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16 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Breast cancer recurrence risk down since 1980s

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Rates of breast cancer recurrence fell by half or more between the 1980s and the early 2000s - likely due to improved treatments and increased screenings, according to a new study from Canada. The analysis of data on Canadian breast cancer patients offers reassurance that breast cancer survival is improving and also provides ...

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NOV 25, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Half A Million Cancer Diagnoses A Year Are Due To Obesity, World Health Organization Says

* Almost a quarter of cancers in America are obesity-linked * High BMI linked to bowel, kidney, breast and other cancers * Proportion of cancers due to overweight is higher in women * Global problem likely to grow with economic developement By Kate Kelland LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due ...

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NOV 25, 2014 - CNN

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Lung cancer battle: Time for action

Lung cancer kills nearly twice as many women as breast cancer, but there is no sea of ribbons, no colored NFL cleats, no national monuments aglow in pink for lung cancer awareness.

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NOV 25, 2014 - Health Canal

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More breast cancer patients opting for mastectomy, Vanderbilt study finds

Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing breast conservation surgery even when they have early stage disease that is confined to one breast, a Vanderbilt study shows. In the past decade, there have also been marked trends toward higher proportions of women opting for breast reconstruction.

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NOV 24, 2014 - Family Practice News

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Breast cancer relapse risk halved since 1986

Breast cancer outcomes have improved significantly over the past 3 decades, with major gains in relapse-free survival and declines in mortality for al

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