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Jun

08

World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows

People lose more 'years of healthy life' to illness now than they did in the 1990s, global survey reports

Jun

05

Fetal DNA Test May Also Help Spot Mom's Cancer, Study Finds

Genetic analysis reveals early malignancies in 3 pregnant women

Jun

05

Potential Liver Recipients May Have New Option

Organs harvested after cardiac death appear safe, effective, study says

Jun

04

Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds

Increase in colonoscopy and other tests was typically seen among poorer, less educated Americans

Jun

04

Surgery May Boost Survival in Certain Advanced Lung Cancers

Study finds patients with stage 3b tumors lived nearly 10 months longer, on average

Jun

04

Double Mastectomy Benefits May Be Overrated for Some

Many cancer patients mistakenly believe removing both breasts will extend survival, researchers say

Jun

02

New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer

Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment

Jun

02

Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

Jun

02

Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

Jun

02

Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

New research suggests different treatment may be warranted

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