It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving
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Suppressing the ovaries and adding an anti-estrogen drug reduced recurrence in premenopausal women
10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report says
More people in early 20s getting blood pressure and routine health checks
Studies show that a shorter course of treatment yields similar benefits, but it remains underused, experts say
Combination treatment for estrogen-receptor-positive tumors shows promise, researchers say
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Men's tumor types differ; survival is increasing but not as much as for women, study finds
Nivolumab harnesses power of immune system to attack cancer in patients who've failed other therapy
Annual cost of lymphedema treatment fell $12,000, study found
74 percent now believe terminally ill should have choice to end their lives, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds
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