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CHICAGO (AP) — Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems. The analysis suggests the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners on Wednesday, a move that comes as the company looks to stem declining sales of diet soda. The […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Researchers trying to develop a diagnostic tool for ovarian cancer are hoping dogs’ keen sense of smell will lead them down the right path. An early detection device that combines old-fashioned olfactory […]
LONDON (AP) — Surgeons may have a new way to smoke out cancer. An experimental surgical knife can help surgeons make sure they’ve removed all the cancerous tissue, doctors reported Wednesday. Surgeons typically use knives […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Actor Michael Douglas’ comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus. The virus, HPV, is best known for causing cervical cancer. But experts say […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — They come in brightly colored, shiny packages in fun flavors like chocolate, blueberry, gummy bear, wine and pink berry. But the American Cancer Society says the little cigars and packages of […]
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is using purple toilets to raise money to fight cancer. The Express-Times reports Rebecca Szabo-Silfies and her two young sons have been leaving the commodes on lawns around […]
(AP) – A new genetic test to gauge the aggressiveness of prostate cancer may help tens of thousands of men each year decide whether they need to treat their cancer right away or can safely […]
(AP) — U.S. women who smoke today have a much greater risk of dying from lung cancer than they did decades ago, partly because they are starting younger and smoking more — that is, they are lighting up like men, new research shows.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers say death rates from cancer are continuing to inch down. Cancer deaths began slowly dropping during the 1990s, and today’s report shows the trend holding.
Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.
LONDON (AP) – Breast cancer screening for women over 50 saves lives, an independent panel in Britain has concluded, confirming findings in U.S. and other studies. But that screening comes with a cost: The review […]