on December 5 and 6, "Public Health Impact and prevention of Osteoporosis Fractures in Asia". Special ...

Blood pressure response to daily stress provides clues for better hypertension treatment

... Dr. Gregory Harshfield, director of the Georgia prevention Institute at the Medical College of Georgia. ... and cardiovascular researcher at the Georgia prevention Institute and a project core leader. ... they believe it does. One reason the Georgia prevention Institute was founded was to identify risk ...

Colorectal cancer screening rates still too low

... issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and prevention , a journal of the American Association for ... Research. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention conducted a National Health Interview Survey and ... at the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC). Shapiro says a major problem appears ...

Body image program reduces onset of obesity and eating disorders

... and his colleagues have found that their obesity prevention program reduced the risk for onset of eating ... and obesity has been an unrealized goal: over 80 prevention programs have been evaluated, but no previous ... in the future than messages from more complex prevention programs. Funded by the National Institutes ...

Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Awards

... Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Award for Cancer prevention Research and the Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR ... promising cancer researchers focusing on cancer prevention and international collaboration, respectively. ... Foundation-AACR INNNOVATOR Award for Cancer prevention Research. The award recognizes outstanding ...

Pediatricians alerted to the developmental nature of underage drinking in special journal supplement

... to moving scientific discovery to strategic prevention and intervention strategies in order to decrease ... Zerhouni, M.D., director of the NIH. Examining prevention strategies, Richard Spoth, Ph.D., director of the Partnerships in prevention Science Institute at Iowa State University, and ...

Learning how to say 'no' to alcohol advertising and peer pressure works for inner-city adolescents

... professor of public health in the Division of prevention and Health Behavior at Weill Cornell Medical ... adults. "Our findings point to the need for prevention programs that teach adolescents media resistance ... of the Public Health Department's Division of prevention and Health Behavior. Dr. Botvin, who ...

2 federal public health grants awarded to Weill Cornell Medical College

... long-term effects of a school-based drug-abuse prevention program previously delivered to urban minority ... ages 21 to 23, who participated in a randomized prevention trial during their early teens. In addition to testing the long-term effects of the prevention program on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use ...

Early treatment stops epilepsy in its tracks

... are important because they set the stage for prevention of epilepsy in genetically susceptible people. ... treated animals. These findings prove that prevention of epilepsy in people is an achievable goal, Blumenfeld said. Strategies for primary prevention of diseases like epilepsy will be increasingly ...

CONRAD receives $28.5M Gates Foundation grant for HIV prevention research

... clinical safety. Despite setbacks in the HIV prevention field over the past year, the global effort to develop effective new prevention tools, including microbicides, must go on, said ... Effective microbicides could be an important HIV prevention option for women, who account for approximately ...

Purdue research finds similarities in dog, human breast cancer pre-malignant lesions

... understanding of breast cancer progression and prevention for people and pets, said a Purdue University ... a model will facilitate customized treatment and prevention strategies." Due to the success of ... we could study these lesions and test different prevention modalities before it becomes a cancer." The ...

Tamiflu effective for treatment and prevention of influenza in children 1 year and older

... was started within 24 hours2. Tamiflu given as prevention reduced the incidence of secondary influenza ... a convenient alternative for the treatment and prevention of influenza types A and B in children one year ... class of drugs approved for use in treatment and prevention of influenza in children 1 to 5 years of age. ...

Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research

... incidence and mortality. The future of cancer prevention relies heavily on: identifying promising ... drug-testing models; and tailoring prevention strategies to genetic profiles. ... Special fruit juice cocktail and prostate cancer prevention The role of green tea in preventing ...

Handbook helps parents deal with childhood infections

... the latest scientific findings on disease prevention and treatment with the ages-old wisdom of Mom and ... chapters how do moms ideas of infection prevention jive with those we have been taught by modern ... with prudence in protecting their kids" How much prevention is too much" While written for parents, this ...

Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles

... said McLean, who also has an appointment with the U-M Bone & Joint Injury prevention Center. McLean says that most research and prevention of ACL injuries focuses below the waist in a controlled lab setting, but ...

ADA releases updated position paper on vegetarian diets

... healthful, nutritionally adequate and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are ... vegetarian diets in the life cycle and the use of vegetarian diets in prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. "Vegetarian diets are appropriate for ...

Green tea may affect prostate cancer progression

... PHILADELPHIA According to results of a study published in Cancer prevention Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, men ... for surgery," added Nelson, who is also a senior editor for Cancer prevention Research . However, "this trial is provocative enough to consider a more ...

Lombardi scientist brings 'dream team' breast cancer research effort to GUMC

... of new therapies for cancer patients and/or advancing efforts in cancer prevention research. Jordan and his Dream Team colleagues will work toward a greater ... dedicated corps of more than 30 faculty members working exclusively on the prevention and cure of breast cancer. The Nina Hyde Center, founded in honor of the ...

Swine flu experts gather at New York Academy of Sciences May 28

... and transmission of the viruses to develop improved methods of prevention and control. Keynote speaker Edwin D. Kilbourne, M.D., emeritus professor, ... research scientist who has made significant contributions to the study and prevention of influenza and other viral diseases. Doris Bucher, Ph.D., associate ...

Breakthrough in the treatment of bacterial meningitis

... against bacterial meningitis and may provide a therapeutic target for the prevention and treatment of disease. Professor Ala'Aldeen, who has been studying ... breakthrough which will help us design novel strategies for the prevention and treatment of bacterial meningitis. Identification of the human ...

Gutsy germs succumb to baby broccoli

... and move the research forward. The study, published April 6 in Cancer prevention Research, builds on earlier test-tube and mouse studies at Johns Hopkins ... properties of sulforaphane. A longtime proponent of cancer prevention and chemoprotection, Talalay eats fresh broccoli sprouts regularly, as ...

Press statement on new CDC MMWR on Klebseilla pneumonia Carbapenemase-producing organisms

... The Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) today released new infection control recommendations on Klebseilla ... contain them in a short time period by implementing targeted screening and prevention practices. The focused screening is important because there is a need ...

The American Association for Cancer Research congratulates Margaret Hamburg, M.D.

... cutting-edge products and therapies that are central to the treatment and prevention of cancer. Her leadership will bring new perspectives to important FDA ... of information about advances in the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer, the AACR looks forward to working with Hamburg as a resource to ...
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