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Aug

20

Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain

Former president, 90, says he knows illness is incurable and is 'surprisingly at ease'

Aug

20

Early Stage Breast Cancer Far From a Death Sentence: Study

Researchers estimated that only 3 percent of women with DCIS will die from it within 20 years of diagnosis

Aug

20

Many Parents Aren't Shielding Babies From Sun's Harmful Rays: Study

12 percent told researchers their children had tanned in their first six months of life

Aug

20

People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study

They may be less likely to get regular skin exams, advance warning about their risk, researcher says

Aug

19

Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk

Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

Aug

19

Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer, Study Finds

Researchers want to investigate possible molecular differences in tumors from women of different races

Aug

19

One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

Aug

18

E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study

Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

Aug

18

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

And 14 million experience severe pain, survey finds

Aug

17

Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study

Immune-suppressing drugs may play role in higher number of melanoma diagnoses

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