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Mar

21

Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Siblings don't share these same risks, study finds

Mar

21

Still Too Few Minority Participants in U.S. Clinical Trials, Study Finds

More emphasis must be placed on recruiting minorities for research, investigators say

Mar

20

Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

Mar

19

Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes

Experts say new study may clear up questions as to whether the treatment is beneficial

Mar

19

New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen

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

Mar

17

Colon Cancer Cases Decline for Older Americans

American Cancer Society report finds 30 percent drop between 2000-2010, tied to better screening

Mar

14

Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer

Practicing mindfulness lowers odds of depression, small study suggests

Mar

14

Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: Study

Diabetic people may have issues that complicate and hamper cancer care, researchers say

Mar

12

Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo

Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Mar

12

FDA Experts Debate Timing of Pap Test

Panel could recommend HPV test as a woman's new first option for cervical cancer screening

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