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In a small village outside of Milton Keynes, dogs of all ages and breeds are trained to sniff out cancer from thousands of samples, in a routine that will one day save lives. At Medical Detection Dogs...
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Every year, 50,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer. That's 50,000 mothers, daughters, grandmothers, sisters and friends. It's a lot of women, which is why it surprised me greatly to l...
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Time stopped for Dr. Oliver Bogler. For three months he'd felt and ignored a lump in his chest. The thought of breast cancer had crossed his mind, but was quickly dismissed. After all, he was a 46-year-old man. He attributed it to gynaecomastia (a non-cancerous lump in the breast). However as the lump persisted, he saw a physician who recommended further testing. A mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy later his worst fears were confirmed when his doctor uttered the life altering words: "This does not look good."
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Everybody loves boobs. Some more than others. But everybody loves boobs, because they're great and must be taken care of at all times. In a breast cancer awarene campaign launched by Elle Magazine on...
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There were question marks all along, and one could only tackle each one step by step during the course of the treatment. There was no way to know it all. Had the disease spread? How curable was it? How likely were the chances of having a disease-free survival? It made my insecurities about career and future etc seem trivial in comparison.
Researchers are predicting that Big Data analysis has the potential to accelerate cancer treatment and to make good on the promise of more personalised medicine and treatment. India, too, is wising up.
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CHICAGO - U.S. health researchers said on Monday they are targeting millions of smartphone users with Apple Inc's new software tool, hoping to collect an unprecedented amount of data on major diseases...
Being a practicing oncologist, I am frequently asked about causes of breast cancer. While there are a number of legitimate risk factors for cancer, the web is overrun with unsubstantiated claims backed by minimal or poor quality research. Here are a few myths I have encountered about breast cancer.