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1 hr ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Weight loss can cut your cancer risk, says Yorkshire cancer charity

Death rates for the most lethal cancers have dropped across the region by almost a third in the last 20 years, according to new figures.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News 4 Jax

Free prostate, colorectal cancer screenings

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime and the disease is treatable if diagnosed early.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health

Bradenton.com

Denbrock recovering from prostate cancer

Denbrock said he learned he had cancer while undergoing blood tests in June while applying for life insurance.

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Related Topix: Health, Bradenton, FL

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Denbrock recovering from prostate cancer

Denbrock said he learned he had cancer while undergoing blood tests in June while applying for life insurance.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

UT Medical Center holding 7th annual Man Run for prostate cancer research

Bob Spining is getting his laps in, ready to take part in the Man Run. He's a prostate cancer survivor.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Lenoir City, TN, Loudon, TN, Knoxville, TN

Scotsman.com

Scots to receive robot-assisted surgery by 2015

SCOTTISH PATIENTS are to start receiving hi-tech robot-assisted surgery from the start of next year, it was announced yesterday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Robots, Science / Technology, Health

Knutsford Guardian

Connolly 'doing incredibly well'

Billy Connolly could have had Parkinson's disease for around 10 years before it was diagnosed, his wife has revealed.

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Related Topix: Billy Connolly, Parkinson's Disease, Health, Pamela Stephenson

Fox News

Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Oncology, Medicine, Health, University of Connecticut

Kiama Independent

Cutting hair for a cause

ALBION Park's Amanda Halls is putting her hair where her heart is when she shaves her head in aid of the Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

Golf legend Arnold Palmer has successful pacemaker surgery

Golf legend Arnold Palmer had a pacemaker implanted on Monday to correct an abnormal heartbeat, according to his website.

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Bloomberg

Too Many Cancer Screening Wasted on Those Facing Death

Older patients who aren't expected to live more than another decade are still being screened too often for cancers, causing more harm than good, a study found.

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Related Topix: Health, Cervical Cancer, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Oncology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Medical News

BRCA2 mutations herald poor prognosis in screen-detected prostate cancer

Among men with prostate cancer detected on screening, survival among those with a mutation in the BRCA2 gene is much poorer than in those without such a mutation, researchers report.

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Medical News

Study reveals treatment trends for prostate cancer in Japan

There has been a recent increase in use of radiotherapy in Japanese men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and a concomitant decrease in use of androgen deprivation therapy , study findings indicate.

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Related Topix: Health, Japanese-American, Asian-American, Oncology, Medicine

Medical News Today

Older patients with limited life expectancy still receiving cancer screenings

A substantial number of older patients with limited life expectancy continue to receive routine screenings for prostate, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer although the procedures are unlikely to benefit them.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Medicare

US News & World Report

Cancer: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

When Ed Susralski, 67, was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer in 2007, he told himself, "I have cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Nutrition, Orland Park, IL

Daily Mail

Deaths from most common cancers fall by a third in past 20 years:...

Deaths from most common cancers fall by a third in past 20 years: Research, innovative drugs and advances in surgery help to boost survival rates Deaths from some of the most common cancers have dropped by a third in the last 20 years, the latest figures show.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer

Medical News Today

NICE rejection of abiraterone before chemotherapy in advanced prostate cancer

Janssen statement in response to the NICE Final Appraisal Determination on the use of Zytiga prior to chemotherapy Janssen is extremely disappointed with the NICE Final Appraisal Determination 1 published today which does not recommend the use of Zytiga for the treatment of metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer , before chemotherapy .

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Medical News Today

Men most likely to undergo challenging study procedure identified by Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial

Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all steps of the clinical trial are most likely to undergo a biopsy, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention - a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Cancer, Proscar, Finasteride (generic)

Chronicle Live

Death rates in top four cancer killers fall by almost a quarter over 20 years in the North East

New figures released from Cancer Research UK show that less people are dying from breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancers Cancer death rates have fallen by almost a quarter in the North East in the last 20 years thanks to improved screening and treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Arimidex, Anastrozole (generic), Lung Cancer, Smoking

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Trinadad Express

Brothers and prostate cancer

A friend came to see me about two years ago. I had the opportunity to discuss prostate cancer risk assessment with him briefly some time before this encounter, but was not certain he fully understood what I was talking about.

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