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Viewpoints: Until People Stop Smoking, Vaping, Many Of The Toughest Cancers Will Prevail; Why Is There So Little Guidance On Choosing Nursing Care?

Jun 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Some Colorectal Cancers Are "Born To Be Bad," Have Already Spread Long Before Diagnosis

Jun 18, 2019 , Forbes
Four out of five metastatic colorectal cancers have already spread long before people are diagnosed, shows new...
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Firefighters Diagnosed With Occupation Cancer Often Left Hanging By The Very Cities They Protected

Jun 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Firefighters these days are more likely to die of cancer than in the blazes themselves. But health coverage plans haven't adapted to that reality. "My city's workers' comp carrier initially flat-out said, 'We don't cover cancer,'" said firefighter Patrick Mahoney. He appealed his case and won, twice, but then the city of Baytown, Texas, sued him to get the decision reversed....
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There Will Be Over 22 Million Cancer Survivors In The U.S. By 2030, Says New Report

Jun 16, 2019 , Forbes
The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is set to boom by 2030 as new treatments and better screening and diagnosis boost...
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Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
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'Double-Edged Sword': Lung Cancer Radiation Rx May Raise Heart Attack Risk

Jun 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Double-Edged Sword': Lung Cancer Radiation Rx May Raise Heart Attack RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Your Drinking Water May Harbor Cancer-Causing Nitrate: Study

Jun 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Your Drinking Water May Harbor Cancer-Causing Nitrate: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Doctors Expected a Brain Tumor. It Was a Tapeworm

Jun 13, 2019 , RxList
Rachel Palma had been having odd symptoms for months — hallucinations, dropping things, trouble speaking. Her many visits to the emergency room didn't solve things. Finally, a brain scan revealed what seemed to be the cause: a marble-sized tumor. In September 2018, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City scheduled Rachel for surgery, expecting to find...
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He's 10 years old and just beat cancer. Now he's police chief for the day

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Cincinnati, Ohio, has a new police chief and he's only 10 years old....
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Report: Cancer-Causing Nitrates in Water Supply

Jun 13, 2019 , WebMD
Nitrate is responsible for nearly 12,600 cases of cancer a year, researchers from the Environmental Working Group...
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J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Jun 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $4.8 million in damages from each...
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Many breakfast cereals still contaminated by weed killer, environmental group says

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Several popular breakfast foods, including Cheerios and Nature Valley products, continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer, according to a report released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group....
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Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
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Nebula Genomics, Merck KGaA's EMD Serono partner on lung cancer pilot

Jun 12, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The blockchain-enabled startup's new pilot will rely on its database of sequenced...
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Disrupted Gut Microbiome Promotes Breast Cancer Spread In Mice

Jun 12, 2019 , Forbes
New research in mice has suggested that a disrupted gut microbiome may contribute to the chance of breast cancer cells...
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Cancer Survivors Predicted to Top 22 Million by 2030

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
Currently, thanks to better screening and treatment, more than 17 million Americans who had cancer remain alive, the American Cancer Society said in a new...
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1 in 4 Cancer Survivors Faces 'Financial Hardship' Due to Medical Costs

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 Cancer Survivors Faces 'Financial Hardship' Due to Medical CostsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine

Jun 08, 2019 , Forbes
Anal cancer, a rare cancer often caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been brought to the forefront as an actress shares her story of her own experience with this disease. HPV vaccination will reduce risk of HPV-related cancers in the...
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Unusual symptoms pointing to brain cancer turned into something completely different

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Brain tumor, the doctors said....
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The cost of cancer: 25% of survivors face financial hardship, report finds

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Cancer can take a toll not only on the body but also a patient's bank account -- and just how much of a toll has been revealed in a new report....
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