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CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ads

Emotional ads put a face to devastating effects from both smoking and secondhand smoke

Experimental Drug May Work Against Hepatitis C

Miravirsen greatly reduced virus in patients in small study

Nearly 14 Million Cancer Survivors in U.S.: Report

Many are people who had breast or prostate tumors

More Genetic Insights Into 3 Types of Cancer

DNA 'typos' point to increased risk in breast, prostate and ovarian disease, large international study found

Is Early Baldness in Blacks a Clue to Prostate Cancer?

Hair loss by age 30 may raise risk, study suggests

Tofu-Rich Diet May Help Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer

Chinese study found eating high amounts before diagnosis boosted survival rates

U.S. Abandons Effort to Place Graphic Labeling on Cigarettes

Court challenges to the proposals will not be sent to Supreme Court, Justice Department says

Immune Therapy Shows Early Promise for Advanced Leukemia

Patient's own cells are genetically engineered for use in treatment, study finds

Gene Mutations Appear Key to Childhood Leukemia Risk, Study Says

Findings may help explain higher rates among Hispanics

Sugary Drinks Tied to 25,000 U.S. Deaths a Year

Study estimated beverages' role in worldwide obesity and heart disease, diabetes, some cancers

Genetics May Be Tied to Breast Cancer Risk in Unexpected Ways

Scientists found new connections among genes, hormone sensitivity and fat

False-Positive Mammograms Can Trigger Long-Term Distress

For some, anxiety persisted up to 3 years after being declared cancer-free, study finds

Mammograms Every Other Year OK for Women Over 50: Study

Researchers found similar risk for advanced disease as with yearly screening, but some experts disagree

What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer

Healthy lifestyles do double duty against 2 major disease groups, study finds

Millions Got Free Preventive Care Due to Health Law, HHS Says

Agency estimates that 105 million received the benefit in 2011 and 2012

Parents' Worries About HPV Vaccine on the Rise: Study

Doctors puzzled by the growing safety concerns, because shot guards against virus that can cause cervical cancer

Night Shift Linked to Raised Risk of Ovarian Cancer

But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

New Analysis Says Evidence Lacking for HRT-Breast Cancer Link

Researchers took fresh look at three large studies, concluded data wasn't convincing

High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer

Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

Scientists ID Antibody That Might Boost Cancer Therapy

Early study found 'ESK1' had effect on protein within cancer cells

Breast Cancer Radiation Has Long-Term Heart Effects: Study

But expert says cancer-fighting benefits outweigh heart-disease risks

DNA Test Shows Promise in Guiding Advanced Breast Cancer Care

Blood sample helps doctors assess treatment response, researchers say

Medicare Spending Not Linked to Longer Cancer Survival

But U.S. patients in higher-spending regions have more, longer hospital stays

Many Ovarian Cancer Patients Denied By-the-Book Care, Study Says

Result: They're 30 percent more likely to die over five-year span, researchers find

Daily Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for Deadly Skin Cancer in Women

Large study found up to 30 percent reduced odds of developing melanoma

Abdominal 'Chemo Bath' May Extend Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients

Long-term study found women who received 'intraperitoneal' treatment lived about a year longer

You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert

Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

New Pap Guidelines May Miss Aggressive Cancer in Young Women: Study

One cancer can cause problems in less than two years, but recommended screening is now every three years

Black Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Failure Risk: Study

Findings may suggest need for closer monitoring

Colonoscopy Cuts Advanced Cancer Risk by 70 Percent: Study

Expert says annual fecal blood test is equally effective

Stars Pedal Hard to Help Fight Rare Cancers

SNL's Seth Meyers, N.Y. Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich biked Sunday to raise money for the cause

Ob-Gyn Group Lists Procedures That May Not Be Needed

As part of the 'Choosing Wisely' campaign, ACOG asks docs, patients to question certain practices

Gel Manicures Durable, But Can Cause Lasting Problems

Dermatologist says use this nail treatment in moderation and learn about associated risks

Tattoos Can Pose Health Hazards, Doctor Warns

Industrial inks, poor skin placement may lead to variety of problems

1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

Women who are younger, black or Asian at highest risk for short-term symptoms of stress disorder

More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Study found strongest link for women who started smoking early in life

Boosting Patients' Well-Being During Cancer Treatment

Combination of exercises, discussions and deep breathing improve quality of life, specialists say

Before Deciding on Breast Implants, Consider FDA Precautions

First, realize that future surgeries are likely, agency says

Leukemia Patients Get Treatment Boost From Donors' Immune Cells

Small, early study may have found a way to help marrow transplants work without immune troubles

More Younger Women Diagnosed With Advanced Breast Cancer: Study

Small, but steady, increase over past 30 years warrants further research, experts say

Obesity, Exercise May Affect Risk for Key Type of Colon Cancer

Finding could spur doctors to strongly recommend physical activity to vulnerable patients

Lung CT Scans Could Save Thousands of Lives, Study Finds

About 12,000 cancer deaths could be avoided each year by screening all eligible Americans, experts say

Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study

Missouri survey found operators often misrepresent indoor tanning as safe, even healthy

Breast Reconstruction Using Women's Own Tissue Appears Safe: Study

Few short-term complications found with 'autologous' transplants

Blood Thinners May Boost Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

But it's too early to recommend anticoagulants for this purpose

Cancer Rates Vary Widely by State, Race: CDC Report

Latest data from 2009 cites 1.5 million new cases diagnosed; prostate and breast tumors most common

Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

Risks for diabetes, cancer and heart disease all seem to rise with more time spent seated, study finds

Medical Marijuana: Voodoo or Legitimate Therapeutic Choice?

Doctors weigh wisdom of prescribing drug in hypothetical case involving woman with advanced breast cancer

Gene Mutation's Benefit for Ovarian Cancer Patients May Not Last: Study

Women with BRCA variant found to have better 3-year survival, but advantage fades by 10-year mark

Fluorescent Tracer 'Lights Up' Brain Tumor for Surgery

A bright pink glow showed the precise pathway a glioma took to spread through the brain