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Environmental Working Group (EWG) Report: "Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors"

Environmental Working Group (EWG) Report: "Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors" | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential hormones; accumulating in organs that produce hormones.  Here are 12 of the worst hormone disrupters, how they do their dirty deeds, and some tips on how to avoid them.
 
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WHO/Europe | Countries urged to sink health risks from asbestos, second-hand smoke and toxic chemicals by 2015

WHO/Europe | Countries urged to sink health risks from asbestos, second-hand smoke and toxic chemicals by 2015 | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Impact of a contemplative end-of-life trainin program: Being with dying (PDF)

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Diseases attributable to asbestos exposure: Years of potential life lost, United States, 1999-2010

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Radical pleurectomy and photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma - Friedberg- Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Radical pleurectomy and photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma - Friedberg- Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Radical pleurectomy and photodynamic therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
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Infographic: By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease

Infographic: By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Voice: "Children at more risk from cancer after exposure to asbestos" says committee

Voice: "Children at more risk from cancer after exposure to asbestos" says committee | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
At 10 am on the 7th June the Government’s advisory Committee on Carcinogenicity (COC) will publish their final statement that concludes children are more vulnerable to exposure to asbestos than adults - the younger the child the greater the risk.
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BBC: China acknowledges 'cancer villages'

BBC: China acknowledges 'cancer villages' | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
China's environment ministry appears to have acknowledged the existence of so-called "cancer villages", after years of public speculation about the impact of pollution in certain areas.
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EDF: Prevention as cure: Confronting the environmental contributions to breast cancer

EDF: Prevention as cure: Confronting the environmental contributions to breast cancer | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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New Meaning and Drive in Life After Cancer

New Meaning and Drive in Life After Cancer | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new book, "Picture Your Life After Cancer," focuses on the living that goes on after a cancer diagnosis. It is a dramatic photo essay of the varied lives people live in the years after diagnosis.
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Clinical Trials Search at NIH: Chest cancer clinical trial enrolling patients with lung & esophageal cancers, thymoma or mesothelioma

Clinical Trials Search at NIH: Chest cancer clinical trial enrolling patients with lung & esophageal cancers, thymoma or mesothelioma | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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NYT Op ED: "The Cancer Lobby" by NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

If chemicals are carcinogens, should the government hide that information?
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PRESS RELEASE: European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): The true costs of cancer in Europe revealed

PRESS RELEASE: European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): The true costs of cancer in Europe revealed | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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PRESS RELEASE WHO/IARC: Global battle against cancer won't be won with treatment alone - Effective prevention measures urgently needed to prevent cancer crisis

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Joan Didion: Grief Becomes a Part of You

Joan Didion: Grief Becomes a Part of You | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Author Joan Didion talks about how losing a loved one can make a perfectly rational person feel like she is losing her mind.
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USA News: Mesothelioma cancer patient refuses to accept death sentence, encourages others to follow suit

USA News: Mesothelioma cancer patient refuses to accept death sentence, encourages others to follow suit | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
On July 1, Ken Smith was issued a death sentence.
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NORD: 30 Years After the Orphan Drug Act: It Still Takes Too Long for People with Rare Diseases to Get an Accurate Diagnosis

NORD: 30 Years After the Orphan Drug Act: It Still Takes Too Long for People with Rare Diseases to Get an Accurate Diagnosis | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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UK News: Sheffield trial could stop deaths from asbestos cancer

Cancer experts in Sheffield have launched a pioneering trial to target a deadly disease caused by asbestos exposure.
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By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease

By 2020 almost half of Britons will get cancer in their lifetime – but 38% will not die from the disease | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
In 2020 almost one in two people (47%) will get cancer in their lifetime, but almost four in 10 (38%)1 will not die from the disease, according to new projections from Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Cure Magazine Guest Blog: Six tools you need to reinvent yourself beyond cancer

Cure Magazine Guest Blog:  Six tools you need to reinvent yourself beyond cancer | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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NCI: Mesothelioma clinical trial of pentostatin/cyclophosphamide/SS1P enrolling adults with progressive disease

NCI: Mesothelioma clinical trial of pentostatin/cyclophosphamide/SS1P enrolling adults with progressive disease | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Effective immunotherapy for melanoma hinges on blocking suppressive factors, study suggests

Researchers have found that delayed tumor growth and enhanced survival of mice bearing melanoma were possible by blocking the reconstitution of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and Tregs (suppressors of anti-tumor activity) after total body...
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USA NEWS: Surgeon performs controversial cancer surgery named after him

USA NEWS: Surgeon performs controversial cancer surgery named after him | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Paul Sugarbaker has spent his medical career honing a cancer treatment that includes a chemo bath.
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USA NEWS from the NEJM: Fibulin-3 as a Blood and Effusion Biomarker for Pleural Mesothelioma

USA NEWS from the NEJM: Fibulin-3 as a Blood and Effusion Biomarker for Pleural Mesothelioma | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Easily curate engaging magazines. Effectively feed your web presence.
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LIVESTRONG Day: Join the largest display of support for cancer survivors in history

LIVESTRONG Day: Join the largest display of support for cancer survivors in history | Global Cancer News | Scoop.it
Share your personal message of support today and it will be posted to your account on October 2 – LIVESTRONG Day – as part of a global chorus of support for cancer survivors.
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