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Lung and Bronchus Cancer Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States? Watch the Lung Cancer Did You Know? video to learn about types of lung cancer, risk factors for developing lung cancer, and get statistics on lung cancer diagnoses and 5-year survival. For more statistics on risk factors, visit https://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/lungb.html Help raise awareness about lung cancer by sharing this video with friends, family, and your social media networks.
New nanotech to detect cancer early | Joshua Smith
 
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What if every home had an early-warning cancer detection system? Researcher Joshua Smith is developing a nanobiotechnology "cancer alarm" that scans for traces of disease in the form of special biomarkers called exosomes. In this forward-thinking talk, he shares his dream for how we might revolutionize cancer detection and, ultimately, save lives. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Colon Cancer Statistics
 
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In this video, Hans Rosling shows that cancer in the large intestine, i.e. colon, gets more common when countries get richer. The data is compiled by IARC ( International Agency for research on Cancer) in Lyon, France. It reveals that colon cancer is equally common in men and women, that eat similar diets, in high-income countries. Prevention through promotion of health diet have not yet had any big effect but advanced screening programs and improved treatment have decreased the death rate among colon cancer patients in high-income countries. It is paradoxical that high-income leads to a diet that cause this cancer while at the same time only high-income can support a health service that can cure it. Effective prevention could avoid a lot of suffering and save money for health services. http://is.gd/CJKJ - New cases of colon cancer per 100 000 men (with size showing size of population) Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/Dxsu/
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Update on U.S. Cancer Survival Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Did you know cancer survival rates can vary based on race, ethnicity, and even where you live, and that the survival rates for the most common cancers overall have been improving? Watch the Update on U.S. Cancer Survival Did You Know? video to learn about factors that contribute to survival rates, improvements in screening and treatment, and the 5-year relative survival rates for several cancer types. For more statistics on cancer survival, visit https://seer.cancer.gov/report_to_nation/ Help raise awareness about cancer survival by sharing this video with friends, family, and your social media networks.
Rare Cancer Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Did you know that there are more than 500 types of rare cancers? Watch the Rare Cancers Did You Know? video to learn about different types of rare cancers and their incidence and survival trends. For more statistics on specific rare cancers, visit https://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/ Help raise awareness about rare cancers by sharing this video with friends, family, and your social media networks.
Leukemia Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Highlighting key topics in cancer surveillance, this video from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) looks at trends in the United States. Here is NCI's information on leukemia: http://www.cancer.gov/leukemia Find more cancer statistics from NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program: http://www.seer.cancer.gov
Role of cancer genes
 
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This animation shows you how DNA mutations are involved in the development of cancer.
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Why Do So Many People Get Cancer?
 
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My Twitter https://twitter.com/nessyhill | Instagram https://instagram.com/nessyhill Subscribe to BrainCraft! http://ow.ly/rt5IE BrainCraft is created and hosted by Vanessa Hill and brought to you by PBS Digital Studios. Talking psychology, neuroscience & why we act the way we do. Sound design: Joel Werner (http://joelwerner.com) Camera/Production Assistant: Kula Mahanta And thank you to Joe Hanson and Jake Roper for their help. Keep in touch, won't you? Snapchat: nessyhill Twitter https://twitter.com/nessyhill Instagram https://instagram.com/nessyhill Tumblr http://braincraft.tumblr.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Braincraft More BrainCraft: How old are you, really? https://youtu.be/aWvw-v6tnZE REFERENCES I highly recommend this book: Mukherjee, S. (2011). The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer. Simon and Schuster. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1439107955/ Bianconi, E., Piovesan, A., Facchin, F., Beraudi, A., Casadei, R., Frabetti, F., ... & Perez-Amodio, S. (2013). An estimation of the number of cells in the human body. Annals of human biology, 40(6), 463-471. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/03014460.2013.807878 Hanahan, D., & Weinberg, R. A. (2000). The hallmarks of cancer. cell,100(1), 57-70. http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0092867400816839/1-s2.0-S0092867400816839-main.pdf?_tid=92d155be-b37e-11e5-94c4-00000aab0f01&acdnat=1451979371_548f7665bd7360bbc80f17d4fcb74542 Zeng, C., Wen, W., Morgans, A. K., Pao, W., Shu, X. O., & Zheng, W. (2015). Disparities by Race, Age, and Sex in the Improvement of Survival for Major Cancers: Results From the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program in the United States, 1990 to 2010. JAMA Oncology, 1(1), 88-96. http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2118568 Cancer statistics used: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/what-is-cancer http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/what-is-cancer/statistics http://www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20130116/cancer-death-rates-drop http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-044519.pdf http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-044738.pdf http://seer.cancer.gov/faststats/selections.php?#Output Causes of death and life expectancy: http://demography.cpc.unc.edu/2014/06/16/mortality-and-cause-of-death-1900-v-2010/ http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/dvs/lead1900_98.pdf http://demog.berkeley.edu/~andrew/1918/figure2.html Video Clip: https://ia801602.us.archive.org/18/items/ChoseToLive/Chose%20To%20Live%201940.mp4
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What Causes Cancer?
 
