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Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk May 05, 2015

Telomere 'caps' shorten as people get older, but this process speeds up in cancer-prone people, study suggests

Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit May 04, 2015

More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

Too Many Americans Neglect Backs in Skin Cancer Prevention May 04, 2015

Survey by dermatologists' group finds many people don't use sunscreen on this area, or check it for cancer

Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk? May 01, 2015

Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy as Good as Full Breast Removal: Study May 01, 2015

No differences in survival or recurrence in women who chose to keep nipple, researcher says

Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma May 01, 2015

Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors May 01, 2015

Get regular vaccinations and screenings

Breast Reconstruction Often Involves Multiple Operations April 30, 2015

Study finds most breast cancer patients will need two or more procedures to complete process

Where You're Treated for Heart Attack Matters April 30, 2015

Study finds survival difference of about one year between high- and low-performing hospitals

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study April 30, 2015

Shortage of vitamin D may be to blame

Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers April 29, 2015

Two experimental medications target mutation that fuels treatment resistance

Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study April 28, 2015

Strongest benefit seen in most common types of tumors, researchers say

Switch From U.S. to African Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk in Blacks April 28, 2015

Study found more polyps, other markers of colon tumor risk in those eating 'Western' high-fat, low-fiber fare

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks April 27, 2015

Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults April 24, 2015

Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal April 23, 2015

Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say

Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study April 23, 2015

The sooner, the better, researchers found

New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment April 22, 2015

Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice April 22, 2015

Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests April 22, 2015

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer April 21, 2015

Survival not significantly different from patients who didn't take metformin, study finds

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually April 21, 2015

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says April 20, 2015

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis April 20, 2015

But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows April 20, 2015

Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say

Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery April 20, 2015

Study also finds education level, hospital linked to odds of death in month after operation

U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030 April 20, 2015

Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

Immune-Focused Drugs Show Promise Against Melanoma April 20, 2015

Keytruda, Yervoy and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers, experts say

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

Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer April 20, 2015

Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner April 18, 2015

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer April 17, 2015

Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors April 16, 2015

Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says April 16, 2015

Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds April 15, 2015

Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints April 15, 2015

Side effect is very rare, tied to drug-linked inflammation of hands, experts say

Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles April 15, 2015

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

Cancer Gene Tests Should Include Healthy Tissue, Too: Study April 15, 2015

Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care

Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk April 14, 2015

Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, researchers say

Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin April 13, 2015

Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study April 13, 2015

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer April 09, 2015

Multiple gene mutations identified that could be targets for treatment

Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast Clams April 09, 2015

Scientists 'astonished' by the finding

Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study April 09, 2015

Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain April 09, 2015

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients April 08, 2015

Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study April 08, 2015

Long waits can be anxiety-provoking

Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often April 07, 2015

Study findings suggest increasing social connections might reduce health costs

Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs April 07, 2015

Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

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