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It's Unclear Whether Or Not Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Reuters Health - Bigger studies are needed to tell whether cancer screening really saves lives, according to a new analysis. While cancer screening ma...

More Than 1.5 Million Cancer Deaths Avoided In U.S.

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Reuters Staff (Reuters Health) - More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rat...

The Cancer Poised To Become The No. 2 Cause Of Cancer Deaths

Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 05/19/2014 03:23 PM EDT on LiveScience Pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second most com...

With Fewer Cancer Deaths, What Should You Do Now?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Still the most feared of all diseases, cancer now has some good news. But the responsibility is yours to make sure you are one of the good statistics, not one of the bad ones.

Cancer Death Rate Dropped 20% Over Last 20 Years: Report

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Fewer people are dying from cancer, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Over the last 20 years, cancer death rates have dro...

Cancer Deaths Fall For African-American Men, But Disparities Remain: Study

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Drops in smoking may have helped drive cancer death rates down among black men in the United States during the last decade, but th...

Ways To Help On World Cancer Day

Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact

World Cancer Day means hope, courage and inspiration for cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and supporters. The annual advocacy day is observed...

Fewer People Are Dying From Cancer

Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Since the rate of cancer deaths in the United States reached its peak in 1991, fatalities attributed to the disease have decreased 20 percent, accordi...

Which President Will Cure Cancer?

Joaquin M. Espinosa | Posted 12.29.2012 | Science
Joaquin M. Espinosa

Talking about wars and warriors, did you know that last year alone cancer killed more American citizens than all the U.S.A. soldier casualties in all the wars this country ever participated in?

Cancer Deaths Decreasing, Report Shows

Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

A large new report on cancer is showing a hopeful trend: Deaths from cancer are decreasing. Cancer deaths decreased by 1.8 percent for men each yea...

Catherine Pearson

More Men Die Of Cancer Than Women: Study | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Men have a higher incidence of cancer than women; now new research suggests they are also at greater risk of dying from it. The authors of a sweepi...

New Documents Show Increased Cancer Risk For Baby Boomers Afte Nuclear Testing

Politics Daily | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Even with a half century's hindsight, the U.S. government's willingness to risk the health of the nation's children seems somewhere between unfathomab...