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Chronic prostate inflammation tied to nearly double risk of prostate cancer

Chronic prostate inflammation tied to nearly double risk of prostate cancer A new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, MD, finds that compared to men with no such signs, men with chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly double the risk of developing … Full News here […]

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McClendon nears 2-year mark of oral cancer survival

McClendon nears 2-year mark of oral cancer survival She had CT scans and Denny said, “They saw something they thought didn't look good.” Sandra had another PET scan and it showed she had a knot, believed to be cancer, along her collarbone. “She had a ridge that was about as big around as my thumb … […]

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Life Saving Lung Cancer Scans Offered For Free Saturday

Life Saving Lung Cancer Scans Offered For Free Saturday Joan never noticed anything wrong, but because she smoked for 50-plus years her doctor recommended she have a low-dose CT scan to take a closer look at what was going on inside her lungs. Dr. Edward Soll at Doctors Imaging in Metairie says the … Full News […]

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Roads to Recovery program turns driving volunteers into life savers for cancer

Roads to Recovery program turns driving volunteers into life savers for cancer … But that is changing thanks to a program called Roads to Recovery. It's run through the American Cancer Society, which recruits volunteers like Don Mouney. Mouney is a former cancer patient. He gives up his time and gas to take cancer patients […]

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Sophie Jones case is yet another tragic sign cervical cancer smear test should

Sophie Jones case is yet another tragic sign cervical cancer smear test should … I dread to think how many teenagers and young women have to die from cervical cancer before the NHS, the Chief Medical Officer and the Government take note of medical research and start making smear tests available at an earlier age. […]

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An Athlete Tackles Cancer

An Athlete Tackles Cancer Last September, doctors told me that I had Stage IV gastric cancer. With my sports background, I have come to view treatment as a competition. “Remembering that “it's not a sprint, it's a marathon” now helps me endure the pain of treatment and the … Full News here – Read more […]

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West Boylston's 2014 cancer walk kicks off

West Boylston's 2014 cancer walk kicks off For the third consecutive year, West Boylston High School students will take up the battle against cancer with the event modeled on The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life cancer walks. On Friday, May 23, the opening ceremony for West Boylston … Full News here – Read more […]

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College after cancer

College after cancer (Special to CNN) — The nonprofit Cancer for College not only provided me with a college scholarship, but it also showed me that goals can be accomplished regardless of adversity. Going to a good college was always high on my agenda. I was in the third … Full News here – Read more […]

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Colon Cancer Test Could be Alternative to Colonoscopy

Colon Cancer Test Could be Alternative to Colonoscopy Colon Cancer Test Could be Alternative to Colonoscopy. A new non-invasive test that screens for colon cancer by looking for abnormal DNA and minute traces of blood in stool could be a huge step forward in the fight against the second-leading cancer … Full News here – […]

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Bezos family donates $20M to Seattle cancer center

Bezos family donates M to Seattle cancer center Mike Bezos says the family has been impressed by results for patients with leukemia and lymphoma and wants to help scientists apply their work to other kinds of cancer. The research will focus on solid-tumor cancers, including those of the lung … Full News here – Read […]

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Men who use viagra are more likely to get skin cancer, study claims

Men who use viagra are more likely to get skin cancer, study claims American researchers found those who took sildenafil, more commonly known as Viagra, were 84 per cent more likely to get melanoma, the most deadly form of the disease, reports The Daily Mail. It is thought the impotence drug may affect the same […]

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Rod Smith and Dylan Harding Smith: Legislature should join fight against cancer

Rod Smith and Dylan Harding Smith: Legislature should join fight against cancer In a time too often reflecting excessive partisanship, it might seem strange that the immediate past chair of the Florida Democratic Party would be urging the Florida Legislature to support and fully fund Gov. Rick Scott's much-needed cancer research … Full News here […]

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A new cancer drug on the horizon

A new cancer drug on the horizon A few weeks ago, I mentioned that there would be an exciting announcement made this week at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting held this year in San Diego. It happened. ADVERTISEMENT. ADVERTISEMENT. Full News here – Read more on Fox News

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High-fat diet increases breast cancer risk, study finds

High-fat diet increases breast cancer risk, study finds Women who eat a diet high in saturated fat may be at an increased risk for several types of breast cancer, a new study finds. Women whose diets included a lot of fat particularly, a large amount of saturated fat from animal products were more likely to […]

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Fort Collins woman battling cancer seeks home for best friend, dog companion

Fort Collins woman battling cancer seeks home for best friend, dog companion … "I love this dog so much but I can't care for him anymore because I've got, well, stage 4 metastatic breast cancer — for those who know about it." Cudd said she wants to find Sherlock a good home, but it's been […]

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