General Cancer News

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Aug

08

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study

Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

Aug

07

Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC

Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

Aug

07

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

Aug

07

Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

Aug

07

Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive

While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

Aug

06

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

Aug

06

One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds

Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

Aug

06

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

Aug

05

No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says

Aug

05

Women Over 75 May Benefit From Mammograms

Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'

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