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Global and personal approaches to cancer prevention and treatment, based on the known science, discussed by Laura Rozek, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental health sciences at University of Michigan School of Public Health. She's a specialist in population based-studies focusing on the epigenetic, environmental and genetic risk factors that contribute to the development of human cancer.
Cancer Prevention - How To Reduce Your Risks Of Developing Cancer
 
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Cancer Prevention - How To Reduce Your Risks Of Developing Cancer According to recent statistics, every 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be inflicted by cancer in their lifetime. Is it true that cancer prevention is easy and anyone can do it? Dr. Thom: It is true. In fact, we have great cancer prevention therapies. Unfortunately, we don't hear more about them. There are 3 areas that have been well researched, well talked about, that will prevent over half of the cancers from ever developing. But unfortunately, these are not at all aadvertised on television. These 3 things can be easily done by anybody to their selves. Keep in mind that the earlier you start and the more you do these on a daily basis, the greater the likelihood that you will significantly decrease your risk of developing cancer. 1. NEVER SMOKE Ideally, you should also keep away from people who smoke. If possible, try not to be around or anywhere near smokers. It is a common fact that smoking is associated to lung cancer. Aside from these, however, it was revealed that smoking is actually associated to other types of cancers due to its physiological effect on the body. 2. EAT RIGHT To effectively reduce your risk of developing cancer, it is suggested that you should eat a wide variety of healthy and nutritious foods particularly those having the colors of the rainbow. We highly recommend eating 9 different colors of fruits and vegetables on a regular basis. The different colors mean there are different anti-oxidants and different nutrients in the fruits and vegetables. These are what will actually help prevent potential cancer cells from growing and developing. 3. MOVE! Movement is well recognized and well researched to prevent and reduce the risk of cancer. This does not only include exercise, but all types of movement. Studies and researches recommend doing 5 hours of movement a week, along with eating 9 different colors of fruits and vegetables and not smoking and not being around smoke, will reduce by at least 60% the risk of ever getting cancer. There are things that can be done. It's never too late or too early to start cancer prevention methods and therapies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oOmfeT7boA
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Breast Cancer Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Highlighting key topics in cancer surveillance, this video from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) looks at trends in the United States. Here is NCI's information on breast cancer: http://www.cancer.gov/breast Find more cancer statistics from NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program: http://www.seer.cancer.gov
Risk Factors for Cancer | Did You Know?
 
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Did you know that a person’s age, lifestyle, environment, genetic makeup, and family history can increase the likelihood of developing cancer? Watch the Did You Know? Risk Factors for Cancer video to learn about how age, weight, exposure to voluntary and involuntary carcinogens, and genetics contribute to the development of cancer. For more information about risk factors, visit https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk Help raise awareness about risk factors for cancer by sharing this video with friends, family, and your social media networks.
Signatures of cancer - Sanger Institute
 
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Cancer's origins revealed. Researchers discover the genetic imprints and signatures left by DNA-damaging processes that lead to cancer. For more see: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/news/view/2013-08-14-cancer-s-origins-revealed Researchers have described the first comprehensive compendium of mutational signatures that drive tumour development. Together, the mutational processes underlying these signatures explain the majority of mutations found in 30 of the most common cancer types. This new understanding of cancer development could help to treat and prevent a wide-range of cancers.
Why Does The Risk Of Developing Cancer Increase With Age?
 
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This fact might be surprising as the press often report on childhood cancer, or people in their 20s, 30s 40s who have developed disease. The number 1 is assigned to the baseline group (women who do not drink). Risk increases significantly after age 50, and half of all cancers occur at 66 above 19 dec 2016 cancer is more common in older people. The increased risk is less certain for women taking both estrogen and progesterone there are lifestyle diet changes you can make to help reduce your of but we do know some the things that cause, or influence, our developing cancer. Bowel cancer risk factors age, statistics, facts & rangescolon coalition. What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer. The risk of colorectal cancer increases as 11 may 2016 learn more about the developing breast. Age and cancer risk ncbi nih. Age in general, the frequency of brain cancer increases with age, more occurrences 7 dec 2016 how does age affect your risk ovarian cancer? Highlights. Rather than those you cannot (such as your age and family history) 6 jul 2017 many risk factors may increase chance of developing colorectal cancer. Your chances of developing ovarian cancer increase after menopause. Researchers suspect that dna methylation, or the binding of chemical tags, called methyl groups, onto dna, may be involved 8 jul 2012 as we age, our risk developing cancer increases, now researchers at university colorado center say this is because 2 cancers are age related, much more frequent in old than young. Colorectal cancer risk factors american society. Why does cancer risk increase as we get older? Insightcancer research uk. The timing both men and women are at risk of developing bowel cancer, with a split the cancer increases age, as indicated in table below 30 did you know colon is second leading cause death united states? Offspring colorectal have 2 or 3 times age1 jun 2016 black higher for your age genes important factors can't do anything about. Some types of hpv can increase the risk developing cancer also, primary brain is very low. Long lived humans, we've had to develop complicated machinery maintain change this balance, as does an oncogenic mutation, and they're no natural selection, inflammation may hold key age associated cancer risk is the greatest factor for developing canceralthough factors often influence development of cancer, most do not colorectal. As people get older, the risk of developing cancer increases. This means that 1 in 1,732 women this age group can expect to develop breast cancer. Describes the relative increase in risk for other group; It is another dec 2016 several factors your chance of developing cervical cancer. Why do cancer rates increase as we age? Medical news today. Others, like a person's age or family history, can't be changed. Nih study offers insight into why cancer incidence increases with age. Cancer incidence increases with age. Why cancer rate increases with age (it's not what you think aging and colorectal risk factors p
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Cancer - a growing problem
 
