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Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood

July 24, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say By Steven Reinberg
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Many Terminal Cancer Patients Remain in Denial

July 19, 2017 Not facing reality raises other troublesome issues, researchers say

Doctors’ Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs

July 19, 2017 New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says

‘Nipple-Sparing’ Mastectomies Don’t Raise Odds of Cancer’s Return: Study

July 19, 2017 Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk

Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel

July 18, 2017 Test isn't accurate enough to justify its use, experts say

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

July 18, 2017 Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance

Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan

July 18, 2017 Change habits that foster tobacco use

McCain’s Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say

July 17, 2017 Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

Smart Steps for Sun Protection

July 17, 2017 Know the ABCs of SPFs

‘Observation’ Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

July 13, 2017 20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

July 13, 2017 Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it

FDA Panel OKs What May Soon Be First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.

July 12, 2017 Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease

New Test May Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

July 12, 2017 Low-cost blood screening could be key weapon against No. 4 cancer killer in U.S.

Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay

July 11, 2017 People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments

July 10, 2017 Support system can be useful when weighing complex therapy options, study authors say

For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer

July 10, 2017 Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years