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Sep

02

Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds

But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

Sep

02

Chicago Prostate Cancer Fundraiser Marks 10th Anniversary

The 10th annual SEA Blue Prostate Cancer Chicago Walk & Run is slated for Lincoln Park in downtown Chicago on Sunday, September 14, 2014, from 8 a.m. to noon. Money raised from the event will help fund the prostate cancer education and support services provided at no charge from Us TOO International and Wellness Place, two 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations. The event is presented by Us TOO, Wellness Place and UroPartners.

Aug

29

Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

Aug

27

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

Aug

27

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

Aug

25

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Aug

21

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

Aug

18

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

Aug

18

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

Aug

15

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says

Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

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