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Jun

02

New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer

Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment

Jun

02

Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

Jun

02

Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

Jun

02

Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

New research suggests different treatment may be warranted

Jun

01

Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study

It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests

Jun

01

High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

Jun

01

Cancer Patient's Health Affected by Spouse's Mood

A depressed caregiver raises odds of depression in ill loved one, too, study shows

Jun

01

Immune-Based Drug Shows Potential Against Another Form of Lung Cancer

Patients with squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer who got nivolumab lived longer, had fewer side effects

Jun

01

Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study

Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds

May

31

New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study

Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

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