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Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug

February 17, 2017. 1:00 PM EST. But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns Read article


Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey

February 07, 2017 Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

February 06, 2017 Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health

February 06, 2017 Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer

February 02, 2017 Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says

Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk

February 02, 2017 Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don’t Get Life-Extending Therapy

February 02, 2017 Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer’s Return: Study

February 01, 2017 But, newer and possibly more effective drugs now available and being studied

Heart Risks May Boost Women’s Colon Cancer Risk, Too

February 01, 2017 This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

What You Don’t Know About Cancer Can Kill You

February 01, 2017 Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer?

January 31, 2017 Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests

Can Breath Test Detect Stomach Cancers Earlier?

January 31, 2017 New technology may also spot esophageal cancers sooner, but more study is needed

Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer

January 27, 2017 A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments

January 27, 2017 Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

Check Your Neck for Thyroid Abnormalities

January 26, 2017 20 million Americans have thyroid disease, but only 4 out of 10 know it, doctors say

Gut Bacteria May Link Diet, Colon Cancer, Study Says

January 26, 2017 High-fiber foods associated with lower risk of certain tumors