3 Common Respiratory Diseases Including Chronic Bronchities Tied to Lung Cancer Risk

Three common respiratory diseases seem to be associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, researchers report.

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Highly Accurate, At-Home Colon Cancer Test Gets FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new at-home, DNA-based stool test that screens for colorectal cancer with more than 90 percent accuracy.

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There’s Now a Third Gene Linked to Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says

Mutated versions of a gene called PALB2 can dramatically increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.

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Daily Aspirin Can Lower Your Risk for 3 Types of Cancer

Taking aspirin every day appears to reduce the odds of developing and dying from colon, stomach or esophageal cancer, a new study suggests.

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Almost 1 in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smokes

Almost 10 percent of people who survive cancer are still smoking a decade later, a new study from the American Cancer Society shows.

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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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