How Regular Mammograms Might Lead to ‘Overdiagnosis’

Regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing “widespread overdiagnosis,” with some women treated for tumors that would not have caused sickness or death, a new study contends.

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Americans’ Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

The risk that any one American will die from cancer — the cancer death rate — is going down, regardless of sex or race, a new government study reports.

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Nearly 10 Million Americans Still Use Tanning Beds

Skin cancer may be scaring people away.

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Can These Types of Citrus Juices Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

People who enjoy a glass of orange juice or some fresh grapefruit in the morning may face a slightly increased risk of melanoma — the least common but most deadly form of skin cancer.

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Researchers Uncover a Blood Protein That May Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

Researchers have discovered a protein that pancreatic tumors consistently shed into the blood, making a potentially significant advance toward a blood test that could catch the deadly cancer early.

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SNL’s Vanessa Bayer on Being a Teen Cancer Survivor: ‘It Can Be Extremely Alienating’

Now she’s giving back to the Make-a-Wish Foundation, which granted her own wish as a child.

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This Man’s Tribute to His Dog Will Make You Want to Hug Your Pets NOW

Photographer Ben Moon and his dog, Denali, saw each other through the best and worst of times.

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The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

The doctor performing your colonoscopy makes a difference in whether you’ll develop colon cancer or die from it, a new study finds.

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Smoking Causes 12 Different Kinds of Cancers

And it’s responsible for more than 48% of deaths from those cancers.

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