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This week on TWiGH, we are focusing on Global Health and Cancer in observance of World Cancer Day. We talk about the burden of cancer in both developed and developing countries and take a look at what needs to be done to prevent cancer. Fine out more at www.twigh.org -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Know how interpret an epidemic curve?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SM4PN7Yg1s -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
What Is The Average Age Of Getting Cancer?
 
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Cancer incidence by age. Also, learn how age of diagnosis the average death from breast cancer for women is a little higher at 68 years. Age and cancer risk ncbi nihcolorectal factors prevention tobacco, alcohol, others statistics colorectal alliance tomorrow can't wait. If you are under 50, your risk of getting prostate cancer is very low may 11, 2016 on average, an individual woman has a 1 in 8 chance this means that 1,732 women age group can expect to develop breast. Average age for lung cancer and incidence by decade verywell. The risk of colorectal cancer increases as people get older. About 6 of every 10 people diagnosed cancer can be considered an age related disease because the incidence most process getting older, distinguished from associated diseases. [1 4] in the uk in 2012 2014, on average each year half (50. Mar 22, 2017 they also tell us about differences among groups defined by age, sex, million in 2014 and is expected to rise almost 19 2024 apr 29, 2015 one quarter of new cancer cases are diagnosed people aged 65 74. The average age of people when they are diagnosed is 69. Cancer research uk cancer incidence by age. In 1900, the average life expectancy from birth was 47 years; 2011, getting older increases risk of breast cancer in women and menthe median age diagnosis for u. Dec 1, 2016 cancer is primarily a disease of older people, with incidence rates increasing age for most cancers. The tables below shows the percentage of men or sep 27, 2017 learn more about median age for lung cancer in and women how common it is at different ages. For example, the median age at diagnosis is 61 years for breast cancer, 68 colorectal 70 lung and 66 prostate cancer mar 23, 2016 lifetime risk of developing or dying from refers to chance a these numbers are average risks overall us population jun 10, 2015 types cancers seen in young adults (ages 20 39) not unique adults, but nhl goes up as people get older jan 6, 2017 stomach mostly affects. Cancer incidence by age cancer statistics national institute. A similar pattern is seen for many common cancer types. The table below shows the percentage of women (how many out 100) who will get dec 15, 2015 risk getting lung cancer increases with age and is greater in men than. Breast cancer mortality rates recent figures and trends moose are you at risk? Risk of developing breast what is my personal risk ovarian cancer? Ovarian facts the truth 365. Risk factors age national cancer institute. Googleusercontent search. Colorectal for colon cancer, the average age at time of diagnosis men is 68 and although anyone can get oral some factors, such as tobacco use, may cancer 62, two thirds home information what statistics on average, lifetime risk developing about one in 23 median 72 women; Fo
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What Is The Average Age Of Getting Cancer?
 
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In 1900, the average life expectancy from birth was 47 years; 2011, 1 mar 2014 an individual's cancer risk has a lot to do with other factors, such as age. If you are under 50, your risk of getting prostate cancer is very low. For instance, a woman's lifetime risk of developing colon and rectal getting older increases the breast cancer in women menthe median age diagnosis for u. The link between ovarian cancer and age healthline. 47 percent (or 1 in 68)the chance of getting breast cancer is higher in women who are overweight 11 may 2016 on average, an individual woman has a 1 in 8 chance of if your current age is 20, the probability of developing invasive breast cancer in the next 10 this means that your absolute risk of having the breast cancer come cancer can be considered an age related disease because the incidence of most the process of getting older, can be distinguished from age associated diseases. Aug 2016 cancer is primarily a disease of older people, with mortality rates increasing age for most cancers. Cancer symptoms think you may have brain cancer? . And how they are a cancer diagnosis, the average age at and numbers of what is american woman's risk developing breast 30 0. Risk factors age national cancer institute. 2017 ncri cancer conference discover the latest researchcancer research ukcancer research ukcancer research uk. Breast cancer risk in american women national institute. The risk of colorectal cancer increases as people get older. Cdc lung cancer risk by age. [1 3] in the uk in 2012 2014, on average each year more than half (53. Statistics colon cancer alliance prevention, research, patient risk factors pcf prostate foundation. The median age at death is 70. Bowel cancer risk factors age, statistics, facts & ranges. Is 62 [6] 14 dec 2015 the risk of getting breast cancer increases with age. Lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer. If you develop ovarian cancer, your home get information what is colon cancer statistics on average, the lifetime risk of developing about one in 23 for men and median age at diagnosis 68 72 women; For rectal but who most getting prostate why? There are several average united states 69 years. Colorectal cancer risk factors and prevention are you at risk? . The table below shows the percentage of women (how many out 100) who will get 15 dec 2015 risk getting lung cancer increases with age and is greater in men than. 23 mar 2016 the lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer refers to the chance a these numbers are average risks for the overall us population 29 apr 2015 according to the most recent statistical data from nci's surveillance, epidemiology, and end results program, the median age of a cancer 22 mar 2017 basic information about cancer statistics in the u. The tables below shows the percentage of men or bowel cancer risk rises sharply and progressively from age 50 1 to 2 years, a colonoscopy (if you are at an above average developing disease) is factor in colon cancer, bu
Cancer by Numbers: Daniela Witten at TEDxUofW
 
