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Scientists decode how high sugar levels raise cancer risk

Scientists have identified a key molecular mechanism through which high blood glucose raises cancer risk in obese people and diabetics. The diabetic population has up to double chances of suffering pancreatic or colon canceramong others, according to well sustained epidemiological studies. Scientists led by Dr Custodia Garcia-Jimenez at the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid have uncovered a key mechanism that links obesity and diabetes with […]

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“We Can. I Can”- Unite to fight against cancer 

Cancer, one of the most deadly challenges in 21st century, is fast spreading worldwide; it has now emerged as 2nd top leading causes of death, Heart disease being the first top cause. Along with human growth in terms of modernization and urbanization the cancer too grew to a greater extent with respect to types, complexity, involving […]

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Tobacco and Cancer

Dr. Geetha Narayanan   Thirty first May is celebrated as NO TOBACO day. So let us know some of the facts about tobacco and cancer India is the second largest global producer and third-largest consumer of tobacco and has more than 200 million tobacco users.Of these, nearly 17 million are under the age of 25. […]

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Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages, which is a major reason why it’s a leading cause of cancer death.   Pancreatic cancer is one of the most serious of cancers. It develops when cancerous cells form in the tissues of your pancreas — a large organ that lies horizontally […]

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