April 24, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News SATURDAY, April 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Breast-milk analysis may someday offer an alternative to mammograms for women in their childbearing years, new research suggests. Because mammography isn’t well-suited to the dense breasts of younger women, scientists have begun looking for other viable

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April 24, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News MONDAY, April 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — With black men at higher risk of developing — and dying from — prostate cancer, some researchers believe these men merit their own race-based screening guidelines. It’s known that incidence of prostate cancer is 60 percent

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April 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When a second cancer strikes, it tends to be far more deadly in the young, a new study reveals. The findings may help explain the poor outcomes of younger cancer patients overall, the researchers added. The researchers also found that

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April 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Henrietta Lacks Film Highlights Research Issues

Latest Cancer News By Nick MulcahyWebMD Health News April 21, 2017 — The story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American cervical cancer patient whose tumor cells changed the course of biomedical research, will debut on HBO on Sunday in a new movie starring Oprah Winfrey. The movie is based on the

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April 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A woman’s prognosis after an ovarian cancer diagnosis may be affected by a number of unexpected factors, new research suggests. The study found that diabetes is linked to a 112 percent higher risk of death for women with ovarian cancer.

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April 14, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

It’s Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Hold that pose: New research suggests yoga may help men deal with the side effects of prostate cancer therapy. Novice yoga practitioners had renewed energy and fewer of the sexual and urinary symptoms tied to radiation treatment, compared with men

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