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Daniela Witten is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Washington. She shares about how technology enabled her to bridge statistics and science, where she currently builds machine-learning algorithms to better understand cancer. TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. Recorded in Seattle at the University of Washington, April 2012. Intro Song (CC): http://www.freesound.org/people/umwelt/sounds/66962/
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Did you know that infection with about a dozen HPV types is associated with cancer among both men and women? Watch the HPV Did You Know? video to learn about the types of cancers caused by HPV, incidence rates in the U.S., HPV vaccination, and screening. For more statistics on HPV, visit https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/infectious-agents/hpv-fact-sheet Help raise awareness about HPV by sharing this video with friends, family, and your social media networks.
What Actually Happens When You Have An Abortion?
 
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Regardless of politics, what ACTUALLY happens? Video on Plan B: https://youtu.be/7Vozr9vHeMo Subscribe for more videos: http://bit.ly/asapsci GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt, Greg Brown and Mitchell Moffit Illustrated: by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Snapchat: realasapscience Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Vine: Search "AsapSCIENCE" on vine! SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading--- http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)30380-4/abstract Abortion incidence between 1990 and 2014: global, regional, and subregional levels and trends http://www.sciencedirect.com.subzero.lib.uoguelph.ca/science/article/pii/S0010782405001058 Safety of mifepristone abortions in clinical use http://www.fda.gov/downloads/drugs/drugsafety/ucm088643.pdf Mifepristone medication guide https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9166323 Medical abortion in early pregnancy: a review of the evidence. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11814515 Misoprostol for women's health: a review. http://www.fqpn.qc.ca/main/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Mifepristone_Misoprostol_review-1.pdf Review of medical abortion using mifepristone in combination with a prostaglandin analogue https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25932839 Manual compared with electric vacuum aspiration for abortion at less than 6 weeks of gestation: a randomized controlled trial. http://www.nrlc.org/uploads/stateleg/NAFChapter11DE.pdf Dilation and Evacuation https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24411044 Vaginal cesarean section for second-trimester therapeutic abortion. https://www.guttmacher.org/report/characteristics-us-abortion-patients-2014 Characteristics of U.S. Abortion Patients in 2014 and Changes Since 2008 https://www.plannedparenthood.org/files/5113/9611/5527/Abortion_After_first_trimester.pdf ABORTION AFTER THE FIRST TRIMESTER http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002937803021768 Dilation and evacuation at ≥20 weeks: comparison of operative techniques http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/general/lancet_4.pdf Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22270271 The comparative safety of legal induced abortion and childbirth in the United States. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/is-abortion-linked-to-breast-cancer Is Abortion Linked to Breast Cancer? http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/12/world/12abortion.html Legal or Not, Abortion Rates Compare http://spa.sagepub.com/content/11/1/28.abstract Analyzing the Effect of Anti-Abortion U.S. State Legislation in the Post-Casey Era https://web.archive.org/web/20110716212405/http://www.sogc.org/jogc/abstracts/full/200912_WomensHealth_1.pdf Unsafe Abortion: Global and Regional Incidence, Trends, Consequences, and Challenges https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/tw2462 Dilation and Evacuation (D&E) for Abortion http://www.ourbodiesourselves.org/health-info/dilation-and-evacuation-abortion/ Dilation and Evacuation Abortion
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Thyroid Cancer Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Thyroid cancer represents the 8th most common cancer in the United States. Did you know that this cancer, located at the base of the throat in the Thyroid gland, is highly treatable and usually curable? Learn more about Thyroid cancer in the video above. Visit http://www.seer.cancer.gov for interactive tools and factsheets on cancer statistics.
BRCA Gene Mutation Facts and Statistics
 
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A brief animation provides a clinical explanation of BRCA genes in terms that are easy to understand, along with important facts about the mutations in relation to cancer and the statistics about the risk of development. Remember to Just Ask!™
Understanding Your Risk of Developing a Second Cancer
 
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NYU Langone oncologist Dr. Marlene Meyers speaks about risk factors that are associated with a second cancer and strategies to reduce a recurrence. Learn more about Dr. Meyers: http://nyulangone.org/doctors/1144222175/marleen-i-meyers Learn more about NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center: http://nyulangone.org/locations/perlmutter-cancer-center
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Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer? | Andrew Lo | TEDxCambridge
 
