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Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say
Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say
NBC News recently did an investigative report on the safety of our children’s playgrounds and sports’ fields.
They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds
Cancer-tissue biopsies are no fun. Ask Christine Walsh, 48, of Bedminster, whose cancer began in her left breast in 2008 and eventually spread to her skin. Injecting lidocaine to numb her chest for a biopsy proved painful, as were the procedure and stitches that followed.
Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say
LONDON (Reuters) - Lung cancer can lie dormant for more than 20 years before turning deadly, helping explain why a disease that kills more than 1.5 million...
Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer
Researchers discover two gene mutations that worked at cross purposes in responding to treatment
Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them
Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report
More than a decade after prostate cancer became the economic driver behind proton beam therapy in the U.S., it still isn't clear that men treated with the technology do better than those who get less costly radiation treatments.
But researchers aren't sure why there is an association between the two
Q: Will eating hot peppers really reduce my risk of cancer? A: For centuries, capsaicin - the molecule in hot peppers that makes you sweat and tear up - has been added to creams, solutions, nasal sprays, and dermal patches in very low concentrations for the temporary relief of aches, pains, joints with arthritis, and backache.
With arrival of October comes plenty of pink on everything everywhere as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So what better time to raise awareness about what’s helpful — and what’s not — when a friend, family member or acquaintance has cancer?
Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found
Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say
Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds
Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue
Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say
But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds
They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds
'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports
Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say
Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed
Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes
Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says
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