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  1. Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Uterine cancer rates are rising in the United States, particularly among black and Asian women, according to a new study that also found black women are more likely to die of the disease. Researchers analyzed more than

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  2. One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Just one or two drinks a day can increase the risk of certain cancers, researchers report. A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in women a

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  3. Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who regularly drink caffeinated coffee may be lowering their risk of tumor recurrence and death from the disease, new research suggests. But researchers added that it's premature to tell patients to drin

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  4. Former President Carter's Cancer: FAQ

    Aug. 13, 2015 -- Doctors treating former President Jimmy Carter are in the process of trying to figure out what type of cancer he has and where it has spread. The 90-year-old humanitarian issued only a brief statement on Wednesday, saying he had cancer that has spread to other parts of his body. He

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  5. Broader BRCA Mutation Gene Test May Help Some

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer might benefit from a broader genetic test that includes more than 20 genes that have been found to increase cancer risk, a new study suggests. Genetic tests

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  6. 1 in 3 With Ovarian Cancer Live 10 Years or More

    By Emily Willingham HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ovarian cancer has a reputation as a swift killer that's often detected at a late stage, but a new study suggests that up to one-third of the women who are handed the grim diagnosis survive at least 10 years. "We think

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  7. What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas?

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A major genetic factor that prevents moles from turning into deadly melanoma skin cancer has been pinpointed by researchers. It's long been known that a mutation in the BRAF gene causes moles to start growing, but it wasn't

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  8. This Treatment Better for Early Breast Cancer

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A shorter course of radiation therapy is better for women with early stage breast cancer, according to a new study. Specifically, it found that those who received higher doses of whole breast radiation over a shorter peri

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  9. Lifesaving Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Is Underused

    Aug. 5, 2015 -- Almost a decade ago, the National Cancer Institute alerted doctors that a treatment that could extend the lives of women with advanced ovarian cancer was not being used often enough. The announcement was supposed to make the treatment, called intraperitoneal chemotherapy or IP, more

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  10. This May Boost Advanced Prostate Cancer Survival

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy at the start of hormone therapy can extend the lives of men with prostate cancer that has spread beyond the gland, a new study finds. Over nearly 29 months of follow-up, men with advanced prostate cancer w

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