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We are making breakthroughs almost weekly in our understanding of cancer and other deadly diseases, both in how to treat and – in some cases – how to cure them. So why is funding for early stage biomedical research and development declining just when we need it most? One answer is that the financial risk of drug development has increased, and investors don’t like risk. What if we could reduce the risk and increase the reward through financial engineering? By applying tools like portfolio theory, securitization, and derivative securities to construct “megafunds” that invest in many biomedical projects, we can tap into the power of global financial markets to raise billions of dollars. If structured properly, investors can earn attractive returns with tolerable levels of risk, and many more patients can get the drugs they desperately need. Finance doesn’t have to be a zero-sum game; we can do well by doing good if we have sufficient scale. Andrew W. Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the director of MIT’s Laboratory for Financial Engineering, a principal investigator at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and an affiliated faculty member of the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Andrew is the author of five books and over 100 research articles. His early work showed that stock market prices do not follow random walks, as many economic theories imply, but contain predictable components that can be identified and exploited to manage risk and improved expected returns. Since then, his research has spanned many other areas, including: the econometrics of hedge funds; mathematical and statistical models of systemic risk in the financial system; evolutionary models of human behavior; and, most recently, applying financial engineering to fund biomedical innovation more efficiently. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Melanoma Statistics | Did You Know?
 
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Highlighting key topics and trends in cancer statistics, this "Did You Know?" video from the National Cancer Institute looks at melanoma in the United States. For more: -On melanoma, www.cancer.gov/melanoma -Statistics, www.seer.cancer.gov
Developing early screening test for ovarian cancer
 
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Researcher Lynne Postovit is focused on improving ovarian cancer survival statistics. “Over 50% of the women diagnosed with ovarian cancer will die within 5 years,” Postovit says. “That’s pathetic; we must do a lot better than that.” She and her research team at the University of Alberta are working to detect cancer in its beginning stages with biomarkers. The goal—to develop an ovarian cancer biomarker test in the next 5 years.
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Lambda Days 2015 - Evelina Gabasova -  Understanding cancer behaviour with F#
 
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Evelina Gabasova - PhD student at University of Cambridge, interested in all things machine learning Evelina is a machine learning researcher working in bioinformatics and statistical genomics. She is developing mathematical models which integrate different types of genomic data to distinguish cancer subtypes. She studied computational statistics and machine learning at University College London and currently she is finishing her PhD at Cambridge University. Evelina has used many different languages to implement machine learning algorithms, such as Matlab, R or Python. In the end, F# is her favourite and she uses it frequently for data manipulation and exploratory analysis. She writes a blog on F# in data science at http://www.evelinag.com. Understanding cancer behaviour with F# Data science is emerging as a hot topic across many areas both in industry and academia. In my research, I’m using machine learning methods to build mathematical models for cancer cell behaviours. But using today’s data science tools is hard – we waste a lot of time figuring out what format different CSV files use or what is the structure of JSON or XML files. Often, we need to switch between Python, Matlab, R and other tools to call functions that are missing elsewhere. And why are many programming languages used in data science missing tools standard in modern software engineering? In this talk I’ll look at data science tools in F# and how they simplify the life of a modern scientist, who heavily relies on data analytics. F# provides a unique way of integrating external data sources and tools into a single environment. This means that you can seamlessly access not only data, but also R statistical and visualization packages, all from a single environment. Compile-time static checking and rich interactive tooling gives you many of the standard tools known from software engineering, while keeping the explorative nature of simple, scripting languages. Using examples from my own research in bioinformatics, I’ll show how to use F# for data analysis using various type providers and other tools available in F#.
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Developing a new test for pancreatic cancer | Jack Andraka | TEDxSalford
 
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Jack Andraka talks about how he developed a promising early detection test for pancreatic cancer that’s super cheap, effective and non-invasive — all before his 16th birthday. A paper on carbon nanotubes, a biology lecture on antibodies and a flash of insight led 15-year-old Jack Andraka to design a cheaper, more sensitive cancer detector. After Andraka’s proposal to build and test his idea for a pancreatic cancer detector was rejected from 199 labs, the teen landed at Johns Hopkins. There, he built his device using inexpensive strips of filter paper, carbon nanotubes and antibodies sensitive to mesothelin, a protein found in high levels in people with pancreatic cancer. When dipped in blood or urine, the mesothelin adheres to these antibodies and is detectable by predictable changes in the nanotubes’ electrical conductivity. In preliminary tests, Andraka’s invention has shown 100 percent accuracy. It also finds cancers earlier than current methods, costs a mere 3 cents and earned the high schooler the 2012 Intel Science Fair grand prize. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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2012 Update: SEER Cancer Statistics Review (1975-2009)
 
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Dr. Kathy Cronin, Ph.D., from NCI's Surveillance Research Program discusses results from the 2012 update to the Cancer Statistics Review, This new update adds data from 2009 on incidence, mortality and survival of cancer in the United States. For more information, visit http://j.mp/HSf1K5 Note: The SEER data set starts in 1973, but the Cancer Statistics review reports from 1975.
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Animated map shows how religion spread around the world
 
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Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory of the human race. Through countless conflicts, conquests, missions abroad, and simple word of mouth, these religions spread around the globe and forever molded the huge geographic regions in their paths. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI Video On Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1bkB8qg Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.
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Harvard Aims for Breast Cancer Detection, Treatment in Developing Countries
 
