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Bowel cancer rates are rising in young adults, but do we know what’s behind the increase?

Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. Both studies looked at large numbers of people across several countries, including the UK, providing…

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News digest – bowel cancer rates, brain tumour ‘pink drink’, cigarette displays and chewing gum

Grace Li New from News Digest this week: follow with new breakthroughs and research on bowel cancer rates, brain tumor “pink drink”, cigarette displays and chewing gum. Read more at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/18/news-digest-bowel-cancer-rates-brain-tumour-pink-drink-cigarette-displays-and-chewing-gum/

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AFCR Scientific Advisory Board Chairman’s Brain Cancer Efforts Recognized

W.K. Alfred Yung, M.D., a brain cancer researcher and chairman of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research’s scientific advisory board, was last week presented with the 3rd Annual SNOChina Award for Outstanding Contributions of International…

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Yoga for Insomnia, Anxiety and Socializing in Cancer Patients

A discipline consisting of movements through a sequence of postures in coordination with focused breathing, yoga’s documented benefits include increased flexibility, better strength, lowered blood pressure and the reduced severity of insomnia. Many people attribute…

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Spurring on the Next Generation

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research and the US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association jointly awarded six outstanding Chinese cancer researchers in the early stages of their careers with the 2018 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award. Scholars received…

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