Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise
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Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term
Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance
Researchers report test could also differentiate early and late stages of the disease
By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival
Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer
But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment
Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds
Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco
Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts
Screening for mutations helps doctors choose targeted therapies that could increase survival, researchers say
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