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Special to the Los Angeles TimesBreast-cancer-screening isn't like looking for a needle in a haystack. It's harder. It's like looking for needles in a big field of haystacks, where some of the haystacks have needles, while most don't, but you don't know which are which, so you have to...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - A new analysis of evidence used by a U.S. advisory panel to roll back breast cancer screening guidelines suggests it may have ignored evidence that more frequent mammograms save more lives, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday....
Associated PressThe lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90% of U.S. mothers breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says. Those results, to be published online Monday in the journal...
Tags: Corporate Crime, Obesity, Infants, Diabetes, Medical Research
Special to the Los Angeles TimesPollutants and other chemicals in your environment — your home, your frontyard, your workplace — may be more toxic to your health than you know, according to a report released earlier this month. The President's Cancer Panel, an advisory group...
Special to the Los Angeles Times"I was looking for a good place to park my boat" is how Kate Hill, an American woman who grew up in Southern California, explains what brought her to this particular spot in Gascony, a rural region in southwestern France. Hill had been cruising the...
I recently underwent — in rapid succession — a root canal and my annual mammogram. The root canal was painless, thanks to my dental surgeon, who asked numerous questions, expressed great concern about my comfort and, on his own initiative,...
Excellence in care is not the work of one physician, one nurse or one procedure. It is the end result of a multi-disciplinary team working with the right resources, towards a common goal. The Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Cancer Program allows for...
The 33 NewsKaren Kuhlmann has fought breast cancer since she was diagnosed in July of 2009--she underwent traditional chemotherapy--and for a brief moment the future looked bright. "I had my bilateral mastectomy," Karen said. "I had the reconstruction, everything...
Tags: Science and Technology, Cancer, Liver, Breast Cancer, Oncology
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are investigating a possible link between breast implants and a very rare form of cancer after reviewing a handful of cases reported over the last 13 years. The cancer, known as anaplastic large cell...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How long a new mother breast-feeds can boil down to hassles at work, whether her doctor ever stressed how super-healthy it is, even whether Grandma approves. The U.S surgeon general is issuing a call Thursday to eliminate...
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BOSTON (AP) — Researchers are making progress on a blood test that can spot a single cancer cell among a billion healthy ones. The health care company Johnson & Johnson says it will join scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital, where the test...
Tags: Science and Technology, Blood, Cancer, Colon, Medical Research
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