Male Pattern Baldness Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men with male pattern baldness may face a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of prostate cancer than men with no balding, a new study suggests.

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What Breast Cancer Docs Really Think About the “Angelina Effect”

Is more genetic counseling (and testing) better? Or does it lead to unnecessary anxiety and surgery? Four doctors weigh in.

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Do Bras Cause Breast Cancer?

When it comes to breast cancer risk, women’s bras are off the hook, a new study says.

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The Angelina Effect: More Women Getting Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

In the months after actress and activist Angelina Jolie revealed last year that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy because of an increased risk for breast cancer, the number of women referred for genetic counseling went up dramatically, a new Canadian study shows.

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Women Who Choose Double Mastectomy Don’t Have Better Survival Odds

More U.S. women with early stage breast cancer are choosing to have both breasts removed as a precautionary step, although the double mastectomy provides no apparent survival advantage, researchers say.

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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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