June 20, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, June 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Childhood cancer survivors who had chemotherapy may have certain types of thinking and memory problems as young adults, a small study suggests. Belgian researchers assessed 31 young adults who had undergone chemotherapy. They were at an average age of slightly

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June 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Leukemia

Leukemia Symptoms Leukemia is actually a group of different cancers of the blood cells. Leukemias can be acute or chronic, and people with chronic leukemias may not notice any symptoms before the condition is diagnosed with a blood test. Acute leukemias are more likely to cause symptoms. Symptoms of all

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June 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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What Does it Mean if I Bleed After a Pap Smear?

Ask the experts Should I worry if I bleed a little bit after my Pap smear? Also, what happens if blood is found in the results? Doctor’s response There are really two parts to your question, one regarding bleeding as a result of the Pap smear process, and the other

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June 16, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts’ Cancer Risk

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Once astronauts leave the Earth’s protective magnetic field, their cancer risk would soar while traveling to Mars, new research indicates. Scientists said radiation exposure during a long-term deep-space mission would not only affect already damaged cells but also healthy ones

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June 16, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

‘Couch Potatoes’ May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Add greater risk of kidney and bladder cancer to the long list of why a lifetime of sitting on the sofa isn’t good for your health, a new study suggests. Specifically, lifetime recreational inactivity was associated with a 73 percent

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June 14, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Latest Cancer News (HealthDay News) — To help reduce your risk of skin cancer, it’s all about protecting yourself from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. The Skin Cancer Foundation advises: Stay in the shade, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wear a hat with a wide brim, and sunglasses

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