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5/2/2017 12:00 AM

What men should know about new prostate cancer screening guidelines

Prostate cancer screening made headlines again recently because of a change in the recommendations about the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent and influential panel of experts, updated its guidance from 2012.

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Endometrial Cancer

12/7/2016 12:00 AM

Endometrial cancer: What to know after journalist Gwen Ifill's death

When long-time journalist Gwen Ifill passed away recently after a battle with endometrial cancer, her unexpected death cast an immediate spotlight on a disease that doesn’t get enough attention.

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11/15/2016 12:00 AM

Study exposes damage caused by smoking

It’s no earth-shattering revelation that smoking is bad for you—it has been linked recently to nearly 30 percent of cancer deaths in the United States, for starters. But a new study reveals for the first time that smoking does more than harm your health; it actually damages the body’s DNA.

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9/20/2016 12:00 AM

Study confirms alcohol consumption raises cancer risk

A new analysis showing a direct link between alcohol and seven types of cancer including breast, colorectal and liver cancers.

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9/13/2016 12:00 AM

Cancer and diabetes: Often more than a chance encounter

Although most research supports a link between cancer and diabetes, finding the root of that connection has proven elusive.

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Prostate Cancer

9/8/2016 12:00 AM

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® and the NFL Alumni Association team up to tackle prostate cancer

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and the National Football League Alumni Association are working together to spread the word about the importance of prostate cancer screening.

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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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6/16/2016 12:00 AM

Does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer?

The science is hardly decided on whether the regular use of talcum powder causes ovarian cancer. But two juries recently awarded a total of $127 million in cases involving women who said they got ovarian cancer from using talcum powder.

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6/16/2016 12:00 AM

Knowing your dad's health may be a gift to you

Knowing about your father’s health may help you and your doctor determine your risks for a number of health issues, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

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