Archive for Month: December

Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer

Watching too much television may lower your chances of survival after colon cancer, new research suggests. “The take-away message from our study is that both minimizing TV viewing, to less than two hours per day, and increasing exercise, to four-plus hours per week, were associated with lower mortality risk...

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Breast Cancer and Exercise Trial in Alberta

Abstract (provisional) Background Exercise has favorable effects on biomarkers associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, however it is unclear if higher doses of exercise provide additional effects. No clinical trial has systematically examined how different exercise volumes influence the mechanisms underlying breast cancer etiology. The Breast Cancer...

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Thermal Imaging in the Detection of Breast Cancer

Digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI) has resurfaced in this era of modernized computer technology. Its role in the detection of breast cancer is evaluated. In this prospective clinical trial, 92 patients for whom a breast biopsy was recommended based on prior mammogram or ultrasound underwent DITI. Three scores were...

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