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Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER July 25, 2016

But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes July 21, 2016

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers July 21, 2016

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study July 21, 2016

Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain July 20, 2016

People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study July 19, 2016

Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer July 19, 2016

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review July 19, 2016

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls July 19, 2016

What you can do to remain upright

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses July 18, 2016

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis July 15, 2016

Those with advanced disease are likely to be more optimistic than their doctor, study shows

Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks July 15, 2016

Many not aware of exact radiation exposure, Canadian study finds

Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study July 14, 2016

Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss July 13, 2016

Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

'Liquid Biopsy' May Show Whether Cancer Drugs Are Working July 13, 2016

But research is still in early stages, experts note

Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk? July 12, 2016

Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease July 12, 2016

Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study July 11, 2016

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link July 11, 2016

It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

Are Blood Transfusions From Younger or Female Donors Riskier? July 11, 2016

Study found lower survival rates among recipients, but didn't prove cause-and-effect

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise July 08, 2016

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? July 08, 2016

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

1st HPV Test for Use With Preservative Fluid July 08, 2016

Human papillomavirus responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancers

Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Cancer Patients July 07, 2016

Unfortunately, they're often deadly

Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return July 07, 2016

DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. July 07, 2016

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs July 07, 2016

Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly

Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test July 07, 2016

Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

Gene Test Might One Day Gauge Alzheimer's Risk in Younger Adults July 06, 2016

But doctors say the concept is not ready for clinical use yet

Can an Antibiotic Help You? Quick Test Might Someday Tell July 06, 2016

The screen could provide results in an hour, reducing the unnecessary use of the drugs, developers say

Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months July 05, 2016

Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says

Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise July 05, 2016

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

Regular Doctor Visits Can Help Spot Colon Cancer July 04, 2016

Early detection improves likelihood of survival, researchers note

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too June 30, 2016

Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers June 29, 2016

Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up June 29, 2016

Melanoma survivors benefited when they and a loved one got training in spotting malignancies, study found

Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study June 28, 2016

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care June 27, 2016

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer June 24, 2016

But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment June 24, 2016

Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk June 23, 2016

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo June 23, 2016

Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI June 22, 2016

The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

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