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Subject: Cancer
This is the 22nd annual statistical report of the National Cancer Registry. This report summarises cancer incidence, mortality and survival in Ireland for the period 1994-2015, and provides projected estimates for incidence for the most recent three-year period: 2015-2017. Established risk factors...
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Subject: Cancer
Around four in 10 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK, largely through lifestyle changes. In addition, chemoprevention ???" the use of cancer-preventing drugs ???" has the potential to save many lives by stopping cancer developing in the first place. ??
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Subject: Cancer
Background??Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim??To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to determine how clinically useful this risk...
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We evaluated the associations of anthropometric indicators of general obesity (body mass index, BMI), an established risk factor of various cancer, and body fat distribution (waist circumference, WC; hip circumference, HC; and waist-to-hip ratio, WHR), which may better reflect metabolic...
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Subject: Cancer
Background: Our aim was to assess the cumulative risk of false-positive screening results, screen-detected cancer, and interval breast cancer in mammography screening among women with and without a previous benign breast disease and a family history of breast cancer.
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Subject: Cancer
Background??Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim??To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to determine how clinically useful this risk...
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Author: PLOS
Subject: Cancer
Objective Cervical cancer screening usually requires use of a speculum to provide a clear view of the cervix. The speculum is one potential barrier to screening due to fear of pain, discomfort and embarrassment. The aim of this paper is to present and demonstrate the feasibility of a tampon-sized...
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Author: JAMA Network
Subject: Cancer
Question????What are the breast and ovarian cancer risks for??BRCA1??and??BRCA2??mutation carriers and are they related to family history of cancer and mutation position? Findings????From a prospective cohort of 9856 mutation carriers, mainly ascertained through cancer genetic clinics, the...
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Subject: Cancer
Nivolumab has been associated with longer overall survival than docetaxel among patients with previously treated non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In an open-label phase 3 trial, we compared first-line nivolumab with chemotherapy in patients with programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1)???"positive...

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