General Cancer News

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Mar

24

Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers

Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

Mar

24

For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters

Patients at highest-volume hospitals live more than a year longer on average, study finds

Mar

22

Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

Mar

21

Routine Mammograms Found Not Helpful for Most Women Over 70

More harm than good can result, and decision should be made case by case, study says

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

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