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Prostate Cancer

July 28, 2016

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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July 21, 2016

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

July 14, 2016

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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July 12, 2016

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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July 7, 2016

FDA Approves Immunotherapy Drugs to Treat More Cancer

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

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July 5, 2016

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

June 30, 2016

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

June 28, 2016

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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June 23, 2016

New tests for colorectal cancer: An alternative to the colonoscopy?

The colonoscopy remains modern medicine’s gold standard in screening for colorectal cancer. And yet, despite its widespread use in helping to detect cancer early, an estimated 1 in 3 Americans, or more than 20 million people, ignore health officials’ recommendations to get regular colonoscopy screenings after the age of 50. Newer, simpler and cheaper tests are now hitting the market, and experts say they may offer patients viable alternatives as early screenings.

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