Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Eating a low-fat diet may reduce the risk of early death in some women with breast cancer, according to new research.

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Cigarettes Cause a Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths

Despite large declines in smoking rates, cigarettes still cause about one-third of cancer deaths in the United States, according to a new study.

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New Gardasil Vaccine Will Protect Against 5 More Cancer-Causing HPV Strains

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a new vaccine with expanded protection against the human papillomavirus (HPV), by far the leading cause of cervical and certain other cancers.

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Are Routine Ultrasounds for Women With Dense Breasts Worthwhile?

New research questions the value of ultrasound screening for women with dense breasts who’ve had a normal mammogram.

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How Breast Cancer Is Different for Men and Women

Men’s breast cancer differs in some ways from women’s, new research finds.

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

An experimental vaccine designed to stop breast cancer in its tracks appeared to be safe in a preliminary trial.

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Half of People Ignore Possible Cancer Symptoms, Survey Finds

Many people ignore potential warning signs of cancer, a new British survey found.

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Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

Obesity is associated with close to 500,000 new cancer cases worldwide each year, and nearly two-thirds of obesity-related cancers occur in North America and Europe, a new report shows.

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New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

Dutch researchers have developed a device that may reduce the discomfort many women feel during a mammogram while preserving the quality of the image.

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Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

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