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    A meta-review carried out by researchers in Birkbeck’s Department of Organizational Psychology has found that alarming numbers of cancer doctors are suffering from high levels of burnout, stress, sleep problems, depression, physical symptoms of stress such as gastric problems, and some are...

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    Colin Mendelsohn, UNSW The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) recent interim decision to effectively ban nicotine-containing e-cigarettes is a harsh blow to smokers. Australian smokers will be denied access to life-saving technology estimated to have helped millions of smokers to...

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    Study shows effectiveness of radiosurgery in controlling spread of brain cancer after surgery Metastatic brain tumours are the most common type of brain tumour in adults, affecting as many as 300,000 people each year in the US alone. University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers compared...

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    Walking for just 30 minutes three times per week could improve the quality of life for those with advanced cancer, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal has found. Researchers from the University of Surrey collaborated with those form the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing &...

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    Taking one-fourth the standard dose of a widely used drug for prostate cancer with a low-fat breakfast can be as effective – and four times less expensive – as taking the standard dose as recommended: on an empty stomach. The study, a multi-center, randomised, phase-II clinical trial to...

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Australia’s looming e-cigarette ban robs smokers of a chance to quit

Colin Mendelsohn, UNSW The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) recent interim decision to effectively ban nicotine-containing e-cigarettes is a harsh...

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Oncoburnout: Many cancer doctors suffering burnout, stress, depression and using alcohol to cope

A meta-review carried out by researchers in Birkbeck’s Department of Organizational Psychology has found that alarming numbers of cancer doctors are suffering...

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Oncoburnout: Many cancer doctors suffering burnout, stress, depression and using alcohol to cope

A meta-review carried out by researchers in Birkbeck’s Department of Organizational Psychology has found that alarming numbers of cancer doctors are suffering...

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Plant-made virus shells could deliver drugs directly to cancer cells

Viruses are extremely efficient at targeting and delivering cargo to cells. In the journal ACS Nano, researchers report they have harnessed this well-honed ability...

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Quality of life for patients with advanced cancer improved through walking

Walking for just 30 minutes three times per week could improve the quality of life for those with advanced cancer, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal has...

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Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy

Two studies in the February 14 issue of JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy....

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Taking a high-priced cancer drug with a low-fat meal can cut cost by 75 percent

Taking one-fourth the standard dose of a widely used drug for prostate cancer with a low-fat breakfast can be as effective – and four times less expensive –...

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Quality of life for patients with advanced cancer improved through walking

Walking for just 30 minutes three times per week could improve the quality of life for those with advanced cancer, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal has...

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Epstein-Barr virus and cancer: New tricks from an old dog

Approximately 98 percent of all adults are infected with the Epstein-Barr virus. In rare cases, an infection with this virus causes cancer. Scientists have now...

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Radiotherapy for invasive breast cancer increases risk of lung cancer

East Asian female breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy found to have a higher risk of developing second primary lung cancer Lung cancer is the leading cause of...

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