Removing Healthy Breast Doesn’t Help Breast Cancer Patients Without BRCA Gene

For most women with breast cancer, there doesn’t seem to be a significant survival benefit from having their healthy breast removed as well, new research suggests.

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Fibroid Removal Procedure May Carry Cancer Risks

There’s no way to guarantee that a surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions won’t increase the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman’s body, U.S. health advisers said Friday.

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Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men who have a vasectomy may be at increased risk for aggressive prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

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Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer

People who take low-dose aspirin for more than 10 years might be reducing their risk for pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests.

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Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit

A diet rich in dairy products may slightly extend the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer, a new study suggests.

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Is Vitamin D the Key to a Longer Life?

Higher levels of vitamin D may protect people from an earlier death, particularly from cancer and heart disease, suggests a new analysis of existing research.

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Sitting Too Much Linked to Risk for Certain Cancers

A new study suggests that people who spend the bulk of their day sitting — whether behind the wheel, in front of the TV or working at a computer — appear to have an increased risk for certain kinds of cancers.

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MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for Women With High Breast Cancer Risk

For the best chance at spotting breast cancer early, women at high risk need frequent MRI screenings along with mammograms, a large Canadian study contends.

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The Surprising Connection Between Moles and Breast Cancer

The number of moles a woman has on her skin may hint at her risk of developing breast cancer, new research suggests.

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The Link Between Red Meat and Breast Cancer Risk

Women who ate the most red meat increased their risk for breast cancer by nearly 25 percent, a 20-year study of nearly 89,000 women suggests.

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