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Tamoxifen - Known to be a human carcinogen

Report on carcinogens 13th edition Tamoxifen CAS No. 10540-29-1 Known to be a human carcinogen First listed in the Ninth Report on Carcinogens (2000) Also known as (Z)-2-[4-(1,2-diphenylbut-1-enyl)phenoxy]-N,Ndimethyl-ethanamine Carcinogenicity Tamoxifen is known

Melatonin helps radiation-induced dermatitis in breast cancer patients

Sunday may 28, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Melatonin can ease radiation-induced dermatitis during radiotherapy for breast cancer, according to a new study published in the Israel ...
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Paternal x-ray exposure raises childhood leukemia risk

A number of studies have revealed evidence to suggest paternal exposure to abdominal x-ray before conception may put their children at elevated risk for acute ...
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Dental CT scan linked to cancer risk

A retrospective cohort study involving 505 participants who underwent dental computed tomography (dental CT scan) suggests that the imaging technique commonly used when dentists perform ...
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Radiotherapy for breast cancer increases death risk from heart disease

Scientists at Oxford University and other institutions meta-analyzed data from 75 trials of breast cancer radiotherapy and found radiotherapy for breast cancer can significantly increase ...
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FDA enhances warnings for certain painkillers

FDA announces enhanced warnings for immediate-release opioid pain medications related to risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death New safety warnings also added to all ...
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Estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy raise lung cancer risk

Tuesday March 8, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy intended to relieve women's menopausal symptoms has been found to increase risk of heart ...
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Radiation therapy for prostate cancer can cause rectal cancer

Christopher D. Jahraus, David T. Rubin, Ellen J. Scherl, Doug Bettenhausen, Inflammation’s Role in Rectal Cancer Following Prostate Radiotherapy, and Emerging Evidence for a Protective Role ...
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What type, dose of aspirin best for cardiovascular disease prevention?

Tuesday Feb 9, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Studies suggest that taking aspirin daily can significantly reduce risk for cardiovascular disease events and cancer, even though it ...
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Statins may cut pancreatic cancer risk in diabetes mellitus patients

Thurday Feb 4, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Use of statins has been associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in Asian people.  But a ...
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