Navigation Links
Researchers observe an increased risk of cancer in people with history of non-melanoma skin cancer
Date:4/23/2013

Boston, MA A prospective study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) observed an association between risk of second primary cancer and history of non-melanoma skin cancer in white men and women.

The researchers found that people with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer had a modestly increased risk of getting cancer in the future, specifically breast and lung cancer in women and melanoma in both men and women. Non-melanoma skin cancer, which includes basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, is the most common form of cancer in the United States.

The study will be published on April 23, 2013 in PLOS Medicine.

The researchers analyzed data from two large United States cohort studiesthe Health Professionals Follow-up Study and the Nurses' Health Study. The researchers followed 46,237 men from June 1986 to June 2008 in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, and 107,339 women from June 1984 to June 2008 in the Nurses' Health Study. The researchers identified 36,102 new cases of non-melanoma skin cancer and 29,447 new cases of other primary cancers.

A history of non-melanoma skin cancer was significantly associated with a 15 percent higher risk of other primary cancers in men, and a 26 percent higher risk of other primary cancers in women. When melanoma was excluded from this analysis, the rates changed slightly, with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer associated with an 11 percent higher risk of other primary cancers in men, and a 20 percent higher risk of other primary cancers in women.

After using statistical models to correct for multiple comparisons, looking at individual cancer sites, the researchers found that a history of non-melanoma skin cancer was significantly linked to an increased risk of breast and lung cancer in women, and an increased risk of melanoma in both men and women.

According to the researchers, these findings should be interpreted cautiously.

