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GRU Cancer Center receives minority grant

...from breast cancer and a 10 percent higher death rate overall, cancer society statistics show. Black women die from uterine cancer at twice the rate of whites, statistics show.Getting into a clinical trial means access to care that might make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/gru-cancer-center-got-minori
Savannah River Site cancer compensation briefing draws hopeful crowd

...said one former employee, who spoke at the meeting but would not provide her name. "I worked there 28 years, got uterine cancer in '94 and breast cancer in '87."In 2000, she was diagnosed with a type of lymphoma."We're the ones who need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-17/savannah-river-site-cancer-c
If he builds it, they will buy

...realize the bigger picture. With his older sister Beverly (who is the executive sales assistant at Keystone) battling uterine cancer for the past year and a half, he finds himself focusing more on his family and helping her get through it. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2007-08-27/if-he-builds
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Anne Bancroft recalled as a 'consummate actress'

...Friends recalled Bancroft as anything but ordinary Tuesday, a day after the actress died at the age of 73. She died of uterine cancer, according to John Barlow, a spokesman for her husband, producer Mel Brooks. "Her combination of brains, humor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/09/mov_455510.shtml
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Birth control pills cut risk of heart disease

...pills for four years or more had 42 percent lower risk of ovarian cancer and 30 percent lower chances of developing uterine cancer. No effect was seen on the risk of some specific cancers - breast, colon or bladder. But that was good news because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/21/liv_431899.shtml
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FDA approves non-surgical treatment of uterine fibroids

...periods, pelvic infection, destruction of the uterus, hysterectomy, pregnancy complications and delayed diagnosis of uterine cancer that would have been discovered with traditional fibroid surgery. Out of 25,000 to 30,000 UAE procedures performed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/16/tec_364441.shtml
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Estrogen lotion may soothe hot flashes

...and breakthrough bleeding. Estrogen use also is associated with an increased risk of gallstones, blood clots and uterine cancer when the estrogen is not combined with progesterone. Because the lotion does not contain progesterone, it might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/11/tec_337939.shtml
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Breast cancer study targets black women

...effects," said Tracy Stewart, program coordinator for the study at MCG. Tamoxifen has a slightly increased risk for uterine cancer, while raloxifene appears to be low risk, Dr. Kallab said. Getting black participation is important because the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/01/met_293947.shtml
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Study: Combining hormone supplements riskier than estrogen alone

...been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and brittle bones. After research in the 1980s linked estrogen use to uterine cancer, doctors began prescribing it along with progestin, a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. It helps block...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/26/tec_281033.shtml
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Study: Estrogen substitute lowers risk of breast cancer

...lower risk of heart disease -- while inhibiting the possible harmful effects, which may include promoting breast and uterine cancer. Raloxifene, the first "designer estrogen," was approved in 1997 by the Food and Drug Administration for preventing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/16/tec_263783.shtml
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