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Feb

19

Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark

UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

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

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

Feb

19

Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

Feb

18

Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

Feb

18

Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'

Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

Feb

18

First 'Epigenomes' Map Highlights How Genes Spur Health, Disease

Epigenomes involve processes that switch DNA on or off, for good or ill

Feb

16

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

Feb

13

New Techniques Outline Tumors' Location in the Brain

Early trials show promise of scans to help surgeons in the OR, or to track the effect of treatments

Feb

13

Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges

Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

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