Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts
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Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy
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Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say
Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds
Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say
They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds
'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports
Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says
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