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Aug

19

One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

Aug

18

E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study

Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products

Aug

18

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

And 14 million experience severe pain, survey finds

Aug

17

Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study

Immune-suppressing drugs may play role in higher number of melanoma diagnoses

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

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