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Jan

29

1 in 3 Americans Has Used Tanning Beds, Upping Skin Cancer Risk

Global study finds similar numbers elsewhere, despite widespread knowledge of the dangers

Jan

29

Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?

Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

Jan

28

Breath Test May Detect Signs of Lung Cancer: Study

Examining breath samples from patients with suspicious growths might help determine who needs surgery

Jan

23

Radiation Before Surgery May Improve Survival From Rare Lung Cancer

Small study of mesothelioma patients also found smoother recovery with this treatment method

Jan

22

Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say

American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

Jan

20

Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

Jan

10

FDA OKs 2-Drug Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma

In trial, Mekinist and Tafinlar together seemed to perform better than Tafinlar alone, agency says

Jan

10

Mekinist Plus Tafinlar Approved for Late-Stage Melanoma

The most deadly form of skin cancer

Jan

02

Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century

Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

Dec

30

U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers

Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

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