These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies
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Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment
DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say
Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done
Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise
DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say
American Cancer Society report finds 30 percent drop between 2000-2010, tied to better screening
More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased
Blacks, Hispanics and elderly have benefitted less from treatment advances
Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says
But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival
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