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Vaccinating HPV out of Existence
HPV, human papillomavirus, vaccination campaigns in the U.S. have led to a huge decrease in cases. The vaccine works best given early.
Vitamin D Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
Black and Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Why? Researchers think a lack of vitamin D may be the culprit.
An Artificial Sweetener - Cancer Connection
Non-nutritive sweeteners tend to be seen as a win-win for dieters, but the risk of certain cancers goes up with artificial sweetener use.
Red Meat May Not Be to Blame
Red meat and processed meats have been believed to contribute to colon cancer. New evidence suggests that may not be the case.
Eating for Your Best — and Longest — Life
It doesn't matter how old you are: improving your diet can add years to your life. Here's what to eat to cut your risk of killer diseases.
Reach for the Olive Oil
Using olive oil instead of mayo, margarine, butter, or other dairy fats led to an 8 to 34 percent lower risk of death from all causes.
HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer in Men
Human papilloma viruses are behind rising rates of oropharyngeal cancer in men. HPV vaccines could prevent most cases.
Cancer Treatment Gets a Boost from Fiber
Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy who ate diets high in fiber had much better outcomes than did those consuming less fiber.
Supplements Aren't Cancer Treatments
Taking nutritional supplements to try to treat cancer or prevent a recurrence is not good medicine. And they may interfere with treatments.
Cancer Patients Who Keep Marijuana Use a Secret
Some cancer patients use pot to ease symptoms, but many don’t tell their doctors about it -- even though It can interfere with treatment.
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