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Cancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk

With more than 15.5 million cancer survivors alive today in the US, chances are that you or someone you know has faced cancer. Each June, cancer survivors celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day, sponsored by the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation. ...
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Few primary care physicians lack enough knowledge of cancer treatment ...

The idea of team-based cancer care most often focuses on involving primary care physicians in the care of cancer survivors. But research has shown patients are discussing initial cancer treatment options with their primary care doctors. And now a new ...
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‘Cancer killing more people than HIV, malaria combined’

Cancer has been considered as one of the world’s most pressing health concerns, killing in excess of eight million people every year, more than HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Dr Efua Commeh, the Ghana Health Service Deputy Programme ...
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Obesity-linked cancers on the rise in young adults

Washington: A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality, researchers warned Monday. In a sweeping study covering two-thirds of the US population, ...