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Category Archives: Cancer

I was with my parents as they died of cancer. My camera helped me through it. – Washington Post

Posted: August 20, 2017 at 4:49 pm

By Nancy Borowick By Nancy Borowick August 20 at 9:00 AM My mom, Laurel, had been under treatment for breast cancer on and off for 15 years, so long that her illness seemed almost manageable. Continue reading



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Young survivors explain what it’s like getting back to ‘normal’ after cancer – ABC Online

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Serena Weatherall was 23 and fresh out of acting school when she discovered she had cancer: stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma. Continue reading



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Young survivors explain what it's like getting back to 'normal' after cancer - ABC Online

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Relay for Life steps up in cancer battle – Auburn Journal

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Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalLittler Steps for a Bigger Cause team members dressed for the Cat in the Hat lap walk the circuit. Continue reading



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Could City Lights Raise Breast Cancer Risk? – WebMD

Posted: August 19, 2017 at 2:42 pm

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. Continue reading



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Could City Lights Raise Breast Cancer Risk? - WebMD

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Fatty Foods May Up Cancer Risk in Thinner Women – WebMD

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By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers — even if they remain thin, a new study suggests Continue reading



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Fatty Foods May Up Cancer Risk in Thinner Women - WebMD

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Q&A: Screening for colorectal cancer – Philly.com

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Q: I just turned 30. Should I get screened for colorectal cancer? A: Earlier this month, a study from the American Cancer Society found an increase in colon and rectal cancers among young adults in every generation since 1970 Continue reading



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Q&A: Screening for colorectal cancer - Philly.com

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Nationals owner Mark Lerner had leg amputated to remove cancer – ESPN

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Mark Lerner, a principal owner of the Washington Nationals, is recovering from having his left leg amputated last week after doctors determined they had no choice following previous surgeries and radiation for cancer in the limb. Lerner, son of Ted Lerner, the managing principal owner of the Nationals, said in a letter to The Washington Post that he was now cancer-free. “With my doctors and medical team, we decided that amputation of that leg was my best choice to maintain the active and busy lifestyle that I have always enjoyed,” the 63-year-old Lerner said in the letter. Continue reading



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Blood Test Finds Cancer Before Symptoms Start – NBCNews.com

Posted: August 17, 2017 at 5:51 am

Researchers say they have taken a big step towards developing a test that can tell people if they have cancer long before the first symptoms show up. The blood test detected the majority of cancers in people with four of the biggest cancer killers: breast, colon, lung and ovarian cancer, the team at Johns Hopkins University said. Continue reading



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Blood Test Finds Cancer Before Symptoms Start - NBCNews.com

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Choosing alternative cancer therapy doubles risk of death, study says – CNN

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Conventional medical treatments include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, while any other unproven cancer treatment administered by non-medical personnel would be considered an alternative therapy. Continue reading



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Choosing alternative cancer therapy doubles risk of death, study says - CNN

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Dogs Training To Detect Early Stage Cancer – News On 6

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – Man’s best friend – they can track down the bad guys and sniff out bombs and drugs. Now, trainers have found they’re tracking something else, cancer, and scientists want to know how they do it. Continue reading



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