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Press Review (May 11, 2013) – Revue de presse (11 mai 2013)

Prices Cut for Cervical Cancer Vaccines in Poor Countries
The two companies that make vaccines against cervical cancer announced Thursday that they would cut their prices to the world’s poorest countries below $5 per dose, eventually making it possible for millions of girls to be protected against a major cancer killer.
By Donald G. McNeil Jr.. In The New York Times

Living With Cancer: Good News Soup
People with incurable cancer do sometimes receive good news, as I have. Why is it harder for me to share good news than bad news? During treatment, good news produces elating highs, but also anxious lows.
By Susan Gubar. In The New York Times (blog)    

Fun and Friends Help Ease the Pain of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer patients who say they have people with whom they have a good time, or have "positive social interactions" with, are better able to deal with pain and other physical symptoms, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published today in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.
In Science Daily (press release)                       

Research Reveals Cancer-Suppressing Protein 'Multitasks'
The understanding of how a powerful protein called p53 protects against cancer development has been upended by a discovery by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers.
In Science Daily (press release)                       

Your immune system: On surveillance in the war against cancer
Predicting outcomes for cancer patients based on tumor-immune system interactions is an emerging clinical approach, and new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is advancing the field when it comes to the most deadly types of breast cancer
In Medical XPress

Vivre une grossesse jeune réduit le risque de cancer du sein
Une grossesse vécue jeune protège les femmes contre le cancer du sein. Une étude montre que l’expression génétique des cellules mammaires est modifiée chez les jeunes mères souris. Ces résultats expliqueraient pourquoi elles sont mieux protégées et pourraient conduire au développement de traitements contre ce type de cancer.
Par Agnès Roux. Dans Futura Sciences

Des cancers différents mais des similarités génétiques
On le savait déjà, mais une nouvelle étude le confirme : il faut protéger sa peau du soleil. Les travaux, étalés sur 20 ans, montrent que l’apparition d’un cancer de la peau favorise le développement ultérieur d’autres cancers.
Dans Le Monde

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