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Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages
Wearing gold shoelaces, thousands of Northeast Ohio college, high school and youth athletes have joined a national movement to team up to help kids defeat cancer.
In a few rare cases, people defy cancer without medical treatment or by using therapies that are considered inadequate, a phenomenon known as spontaneous remission.
British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent
Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says
Kristine Warner wanted an eye-catching way to encourage men to talk to their doctors about the complicated, controversial subject of prostate cancer screening.
Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection
It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say
May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say
For the eight years since her diagnosis in 2006, drugs, surgery, and chemotherapy had kept Debra Hinkle's breast cancer at bay.
Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report
Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine.
Pilots are 2.22 times more likely than people in the general population to be diagnosed with melanoma, and flight attendants' risk is 2.09 times greater, says a study in JAMA Dermatology.
Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward
Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties
Brylan Wright was only four years old last September when out of the blue he had an extremely high fever accompanied with a rapid heart rate which...
Sue Russell has rare ocular melanoma. Her life is scans and trials, tears and fear. It's also precious online friends, and a lusty cabaret song.
So far, it is a typical workday. I sit in my office at Chestnut and Seventh on the 15th floor, looking out at the barges on the Delaware River, hoping to finish a few tasks before lunch.
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug
Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood
Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds
Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages
Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say
British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent
British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent
Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says
Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution
Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals
Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives
Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives
May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say
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