Cancer

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Air Pollution and Your Skin

Research shows air pollution damages and prematurely ages skin. Lung and heart diseases have long been linked to air pollution, but the effects on the skin...
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How Melanoma Becomes Resistant to Treatment

Melanoma cell mechanisms that promote resistance to treatment identified. The skin cancer known as melanoma can become resistant to treatment, but new research is beginning...
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Prostate Cancer Treatment

Would You Trade Side Effects for More Time? Continuous hormone therapy more effective than intermittent in treating prostate cancer. Some people are quick to throw in...
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Cancer: A New Approach

A new medication delivery system might help control cancer Sometimes what matters is how a medicine is delivered within the body. When it comes to...
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Something New: Diagnosing Lung Cancer

A new class of RNA molecules may hold key to lung cancer diagnosis and treatment. Sometimes research yields a twofer. That could be a good...
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Sun, Diet and Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women

High calcium, low lactose diets--plus sun exposure--may reduce ovarian cancer risk in African-American women. Ovarian cancer is particularly problematic for African-American women in the US,...
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Older Women and Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical cancer screening was still important in women age 65 and older. For many women, getting older has meant that they can stop having Pap...
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Conflicting Pelvic Screening Recommendations

Expert recommendations on routine pelvic screening in asymptomatic women vary significantly. For years, women have undergone routine pelvic screening examinations. However, new recommendations from experts...
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For Young Smokers, Cigarettes Paired Best with Alcohol

Findings on co-use of cigarettes and alcohol could have implications for smoking cessation efforts. When it comes to health, cigarettes are never a good thing....
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Beer, Hot Dogs and Stomach Cancer

Alcohol, processed meats like hot dogs and excess weight linked to increased risk of stomach cancer. When it comes to stomach cancer apparently, you are...