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Health Tip: Being a Cancer Caregiver

American Cancer Society offers advice

10/26/2017
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10/25/2017
Almost 4 in 10 Tanning Salons Flout State Laws

Survey finds many salons willing to offer tanning to teens, despite legal bans

10/24/2017
What You May Not Know About Ovarian Cancer

Most cases start in the fallopian tubes, not the ovaries, study suggests

10/24/2017
Many Cancer Patients Skimp on Treatment Due to Cost

More than one-quarter make choices that could undermine their health, report says

10/23/2017
High-Nicotine E-Cigs May Be Gateway to Smoking for Teens

Many more 10th graders who tried the devices were hooked on 'regular' cigarettes later, study found

10/20/2017
Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk

10/20/2017
How Many Mutant Genes Drive Cancer?

Study finds there's no precise number of DNA changes needed to spur a tumor

10/20/2017
Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds

10/19/2017
Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care

ACA boosted coverage for people with various malignancies, study says

10/19/2017
Even a Little Walking Can Lengthen Your Life

Less than the recommended 150 minutes a week still seemed to help, study found

10/19/2017
1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

10/19/2017
FDA Approves 2nd Gene Therapy

Yescarta fights a type of lymphoma; move is heralded as helping open 'new era' in medical care

10/18/2017
HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study

Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses

10/18/2017
Cooling Mitts, Socks May Ease a Major Chemo Side Effect

Nerve damage in limbs causes some to stop cancer treatment early

10/18/2017
Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

Immediate decontamination might help reduce harms of contact with hazardous chemicals, study suggests

10/17/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

10/17/2017
Could 'AI' Become a Partner in Breast Cancer Care?

Artificial intelligence technology predicted 97 percent of malignancies in study

10/16/2017
1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV

Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say

10/16/2017
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites

Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

10/16/2017
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

10/13/2017
Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters

Americans employed in smaller businesses often lack insurance coverage, study finds

10/13/2017
More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

10/13/2017
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

10/12/2017
How to Talk to Someone With Cancer

To foster healing, keep communication open, constant and positive, expert suggests

10/12/2017
Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

10/12/2017
10/10/2017
Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

10/9/2017
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

10/4/2017
Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission

But blood cancer experts call for more research

10/4/2017
How Breast Cancer Gene Mutations Raise Risk of Tumors

New insight into BRCA1 could help assess women's chances for the disease, researchers say

10/3/2017
Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

10/3/2017
Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer

Losing weight might lower the risk, researchers say

10/2/2017
How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?

Know your limit to protect your health

10/2/2017
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

9/27/2017
Adding Drug to Standard Care May Prolong Lymphoma Survival

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma

9/27/2017
Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion

Surgery and radiation are more likely if you have insurance, researcher says

9/27/2017
Radiation and Chemotherapy Together Boost Lung Cancer Survival

About one-third of stage 3 patients alive after 5 years, a development called promising by oncologists