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{FD} Top cancer doctors have some advice about alcohol

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Name things that increase your risk of cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Risk of ****** cancer recurrence lasts for decades

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Many women who follow initial ****** cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} Widow claims 9/11 toxins gave her teacher husband cancer

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The widow of a retired Stuyvesant HS chemistry teacher who died of a rare brain cancer in 2006 says exposure to toxins from the World Trade Center site killed her husband. Continue reading

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{FD} 11 easy ways to protect against cancer-causing chemicals

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Cancer experts have identified 20 chemicals suspected of causing cancer. Here’s how to avoid them. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman who faked terminal cancer for donations gets 25 years in jail

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An Alabama woman who duped family and friends into believing she had terminal cancer and collected hundreds of thousands of dollars through GoFundMe pages was sentenced to jail on Wednesday, after she pleaded guilty in August to two charges stemming fr… Continue reading

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{FD} Woman who faked terminal cancer for donations gets 25 months in jail

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An Alabama woman who duped family and friends into believing she had terminal cancer and collected hundreds of thousands of dollars through GoFundMe pages was sentenced to jail on Wednesday, after she pleaded guilty in August to two charges stemming fr… Continue reading

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{FD} Student battling cancer claims she was shamed for parking in handicapped spot

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A University of Kentucky student whose jeep was covered in shameful posts after she parked in a designated handicapped space wants others to realize that not all illnesses are visible. Continue reading

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{FD} 11 easy ways to ward off cancer

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Cancer experts have identified 20 chemicals suspected of causing cancer. Here’s how to avoid them. Continue reading

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{FD} Cutting back on alcohol can prevent cancers, experts claim

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A large organization of cancer doctors has issued a call to action to minimize alcohol consumption. Continue reading

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{FD} Terminally ill boy with wish for Christmas cards receives 14,000 in one day

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Thousands of strangers have responded to a terminally ill boy’s wish for Christmas cards as he celebrates his favorite holiday a month early for one final time. Continue reading

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{FD} 9-year-old given month to live wishes for Christmas cards to celebrate favorite holiday

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A 9-year-old boy is celebrating his last Christmas early, and has asked for the world to send him holiday cards to help spread cheer. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom diagnosed with ****** cancer weeks after son starts leukemia treatment

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A mother is sharing how her 9-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia twice, just six weeks before she found out she had ****** cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

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More than 3 million people have watched a nurse in Tennessee serenade her dying patient with her favorite song after the woman’s daughter captured the emotional moment on video, and shared it on Facebook. Continue reading

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{FD} FDA approves intravenous version of Tesaro drug for chemotherapy nausea

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Tesaro Inc said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an intravenous version of its drug to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in adults. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer patient dies after multiple errors during chemotherapy treatment, report claims

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Health investigators in Minnesota are questioning at least one nurse at an assisted living facility after a deceased patient who was scheduled to receive 42 doses of chemotherapy medications in a 12-week period only got 26. Continue reading

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{FD} High school football team plays for terminally ill 3-year-old

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A high school football team is playing for more than touchdowns and stats after a relative reached out and asked if they could honor a 3-year-old girl facing a terminal illness. Continue reading

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{FD} Man accused of helping girlfriend commit suicide said he thought she had terminal cancer

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Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend’s death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn’t find any tumors. Continue reading

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{FD} Pastor removes 5-year-old boy’s grave marker after payment dispute

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A North Carolina couple is experiencing a second heartbreak after their 5-year-old son’s grave marker was repossessed by the manufacturer over payment dispute. Continue reading

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{FD} Michigan cancer survivor loses everything in house fire

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A Michigan mother of four who survived cancer and is a double amputee is wondering how she’ll rebuild after her family lost everything in a house fire. Continue reading

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{FD} Billboard featuring chemo bell to ring every time child finishes treatment

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A giant billboard over Interstate 44 will now help children mark the end of their chemotherapy treatment at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

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{FD} Child and teen obesity rates soar globally, WHO reports

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The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study said on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy whose town threw him an early Christmas dies

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A 3-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted his small southern Kansas hometown to celebrate Christmas in September has died. Continue reading

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{FD} Outrage over pharmaceutical company that created ‘fake’ cancer patients

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Insys Therapeutics has been accused of creating fake cancer patients to help sales of its drug Subsys. Cancer activists say the actions are shameful. Continue reading

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{FD} ****** cancer survivors share their advice

