Certain Birth Control Pills Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

Birth control pills containing high doses of estrogen, along with some other formulations, may increase the risk of breast cancer in women under 50, new preliminary research suggests.

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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Uterine Surgery Device Due to Cancer Risk

The largest maker of a surgical tool that has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in women has said it will withdraw its device from the market.

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What I Learned From My Skin Cancer Scare

Plus, a reason to avoid tanning beds that has nothing to do with cancer.

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4 Common Breast Cancer Screenings and How They Work

Baffled by the different types and options? Consult this cheat sheet.

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Why Throat and Anal Cancers Are on the Rise in Young Adults

Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) are increasing, a new study indicates.

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Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be a Sign of Skin Cancer

Painful or itchy skin lesions could be a warning sign of skin cancer, researchers report.

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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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