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Lung Cancer Survivors May Be Getting Too Many PET ScansFebruary 22, 2016

Study finds using costly test as first option for follow-up may not improve survival

Poorer Black Patients Have Lower Survival From Esophageal CancerJanuary 29, 2016

Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: StudyAugust 19, 2015

Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35June 15, 2015

Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in MalesMay 13, 2015

But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study FindsApril 20, 2015

But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

Report Shows Progress in America's War on CancerMarch 30, 2015

Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube UseMarch 19, 2015

But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study FindsOctober 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

Taller People May Have Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer: StudyOctober 06, 2014

But researchers aren't sure why there is an association between the two

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study FindsOctober 06, 2014

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer SurvivorsSeptember 30, 2014

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study ShowsAugust 06, 2014

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal CancerApril 25, 2014

Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

Treatment May Prevent Esophagus Condition From Progressing to CancerMarch 25, 2014

In study of patients with Barrett's esophagus, those who received radio-frequency ablation fared better

Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some CancersMarch 24, 2014

Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health ProblemsNovember 08, 2013

Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal CancerOctober 14, 2013

But review author says other lifestyle factors may also be at play

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer RiskOctober 14, 2013

Study found too much weight may be connected to esophageal disease

Family History of Cancer May Raise Risk for Other Types of TumorsJuly 25, 2013

Large European study looked at people with close relatives who'd been affected

HPV May Also Raise Risk of Throat CancerJuly 24, 2013

Review found higher rates of esophageal cancer in people infected with virus

Chronic Heartburn May Raise Odds for Throat Cancer: StudyMay 23, 2013

But simple antacids appear to lower the risk, researchers report

Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: StudyFebruary 14, 2013

Research suggests that even a little drinking can raise odds for malignancy

New Guidelines Urge Limiting Endoscopy for GERDDecember 04, 2012

Women should not undergo routine screening, and many men don't need it either, according to American College of Physicians

More Stomach, Esophageal Cancers Seen in AIDS Patients Than OthersOctober 06, 2012

Study looked at nearly 600,000 people with condition

Avoiding Alcohol May Cut Risk for Esophageal CancerSeptember 17, 2012

It takes up to 16 years for former chronic drinkers to return to normal risk level, review found

Scientists ID Cancer-Causing Agent in Smokeless TobaccoAugust 22, 2012

Study rats received equivalent of daily half-tin of ingredient over 30 years

Untreated Heartburn May Raise Risk for Esophageal Cancer, Study SaysJuly 25, 2012

Obesity, poor diet contribute to acid reflux, which is sometimes linked to the deadly disease

Pre-op Treatments Boost Survival for Esophageal Cancer Patients: StudyMay 30, 2012

Experts say adding chemo, radiation before surgery is now standard treatment for most with the disease

Chronic Heartburn May Boost Risk for Esophageal CancerMay 18, 2012

Inflammation of tissue lining the esophagus could be the cause, study says

Less-Invasive Surgery for Esophageal Cancer Might Be SaferMay 01, 2012

Study comparing it to standard open surgeries found fewer infections, shorter hospital stays

Esophageal Cancer Surgery Can Leave Lingering Health Problems, Study SaysApril 06, 2012

Some report breathlessness, fatigue, insomnia and eating problems years later

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: ReportMarch 28, 2012

But incidence of cancers linked to obesity increasing, researchers find

Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for BoysFebruary 01, 2012

Immunization schedules for meningitis, flu also updated

Blood Test Shows Promise in Spotting Pancreatic Cancers EarlyJanuary 18, 2012

Another study suggests a similar test for those at risk for esophageal tumors

Many Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Face Eating ProblemsJanuary 16, 2012

Poor throat function, depression and pain are common, study finds

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