Screening/Prevention Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Hepatitis B Virus Linked with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (08-17-2010)

Individuals with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection may have an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), according to findings recently published in The Lancet Oncology. Hepatitis B is a virus that causes inflammation of the... Continue Reading

Hepatitis B Virus Linked with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (08-17-2010)

Individuals with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection may have an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), according to findings recently published in The Lancet Oncology. Hepatitis B is a virus that causes inflammation of the... Continue Reading

High Circulating Vitamin D Levels Don’t Reduce Risk of Less Common Cancers (07-13-2010)

High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: endometrial, esophageal, stomach, ovarian, pancreatic, kidney, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In fact, there was a suggestion that people with the... Continue Reading

High Circulating Vitamin D Levels Don’t Reduce Risk of Less Common Cancers (07-13-2010)

High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: endometrial, esophageal, stomach, ovarian, pancreatic, kidney, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In fact, there was a suggestion that people with the... Continue Reading

Number of Obesity-related Cancers Is Growing (10-3-2009)

In 2008, excess body weight was responsible for over 124,000 new cancer diagnoses in Europe. These results were presented at a major European cancer conference. Obesity is increasingly being recognized as a risk factor not only for cancer development,... 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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