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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A survey of cancer doctors finds that some believe they get paid more when they administer their patients' chemotherapy and other drugs, raising concerns about conflict of interest and the potential for overtreatment....
When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed. The near-starvation...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women who have been treated for breast cancer, heavier women are more likely to have their disease come back and more likely to die of cancer, according to a new study. That could be because certain hormones that are...
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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At least two thirds of people with advanced cancer in a new survey believed the chemotherapy they're receiving might cure them, even though the treatment is only being given to buy some time or make them comfortable. "Their...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study. "It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...
CW33 NewsIn July of 2009--Maria Baker's life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer-- but a follow-up genetic test showed she didn't carry the mutated gene that could be passed along to her children Dillon and James. Even though the test...
Stuart Powell welcomes new body shop manager Brian McQueary brings 21 years of experience to Stuart Powell in repair of all makes and models. During that time, McQueary gained six years of experience as an insurance adjuster, and is I-CAR Platinum...
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Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
U.S. News & World ReportYou probably saw the recent headline: Colonoscopy may not be as effective as previously thought at preventing colorectal cancer, which killed an estimated 50,000 people last year. But whether the procedure cuts the risk of getting and dying from colon...
Allentown State Hospital, 1600 Hanover Ave., Allentown, 610-740-3200 Central Montgomery Medical Center, 100 Medical Campus Dr., Lansdale, 215-368-2100, www.cmmc-uhs.com Doylestown Hospital, 595 W. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-2200, www.dh.org...
Of The Morning CallPennsylvania is a great place to live and raise a family, but economic woes are dragging down the state's quality of life, many residents believe. One quarter of the population frets about losing a job in the next year, especially women and workers...
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