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The Cancer Death Rate Decline Has Doubled

The Cancer Death Rate Decline Has Doubled

Recent findings in a report published in the latest issue of Cancer shows cancer death rates dropped steadily on average 2.1 percent per year from 2002 through 2004, nearly twice the annual decrease of 1.1 percent per year from 1993 through 2002. Despite overall higher death rates for men, th... Read More


African American Women and Breast Cancer

African American Women and Breast Cancer

I was afraid that I wouldn’'t be able to see my children grow up and my grandchild grow, you get this really scary feeling inside,” says Rosamond Stallings. When 45 year old Rosamond Stallings was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 years ago, doctors urged her to immediately have a mastectomy. “Th... Read More


Video Games Beneficial for.. Surgeons?

Video Games Beneficial for.. Surgeons?

Trainee surgeons playing video games before they head into simulated surgery? Sounds like a recipe for disaster, but the Bannar Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix has found it may be time well spent. The Nintendo Wii video game system uses a novel "Wiimote" control system, which allows ... Read More


Lose the Extra Pounds if You Want to Cut Your Risk of Cancer

Lose the Extra Pounds if You Want to Cut Your Risk of Cancer

A study by The World Cancer Research Fund has constructed the largest inquiry into lifestyle and cancer and has warned that even those who are not overweight should slim down if they want to cut their risk of cancer. Several of the stark recommendations include not gaining weight as an adult,... Read More


Cancer Patients In Need of Psychological and Social Support

Cancer Patients In Need of Psychological and Social Support

A recent report from the Institute of Medicine addresses the toll that cancer therapies have on patients' mental and emotional state that may potentially cause other health problems. Cancer treatments save and prolong many people's lives; however, care that focuses solely on eradicating tumor... Read More


All Types of Alcohol Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

All Types of Alcohol Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

A recent study by Kaiser Permanente Researchers has found that the effects of alcohol on breast cancer are the same, regardless of whether a woman drinks wine, beer, or liquor. The ethyl alcohol found in those drinks and the quantity consumed are the factors that weigh heavily on breast cance... Read More


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