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Feb

19

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Feb

19

Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk

Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

Feb

05

2 Genetic Variants for Breast Cancer Identified

London scientists say variants most strongly linked to estrogen receptor-positive disease

Feb

04

FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug

Ibrance is targeted for postmenopausal women with advanced disease

Feb

04

Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

Feb

04

Jan

30

Breast Reconstruction Complications Similar for Older, Younger Women

But risk of blood clots higher with use of seniors' own tissue instead of implants

Jan

29

Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

Jan

28

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Jan

15

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

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