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Feb

05

Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study

Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says

Feb

05

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Feb

04

Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their Lifetime

And, about two-thirds don't see cancer diagnosis as inevitably fatal, Harris Poll finds

Feb

04

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Feb

04

Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

Feb

03

Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study

Early stage disease can be cured about 90 percent of the time, researchers note

Feb

03

Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by Hospital

Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

Feb

01

Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study

Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

Jan

29

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain Tumors

Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

Jan

29

Poorer Black Patients Have Lower Survival From Esophageal Cancer

Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

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