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Susan G. Komen Ends Funding For Planned Parenthood Due To Abortion Funds Investigation

Susan G. Komen has terminated it's relationship with Planned Parenthood. This comes after PP has been under investigation for using public money to fund abortions.

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Researchers Identify a Cause of Resistance to Colon Cancer Treatment

A mutation in a gene causes resistance to cancer treatments, a new study in the journal Nature Medicine finds.

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Scientists Find Causes for Gender Differences in Liver Cancer

Scientists have determined why men develop liver cancer at a higher rate than women.

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Study Finds Link Between Obesity, Cancer Screening

The rate of cancer screening for certain types of cancer increases with body weight, according to a new study published in the Journal of Obesity.

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U.S. Cancer Rates Drop, While Obesity Related Cancers Increase

There has been a steady drop in in the cancer death rate in the United States, but obesity related cancers, such as kidney cancer, is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual report.

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Hugo Chavez Thinks the US Might Be Giving Latin Leaders Cancer [VIDEO]

In recent months, Latin leaders, including Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez, Paraguay’s Fernando Lugo, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff and former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, have all been diagnosed with cancer.

Simple coincidence — or an American plot?

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Veteran Who Has Two Towels Left Inside His Body After Cancer Surgery Gets $275,000

A United States Veteran has received a settlement in the amount of $275,000 after having two towels left inside his body after having a cancerous kidney removed.

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Woman Makes Santa’s Naughty List for Falsely Claiming She Had Cancer [VIDEO]

If anyone is going to get a lumps of coal in his or her stocking this year, it’s Martha Nicholas. The Virginian woman was arrested Wednesday for bilking kind-hearted people out of money by falsely claiming she had cancer. Nicholas, 42, duped even her husband and children along the way, claimed she was a four-time cancer patient and participated in multiple cancer fundraisers

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Should Nuns Be Offered the Pill to Reduce Cancer Risks? — Health Check

If you were going to choose a segment of society least likely to need birth control pills, no one could fault you for putting nuns at the top of the list. Researchers, however, say the notoriously contraceptive-averse Catholic Church should make the pills available to those women to reduce their risk of cancer.

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Lung Cancer Is Officially No Longer Just a ‘Smoker’s Disease’ — Health Check

While most cases of lung cancer occur in smokers, nearly 20 percent of cases strike those who’ve never touched a cigarette. When it comes down to the facts, 32,000 nonsmoking Americans die from lung cancer every year — so many that experts say it’s time to stop calling it “the smoker’s disease.”

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