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So new news and some old news .

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This Week's Issue
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*Regular Screening Cuts Colon Cancer Deaths
*Whole Grain Foods Cut Disease Risk
*Many Women Overestimate Cancer Gene Risk
*Study Finds Little Risk Of Cancer From Carcinogens In Cooked
Meat
*Elderly Get Less Treatment For Breast Cancer
*Study: Fertility Problems Double The Risk Of Testicular Cancer
*Human Protein May Be Anticancer "Smartbomb"
*Breast Cancer Therapy Safe During Pregnancy


This Week's Stories
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Regular Screening Cuts Colon Cancer Deaths

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Stool sample screening every year
reduces an older adult's risk of dying from colorectal cancer by
a third, researchers report.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?213162">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?213162</A>
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Whole Grain Foods Cut Disease Risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Eating one serving of whole grains
per day reduces the risk of dying from cancer, cardiovascular
disease and other chronic illnesses, according to a study of
older American women.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?213008">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?213008</A>
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Many Women Overestimate Cancer Gene Risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Women with breast or ovarian cancer
often overestimate their risk of carrying genetic mutations
linked to these cancers, researchers report.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?212247">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?212247</A>
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Study Finds Little Risk Of Cancer From Carcinogens In Cooked Meat

(NYT Syndicate) -- A number of studies have found that people who
eat less meat have lower rates of cancer of the colon and rectum,
two of the most common causes of cancer death, especially in
countries which eat Western diets rich in meat, such as the
United States, where colorectal cancer is the second leading
cause of cancer death after lung cancer.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?212176">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?212176</A>
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Elderly Get Less Treatment For Breast Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Elderly women tend to receive less
aggressive treatment for breast cancer compared with their
younger counterparts, report Canadian researchers.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?213156">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?213156</A>
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Study: Fertility Problems Double The Risk Of Testicular Cancer

LONDON (AP) — Men with low fertility — as measured by the number
of children they father — have twice the normal risk of
developing testicular cancer, a new study says.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?212306">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?212306</A>
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Human Protein May Be Anticancer "Smartbomb"

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- A genetically engineered form of
human protein appears to eliminate cancer cells while leaving
healthy cells unharmed, researchers report.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?212515">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?212515</A>
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Breast Cancer Therapy Safe During Pregnancy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Contrary to common belief, breast
cancer can be safely treated during pregnancy, according to a new
report.

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HREF="http://www.intelihealth.com/enews?213284">http://www.intelihealth.com/en
ews?213284</A>
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