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Tests that spot cancer early
European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years
Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why
Study suggests this as alternative to whole genome sequencing
Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort
Pennsylvania has relatively high cancer rates, many rural counties with no cancer specialists, rising cancer care costs, and shrinking reimbursements.
People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say
Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening
The husband-and-wife doctors who have turned their personal tragedy into a public health crusade are getting traction.
But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies
Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests
Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says
Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease
New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say
But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say
You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say
Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment
Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women
'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says
European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years
Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year
But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work
Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence
Study suggests this as alternative to whole genome sequencing
Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort
Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again
Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds
People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say
Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors
But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies
Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening