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Remarkable first step switching cancer cells back to normal

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for August 26, 2015

Source: U.S. scientists successfully turn human cancer cells back to normal in process that could ‘switch off’ disease Reference: Distinct E-cadherin-based complexes regulate cell behaviour through miRNA processing or Src and p120 catenin activity

Spirituality may help people cope with cancer but causality is not established nor is there evidence it has a positive effect on outcomes

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for August 12, 2015

Source: Religion, spirituality may be tied to fewer physical cancer symptoms Reference: A meta-analytic approach to examining the correlation between religion/spirituality and mental health in cancer

How many HoC comittee members were drinking coffee when they warned about cellphone health risks?

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for June 19, 2015

Source: House of Commons committee warns of dangers posed by cellphone signals, though the scientific evidence is mixed Electromagnetic radiation from these devices was categorized  as a possible carcinogen by the World Health Organisation. What the committee fails to mention us that coffee falls into the exact […]

Wednesday House Call May 27, 2015: Don’t fear the hype

Wednesday House Call   May 27, 2015: Don’t fear the hype Dr Barry Dworkin joins Graham Richarson and Patricia Boal to discuss the latest health stories of the week. Today: Cancer The Canadian Cancer Society says the total number of Canadians who will receive a new cancer diagnosis will rise by 40 per cent over the […]

Early data shows implantable device can determine tumour sensitivity to chemo

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for April 23, 2015

Source: New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment Reference: An implantable microdevice to perform high-throughput in vivo drug sensitivity testing in tumors

Megadosing vitamins reported to increase risk of heart disease and cancer

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for April 21, 2015

Source: Taking too many vitamins pills ‘increases risk of heart disease and cancer’, study warns  

Saccharin seems to block cancer cell functions and may allow chemo and radiotherapy to work with greater efficacy

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for March  24, 2015

Source: Could saccharin be used to treat aggressive cancers? Reference: ACS news release, accessed 23 March 2015.

New online tool can help you understand and reduce your risk of common cancers

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for February 4, 2015

Source: What’s your risk for cancer? New survey could tell you Reference: The risk assessment tools for breast, cervical, colorectal and lung cancer are at:https://www.mycanceriq.ca/Cancers/Risk

Bad luck genes responsible for many cancers according to study but relies on statistical model that does not include breast and prostate cancer.

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for January 2, 2015

Source: Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists Reference: Variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions

New biotherapeutic cancer treatment centre an excellent addition to novel therapeutic solutions

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for December 16, 2014

Source: $25M grant boosts Ottawa research network in cancer biotherapy  

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