"
'/>"/>

Contact: Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg
mmontemayor-quellenberg@partners.org
617-534-2208
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Researchers identify new pathway, enhancing tamoxifen to tame aggressive breast cancer
2. Deficiency in p53 anti-tumor protein delays DNA repair after radiation, Moffitt researchers say
3. Wayne State researchers seek calcium channels to target cancer tumors
4. 3 Mass. General researchers among recipients of Clinical Research Achievement awards
5. Researchers identify and block protein that interferes with appetite-suppressing hormone
6. Resistance is futile: Researchers identify gene that mediates cisplatin resistance in ovarian cancer
7. Stanford researchers turn skin cells directly into the cells that insulate neurons
8. NYU researchers offer 12 principles for effective contraceptive counseling
9. Most effective PTSD therapies are not being widely used, researchers find
10. Gabriel Hortobagyi honored for mentoring minority researchers
11. Researchers develop tool to assist areas of infectious disease outbreaks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 Building on the success of ... Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) has officially announced ... Healthcare Professionals. The event will be taking place at ... and 11th. This years’ event promises to be yet ... , In recent years, Pro Player Health ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... regular family meals may help protect teens from the ... suggests. Online abuse can lead to depression, anxiety ... five adolescents experience cyberbullying," Frank Elgar, a professor at ... University in Montreal, said in a university news release. ... and abuse are difficult for parents and educators to ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... with action and sound may be bad for your ... grapes while watching an excerpt from a Hollywood action ... Television has been blamed for helping Americans to gain ... focus of why has been on the medium and ... that can cause people to eat more, including reading, ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... with mental health and substance use problems in ... from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be ... J. Elgar, Ph.D., of McGill University, Montreal, Canada, ... adolescents has experienced recent online bullying and cyberbullying, ... mental health problems in teens as well as ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... September 02, 2014 Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) ... lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, a part of the ... from the blood to the urine. The condition is asymptomatic ... RCC are often in the advanced stages of the disease ... RCC often include blood in the urine, flank pain, a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pro Player Health Alliance Confirms Big Name Speakers at 2015 American Sleep and Breathing Academy Conference 2Health News:Pro Player Health Alliance Confirms Big Name Speakers at 2015 American Sleep and Breathing Academy Conference 3Health News:Pro Player Health Alliance Confirms Big Name Speakers at 2015 American Sleep and Breathing Academy Conference 4Health News:Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says 2Health News:Research letter: Viewers ate more while watching Hollywood action flick on TV 2Health News:Family dinners good for teens' mental health, could protect from cyberbullying 2Health News:Family dinners good for teens' mental health, could protect from cyberbullying 3Health News:Renal Cell Carcinoma Market Analysis & Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:Renal Cell Carcinoma Market Analysis & Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:Renal Cell Carcinoma Market Analysis & Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4
... Can Reveal Blockages Prior to Stroke, CLEVELAND, Oct. ... Kennedy had removed today, are a significant risk factor,for ... the life-threatening,condition. Doppler ultrasound screening is a successful tool ... a stroke and before death or,disability occurs. Life ...
... 12 ABR -- Affinity,BioReagents, a leading global ... website at http://www.bioreagents.com . Re-launched with ... several enhancements which combine to make the customer,s,experience ... to,Ken Wilczek, President of ABR, "We solicited feedback ...
... 50%, study found, , , FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- ... once a week can increase your risk of developing asthma, ... are a direct cause of asthma, or simply a trigger ... this epidemiological study. , However, the European team involved in ...
... Omnicell, Inc.,(Nasdaq: OMCL ), a leading provider of system ... 18 to discuss the,company,s third quarter financial results. What: ... When: October 18, 2007, 2:30 p.m. PDT, ... officer ...
... TO COMMENT ON THE MARKET FORECAST FOR THE DRUG, ... Ph.D., analyst,at Decision Resources, is available to discuss the ... of Merck,s Isentress, the,first integrase inhibitor drug which blocks ... new cells. Integrase inhibitors are a novel class ...
... WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 12 Helping its,employees to live ... SAE,International. Recently, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized,SAE for ... Fit Friendly Company, an honor,presented to only a handful ... What does it mean? In short, it means ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Blockage a Significant Stroke Risk 2Health News:ABR -- Affinity BioReagents Announces Launch of New Website 2Health News:Home Spray Cleaners Could Raise Asthma Risk 2Health News:Home Spray Cleaners Could Raise Asthma Risk 3Health News:Omnicell Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Call 2Health News:Impending FDA Approval Decision on the First HIV Integrase Inhibitor Can Have Significant Impact for Patients 2
(Date:9/1/2014)... , Sept. 1, 2014 Reportbuyer.com has ... Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market ... https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343455/Brazil-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, "Brazil ... 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Antibody Drug Conjugates ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02280919/Antibody-Drug-Conjugates-Market-2nd-Edition-2014---2024.html INTRODUCTION ... of therapeutic agents, gaining increasing attention from both ... the marriage of an antibody with a toxic ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 1, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue:  Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global ... The development of new drugs ... extensive expenditure, in addition to consuming a lot ... new drug involves the utilizing high-throughput screening of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 4Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 5Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 6Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 7Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 8Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 9Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 2Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 3Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 4Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 5Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 6Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 7Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 8Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 9Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 10Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 11Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 12Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 13Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 14Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 15Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 16Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 17Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 18Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 2Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 3Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 4Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 5Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 6Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 7Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 8Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 9Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 10Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 11
... GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 9 ABR-Affinity,BioReagents, a leading ... again exhibit at Medica in Dusseldorf, Germany. ... with over 137,000,visitors expected from all parts of ... BioReagents. The exposure is global, and it is ...
... Nov. 9 This week, Dr. Fouad,Bachour, ... Hennepin County,Medical Center, presented results of a ... http://www.sessionsdailynews.com/tuesday.pdf ) meeting in Orlando showing,that alerting ... a heart attack,patient arrives improves door-to-balloon times ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ABR-Affinity BioReagents to Exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion at Medica, November 14 - 17, 2007 2Study Confirms That New Protocol Shortens the Time It Takes to Open Blocked Arteries for Heart Attack Patients 2
... is,a no-extraction, solid-phase 125I,radioimmunoassay ... use in the quantitative,measurement ... for the,differential diagnosis of ... ovulation induction with,and without ...
... Generation Estradiol EIA is intended ... Estradiol measurements are used in ... various hormonal sexual disorders and ... complicated pregnancy. This assay is ...
The second-generation Dade Behring Acute Care Troponin I (cTnI) method is the first FDA cleared high sensitivity cTnI assay with the low-end precision necessary to meet the ESC/ACC guidelines (CV <10...
... high-throughput immunoassay system built around the many ... the important addition of Logic Driven Incubation ... designed for optimal performance with the fastest ... assays such as the cardiac biomarkers and ...
Medicine Products: