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Dec

08

Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise in Small Trial

Nivolumab harnesses power of immune system to attack cancer in patients who've failed other therapy

Dec

05

Home Treatment for Cancer-Related Swelling May Slash Costs

Annual cost of lymphedema treatment fell $12,000, study found

Dec

05

Most Americans Agree With Right-to-Die Movement

74 percent now believe terminally ill should have choice to end their lives, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Dec

04

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65

Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

Dec

04

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study

Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

Dec

04

Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds

Consequences aren't clear, but experts suspect the change might be linked to increased cancer risk

Dec

04

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

Dec

03

Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia

Drug sanctioned for rapidly-growing form of bone marrow cancer

Dec

02

Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival

Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

Dec

02

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Injection boosted immune response, seemed to slow spread in those with advanced disease

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