Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
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Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease
Study finds quality of life may suffer, despite favorable odds
Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices
But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find
Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines
Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found
However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say
Study found most lymphoma, leukemia specialists don't discuss hospice care until death is imminent
Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision
Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past
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