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L’Afrique au défi du cancer de l’enfant : des objectifs ambitieux

Africa facing the childhood cancer challenge: ambitious goals Daily Sabah

Pediatric oncology is a relatively young medical specialty but which has experienced particularly rapid development throughout the last decades. This is due in particular to the very significant progress made in the care of these children and the considerable improvement in recovery rates observed over the past thirty years. However, this progress has only affected …

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Overcoming the genetic predisposition to prostate cancer

Overcoming the genetic predisposition to prostate cancer

Certain genes significantly increase the risk of prostate cancer, especially the more aggressive forms of the disease. Recent research confirms that this increased risk can however be greatly reduced by adopting good lifestyle habits. • Read also: Cowboys Fringants singer battles cancer We are the result of an interaction between the genes bequeathed by our …

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Papillomavirus: associated with surgery for lesions, the vaccine would reduce the risk of cancer of the cervix

Papillomavirus: associated with surgery for lesions, the vaccine would reduce the risk of cancer of the cervix

A British study recently highlighted the benefits of the vaccine against the papillomavirus during an intervention on pre-cancerous cells. Upromising progress. When precancerous lesions – that is, changes in the cells of the epithelium of the cervix – are noted, some treatments can be recommended in order to prevent these from evolving in cancer. It …

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When scientific journals spread pseudo science

©SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP fake news alert In a pre-publication article, researchers warn the scientific community against the dissemination of pseudo-science which has increased since the start of the health crisis. In a article in pre-publicationyou warn the scientific community against the dissemination of pseudo-science in certain journals, what is your warning based on? This …

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Les amidons résistants sont présents dans les bananes encore vertes mais aussi les pommes de terre, les graines ou les légumineuses. © Alexander Ruiz

Does eating bananas prevent certain cancers?

This is information that seems unlikely. However, researchers have shown that resistant starches, contained among others in bananas, prevent certain cancers. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Interview: Cannabis, an anti-carcinogenic substance? In France, the question of cannabis remains sensitive since, according to estimates, more than 4 million people aged 12 to 75 have …

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