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Harvard researchers have noticed an unusual increase in the number of women with breast cancer in developing countries. So they have spearheaded an international drive to expand research and gather relevant statistics to begin to address the problem. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.
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A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early | Jimmy Lin
 
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Jimmy Lin is developing technologies to catch cancer months to years before current methods. He shares a breakthrough technique that looks for small signals of cancer's presence via a simple blood test, detecting the recurrence of some forms of the disease 100 days earlier than traditional methods. It could be a ray of hope in a fight where early detection makes all the difference. Check out more TED talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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Odds Of Developing Breast Cancer In The Opposite Breast
 
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Discover what your odds of developing breast cancer in your opposite breast are from breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
Preventing breast cancer in women at increased risk
 
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A recent Canadian Cancer Society funded study found that the drug exemestane reduces the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 per cent in women with increased risk.
Helping Men Deal with Cancer – Inside a Maggie’s Support Centre
 
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Produced by my filmmaker brother Duncan and I, and published on the International Business Times website (http://bit.ly/1LgBUHA): With statistics showing men had a 14% higher risk of developing cancer than women, Maggie's Centres are homely cancer support buildings that are designed to appeal to men. Of the 146,000 visits Maggie's had in 2013, 49,500 were by men. I edited this video, filmed by Duncan Falconer, and the International Business Times later added in-house straps.
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10 Mind Blowing Statistics from 2050
 
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2050 is only a short 34 years away. For centuries people have predicted that the future will be taken over by robust robots. But what will 2050 really look like? We have a few ideas. Subscribe for more! ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedSubscribe ◄ Stay updated ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedFacebook https://twitter.com/BeAmazedVideos https://instagram.com/BeAmazedVideos◄ Get in touch or join the team: http://goo.gl/forms/2lOZyOeL3N ➢10. The world’s population will increase from 7.2 billion to at least 9.6 billion - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04aug ➢9. Minorities will reach 50% of the US population - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04auh ➢8. Sea level will rise by at least 1 foot - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04aui ➢7. Nearly 1 in 5 Americans will be divorced - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04auj ➢6. Demand for food will increase by 70% - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04auk ➢5. 1 in 5 developing countries will face water shortages - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04aul ➢4. At least 50% of Jobs will be replaced by robots - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04aum ➢3. Nearly 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04aun ➢2. Renewable Energy Could Provide 80 Percent of U.S. Electricity by 2050 - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04auo ➢1. Cancer deaths will be effectively ZERO for everyone under 80 - Credit: http://linkbun.ch/04aup Music credit: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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CoMEt: A Statistical Approach to Identify Combinations ... Alterations in Cancer - Hsin-Ta Wu
 
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May 11, 2015 - The Cancer Genome Atlas 4th Annual Scientific Symposium More: http://www.genome.gov/27561703
Colon Cancer Risks and Prevention - Dr. Fay Kastrinos
 
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Fay Kastrinos, M.D., M.P.H., a gastroenterologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, discusses the risk factors for developing colon cancer. She also discusses measures that can be taken to help prevent colon cancer from developing. You can learn more about Dr. Kastrinos at: http://nyp.org/FPHTML/physician/FKastrinos
Everywoman - Cervical Cancer
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe This week Everywoman looks at cervical cancer, the biggest cause of cancer death among women in developing countries, and how a simple jab could save thousands of lives. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
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Cancer
 
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Cancer,known medically as a malignant neoplasm, is a broad group of various diseases, all involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. The cancer may also spread to more distant parts of the body through the lymphatic system or bloodstream. Not all tumors are cancerous. Benign tumors do not grow uncontrollably, do not invade neighboring tissues, and do not spread throughout the body. There are over 200 different known cancers that afflict humans. Determining what causes cancer is complex. Many things are known to increase the risk of cancer, including tobacco use, certain infections, radiation, lack of physical activity, obesity, and environmental pollutants.These can directly damage genes or combine with existing genetic faults within cells to cause the disease.Approximately five to ten percent of cancers are entirely hereditary. Cancer can be detected in a number of ways, including the presence of certain signs and symptoms, screening tests, or medical imaging. Once a possible cancer is detected it is diagnosed by microscopic examination of a tissue sample. Cancer is usually treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. The chances of surviving the disease vary greatly by the type and location of the cancer and the extent of disease at the start of treatment. While cancer can affect people of all ages, and a few types of cancer are more common in children, the risk of developing cancer generally increases with age. In 2007, cancer caused about 13% of all human deaths worldwide (7.9 million). Rates are rising as more people live to an old age and as mass lifestyle changes occur in the developing world. To Read the Complete Description Visit: http://www.cancers-101.blogspot.com/2013/08/cancer.html Blog Link : http://www.cancers-101.blogspot.com Do Not Forget to Subscribe..
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What Percentage Of Lung Cancer Patients Are Non Smokers?
 
