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Osteoporosis risk rises sharply even for younger breast cancer survivors

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Source: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health From: medicalxpress.com Women diagnosed with breast cancer who are 50 or younger face a much higher risk of the bone-loss condition osteoporosis compared to women of the same age who do not have cancer. The findings, which complement prior research showing higher bone-loss risk in older breast cancer survivors, come from …

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Johns Hopkins researchers develop new, highly accurate urine test to predict risk for cervical cancer

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Source: John Hopkins Medicine From: news-medical.net Johns Hopkins Medicine specialists report they have developed a urine test for the likely emergence of cervical cancer that is highly accurate compared to other tests based on genetic markers derived directly from cervical tissue. The new urine test, they say, is different because it analyzes not only multiple sources of human cellular DNA …