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Medical News Today: Infections and cancer: The link could be stronger than we think
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Medical News Today: Infections and cancer: The link could be stronger than we think

Bacteria could have a bigger involvement in cancer than scientists may have realized, according to recent research. A viral infection may be the cause of up to 20 percent of cancer cases. A study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore has uncovered a type of bacterial […]

Medical News Today: Universal 10-minute cancer test in sight
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Medical News Today: Universal 10-minute cancer test in sight

Scientists have created an experimental test that can detect cancer in less than 10 minutes. The test uses a DNA feature that seems to be common to all types of cancer and does not occur in healthy tissue. Study finds that various cancers share the same ‘DNA signature.‘ A team […]

Medical News Today: Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?
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Medical News Today: Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?

Some scientists have identified possible links between alcohol intake and the risk of prostate cancer. However, more research is necessary to determine how drinking alcohol and prostate cancer might correlate. The prostate is part of the male reproductive system, and it sits just below the bladder. It surrounds the urethra, […]