February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For breast cancer survivors, exercise may help lower their chances of dying from the disease more than other healthy habits, a new review suggests. The Canadian researchers analyzed 67 published articles to see which habits made

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Health Tip: Get Your Mouth Healthy Before Cancer Treatment

Latest Cancer News (HealthDay News) — You have many things on your mind before you start cancer treatment, but a visit to your dentist should be on your to-do list. The American Dental Association recommends: Talk to your dentist about things that can help prevent dental complications from cancer treatment.

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Male Breast Cancer

Cancer Symptoms in Men Men are notorious for ignoring health problems. In some cases, if the underlying cause of a problem is cancer, ignoring symptoms could put men at risk. Some cancer symptoms in men are specific only to men (such as a mass in the scrotum or testicle), and

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can’t Afford Their Meds

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has many U.S. cancer survivors skipping needed medications or seeking cheaper alternatives, putting their health at risk, a new study finds. Younger, privately insured patients are particularly likely to cut

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February 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma’s Return

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Feb. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Self-checks by melanoma skin cancer patients play an important role in detecting a return of the most deadly form of skin cancer, new research suggests. In the study, which covered the years from 1996 to 2015, investigators from Thomas Jefferson

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February 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Feb. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Stem cell transplants may halt the progression of aggressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in nearly half of those with the debilitating disease, but picking the right patients for the treatment is key, a new study suggests. Specifically,

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