Category Archives: cancer

Antioxidants in breast cancer therapy

A recent research paper has received much public awareness in Denmark. It is about a German epidemiological cohort study of 2223 postmenopausal breast cancer patients enrolled in 2002-2005 and followed until July 2015. The paper concluded: That antioxidant use during chemotherapy or radiation therapy was associated with poorer breast cancer prognosis in postmenopausal women. However,…
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Quinoline, styrene and styrene oxide are chemical carcinogens

More than 40 experts and observers from more than 14 countries met at an IARC Working Group meeting in Lyon, France, during 20-27 March 2018, in order to evaluate the cancer evidence for quinoline, styrene and styrene oxide for the IARC Monograph No. 121. As always participation in an IARC WGs is hard, intense but…
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Ongoing controversy about the carcinogenicity of glyphosate

Glyphosate eller N-(Phosphonomethyl)glycine On  March 20, 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, which is the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, published its IARC Monographs Volume 112 with a cancer evaluation of, among others, glyphosate, the active component as various salts of very important herbicides  marketed and used under various trade names, such…
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