December 06, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

Birth Control Slideshow Pictures Think You Know Birth Control? Quiz Sex-Drive Killers Slideshow: Causes of Low Libido By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Newer versions of the birth control pill carry a similar increased risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that

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December 05, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Local Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

Lung Cancer Slideshow Pictures Know Your Lung Cancer Facts? Quiz: 10 Lung Cancer Facts TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws have lower lung cancer rates than those with no smoke-free laws, researchers report. Latest Cancer News The new study was conducted in Kentucky,

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December 04, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Erythropoietin (EPO Test)

Erythropeoietin (EPO) Blood Doping Lance cheated. Deep in our hearts we knew it, but until the words came out of his mouth, there was a glimmer of hope that he still could be our hero. Now he has fallen, admitting that he blood doped, used steroids and erythropoietin (EPO), and

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December 04, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Insurance Ups the Odds of Beating Cancer

TUESDAY, Dec. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Your chances of surviving cancer may depend on the type of insurance you have. Latest Cancer News Researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California found significant improvements in survival among cancer patients with private insurance or Medicare, but not among those who

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December 03, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Health Tip: Understanding Family Cancer Syndrome

(HealthDay News) — Family cancer syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene that is passed down from the preceding generation. Latest Cancer News Only about 5 percent to 10 percent of all cancers are thought to be caused by genetic mutations, the American Cancer Society says. It may be difficult

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December 03, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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FDA Approves ‘Biosimilar’ Drug Ogivri for Breast, Stomach Cancers

FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ogivri (tastuzumab-dkst) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the nation’s first biosimilar drug to treat certain breast and stomach cancers, the agency said Friday in a news release. Latest Cancer News The maker of a biosimilar, derived from

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