Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests

Women with irregular menstrual cycles may have more than double the risk of ovarian cancer compared to women who have regular monthly periods, new research suggests.

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Eating a High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

For more than three decades, experts have debated whether eating a high-fat diet increases breast cancer risk. Now, new research suggests it might boost the chances of three common types of breast cancer.

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Yet ANOTHER Reason to Love Coffee

Researchers say they’ve discovered yet another reason to love coffee: A new study suggests that people who drink at least a cup a day have a lower risk of liver cancer compared to those who only indulge occasionally.

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HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms

The first symptoms of throat and mouth cancer—also known as oropharyngeal cancer—may differ depending on whether the condition is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a small study suggests.

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Colonoscopy, the Gold Standard Screening, Misses 6% of Colon Cancers

Researchers found that about 6 percent of patients who got a clean bill of health after their colonoscopy were diagnosed with colorectal cancer within three to five years.

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Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk No Matter Your Age or Weight

A new review of 37 studies found regular physical activity is beneficial for women of all ages and sizes.

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Colon Cancer Rates Down 30% Thanks to Colonoscopy, Study Says

Americans appear to be winning the war on colon cancer, with a new study finding that colon cancer rates among Americans aged 50 and older fell by about a third from 2000 to 2010.

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The Other Silent Killer You Need to Get Screened For

When you think about the deadliest cancers that affect women, ovarian cancer might be the first thing that pops into your head. And while it’s true that ovarian cancer is difficult to detect early, this month, medical professionals urge you to remember a different disease.

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Angelina Jolie Will Have More Cancer-Prevention Surgery

Angelina Jolie made headlines last May when she revealed that she had a preventative double mastectomy because she carries a genetic mutation that puts her risk of developing breast cancer. Now, the 38-year-old actress says she will have another surgery to lower her cancer risk.

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Obesity Linked to Ovarian Cancer for the First Time

A new report reveals that excess weight raises the risk of yet another kind of cancer, with the latest results linking levels of body fat to ovarian tumors.

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