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Renewed Efforts to Treat Lung Cancer Offers Hope for Patients

Did you know that lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide? Despite the efforts of physicians and medical researchers, and the placement of warning labels on all cigarette packaging,...

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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Empowers Others by Giving Back

Joe Balfour, a 15-year pancreatic cancer survivor, explains why he gives back to pancreatic cancer survivors' support groups and continues to live his life each day to the fullest.

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Why Support Groups for Breast Cancer Patients Can Be Powerful

For survivors of breast cancer, support groups can be a powerful resource in providing survivors a chance to share experiences in a safe environment where he or she feels understood.

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Ongoing Clinical Trials are Paving the Way in the Fight Against Cancer

Clinical trials are the study and behavioral research on human volunteers that are designed to answer specific questions about biomedical or behavioral treatment.

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Obesity Presents Higher Risks for Cancer

You may already know that obesity is linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and harmful cholesterol. But recent research has revealed one major finding you may...

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Top Foods to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD, gives her 4 top foods that may help reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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3D Mammography Offers More Advanced Screening Results for Patients

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among American women (except for skin cancers) and about 1 in 8 women in the US will...

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Symptom Awareness Brings Early Detection of Asbestos Cancer

There is no early, widely accepted screening test for malignant pleural mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused primarily by exposure to asbestos. But, an awareness of symptoms that often...

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