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Should all women get screened for ovarian cancer?

Should all women get screened for ovarian cancer?

A recent report from the United States Preventive Services Task Force reveals the pros and cons of ovarian cancer screening for women at an average risk of developing the condition. Most women should not get screened for ovarian cancer unless they are in a high-risk category, suggests a new review. The United States Preventive Services […]

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Huntington’s ‘super assassin’ molecule could kill cancer

Huntington’s ‘super assassin’ molecule could kill cancer

Scientists probing the reason why cancer is far less common in individuals with Huntington’s disease have revealed that the gene responsible for the fatal brain condition produces a molecule that is deadly to cancer cells. Why are people with Huntington’s disease less likely to be diagnosed with cancer? In a recent paper published in the […]