January 20, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Five dogs have died from exposure to a skin cancer cream prescribed for people, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Ingesting very small amounts of the drug — fluorouracil topical cream USP 5% (5-FU) — can sicken or

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast Cancer Treatment Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Research has suggested that diets high in barbecued, grilled and smoked meats could increase the risk of breast cancer. Now, a new study finds these cooking methods may also lower survival after a breast cancer diagnosis.

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women need to be aware their risk for ovarian cancer increases with age. Half of all cases affect women age 63 or older, according to specialists at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. However, the center reminds all women to

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just a half hour a day of moderate physical activity could be potent medicine for patients with advanced colon cancer, preliminary research suggests. Study authors who tracked more than 1,200 colon cancer patients found a 19

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January 12, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

‘Chemo Brain’ Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — “Chemo brain” — the mental fog common after breast cancer treatment — can persist for six months, new research shows. The finding comes from one of the largest studies to date to look at chemotherapy-related thinking

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