"Influence of smoking on survival in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma" - Fang-Yun Xie, Department of Radiation Oncology, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Guangzhou, China - "Cigarette smoking does lower the chance of survival for nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients, with a dose-response relationship"
"Bread and pasta consumption and cancer risk" - Livia Augustin, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada - "Our cancer studies suggest that higher white bread consumption (28g/day or approximately 7 slices/week compared to 1 slice/week) increased cancer risk more than pasta consumption"
"Air pollution and lung cancer risk" - Ole Raaschou-Nielsen , Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark "The risk for lung cancer in association with ambient air pollution is much, much lower than the risk in association with active smoking. The risk in association with air pollution is more comparable with the risk in association with passive smoking ”.
"Core needle biopsy for thyroid nodules with previous non-diagnostic fine needle aspiration", J.Hwan Baek, Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea - "Core needle biopsy for thyroid nodules with previous non-diagnostic fine needle aspiration results showed a low incidence of non-diagnostic results"
"Certain miRNAs in gastric juice can be used as biomarkers for the detection of gastric cancer", Junming Guo, Zhejiang Key Laboratory of Pathophysiology, Ningbo University School of Medicine, Ningbo, China - "Certain miRNAs including miR-21 and miR -106a in gastric juice can be used as biomarkers for the detecting of gastric cancer with a satisfactory specificity and sensitivity"
"Risk for stomach cancer after radiation therapy for cervical cancer" - Ruth A. Kleinerman , Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA - “Our study showed for the first time a significant linear radiation dose-response relationship for risk of stomach cancer in long-term survivors of cervical cancer”.