March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve got a family history of colon or rectal cancers, you probably need to start screening for these conditions before you turn 50, a cancer expert says. People with a close relative who has had colon or rectal cancer

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The long-term side effects of different prostate cancer treatments vary — and knowing that may help men decide which one is right for them. That’s the conclusion of two new studies published March 21 in the

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When people are diagnosed with cancer, it’s easy to overlook the toll the disease also takes on their caregivers, say social workers who specialize in cancer care. Cancer can dramatically alter relationships, forcing parents to depend on their children, or

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

HPV Vaccine Recommendations for Girls, Boys, Women, and Men

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice

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March 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer’s Return, Even Before Scans

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, March 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A blood test can detect the return of lung cancer months before CT and PET scans, a new study suggests. The research included 48 adults with stage 2 or 3 locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The patients were

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March 21, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Overweight and obese young men are at increased risk for serious liver disease or liver cancer later in life, and those with diabetes have an even higher risk, a new study warns. Efforts to reduce obesity, “should be implemented from

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