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Scientists have thought men's propensity to enjoy a few more drinks and take more smoke breaks than women was why they had higher rates of cancer in general.  But now a major study of 300,000 Americans by the National Cancer Institute suggests biology makes men more vulnerable to cancer, not bad health habits

Men have greater cancer risk because of biology NOT because they drink and smoke more, study claims

Men drink and smoke more than women — but that is not the reason they have a higher cancer risk. A major study suggests biological differences are the real reason behind the disparity between sexes. Understanding these differences could help to improve prevention and treatment, researchers say. The study looked at 300,000 middle-aged and older …

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Here’s who could be helped by new cancer drug — and when

In 2020, nearly 340,000 people died from rectal cancer. Now a new treatment giving hope for beating the disease—and maybe for other forms of cancer as well—could be available within a year. A recent trial, conducted by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and published in the New England Journal of Medicine on June …

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