Tag archive for ‘Cancer’
By Admin On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Morning Rounds: Colon cancer deaths, stroke rates among women

August 12, 2017, 7:37 AM| Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a surprising and concerning rise in colon cancer death rates among younger Americans, More...

By Admin On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Progress on “liquid biopsies” for cancer screening

Scientists have the first major evidence that blood tests called liquid biopsies hold promise for screening people for cancer. Hong Kong doctors tried it for a type of head and neck cancer, and boosted early detection More...

By Admin On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Puzzling rise in colorectal cancer deaths among younger adults

August 9, 2017, 8:15 AM| A new study shows death rates for colorectal cancer in white men and women under the age of 55 climbed nearly 14 percent in a decade after years of overall decline. More...

By Admin On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Why are more young people dying from colon cancer?

In recent years, reports have consistently shown colorectal cancer rates have been rising in Americans under the age of 55. Now, a new study finds that not only are cases increasing, but deaths from colorectal More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Studying cancer clusters

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Anna Werner examines the subject of cancer clusters, and how difficult it is to detect and link environmental causes to cancer cases. Originally broadcast on March 12, 2017. Health More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Immunotherapy, a new weapon against cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Dr. Jon LaPook introduces us to the next frontier of cancer treatment: immunotherapy, in which the body’s own immune system is genetically modified to detect and destroy More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Dogs assist the fight against bone cancer

July 23, 2017, 9:42 AM| Comparative oncology, a rapidly-growing field of cancer research, pairs veterinarians with human doctors in the fight against cancer. Because certain cancers in More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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New hope for children with cancer

July 23, 2017, 9:47 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. More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Foregoing reconstructive surgery after breast cancer

July 23, 2017, 9:47 AM| Some women who have lost breasts to cancer have chosen to deal with their loss in a fashion that is sparking conversations, and controversy. They call it “going More...

By Admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Glioblastoma: John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis

July 23, 2017, 10:14 AM| The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM – so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest More...