Why Mammograms Can Affect Your Mental Health

In a finding that won’t surprise many who’ve been through this ordeal, researchers say emotional turmoil is common for women whose mammogram falsely suggests they have breast cancer.

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Shannon Doherty Reveals Breast Cancer Battle

The actress best known for her roles on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ and ‘Charmed’ says, “I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive about my life.”

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Early Stage Breast Cancer Is Not An ‘Emergency,’ Researchers Say

Only 3 percent of women diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer will die of their disease within 20 years, and more aggressive treatment does not improve that high survival rate, a new study suggests.

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Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain

Displaying the grace and calm that has been a hallmark of much of his public life, former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that doctors have found cancer on his brain, and he plans to undergo radiation treatment and targeted therapy.

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Just One Drink a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk for Women

Just one or two drinks a day can increase the risk of certain cancers, researchers report.

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U.S. Vets May Be More At Risk for This Type of Cancer

U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are at increased risk for skin cancer because of long hours spent in the desert sun, a new study suggests.

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Former President Jimmy Carter Has Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter has announced that he has cancer.

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Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Some like it hot, and a new study finds that folks who favor spicy foods might also have a lower risk of premature death.

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This Rx May Boost Survival for Ovarian Cancer Patients, But Too Few Get It

Chemotherapy delivered directly into the abdomen significantly improves survival among women with advanced ovarian cancer, a new study finds.

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When Chemotherapy Does More Harm than Good

Chemotherapy has saved countless lives and is a mainstay of cancer care. But the latest data suggests that it can also do more harm than good for some patients.

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