Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
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Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk
Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest
But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy
After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer
Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years
Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says
Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests
Shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, earlier return to normal eating seen in study
People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say
Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests
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