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Study: A fish a day reduces liver cancer risk

Thursday, June 7, 2012 Comments off

Japanese researchers say eating one fish a day lowers the risk of developing liver cancer by a third compared to eating one fish per week. Read more…

Japan – Researchers identify genes causing lung cancer

Monday, February 13, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 13, 2012

Japanese researchers say they have identified genes that cause a type of lung cancer.

Researchers at Jichi Medical University and the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research focused on some healthy genes that cause lung adenocarcinoma by mutating with other genes. Read more…

Diabetes drug shows promise in reducing risk of cancer – study

Friday, November 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 25,2011

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) — An inexpensive drug that treats Type 2 diabetes has been shown to prevent a number of natural and man-made chemicals from stimulating the growth of breast cancer cells, according to a Read more…

Japan:Reagent makes cancer cells glow

Thursday, November 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov.24,2011

A team of Japanese researchers has developed a reagent that can make cancer cells glow within minutes.
It is hoped the development will work on carcinoma that is difficult to detect using CT scans or other existing methods.

The team was led by Professor Yasuteru Urano of the University of Tokyo and Hisataka Kobayashi, chief scientist at the US National Institutes of Health. Read more…

Japan:Carbon nanotubes’ carcinogenic level may vary -research

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

A microscopic industrial material called “carbon nanotubes” is often referred to as causing cancer.
But Japanese researchers have found that the carcinogenic level of the material may differ depending on structure and size. Read more…

Japan develops auto-guiding radiotherapy device

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 21,2011

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U.S. researchers find more genetic mutations linked with colon cancer

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 19,2011
LOS ANGELES, July 18 (Xinhua) — At least 70 genetic mutations may be involved in the formation of colon cancer, far more than scientists previously thought, a new study suggests. Read more…

WHO panel warns cellphones may cause cancer

Thursday, June 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June  2,2011

Cancer experts at the World Health Organization have for the first time found evidence that the heavy use of mobile phones may increase the risk of developing brain tumors. Read more…