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Can Aspirin Prevent Cancer?

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but new research indicates that while it doesn’t rhyme quite as well, an aspirin a day may ward off cancer.

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Despite the Health Risks, Young Women Continue to Tan Indoors

Despite the well-known skin cancer risks associated with indoor tanning, a new study at a midwestern university showed 93 percent of the young women there used tanning beds within the past year, with a fifth doing so 50 times or more.

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Study Finds High Survival Rate After Cystectomy for Prostate Cancer

Researchers in Germany found men who underwent cystectomy for stage T4 prostate cancer had improved tumor control and survival rate, according to a report presented at the European Association of Urology 27th Annual Congress.

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Researchers Create Chip To Dectect Prostate Cancer in Urine

Scientists from the University of Parma in Italy have developed a chip that would be able to detect a suspected marker of aggressive prostate cancer in urine, which could make cancer testing easier and less invasive.

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Study: Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Does Not Provide Mortality Benefit

Annual prostate cancer screening does not lower mortality from prostate cancer more than opportunistic screening, according to a new report from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Woman Fined Only $100 Dollars For Faking Cancer To Raise Money For Herself

As a person that came close to losing his life to cancer I take great exception to those faking the disease to raise money.  I'm even more offended Martha Ann Nicholas will be fined only $100 for faking hers.

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New Prostate Cancer Med Extends Life by Nearly Five Months: Study

A study, conducted by pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma Europe LTD, found when compared to patients prescribed a placebo, an investigational drug extended life by almost five months in men with advanced prostate cancer who already underwent chemotherapy treatment.

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High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome does not raise a mans risk of developing prostate cancer overall, but does raise their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a report presented at the 27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology.

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Study: NSAID Usage May Raise The Risk of Prostate Cancer

Researcher in Finland found that the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) is linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer.

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CDC: Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates are Down

Many people don’t get necessary cancer screening tests, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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