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Archive for January, 2012


CDC – Cancer Screening Rates Low – Especially Among Asians and Hispanics




The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and the NCI (National Cancer Institute) announced the results of their joint study on cancer screening statistics. The results were disturbing on a few fronts. As a whole, the U.S. population is not engaging in cancer screening procedures to the extent recommended by health care professionals. Researchers […]

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Major Setback For Cancer Genomic Research




The once promising area of Cancer Genomic Research suffered some serious setbacks after a former Duke researcher (and colleagues) issued their eighth retraction of published research studies. A retraction letter was published on JAMA on January 6th.   As reported on: GMA News Online, Dr. Brawley of the American Cancer Society weighed in on this revelation: […]

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