February 19, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women with a family history of breast cancer remain at higher risk for breast cancer even after age 65, a new study suggests. The findings could influence screening recommendations for older women, said researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center, in

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February 19, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Flu Shot During Pregnancy Poses No Harm to Baby

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s some good news for expecting moms who are trying to weather a brutal flu season — a new study shows that getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy causes no harm to newborns. Researchers

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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 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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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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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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