cancer

Fertility Drugs and Cancer (Part 2)

Welcome to part two of my investigation concerning fertility drugs and cancer risk. In this article, I am going to examine a publication from 2017 titled “Use of fertility medications and cancer risk: A review and update”.  This publication, unlike the first, was a review of recent literature or research already in existence. It didn’t […]

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Oregon Tightens Duty to Die on Cancer Patients

As I have discussed previously, the first state to explicitly ration Medicaid — an integral feature of all single payer systems — tightens the screws against terminal cancer patients. Now, the issues is gaining wider discussion in Oregon. From an opinion column published in the Statesman Journal by Peter J. Pitts: In August, Oregon’s Health […]

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Oncologists Urge Greater Candor in Discussing Death With Terminally Ill Cancer Patients

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC The American Society of Clinical Oncology is urging its members to be more candid with their dying patients and to discuss end of life issues sooner. From the story: Patients don’t want to hear that they’re dying and doctors don’t want to tell them. But […]

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Ovulation Induction Linked with Cancer Risk

Last Updated: 2009-02-25 14:02:09 -0400 (Reuters Health) NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatments used to induce ovulation appear to increase the overall risk of cancer, the results of a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology suggest. “Ovulation-inducing drugs are widely used for ovarian follicle stimulation, either as independent therapies or during in vitro […]

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Leukemia Stem Cells Have More in Common with Embryonic Stem Cells

I find this headline very curious indeed. Leukemia stem cells have more in common with embryonic stem cells than adult stem cells Research using a mouse model of human leukemia has provided critical insight into the genetic factors related to the generation and maintenance of myeloid leukemia stem cells. The study, published by Cell Press […]

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