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Prevention

8/2/2016 12:00 AM

Healthy habits may cut cancer risks

The results of a study released this summer have confirmed what doctors—and most Americans—have known for decades: Specific changes in lifestyle may help reduce your risk of getting certain cancers.

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Prostate Cancer

7/28/2016 12:00 AM

Know your prostate cancer options

Nearly 181,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. When the disease is caught and treated early, it has high survival rates. That means that, for many men with prostate cancer, selecting a treatment is less about choosing a lifesaving option and more about protecting their quality of life after treatment.

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Cellphones

7/21/2016 12:00 AM

New study reignites debate over cell phone use and cancer

The debate over the link between cell phone use and cancer continues to generate mixed signals.

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Cosmetic Tips

7/14/2016 12:00 AM

Tips to reduce your risk of skin cancer this summer

Understanding the risks is the first step in making informed lifestyle changes that may help you lower your chances of developing skin cancer.

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Exercise

7/12/2016 12:00 AM

Study links exercise to reduced risk for 13 types of cancer

A recent study that shows, in addition to its other health benefits, exercise may reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.

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Breakthrough

7/7/2016 12:00 AM

FDA approves immunotherapy drugs to treat more cancer types

The emergence of a new class of immunotherapy drugs has stirred optimism in the fight against cancer.

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Cannabis

7/5/2016 12:00 AM

How much do we know about cannabis and cancer?

Marijuana’s medicinal use dates back to ancient times, but its role in cancer care remains unclear today.

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Clinical Trials

6/30/2016 12:00 AM

From scurvy to genomics: Clinical trial participants pay it forward

Clinical trials have propelled medical advances for centuries, and they are just as influential today. But low participation could stall progress.

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Blood Cancer

6/28/2016 12:00 AM

What you need to know about breakthroughs in blood cancer treatments

Advances in diagnosing and treating blood cancers have helped double survival rates, and the future outlook may be even brighter.

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