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May

31

Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds

May

30

New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study

Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months

May

30

Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?

Study suggests that taking more tissue the first time might reduce need for subsequent procedures

May

30

2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers

Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

May

30

Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal

No survival difference seen for patients spared surgery, study says

May

29

Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

May

28

Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer

Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds

May

28

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer

Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

May

20

Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study

Over roughly six years, no difference seen in survival

May

20

Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds

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