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ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments. An approach to oncology that has been in place...
Tags: Biotechnology, Leukemia, Vitamin A, Heart Problems, Chemotherapy
For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
Tags: Mastectomy, Sentara, Hysterectomy, Mammogram, Angelina Jolie
Phil Jackson never liked to compare Kobe Bryant to Michael Jordan. Believe me, I tried everything. Sometimes I'd ask him after random Lakers practices or before games against Charlotte, the team Jordan owned. Or after games in Chicago, where nostalgia...
York County's Relay for Life chairperson, Carol Wood, knows a lot about fighting cancer through her work and multiple family battles. Her father-in-law's death still haunts her. Describing the day in March, 2012 she said, "I left for one hour," eyes...
Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Local residents suffering from cancer no longer have to travel far for treatment, as the Cancer Institute at the Pioneers Memorial Hospital has begun accepting patients. The state-of-the-art center provides a full range of medical...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) - Stepping into the debate over who should be screened for lung cancer, a leading medical specialty group issued new guidelines on Tuesday recommending that doctors offer annual low-dose CT (computed tomography)...
firstname.lastname@example.orgActor and activist Angelina Jolie shared a secret with the world Tuesday that she had a preventive double mastectomy. She opted for the surgery after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer. The Oscar-winning...
I didn’t realize until now that Angelina Jolie and I have something in common: cancer. Or at least risk factors for it. Jolie, of course, has made worldwide headlines with her dramatic op-ed Tuesday in the New York Times describing her decision to...
Dr. Robert H. MacNerland decided to become a doctor while in Europe with the Army during World War II, when he provided technical assistance to medical personnel in mobile units. "He was sort of like Klinger from the TV show 'M*A*S*H,' where he wasn't...
The urinal gaming systems the Lehigh Valley IronPigs installed in men's restrooms at Coca-Cola Park before this season were selected as minor league baseball's April promo of the month, beating out more than 35 other submissions. The award makes the...
ReutersMay 13 (Reuters) - Medical device maker C.R. Bard Inc will pay about $48.3 million to resolve allegations it made illegal payments to hospitals and physicians to entice them to buy its radiation treatment for prostate cancer, the Justice Department said....
John Davison had athletics "in his veins," so after a long career in public education, he was the very definition of an active retiree. Befitting his Indiana roots, Davison loved basketball but was also an avid track runner and softball player. In...
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