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News tag: bowel cancer


Bowel cancer research identifies protein that helps weight loss

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The fight against bowel cancer revealed a potentially effective weapon against obesity, new research found. People suffering from bowel cancer have an over-expressed protein, which is also linked to fat-burning ability. Postdoctoral fellow Mercedes Davalos from Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute said the research team involved in bowel cancer made…


Ovarian cancer risk increased after hormone replacement therapy

13 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As women get older, hormone replacement therapy reduces some of the symptoms associated with age, but this therapy seems to increase the risk of ovarian cancer, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of Oxford showed that for every 1,000 women taking the drugs for five years from the…


More patients survive cancer in Wales

15 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
Numbers are encouraging in Wales, where fewer people die of cancer even though more people are being diagnosed with the disease, a new report says. In Wales, the number of people diagnosed with cancer is growing largely because of Wales’ aging population. On average, there were around 16,400 new cases…


Discovery in bowel cancer creates treatment possibilities

16 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As researchers in Melbourne, Australia claim to have found what causes the development and acceleration of bowel cancer, new options for treating the disease emerge. The third most common cancer in Australia, bowel cancer claims nearly 4,000 lives in 2012, and 15,840 people received the devastating news. Each week, about…