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Press release list of thematic 'Cancer'



Social inequalities in lung cancer incidence: Is smoking the only explanation?

February 25 2009

The incidence of lung cancer is generally higher in the underprivileged social classes. Is the higher tobacco consumption of these populations sufficient to fully explain these inequalities ? Gwenn Menvielle, (Inserm unit 687/Villejuif), in collab...
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Stem cell proliferation: towards a better understanding of cell processes linked to cancer?

November 26 2008

Stem cell proliferation: towards a better understanding of cell processes linked to cancer?In a study published on 24 November in the review Nature Biotechnology, Anselme Perrier and his team at Istem identified a recurring abnormality in the geno...
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Stronger link between cancer and inflammation

November 20 2008

Certain cancers are caused by local deregulation of the inflammatory pathway. This has recently been demonstrated by the research team of Inserm unit 674 "Génomique fonctionnelle des tumeurs solides", directed by Jessica Zucman-Rossi. Th...
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Cancer and the environment

October 02 2008

A collective expert report by Inserm
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