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Alarmingly low awareness of urology across Europe
24. 9. 2018 European Association of Urology (EAU) Press Release | More information...

Public awareness of urological conditions is alarmingly low throughout Europe. Results of a new international survey [1] of more than 2,500 responders from 5 countries show that women know more about men’s health issues than men do, men have poor knowledge of key urological symptoms and don’t take early signs of potentially life-threatening urological conditions seriously.

Rich inner lives: exploring the connection between cancer and the human microbiome
5. 9. 2018 | More information...

A new cutting-edge Special Issue from ecancermedicalscience [1] collects six original review articles that examine the complex relationship between microbes and cancer, from cause to treatment and beyond.

Screening mammography is linked to a reduction in breast cancer mortality, a new study shows
12. 6. 2018 Journal of Medical Screening | More information...

Yet another study has confirmed that the introduction of screening mammography is linked to a subsequent decline in breast cancer mortality. New findings have just been published in the Journal of Medical Screening [1].

Does HPV vaccination prevent the development of cervical cancer? Are there harms associated with being vaccinated?
9. 5. 2018 Cochrane Press Release | More information...

New evidence published in the Cochrane Library [1] shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarises findings on harms that have been assessed in randomised controlled trials.

Large study shows no evidence that vitamin D can reduce lung cancer risk
27. 4. 2018 vitamin D, lung cancer risk, observational study | More information...

A new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published online in the Annals of Oncology [1], found that there was no association between circulating vitamin D levels and lung cancer risk. The report presents a robust analysis of more than 5300 case-control pairs nested within 20 international prospective cohort studies. This is the largest observational study to date on the relationship between vitamin D and cancer.

Cancers in 2012 due to overweight and obesity: the Czech Republic has the highest proportion in Europe
26. 11. 2014 International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses (IBA MU) | More information...

A new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialised cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), shows that nearly half a million new cancer cases per year can be attributed to high body mass index (BMI).

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