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Popular stem cell techniques deemed safe; unlikely to pass on cancer-causing mutations
A new study shows that the act of creating pluripotent stem cells for clinical use is unlikely to pass on cancer-causing mutations to patients.
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| Categories: | Tags: Stem Cells, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Brain Tumor | Comments: (0) | View Count: (812)
Blood test that reveals 'true age' shows risk of dying from cancer
The difference between biological age and chronological age can be used to predict cancer.
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Blood epigenetic age may predict cancer incidence and mortality
Biological measures of aging are important for understanding the health of an aging population, with epigenetics particularly promising. Previous studies found that tumor tissue is epigenetically older than its donors are chronologically.
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| Categories: | Tags: epigenetic age, cancer risk, DNA methylation | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1417)
Dietary polyamine intake and colorectal cancer risk in postmenopausal women
We investigated the association between dietary polyamines and risk of CRC incidence and mortality.
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| Categories: | Tags: women's Health Initiative, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, diet, dietary polyamines, dietary putrescine, polyamines, putrescine | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1149)
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Running helps mice slow cancer growth

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Running helps mice slow cancer growth
Mice who spent their free time on a running wheel were better able to shrink tumors (a 50% reduction in tumor size) compared to their less active counterparts. Researchers found that the surge of adrenaline that comes with a high-intensity workout helped to move cancer-killing immune (NK) cells toward lung, liver, or skin tumors implanted into the mice.
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