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Melanoma rates on the rise among young women
Food Consumer, IL -Jul 13, 2008
By David Liu, Ph.D. SUNDAY July 13, 2008 (foodconsumer.org) -- The prevalence of a form of deadly skin cancer called melanoma has been on the rise ... In Foodconsumer.org July 13 a study on melanoma rates among younger women was presented. The original study was published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. In the Foodconsumer summary it was also mentioned that I have found that melanoma is associated with radio waves from radio (FM) and TV broadcasting towers. In April 2008 the European Journal of Cancer Prevention published a study 1 where I had tested a mathematical model for melanoma incidence to see which one of two explanations really could explain the trends we see regarding age-specific and age standardized melanoma rates. One model assumed that the rate of skin damages due to increasing sun tanning habits became too high for the body's natural capacity to cope with. The second model instead…

Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Mantle Cell Lymphoma) On The Rise

ScienceDaily (July 9, 2008) — A new study indicates that the incidence of mantle cell lymphoma, an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, is on the rise, most frequently striking men, Caucasians and older individuals. The study also reveals that most patients are diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease.
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services. LLS's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
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