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New Test Can Pinpoint Which Pancreatic Cysts Might Turn Cancerous

New Test Can Pinpoint Which Pancreatic Cysts Might Turn Cancerous

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — To have surgery or not to have surgery? That is the big question for hundreds of thousands of Americans diagnosed each year with a pancreatic cyst. The dilemma? While cysts are very common, most will not actually lead to cancer. But […]

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Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?

Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Broken heart syndrome” may harm more than just the heart, new research suggests. While the extreme stress of losing a loved one has been linked to heart troubles in prior research, a new study found that one in six people with […]

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Hurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With Cancer

Hurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With Cancer

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When a hurricane strikes, as tropical storm Barry did this weekend in Louisiana, most people worry about the immediate health dangers such a storm poses. But new research suggests that the interruptions in radiation therapy caused by power outages may also lower the chances of […]

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Facts about skin cancer in black people

Facts about skin cancer in black people

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Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer?

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer?

High-grade serous ovarian cancer is the most common form of ovarian cancer. In most people, the cancer develops resistance to chemotherapy and returns. Now, a new study raises hopes for a different kind of treatment. New research may improve the outlook for people with ovarian cancer. Working with cell cultures, researchers found that an enzyme […]

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Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

In a recent study, researchers trained an algorithm to differentiate between malignant and benign lesions in scans of breast tissue. A new study asks whether artificial intelligence could streamline cancer diagnosis. With cancer, the key to successful treatment is catching it early. As it stands, doctors have access to high quality imaging, and skilled radiologists […]

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Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives

Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A newer form of lung cancer screening may mean fewer deaths from the disease, a new study contends. Using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) instead of X-rays helped reduce lung cancer deaths in current and former smokers, the study authors said. “Lung cancer is the leading […]

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What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

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What to know about mucinous carcinoma

What to know about mucinous carcinoma

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Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo

Chemotherapy treatment for people who have advanced bowel cancer and a particular genetic mutation is commonly ineffective. A combination of three different drugs could be the key to improved treatment. New research reveals the power of triple therapy when it comes to tackling aggressive bowel cancer. The outlook for people with standard bowel cancer — […]