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FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer: New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says
Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk: Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients: Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds
Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay: Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report
'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds: Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table
High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain: Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests
Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?: Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors
Deaths From Colon Cancer Up Among Younger White Americans: Uptick has researchers puzzled and questioning screening guidelines
Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood: Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say
Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay: People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds
For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer: Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports: Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'
Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives: But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say
Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers: Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests
Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study: Differences in biology or in the quality of screenings blacks receive may be to blame, researchers say
Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults: But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds
Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings: Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies
More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare: Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say
Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer: For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say
Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?: Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say
Get Ready for Your 'Capsule Robot' Colon Cancer Check: Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say
Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk: After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds
Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study: Transportation issues, lack of awareness and other barriers may be at issue
'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV: AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030
Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths: Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says