Identifying genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma
5 monthes ago - By News Medical
Skin cancer is on the rise in the United States. Squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of cancer in the U.S., has the highest mortality rate of all non-melanoma skin cancers. In roughly two to five percent of patients, the disease will metastasize and spread throughout the body, making it difficult to treat.
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Unraveling the genetic causes of skin cancer
5 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Medical researchers are helping to identify the genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma. In a new article, they show how the interaction between a cell signaling pathway called MET and a gene, Tpl2, contributes to skin cancer progression.
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Eating yogurt twice a week could lower the risk of pre-cancerous bowel...
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine has found that men who ate yogurt had a 26% lowered risk of developing adenomas likely to become cancerous.