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Lung Cancer Survivors May Be Getting Too Many PET Scans February 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 Cancer January 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: Study August 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 35 June 15, 2015

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

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males May 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 Finds April 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 Cancer March 30, 2015

Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use March 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 Finds October 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: Study October 06, 2014

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

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

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors September 30, 2014

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

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows August 06, 2014

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

Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer April 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 Cancer March 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 Cancers March 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 Problems November 08, 2013

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

Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer October 14, 2013

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

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk October 14, 2013

Study found too much weight may be connected to esophageal disease

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

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

HPV May Also Raise Risk of Throat Cancer July 24, 2013

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

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

But simple antacids appear to lower the risk, researchers report

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

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

New Guidelines Urge Limiting Endoscopy for GERD December 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 Others October 06, 2012

Study looked at nearly 600,000 people with condition

Avoiding Alcohol May Cut Risk for Esophageal Cancer September 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 Tobacco August 22, 2012

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

Untreated Heartburn May Raise Risk for Esophageal Cancer, Study Says July 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: Study May 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 Cancer May 18, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

But incidence of cancers linked to obesity increasing, researchers find

Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys February 01, 2012

Immunization schedules for meningitis, flu also updated

Blood Test Shows Promise in Spotting Pancreatic Cancers Early January 18, 2012

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

Many Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Face Eating Problems January 16, 2012

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