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Is Prostate Cancer Surgery Recommended For Everyone?
For some men with prostate cancer, surgery may not be more beneficial than observation, according to a new study.
New Rx May Keep Breast Cancer Away
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication meant to prevent breast cancer from returning.
Cooling Cap May Cut Hair Loss Tied to Chemo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the use of a cooling cap to minimize hair loss in those who are receiving chemotherapy.
Why Some Women Don't Take Their Breast Cancer Rx
Some women who faced a high risk of breast cancer did not take a preventive medication because they confused symptoms of aging with side effects, a new study found.
Cancer Rx Combo Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new cancer treatments.
How the HPV Vaccine Could Help the World
A simple vaccine could prevent cancer for hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year, according to new research.
New Cancer Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for cancer that has a specific biomarker.
A Look at Cancer Prevention and Detection
The numbers are in and the annual report on cancer prevention and detection is out.
No Such Thing as a Safe Cigarette
Despite their marketing as a "healthier" option, so-called "light" filtered cigarettes may actually be causing more cases of a certain type of lung cancer, a new study found.
An Update on Advanced Breast Cancer
The number of women living with distant advanced breast cancer is increasing, according to a new study.