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Lung cancer cases on the rise in non smokers, study suggests. Lung cancer in never smokers clinical epidemiology ncbi nih. What percentage of lung cancer patients are non smokers affecting more nonsmokers chicago tribune. Lung cancer fact sheet why non smokers sometimes get lung. Men who smoke are 23 times more likely to develop lung cancer. Lung cancer in never smokers uptodate. Googleusercontent search. Hospitals reported that never smokers accounted for a growing percentage of non small likewise, the incidence rate smoking associated lung cancer was furthermore, prevalence adenocarcinoma among patients 3 dec 2013 though is, by far, greatest risk factor in developing cancer, an estimated 10 to 15 percent u. This percentage is significantly higher in asian women smoking attributable lung cancer. Lung cancer fact sheet why non smokers sometimes get lung strikes nonsmokers. That lung cancer risk is substantially lower among lifelong nonsmokers than 14 jul 2017 statistics. The latest lung cancer statistics for the uk health professionals. How lung cancer is different in non smokers verywellamerican association. Lung cancer on the rise in nonsmokers but why? . Causes of lung cancer in non smokers medicinenet. 14 jan 2016 a growing number of nonsmokers are being diagnosed with lung while most people who die from lung cancer are smokers, about 20 percent have never 'the other problem in patients who are never smokers is that in 3 dec 2016 'having said that, 15in 2015, an estimated 26,600 canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer lung cancer patients and their family members are often stigmatized by a (i. Html url? Q webcache. At least 20 years since quitting) is close to the risk of life long non smokers 4 sep 2012 lung cancer cases on rise in smokers, study suggests and percentage female patients jumped from 16 learn 5 causes. Fox why quit? Quitting smoking reduces the risk of lung cancer. Overall, 10 percent to 15 of lung cancers occur in non smokers. The second study demonstrated that the incidence of lung cancer in is urgently needed to identify early nonsmokers, he added 12 jan 2017 firm data on never smokers difficult epidemiology with non small cell adenocarcinoma young patients manderson experience 11 sep 2015 reasons for increase nonsmokers among increased steadily over 8 years, 4 feb 2016 'till about a decade ago, less than 10. Nonsmokers account for rising proportion of lung cancer cases incidence in never smokers journal clinical why do healthy non get cancer? The atlantic. Two thirds of the non smokers who get lung cancer are women, and 20 percent cancers in women occur individuals have never smoked. S 9 sep 2015 and many of these patients initially presented with advanced stage disease. Women are 13 times more likely, compared to never smokers 10 sep 2015 similarly, a study of lung cancer patients at three u. Smoking, a main cause of small cell and non lung cancer, contributes to 80 percent 90 cancer deaths in women men, respectivel
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A new blood test uses DNA methylation to detect and predict the spread of breast cancer
 
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Widschwendter et al. "Methylation Patterns in Serum DNA for Early Identification of Disseminated Breast Cancer." Genome Medicine (2017). https://genomemedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13073-017-0499-9 Video produced by http://www.researchsquare.com/ Early detection of breast cancer can be the deciding factor between successful treatment and death. But mammography – the most common detection method – doesn’t always find tumors before cancer has spread. Now, using only a sample of blood, an international research team has found a way to identify fatal breast cancers up to 12 months before they’re usually diagnosed. The blood test can even find cancer before tumors become visible, creating new possibilities for early treatment. To develop the test, the researchers first identified DNA signatures specific to breast cancer. Cancer cells shed small pieces of DNA into the blood. This genetic material carries unique DNA methylation patterns. DNA methylation is an epigenetic modification, meaning it can alter gene activity even when the gene’s sequence stays the same. Because methylation patterns change very early in breast cancer development, they offer a promising detection tool. The team used computer software along with a special type of DNA sequencing to discover cancer-specific methylation patterns in 31 tissue samples. These patterns were then tested in blood samples from women with primary, metastatic, or no breast cancer. This narrowed down a methylation signature in a single region – deemed EFC#93 – that acted as a marker for metastatic cancer. The researchers then looked for EFC#93 methylation in blood samples from 925 healthy women who developed either fatal or non-fatal breast cancer within 3 years. The marker was found in 43% of the women with fatal breast cancer 3 to 6 months before they were diagnosed. In 25% of this group, it was found 6 to 12 months before diagnosis. These results suggest that even before a tumor is found, if EFC#93 methylation is present in blood samples, breast cancer has likely already developed and started to spread. The team also studied blood samples from women with breast cancer before and after chemotherapy. The results showed that the treatment was far less effective for the women with EFC#93 methylation, who were more likely to experience relapse and death than those without the marker. Although it’s not yet clear whether looking at DNA methylation will lead to life-saving treatments, these findings show that earlier detection of aggressive cancers is possible.
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FOCUS on Health: Breast Cancer
 
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Our FOCUS team shares life-saving information about breast cancer. Chances are there is not a single person watching who's life hasn't been touched by this disease. For you, was it a mother, a wife, a friend? Statistics show one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. In the next hour we'll hear from medical professionals, but most importantly, profile women facing the diagnosis and sharing their own stories of hope and survival. Program Aired Tuesday, October 15th in a One-hour Special.
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A World with Less Cancer and More Birthdays
 
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Donate to the American Cancer Society, "The Official Sponsor of Birthdays" and help create a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays. Learn more at www.morebirthdays.com!
LIVER CANCER GETS A GUT CHECK: Obesity promotes liver cancer development through the gut microbiome
 
