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Sep

04

FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma

Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

Sep

02

Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study

But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added

Sep

02

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says

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

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