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File photo of drugs being administered to a cancer patient. (Photo by BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Obese Cancer Patients Often Shorted On Chemotherapy Dosages

A new study suggests that obese cancer patients may have additional cause for concern.

09/19/2013

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Report: E-Cigarettes ‘Far From’ Harmless, May Contain Carcinogens

A recently released report indicates that e-cigarettes, previously thought to be a healthier alternative to the tobacco-based product they emulate, may in fact be carcinogenic.

08/26/2013

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Study: Height Linked To Cancer

According to a new study, women’s chances of developing cancer after menopause increase with their height.

07/27/2013

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Study: Drug Shortages Impacting 83 Percent Of Oncologists, Patients

A new study could signify trouble for the population of the United States grappling with cancer – a reported 83 percent of oncologists have faced drug shortages, which have translated to a lack of available treatment options for patients.

06/04/2013

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Study: Breast Implants Hinder Cancer Detection, Increase Death Risk

A new study has found that breast implants increase a woman’s chances of dying from cancer.

05/02/2013

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Breast Cancer Diagnoses Could Cause PTSD In Patients, Researchers Find

A new study has found that a significant portion of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after finding out the devastating news.

03/03/2013

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Advanced Breast Cancer Edges Up In Younger Women

Advanced breast cancer has increased slightly among young women, a 34-year analysis suggests. The disease is still uncommon among women younger than 40, and the small change has experts scratching their heads about possible reasons.

02/27/2013

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Researchers: At Least 13,000 Cancer Deaths Per Year Are Preventable

New research indicates that an estimated 13,000 deaths caused by cancer could be prevented each year – at the very least.

02/04/2013

Graphic health warnings on tobacco products are more effective in deterring smokers than text-only messages, a new study finds. (Photo by FDA via Getty Images)

Study: Graphic Health Warnings On Tobacco More Powerful Than Text

Graphic photos of health consequences on tobacco products are more effective than text warnings in deterring smokers from continuing the habit.

01/17/2013

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Man Finds Cancer After Shaving Head In Support Of Wife Battling Disease

A man discovers he has cancer after shaving his head in support of his wife who is also battling the disease.

10/22/2012

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