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Feb

12

Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends

But some outside experts cite flaws in the 25-year review of screening's effects on women

Feb

12

Double Mastectomy May Benefit Some Women With Inherited Breast Cancer

Study found procedure might cut risk of death in half for those with certain genetic mutations

Feb

06

Expanded DNA Testing Might Allow Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment

Researchers were able to pinpoint specific therapies for some women in study

Jan

30

Doctors May Need to Revise How They Evaluate Breast Biopsy Results

One form of abnormal breast cells does not present lower risk after all, study finds

Jan

20

Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

Jan

20

'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

Jan

02

Many Women Still Have Pain One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery

Methods needed to identify those who would benefit from preventive treatments, researchers say

Dec

29

Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013

Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

Dec

19

Angelina Jolie's Story Didn't Boost Knowledge of Breast Cancer Risks: Study

Star underwent preventive mastectomy because of genetic vulnerability

Dec

16

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

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