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New research is bridging the fields of gut microbiome, cancer, and obesity. Scientists have discovered that obesity promotes liver cancer development by acting through the gut microbiome. Find out how by watching the video. For more exciting science videos, visit Youreka Science: www.yourekascience.com Connect with us! Subscribe to this YouTube channel, Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/YourekaScience !! Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/YourekaScience !! Original Article: Yoshimoto et al. Nature 499, 97-101 (2013). http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v499/n7456/full/nature12347.html
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Reduce Your Exposure to Cancer Causing Agents
 
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Learn all twelve easy steps you can take on my blog post of the same name on http://www.liveto110.com/reduce-your-daily-exposure-to-cancer-causing-agents/ Chemicals have replaced bacteria and viruses as the main threat to human health. Given the statistics that one in two men and one in three women in the US will develop cancer, it is prudent to take steps to prevent its development. While it's impossible to avoid all of the toxins and cancer causing agents we are bombarded with every day, there are some simple, yet effective steps you can take that will greatly decrease your exposure to toxic substances. Download my FREE Modern Paleo Survival Guides and my 35-page Live to 110 by Weighing Less eGuide and get email updates. http://www.liveto110.com/sign-up
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The New Dawn of Cancer Surgery | Ron Heeren | TEDxMaastricht
 
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Imagine that, on-the-spot access to detailed molecular information on the tumor the surgeon is about to resect. New imaging techniques developed by Heeren are able to capture the endangered tumor tissue as well as the surroundings malignant tissue at a very early stage and more precisely than ever before. MSI techniques are currently already applied on small scale and in combination with the so-called ‘IKnife’, a fascinating electrosurgical knife that provides molecular information of different layers of tissue by analyzing the released smoke resulting from cutting through the tissue. Heeren doesn’t only focus on the discovery aspects of his research; he also aims at quickly implementing these new techniques into clinical practice. He expects that these MSI techniques will be in place within operating rooms in the next 3 years. Pioneer prof. dr. Ron Heeren, University professor at Maastricht University and key player in the Top Research Institute M4I (Maastricht MultiModal Molecular Imaging Institute) is at the forefront of technological breakthroughs in oncology, neurology and cardiovascular medicine. Heeren’s team is developing biomedical applications of Mass Spectroscopy Imaging (MSI), or in other words techniques to photograph molecules. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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First Signs of Breast Cancer Risk
 
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http://www.neomatrix.com - The HALO Test is a noninvasive way to check for early signs of breast cancer risk. Statistics show that 1 in 8 women in the US will develop breast cancer. This new test looks for abnormal cells that indicate a high risk for developing breast cancer. HALO can help to screen for first signs of breast cancer risk 8 years before cancer might be detected with a mammogram. It is especially useful for younger women 25 or older for whom breast cancer is often more aggressive. Learn more at http://www.neomatrix.com
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Talking to Your Oncologist about Cancer Immunotherapy
 
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When do most patients first learn about immunotherapy? How long can you start after your initial course of treatment? How does it feel to take part in a clinical trial? How do you anticipate and manage side effects?  In this webinar designed for patients and caregivers, Ariella Chivil, a patient advocate, and Alexander M. Lesokhin, M.D., her oncologist, discuss the nuances of communicating and informing both doctor and patient while on immunotherapy. They share their experiences with immunotherapy and answer viewer questions. Ariella Chivil is a patient advocate and cancer survivor. Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in 2010, she completed 14 different treatment protocols before entering a clinical trial of the immunotherapy nivolumab (Opdivo®). Her first scans after beginning the trial showed a marked reduction in her tumors. Today, Ariella is off treatment and enjoying living and working in New York City. Alexander M. Lesokhin, M.D., is a hematologic oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in treating people with blood cancers such as lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Specifically, he’s focused on developing innovative ways to use the immune system to treat cancer and help these patients. The "Cancer Immunotherapy and You" webinar series is produced by the Cancer Research Institute and is made possible with generous support from Bristol-Myers Squibb, with additional support from Regeneron, Sanofi Genzyme, and Adaptimmune.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Public Health
 
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Background: It is estimated that 1 in 300-500 people in the United States are affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (HBOC), a genetic condition that predisposes individuals to developing cancer in various tissues. From Angelina Jolie’s diagnosis as a BRCA mutation carrier to the Supreme Court ruling on gene patents, HBOC has received a great deal of attention in the media recently. However, the condition continues to be underdiagnosed and genetic services that can reduce risk and identify cancers earlier are often overlooked. Using the numerous screening tools, guidelines and recommendations currently available for HBOC would save lives. Appropriate management of individuals with HBOC can significantly reduce morbidity and mortality in this population. Therefore, an integrated public health approach focused on the identification of individuals at risk for HBOC is critical to impacting health outcomes of individuals and families. Objective: This webinar will highlight real world examples of successful programs that address HBOC, describe available screening tools and other resources related to HBOC and provide patient perspectives on the importance of identifying individuals and families with HBOC. Audience: Public health professionals, primary care clinicians, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in cancer, genetics or chronic disease prevention are encouraged to participate in this webinar.
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