Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth: Austrian researchers

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth: Austrian researchers 

VIENNA, March 4 — The suppression of the known cancer gene "STAT3" may actually be counter productive in the fight against some cancers, an international research team including two Austrian researchers found, local media reported Tuesday.

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Smokers urged not to light up during papal visit

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Smokers urged not to light up during papal visit 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — Health advocates are appealing to smokers not to light up during public events that will be attended by Pope Francis during his visit to the Philippines.

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Scottish scientists discovered protein to prevent cancer

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Scottish scientists discovered protein to prevent cancer 

EDINBURGH, Dec. 17 , Mark Hirst –- Academics at the University of the West of Scotland have discovered a protein in cells that prevents cancer from developing in what Taranjit Singh Rai, one of the scientists who led the research, told Sputnik News Agency could become a "breakthrough" in the fight against the disease.

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Lung cancer can stay hidden for over 20 years

October 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Lung cancer can stay hidden for over 20 years 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 — Lung cancers can lie dormant for over 20 years before suddenly turning into an aggressive form of the disease, according to a study published Thursday in the U.S. journal Science.

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