February 15, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Is Cancer Contagious?

Cancer Prevention Prevention of cancer, by avoiding its potential causes, is the simplest method. First on most clinicians and researchers list is to stop (or better, never start) smoking tobacco. Avoiding excess sunlight (by decreasing exposure or applying sunscreen) and many of the chemicals and toxins is an excellent way

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February 15, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Stage IV Colon Cancer That Has Spread to the Liver

Colon cancer stages and symptoms Colon cancer has four stages, with stage IV as the most severe stage because it means the cancer cells have spread (metastasized) to other organs like the liver (or lungs, lymph nodes, stomach or other organs). Although some individuals may show no symptoms when this

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February 15, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what researchers call a first step toward personalized vaccines for a multitude of cancers, a vaccine made from stem cells protected mice from tumors. The vaccine was composed of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells)

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February 15, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival Advantage

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese men with advanced melanoma skin cancer seem to have a survival benefit over their slimmer peers, a new study suggests. Among men who received treatment for the potentially deadly cancer, obese patients lived an average of 47 percent longer

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February 15, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too

Title: Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

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February 14, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Highly Processed Foods Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you worry about ever getting cancer, you might want to pass on the processed foods at your supermarket. Every 10 percent dietary increase in packaged snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals and other highly processed foods

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