Screening/Prevention Leukemia

Formaldehyde Exposure May Increase Risk of Blood and Lymphatic Cancers (06-23-2009)

Formaldehyde Exposure May Increase Risk of Blood and Lymphatic Cancers Industrial workers who are exposed to formaldehyde may be at an increased risk of dying from blood and lymphatic cancers, particularly myeloid leukemia but also Hodgkin’s lymphoma... Continue Reading

Cyclophosphamide May Increase Cancer Risk Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (03-8-2009)

Cyclophosphamide May Increase Cancer Risk Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis A large study conducted in Canada reveals that patients who are treated for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with the drug cyclophosphamide may have an increased risk for developing... Continue Reading

Being Overweight Associated with Increased Risk of Several Cancers (03-8-2009)

Being Overweight Associated with Increased Risk of Several Cancers Excess bodyweight increases the risk of developing several types of cancer, according to results recently published in The Lancet. It is estimated that in the United States, one out of... Continue Reading

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