July 28, 2011
Growing Up Near Livestock Tied to Blood
Children raised on
livestock farms are at significantly greater risk of developing
blood cancers -- such as leukemia, multiple myeloma and
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- later in life, a new study contends.
Tamoxifen Wards Off Breast Cancer's Return for More Than
Women who took the
cancer-suppressing drug tamoxifen for five years after a breast
cancer diagnosis were nearly 40 percent less likely to have the
cancer return, and that protection lasted for more than a decade
after they stopped taking the drug, a new study finds.