American Cancer Society

Report: Most women need Paps every 3 or 5 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guidelines issued today recommend that women can wait three to five years between checks for cervical cancer, depending on their age and test choice. Many medical groups have long recommended a Pap […]


Common myths about breast cancer

Since this is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is an especially good time for women to get started in habits that promote breast health. Here are some of the most common myths about breast […]


Brown vetoes death-benefit bill in late action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – An expansion of death benefits for the families of public safety workers and a renewal of the Hollywood tax credit are among the bills Gov. Jerry Brown acted upon late Sunday, […]


Cancer overtakes heart disease as top US killer

NEW YORK (AP) – Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few years behind. The change is […]




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