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    1. Heart Failure, Cancer Risk Link?

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop heart failure after a heart attack may also face a higher risk of cancer, a new study suggests. And, they may be prone to cancers affecting the lungs or the digestive system, according to the researchers

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    2. Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some cancer patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins may live longer than those not on these heart medications, a study from Britain suggests. While it did not prove a cause-and-effect connection, the study of nearl

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    3. Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Excessive stress can lead to memory problems among breast cancer survivors, but exercise can help, according to new research. "We found moderate to vigorous physical activity actually benefits women psychologically

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    4. 3-D Printed Model Helps Delicate Kidney Surgery

             By Robert Preidt                  HealthDay Reporter                              FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting-edge 3-D technology is making more inroads in medicine, this time helping doctors save a patient's kidney during difficult tumor-removal surgery.        Patient L

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    5. Blood Test May Predict Colon Cancer's Return

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test that detects bits of DNA shed from colon cancers may someday help doctors predict a relapse, researchers report. This "liquid biopsy" predicted -- with imperfect accuracy -- the return of colon cancer

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    6. HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

      By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancers linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) keep rising in the United States, even though most cases are preventable, health officials reported Thursday. Cervical cancer, and mouth and t

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    7. Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An innovative set of clinical trials have identified two drugs that could provide a fighting chance for women with advanced breast cancer. The drugs, neratinib and veliparib, both appear effective in helping women diagn

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    8. Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Patients

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study found that 8 percent of patients -- or one in 12 -- already diagnosed with one form of cancer end up developing a second type of unrelated cancer. The second cancer was fatal in 55 percent of the cases, the study

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    9. Gene Test For Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer?

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men with prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of their body should be considered for genetic testing, a new study suggests. Testing for inherited abnormalities in DNA repair genes could provide patients

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    10. U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As the American population ages, more older adults will survive cancer and live with other chronic conditions that will burden the health care system, U.S. government health officials report. "Increasingly, we are seeing

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