Oct 19, 2010 - Eight types of human papillomavirus appear to be responsible for over 90 percent of the world's cervical cancer cases; researchers recommend these eight types be the target for future vaccines and that the three most common high-risk human papillomavirus types -- 16, 18, and 45 -- which occur in younger women, should be the focus of type-specific human papillomavirus screening. Their findings have been published online Oct. 18 in The Lancet Oncology.
Jun 17, 2010 - Having type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of several types of cancer, and the increased risk may be due to shared risk factors, though more research is needed to definitively answer many ongoing questions, according to a consensus report released by the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society and published online June 16 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.
Mar 11, 2014 - Human papillomavirus types -16 and -18 are common in north Indian women with cervical cancer or an unhealthy cervix, and a cervical cancer vaccine targeting these types could eliminate 75 percent of the region's cervical cancers, according to a study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research Meeting, held from Oct. 8 to 11 in Boston.
Oct 31, 2012 - Survivors of cancers are more likely to report poor physical and mental health-related quality of life, compared with adults without cancer, with considerable variation noted for different types of cancers, according to a study published online Oct. 30 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
Aug 16, 2012 - Among patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma, those with pre-existing type 2 diabetes mellitus for longer than five years have an increased mortality risk, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in Cancer.
Jun 4, 2012 - For patients with type 2 diabetes, use of the oral hypoglycemic agent pioglitazone correlates with an increased risk of bladder cancer, with the risk increasing with duration of use, according to a study published online May 31 in BMJ.
May 31, 2012 - Pathologic complete response is more highly predictive of recurrence-free survival when specific breast cancer tumor type is factored in, according to a study published online May 29 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Jun 14, 2011 - The mobile phone radio frequency energy dose absorbed at a tumor location depends on tumor location, phone type, network properties, and conditions of use, and individuals with high mobile phone use may have an increased risk of gliomas in the most exposed areas of the brain, according to two studies published online June 9 in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
Dec 7, 2010 - Nilotinib may improve survival in some chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients, and patients with various types of CML respond well to ponatinib, according to research being presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, held from Dec. 4 to 7 in Orlando, Fla. Other studies being presented outline the optimal use of imatinib, address how a new gene target functions for several myeloid malignancies, highlight a tool for predicting acute myeloid leukemia outcomes, and address the use of mitoxantrone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Nov 23, 2010 - The type of acne most common in adult females is comedonal postadolescent acne, and it appears to be strongly correlated with smoking cigarettes, according to research published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Jun 14, 2010 - In women with type 2 diabetes, long-term metformin use is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, according to research published in the June issue of Diabetes Care.
May 6, 2010 - A new white paper -- "What is the Role of HPV Typing in the United States Now and in the Next Five Years in a Vaccinated Population?" -- provides guidance to clinicians about the administration of advanced screening technologies for cervical cancer prevention. The paper was published online April 24 in Gynecologic Oncology.