American cancer society

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  • The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, World Health Organization) [ 1 ] estimated an incidence of 6,617,855 cancers around the world in 2008 with 4,219,626 deaths associated with this disease (IARC 2011).

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  • The committee is grateful for the contribution of participants at its three public meetings. The presentations and discussions at these meeting were valuable in informing the committee about relevant research findings, issues of interest in the research community, the perspectives of advocacy organizations, and the concerns of individuals with breast cancer and their families. The agendas for these meetings appear in Appendix A.

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  • Screening for Specific Cancers Widespread screening for cervical, colon, and likely breast cancer is beneficial for certain age groups. A number of organizations have considered whether or not to endorse routine use of certain screening tests. Because these groups have not used the same criteria to judge whether a screening test should be endorsed, they have arrived at different recommendations. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care, and the American Cancer Society (ACS) publish screening guidelines (Table 78-3).

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  • Some people believe that if cancer has spread to other parts of the body (called metastatic cancer), it is the same as advanced cancer. This is not necessarily true. You can have widespread cancer, but it can still be treatable and sometimes curable. Examples of this are testicular cancer and certain types of leukemia and lymphoma.

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  • Acetaldehyde, Acrylamide, Aflatoxin, Allyl isothiocyanate, Aniline, Benzaldehyde, Benzene, Benzo(a)pyrene, Benzofuran, Benzyl acetate, Caffeic acid, Catechol, Coumarin, 1,2,5,6-dibenz(a)anthracene, Estragole, Ethyl alcohol, Ethyl acrylate, Ethyl benzene, Ethyl carbamate, Furan and furan derivatives, Furfural, Heterocyclic amines, Hydrazines Hydrogen peroxide, Hydroquinone, d-limonene, 4-methylcatechol, Methyl eugenol, Psoralens, Quercetin glycosides, Safrole While this may seem frightening, the levels of these chemicals and pesticide residues found in food are too low to affect heal...

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  • It is hard to find adrenal carcinomas early and they are often quite large when diagnosed. Adrenal carcinomas are often found earlier in children than in adults because adrenal cancers in children more commonly secrete hormones. Children will show outward signs of excess hormone production early. For example they may develop very early signs of puberty due to the sex hormones that sometimes are produced by adrenal cancer. In adults, these tumors may be found early by accident, when a CT scan is done for some other health concern.

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  • A wide array of substances derived from the diet have been found to stimulate the development, growth and spread of tumours in experimental animals, and to transform normal cells into malignant ones. These are regarded as suspected human carcinogens. So,many dietary constituents can increase the risk of developing cancer, but there is also accumulating evi- dence from population as well as laboratory studies to support an inverse relationship between regular con- sumption of fruit and vegetables and the risk of specific cancers.

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  • If several family members have had colon or endometrial cancer, you might want to think about having genetic counseling to learn about your family’s risk of having hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC). If you (or a close relative) have genetic testing and are found to have a change in one of the genes for HNPCC, you have a high risk of getting endometrial cancer. To find out more about genetic testing, please see our document, Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know. The American Cancer Society recommends that women who have (or may have) HNPCC be offered yearly testing with...

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  • Endometrial biopsy: This kind of biopsy can be done in a doctor's office. A very thin flexible tube is placed into the uterus through the cervix. Then suction is used to remove a small amount of endometrium. The suction usually takes less than a minute. The discomfort is much thing like menstrual cramps and can be helped by taking a drug like ibuprofen before the test. Sometimes numbing medicine is put into the cervix just before the test to help reduce the pain. Ultrasound (see below) is often done before the biopsy. This helps the doctor find any suspicious areas...

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  • B REAST CANCER is the most common malignancy in women. At least 180,000 new cases were diagnosed in 1997, more than double that of the next most common neoplasm, lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society over 40,000 American women succumb to this disease each year. Early detection of breast cancer by routine mammographic screening of women without clinical signs or symptoms facilitates earlier treatment and has enhanced survival. As pointed out by Dr.

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  • A- U TUYẾN GIÁP LÀ GÌ? Tuyến giáp nằm ở trước cổ, dưới đáy của họng. U tuyến giáp có thể là những khối tân sinh lành tính (không ung thư) hoặc ác tính (ung thư). Ví dụ điển hình của u lành tính là các u tuyến (adenomas), sản xuất ra hocmon tuyến giáp. U ác tính hiếm gặp hơn và thường gặp ở nữ nhiều hơn nam. Theo Hiệp Hội Ung Thư Mỹ (American Cancer Society=ACS), khoảng 22.000 trường hợp ung thư tuyến giáp được chẩn đoán ở Mỹ mỗi năm.

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  • The second domain, environmental pollutants, encompasses exposures that might bring about chronic conditions or exacerbate these conditions. We include in this domain air, water, and other toxic pollutants. For example, repeated exposure to toxic waste sites may result in malignancies later in life (American Cancer Society, 2002), which in turn may lead to functional decline (Teno et al., 2001; Michael et al., 2000). Thus, exposure to water contamination or toxic wastes is likely to affect health status, particularly though cumulated effects in the lifecourse.

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  • All berries are low in sugar and high in fiber. Blueberries have been shown to increase memory in lab studies, and raspberries and strawberries are loaded with ellagic acid, a powerful antioxidant that seems to have some anticancer properties, according to the American Cancer Society.

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  • Folic trong thực phẩm có vẻ như ko làm giảm nguy cơ phát triển của bệnh ung thư tuyến tiền liệt, mà dường như chỉ có phần ảnh hưởng đến mức độ nghiêm trọng của bệnh, theo kết quả nghiên cứu đăng trên tập san về dịch tễ học của Mỹ (American Journal ofEpidemiology) Theo báo cáo của tiến sĩ Victoria L.

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  • Tham khảo sách 'from cancer patient to cancer survivor - lost in transition: an american society of clinical oncology and institute of medicine symposium', y tế - sức khoẻ, y học thường thức phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • A variety of occupational risks is known to cause cancer. Every year more than seven million people die of cancer. Forty percent of these cases could be prevented which means that one in every ten cancer deaths is preventable through interventions targeted on exposure in the working environment. The articles in this issue of GOHNET highlight some aspects of the problem and the prevention of occupational cancer.

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  • Tham khảo sách 'from cancer patient to cancer survivor: an american society of clinical oncology and institute of medicine symposium', y tế - sức khoẻ, y học thường thức phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • This report of the proceedings of a symposium held in conjunction with the release of the IOM report, From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition, represents an effort on the part of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to further disseminate the findings and recommendations of the IOM report and to take the next step toward implementation of those recommendations.

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  • Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài:Updates in non-small cell lung cancer - insights from the 2009 45th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

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  • The Women’s Health Study, which included almost 40,000 healthy women at least 45 years of age, found that vitamin E supplements did not reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, age-related macular degeneration, or cataracts. Although vitamin E supplements were associated with fewer deaths from cardiovascular causes, they did not reduce the overall death rate of study participants.

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