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A blood pressure medication once considered a threat to women's health may not be as bad as researchers thought. Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 14:25

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Women with breast cancer are often faced with a choice between partial or complete breast removal. More and more have been opting for the complete removal, new research suggests. Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 17:30

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new use for the cancer medication Avastin (bevacizumab), according to biotechnology company Genentech. Friday, November 14, 2014 - 14:14

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Many breast cancer patients have surgery to remove the cancer, but several types of surgery are available. A new study suggests that one type of surgery may lead to more operations down the road. Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 13:35

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Patients with terminal diseases like cancer have been opting for end-of-life hospice care more than ever. New research found that this decision could significantly affect their treatment and health outcomes. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 13:25

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Smoking is a major cause of lung cancer and has been linked many other cancers. Although survival rates may be improving for smoking-related cancers, survivors may face greater odds of getting a second cancer. Monday, November 10, 2014 - 13:10

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Pap tests have saved many lives by detecting cervical cancer early. But, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of women may not be getting screened for this disease. Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:12

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new combination treatment for patients with advanced types of stomach and throat cancer. Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 12:53

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Once melanoma skin cancer spreads to other parts of the body, patients' survival rates drop. But treatment with a combination of medications may increase survival in these patients. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 13:05
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