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Thyroid Cancer - Breast Cancer Connection Found

Sept 26, 2001

A new study being presented this week at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation annual meeting being held in Washington DC The study, being presented Tuesday September 26, points to a link between thyroid cancer treatment and an increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Thyroid cancer is generally treated by surgical removal of the cancerous thyroid followed by therapeutic doses of radioactive iodine (131T).

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Thyroid Cancer - Breast Cancer Connection Found

Sept 26, 2001

A new study being presented this week at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation annual meeting being held in Washington DC The study, being presented Tuesday September 26, points to a link between thyroid cancer treatment and an increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Thyroid cancer is generally treated by surgical removal of the cancerous thyroid followed by therapeutic doses of radioactive iodine (131T).

Thyroid Cancer - Breast Cancer Connection Found

Sept 26, 2001

A new study being presented this week at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation annual meeting being held in Washington DC The study, being presented Tuesday September 26, points to a link between thyroid cancer treatment and an increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Thyroid cancer is generally treated by surgical removal of the cancerous thyroid followed by therapeutic doses of radioactive iodine (131T).

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Breast Cancer an Alternative Approach

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine women will get breast cancer before she is Eighty-five.

What Is Breast Cancer?

Cancer is aberrant tissue growth - normal tissue cells that grow wild. Our tissue cells grow and divide. Old cells are sloughed off and expelled. However, when cells lose their ability to control their growth, they divide without any rhyme or reason quickly, resulting in an excess growth of tissue known as a tumor.

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Researchers Find Another Reason to Eat Broccoli

Tue May 28, 2002 

WASHINGTON (Reuters Health) - Broccoli is not only loaded with vitamins and minerals--it also carries a substance that may kill ulcer-causing bacteria, researchers said on Monday.

A compound that helps give broccoli its distinctive taste, which some love and others hate, also kills Helicobacter pylori bacteria in the laboratory, French and US researchers found. H. pylori can cause ulcers and is also blamed for most cases of stomach cancer.

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Keeping Abreast Of Iodine

By Anthony Almada, MS

Iodine just may keep breast tumor growth at bay, according to a recent study. When iodide, the molecular form of iodine, was administered to animals with breast tumors, it was found that those tumors with curtailed growth displayed much higher iodine content. This may mean that iodine uptake into cancerous breast tissue can suppress tumor growth.

Iodine consumption is also suspected to decrease the risk of breast cancer.

The IRS Genie

A man has spent many days crossing the desert without water. His camel dies of thirst. He's crawling through the sands, certain that he has breathed his last, then all of a sudden he sees an object sticking out of the sand several yard He crawls to the object, pulls it out of the sand, and discovers what looks to be an old brief case.   He opens it and out pops a genie. But this is no ordinary genie. He is wearing an IRS ID badge and a dull gray suit. There's a  calculator in his pocket.

Fruits, Veggies Lower Blood Pressure: Study

Tue May 28,2002

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An apple a day may not be enough to keep the doctor away but, according to a new study, five apples just might.

Healthy adults who consumed at least five servings of fruit and vegetables daily--the amount recommended in the US and UK--had lower blood pressure than adults who consumed fewer servings over 6 months.

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Hospitalisations for Drug Error Hit Elderly Hardest

Fri May 24, 2002

By Arjen Peters

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands (Reuters Health) - A large proportion of hospitalisations are the result of avoidable medication errors, a Dutch analysis of 64 studies shows.

The problem is more serious among people older than 65, Hein Beijer and Kees de Blaey of the Scientific Institute of Dutch Pharmacists conclude, based on their investigation of 62 international studies and two Dutch reports.

In these studies, more than 16% of

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Prostate on Course to Become Top UK Male Cancer

Tue May 28, 2002

By Patricia Reaney

LONDON (Reuters) - Prostate cancer is on course to become the most common men's cancer in Britain in the next 3 years, health experts said on Monday.

Cases of the disease have doubled in the past 20 years and scientists predict the numbers will continue to rise as the population ages and more men are tested for the illness.