Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
By Admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

CHICAGO — Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe. It says certain men may benefit as long as they understand the More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Panel relaxes opposition to routine prostate cancer screening

April 11, 2017, 6:51 PM| An influential federal panel on preventive medicine relaxed its opposition to routine screening for prostate cancer. CBS News’ Dr. Tara Narula has the new More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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What to know about new prostate cancer screening guidelines

CHICAGO — An influential U.S. government advisory panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. The new More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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New screening guidelines for prostate cancer

April 11, 2017, 7:35 AM| Recommendations from a government advisory panel suggest new screening guidelines for prostate cancer. The task force said men from ages 55 to 69 should should talk to their doctors about More...

By Admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study More...

By Admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Teen model beats ovarian cancer, inspires others

Sixteen-year-old Peyton Linafelter beat ovarian cancer, which usually strikes much older women, and now wants to inspire others. CBS Denver Colorado teen Peyton Linafelter recently worked out at CrossFit South More...

By Admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Could taking antibiotics raise colon cancer risk?

Taking antibiotics for an extended period in early to middle adulthood might increase your risk for precancerous growths in your colon, a large study suggests. Women who took antibiotics for two weeks or more in More...

By Admin On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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Food and cancer

March 12, 2017, 10:06 AM| Can what you eat make a difference in preventing cancer, or in aiding cancer treatment itself? Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Dr. Margaret Cuomo, dietician Mary-Eve Brown, chef More...

By Admin On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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New hope for children with cancer

March 12, 2017, 10:19 AM| They’re miracles in small packages. Nearly 16,000 kids worldwide are diagnosed with cancer every year, but their odds of beating it have never been better. Tracy Smith reports on More...

By Admin On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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Food for thought: Your diet and cancer

What, if anything, can we do in our own personal lives to possibly hold cancer at bay? Martha Teichner has some food for thought:  Chef Eric Levine’s “Eureka!” moment about healthy food came with his fifth More...