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Brain Powered: Increased Physical Activity Among Breast Cancer Survivors Boosts Cognition

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From: UCSD Health Communications It is estimated that up to 75 percent of breast cancer survivors experience problems with cognitive difficulties following treatments, perhaps lasting years. Currently, few science-based options are available to help. In the journal Cancer, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report in a pilot study of 87 female breast cancer survivors, an increase …

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Pancreatic cancer trial: Early surgery boosts success rates

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From: bbc.com Speeding up access to surgery for pancreatic cancer patients diagnosed early enough increased success rates by a third, a pilot scheme has shown. The Birmingham team said it had saved the NHS £3,200 per patient and could help hundreds of patients UK-wide. The trial involved cutting average time to surgery for 32 patients from two months to just …