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4 years 1 month ago

Bone drugs may raise risk of throat cancer

A new study suggests that people who take bone-strengthening drugs for several years may have a slightly higher risk of throat cancer. The findings contradict another recent study that used the same database of 80,000 patients. It concluded that there was no link between drugs to prevent or treat...

4 years 8 months ago

Researchers searching for genetic causes of cancer

St. Jude Children's Hospital has joined forces with Washington University to learn the genetic causes of pediatric cancer. Researchers will study cancerous and normal tissues from 600 childhood cancer patients. They will look specifically at the genetic codes of these tissues, and try to identify differences. Those differences...

5 years 1 month ago

Dogs pick up scent in kidnap suspects' yard

Authorities investigating two missing girl cases said Thursday that cadaver dogs picked up a scent that could indicate buried remains in the backyard of a Northern California couple already charged in a kidnapping. Alameda County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson said two dogs "indicated" on a site in...

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