CHICAGO (AP) - New lung cancer screening guidelines from three medical groups recommend annual scans but only for an older group of current or former heavy smokers. The advice applies only to those aged 55 to 74. The risks of screening younger or older smokers or nonsmokers outweigh any benefits,... more »
For years lawmakers have been looking for ways to keep cigarettes out of the hands of kids; today, its electronic cigarettes. The problem is, there has been no age-limit to use the product in Colorado; but the state legislature is on the verge of changing that.
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Donations are down but demand for services is up from the Pueblo County chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Pueblo County residents are encouraged to participate in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Saturday, Oct. 16. The event will raise money, educate people about... more »
A surprising new study finds that the cost of treating cancer in the United States nearly doubled over the past two decades. But expensive cancer drugs may not be the main reason why.
The study found that rising costs may have been driven more by the growing number of... more »
First it was mammograms--now it's Pap smears.
Most women in their 20s can have a Pap smear every two years instead of annually, say new guidelines that conclude that's enough to catch slow-growing cervical cancer.
The change by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists comes amid a... more »
The American Cancer Society is calling for a reduction in cancer-causing toxins we can't help but be exposed to on a daily basis.
Carcinogens may be found in our water, food, personal care products and the air we breathe, according to a new Cancer Society report released Wednesday. That's... more »
The streets of Reno, Nevada ran red on Saturday as hundreds took part in a massive food fight.
25 tons of ripe tomatoes provided the ammunition for the battle.
The food fight, which is based on a similar festival held in Bunol, Spain, was organized to raise money... more »