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Savvy Cooperative: People who have been diagnosed with Breast, Colon, or Ovarian Cancer

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Adult who has been diagnosed with Breast, Colon, or Ovarian Cancer NOTE: Only patients with verified diagnoses will be considered US resident   Details: At home opportunity Receive: $110 USD per interview $55 USD per survey   Link: https://gigs.savvy.coop/bc-cc-oc/?r=44951 Why Sign Up? Your experiences are so valuable and important to creating better products and services, that companies …

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Do Oral Contraceptives Cause Cancer?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Trusted Source, roughly 14 percent of women ages 15 to 49 currently use the birth control pill. While hormonal birth control has benefits beyond pregnancy prevention, there are concerns that it may influence cancer risk. Research suggests that although oral contraceptives slightly increase the risk of breast and cervical …

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Studies Show Cannabinoids May Help Fight Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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By: Justin Kander From: medicaljane.com Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is particularly challenging. Most breast cancers are largely driven by hormone epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2), estrogen receptors, and/or progesterone receptors. Since TNBC cells do not express these receptors, there are less ways to fight them. Thankfully, at least some cell lines express cannabinoid receptors, making cannabinoids one of the only potential targeted …