General Cancer News

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Jan

11

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50

Jan

11

Kids With Vision-Damaging Cancers May Face Ills Later

Lifelong screening recommended to detect problems early

Jan

11

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says

Their own homes and family cars are common sources

Jan

08

Palliative Care Cuts Costs for Cancer Patients With Other Health Problems

Relieving symptoms and stress helps families as well, study says

Jan

08

Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From Cancer

Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

Jan

07

Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study

That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

Jan

07

Organ Recipients at Raised Risk of Cancer Death, Study Finds

Researchers say immune system-suppressing drugs, poor health may leave these patients vulnerable

Jan

07

Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly Women

New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

Jan

07

New Imaging Technique 'Lights Up' Cancer Cells in Early Trial

Technology may help surgeons identify and remove more malignant cells

Jan

07

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

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