December 12, 2013 RSS feed / World

Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of More...

Many lung cancer tumors prove to be harmless

CHICAGO (AP) — Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.   The analysis suggests the world’s No. More...

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