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Jul

09

No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study

A second study finds many younger cancer patients still receive treatment, even as they near death

Jul

09

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

Jul

09

Online 'Symptom Checkers' Often Miss Diagnosis, Study Finds

Computer-generated analysis correctly identified problem about one-third of the time

Jul

08

Colon Cancer Deaths Falling, Except in 3 U.S. Regions

Rates are stagnant in parts of the Mississippi Delta, Appalachia and eastern Virginia, study finds

Jul

07

'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy

Jul

06

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates

Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

Jul

06

Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

Jul

02

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Jul

01

Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount

Study finds Americans are staying away from unhealthy practice in growing numbers

Jun

30

Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach

Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance

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