General Cancer News

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Aug

12

FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test

DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

Aug

11

Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

Aug

11

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds

But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

Aug

11

U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

Aug

08

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study

Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

Aug

07

Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC

Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

Aug

07

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

Aug

07

Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

Aug

07

Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive

While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

Aug

06

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

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