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Gene-Targeted Rx Offers Hope for Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer can be tough to treat once it has spread throughout the body. But a new, gene-targeting pill may soon be here to help.
How Ethnicity Affects Cancer Risk
Your ethnicity may be a factor in your cancer risk.
This Common Diabetes Rx May Be Safer Than Previously Thought
Weighing the benefits of medications against their potential risks is a common conundrum for many doctors. But, for one common diabetes medication, that decision may have gotten a little easier.
The Changing Course of Prostate Cancer Treatment
Treating prostate cancer is a balancing act — not too much treatment, but not too little. And it looks as though doctors may be getting better at balancing.
Prevention Key as Cancer Rates Rise
You'd be hard-pressed to find a person who didn't know anyone affected by cancer. New evidence is highlighting just how widespread the disease is — and what can be done to stop it.
Advice for Smarter, Cost-Saving Cancer Screening
Catching cancer early can save lives, but screening too often — without good reason — may be costly and harmful.
Having Surgery? Quit Smoking
Ditching those cigarettes may help more than just your lungs.
How a Cholesterol Rx Might Combat Prostate Cancer
Sometimes two medications may be better than one — at least when it comes to prostate cancer treatment.
A New Prostate Cancer Risk Factor
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
What Keeping Fit Could Do for Your Cancer Risk
Physical activity is a vital part of a healthy life. While research has clearly shown its benefits in preventing heart disease, fitness may lower the risk of certain cancers as well.