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3 years 11 months ago

Boobies bracelets brouhaha

Breast cancer awareness bracelets have been banned at a South Dakota high school. The bracelets read "I Love Boobies". While some school districts are allowing students to wear them inside out, Baltic High school is taking a zero tolerance approach. "If you're supporting a cause then what...

4 years 2 months ago

Study: Exercise benefits cancer patients

Exercise can benefit some cancer patients during their treatment. Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit created a customized exercise program -- according to a patient's weight, overall health and type of cancer treatment. Those on the exercise regime said their quality of life improved and that they felt...

4 years 3 months ago

Study being down on new type of mammogram

Women over the age of 35, might be eligible to test a new type of mammogram being offered in several cities. It's called Tomo-synthesis, and it provides a 3-D image. Tomo-synthesis looks like a regular mammogram machine, except that it takes multiple 3-D images are over the breast. Those...

4 years 9 months ago

Clearing up cancer screening confusion

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they don't. Last year, a number of groups got together and issued consensus guidelines for colon cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a...

4 years 9 months ago

Clearing up cancer screening confusion

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they don't. Last year, a number of groups got together and issued consensus guidelines for colon cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a...

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