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Diabetes, Overweight Linked to a 64-92% Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Posted: Tuesday, May 01, 2012
A new study found an association between being diabetic and overweight, and increased risk of breast cancer....

New Study Confirms Diabetes Linked to Colon Cancer Risk
Posted: Sunday, October 02, 2011
A new research review confirms that people with diabetes have a somewhat increased risk of colon cancer -- but the reasons for the connection, and what should be done about it, remain unclear.

More Evidence that People with Diabetes Are More Likely to Get Cancer
Posted: Monday, May 23, 2011
Based on data from a telephone survey of nearly 400,000 adults, researchers found 16 out of every 100 diabetic men and 17 out of every 100 diabetic women said they had cancer. That compares to just seven per 100 men and 10 per 100 women without diabetes.

Increased Risk of Pancreatic Malignancy in Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
The risk of pancreatic cancer is higher for diabetic patients.

Diabetes Ups Risk of Death from All Causes
Posted: Monday, March 14, 2011
Diabetes not only doubles vascular death risk but also substantially raises risk of death from nonvascular causes, including cancer and infectious disease, researchers found.

Breast Cancer Plus Diabetes Increases Risk of Dying 50 Percent
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Having both diseases greatly increases the chances of dying.

FDA Still Inconclusive about Lantus Cancer Risk
Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2011
Eighteen months after starting a probe of potential cancer risks associated with insulin glargine (Lantus), the FDA still hasn't decided whether the concern is justified.

Metformin and Cancer Occurrence in Insulin-Treated Type 2's
Posted: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Several studies have shown that metformin is associated with reduced cancer-related morbidity and mortality, due to the improvement of insulin sensitivity, or to the activation of AMP-activated protein kinase.

Type 2 Diabetes Associated with Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
There is an association between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer (CRC) among men, but not women, according to a published study.

Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Colon Cancer Risk
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
The use of long-term low-dose aspirin reduced both the incidence and the mortality associated with colorectal cancer, a 20-year follow-up of randomized trials showed.

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