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Aug

14

Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets

Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

Aug

13

Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study

Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices

Aug

13

Former President Jimmy Carter Has Cancer

The 90-year-old says the disease seems to have spread to 'other parts of my body'

Aug

11

'Scoring System' May Spot Those in Greatest Need of Colonoscopy

But one expert cautions that even 'low risk' patients can still develop suspicious polyps

Aug

10

Spirituality May Benefit Cancer Patients

Studies find those with strong beliefs may have better mental and physical health

Aug

07

Scientists Spot What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas

Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division

Aug

06

Higher-Dose, Short-Duration Radiation Better for Early Breast Cancer: Study

Treatment offers fewer side effects and better quality of life, researchers say

Aug

05

For Endoscopes Tied to Serious Infections, Current Cleaning Methods Not Enough

Study found microbes still adhering to endoscopes, even after multi-step disinfection protocols were followed

Aug

05

Birth Control Pills May Cut Women's Odds for Uterine Cancer

Protective effect seems to linger for decades after contraceptive is discontinued, researchers found

Aug

05

Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

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