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International Journal of Surgery (V 3 No 3 2005) - "Does surgery induce angiogenesis in breast cancer? Indirect evidence from relapse pattern and mammography paradox". This study by Retsky M, Demicheli R, Hrushesky WJ examines if removing tumors cpuld stimulate cancer relapse by removing the source of inhibitors of angiogenesis (blood vessel creation) or if growth factors appear in response to surgical wounding.
A UK case of liver damage requiring a transplant, linked to the use of a Black Cohosh herbal product, highlights the controversy about the safe use of this herb, and the importance of correctly identifying and verifying the ingredients in herbal remedies.