General Cancer News

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Mar

25

New Treatment for Anthrax Approved

FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria

Mar

23

Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

But it's too early to make blanket recommendation, expert says

Mar

23

Health Tip: Cancer Treatment Makes Foodborne Illness a Bigger Concern

Chemotherapy or radiation could compromise the immune system

Mar

21

Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return

But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

Mar

20

Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Hispanic, Asian Women

Shifting preferences for tanning, along with belief that darker skin is protected, may explain trend

Mar

19

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use

But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

Mar

19

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care

Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

Mar

19

New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay

In study, brentuximab extended time patients survived without further progression of the blood cancer

Mar

17

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies

Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

Mar

17

Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some

Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

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