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Keeping Breast Cancer from Coming Back
Physical activity may be the most important lifestyle choice in helping to keep breast cancer from coming back, according to a new study.
The Problem with False Positives
Women who receive a false positive result on a mammogram screening may be more likely to skip or delay their next screening, according to a new study. And that could put their health at risk.
Breast Cancer: The Effect of Side Effects
Around half of women undergoing treatment for early stage breast cancer reported severe side effects, according to a new study.
Men and HPV Vaccination
Despite human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs becoming available to the public in 2009, vaccination rates among men remained relatively low, a new study found.
Where You Live Might Affect Your Health
Living in a rural area may mean you face a raised risk of death, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
FDA Warns About Cancer 'Cure'
PNC-27, a product being promoted as a treatment or cure for cancer, may contain bacteria, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A New Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for ovarian cancer.
FDA Warns of Diabetes Rx Risk
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety announcement about the type 2 diabetes medication pioglitazone.
Breast Cancer Survival: Going Up
In many parts of the world, breast cancer may not be quite as deadly as it used to be, according to a new study.
The Case for Age Restrictions on Tanning
Placing age restrictions on tanning bed use could save thousands of lives, according to a new study.