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One especially disturbing criticism is that screening mammography may lead to “overtreatment,” in which some women go through grueling therapies - surgery, radiation, chemotherapy - they do not need. Indeed, some studies estimate tha...
One of the defining moments in the history of breast cancer occurred in 1974 when first lady Betty Ford spoke openly about her mastectomy, lifting a veil of secrecy from the disease and ushering in a new era of breast cancer awareness.
The bacterial makeup of the intestines may help determine whether people gain weight or lose it, according to two new studies, one in humans and one in mice.
A treatment that genetically alters a patient's own immune cells to fight cancer has, for the first time, produced remissions in adults with an acute leukemia that is usually lethal, researchers are reporting.
Radiation treatment for breast cancer can increase a woman's risk of heart disease, doctors have long known. But the size of the added risk has not been clear.
The incidence of advanced breast cancer among younger women, ages 25-39, may have increased slightly over the last three decades, according to a study released Tuesday.
Cathy Literski could tell something was wrong just from her mother's voice on the telephone.
Eddie Lovelace, a Kentucky judge still on the bench into his late 70s, had a penchant for reciting Shakespeare from memory and telling funny stories in his big, booming voice. But a car accident last spring left him with severe neck pain, and in...
The nation's growing outbreak of meningitis, linked to spinal injections for back pain, was a calamity waiting to happen the result of a lightly regulated type of drug production that had a troubled past colliding with a popular treat...