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Canned, Cooked Tomatoes May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Consumption of canned and cooked tomatoes may be associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer (PCa), according to investigators. A prospective study of 27,934 Adventist men free of cancer at enrollment found that consumption of canned and cooked tomatoes 5 to 6 times a week was significantly associated with a 28% decreased risk of…

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Kidney Cancer Risk Tied to Body Size in Early Life

Early life body size, including birth weight and overweight, may predict a person’s risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) as adults, according to investigators. “Our findings indicate that RCC may originate earlier in life than previously thought and suggest that new explorations into the mechanisms underlying these associations should be undertaken,” a team led by…

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