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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
Some digestive bacteria might help prevent disease, while other types could be harmful, study suggests
Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study
Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study
Several testing options available for adults aged 50 and older
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