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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

Jan

28

Worldwide Boost in Breast-Feeding Could Save 800,000 Lives: Study

Global economy would also benefit from more mothers nursing their babies, study contends

Jan

28

Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue Cancer

FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

Jan

28

Health Tip: Getting Healthier After Cancer

Diet and exercise are key

Jan

27

Melanoma Strikes Earlier If Indoor Tanning Begins in Teens: Study

Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

Jan

27

Too Sedentary? There's an App for That

Pilot study shows that smartphone reminders get people moving more

Jan

27

Appalachia Cancer Rates Higher Than Average, But Shrinking

Smoking, poverty are key contributors, U.S. study says

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