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While going through treatment may seem daunting, two ****** cancer patients who became good friends have spoken out about their experiences — and have shared their advice. Continue reading

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{FD} CDC: 40 percent of cancers linked to obesity, overweight

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An unhealthy diet may affect more than just your waistband, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ‘Vital Signs’ report shows. Continue reading

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{FD} ****** Cancer Awareness Month: Stages and survival rates

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For patients with ****** cancer, it’s important to know which stage of the disease they have. Continue reading

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{FD} National ****** Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know

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“Mammogram.” “Triple-negative.” “Tumor stage.” Women may hear some — or all — of these words while speaking to their doctors about ****** cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} Recent cancer cases among Cincinnati police prompts call for action from union head

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At least 30 current and former police officers in a Cincinnati suburb have reportedly been diagnosed with cancer, prompting the police union president to call for action on a plan to move the station’s headquarters. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer couldn’t stop high school runner from finishing one more race

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His cross country season may be cut short, but only so he can come back healthy and strong to PR in the mile this spring. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer survivor becomes nurse at hospital that treated her

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A 24-year-old Georgia woman who overcame cancer twice as in her life has fulfilled her dream of becoming a nurse at the hospital that treated her. Continue reading

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{FD} Coffee sold in California could carry cancer warning labels

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A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. Continue reading

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{FD} ****** cancer symptoms to look out for

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As Oct. 1 marks the start of National ****** Cancer Awareness Month, there are symptoms that women can look out for — and speak to their doctors about if they’re spotted. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgia girl, 7, dies before chance to spend day with SF police: report

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A brave 7-year-old girl from Georgia who was scheduled to spend a day with the San Francisco Police Department in a few days, died Tuesday after a 4-year fight with neuroblastoma. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgia girl battling cancer dies before spending day with San Francisco police

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A brave 7-year-old girl from Georgia who was scheduled to spend a day with the San Francisco Police Department in a few days, died Tuesday after a 4-year fight with neuroblastoma. Continue reading

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{FD} Devils’ Boyle diagnosed with leukemia after camp physical

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Veteran forward Brian Boyle has his eyes set on the New Jersey Devils’ season opener on Oct. 7 despite being diagnosed with leukemia after a team physical at the start of camp. Continue reading

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{FD} Menopause hormone therapy not linked to premature death

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Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be no more likely to die prematurely than women who don’t take hormones, a new study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} Middle-age women can choose Pap smear or HPV test for cancer screening

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Middle-aged women can choose which test to undergo for cervical cancer screening, according to a draft recommendation from an influential group backed by the U.S. government. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecting the dots between HPV and oral cancer

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Nobody likes the sound of an infection dubbed the human papillomavirus (or HPV). Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Pen’ can detect cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, researchers claim

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A new handheld device, the MasSpec Pen, could someday help cancer surgeons figure out what to cut and what to leave alone in real time. Continue reading

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{FD} Widower shares photo of late wife in wedding dress she never wore

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A man whose wife died of cancer two weeks before their Feb. Continue reading

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{FD} This last-resort test saved 2 women from cancer

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Genomic testing pointed these two cancer survivors towards effective treatment. Continue reading

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{FD} Prostate cancer symptoms and warning signs

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National Prostate Cancer Awareness month will take place throughout September. Continue reading

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{FD} 7-year-old with terminal cancer wants to swim with mermaids

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A 7-year-old girl who has been battling cancer since she was 3 has a list of things she would like to see and do as she enters hospice care. Continue reading

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{FD} Houston police officer battling cancer braves floodwaters to rescue residents

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A Houston police officer battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer has helped to rescue hundreds from the floodwaters left behind by historic storm Harvey. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘I needed to be next to my patient’: The cancer doctor who braved Harvey to reach his hospital

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Dr. Adi Diab walked roughly three miles, wading through stretches shin-deep waters, to help his team conduct an experimental treatment. Continue reading

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{FD} Why it’s difficult to diagnose liver cancer

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You know how important your digestive system is to your life, but you might not think about its importance in your normal day to day. Continue reading

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{FD} Ovarian cancer symptoms and warning signs

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On Sept. 1, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month begins. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer patients lack access to fertility support

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Up to half of cancer patients of reproductive age do not receive adequate information about the impact of treatment on their fertility, decreasing their options for family planning and support, a new study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} US clears first ‘living drug’ for tough childhood leukemia

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. Continue reading

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{FD} Childhood cancer by the numbers

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Sept. 1 marks the beginning of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Continue reading

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