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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Overweight cancer patients may be malnourished

    (Reuters Health) – Overweight cancer patients may benefit from being tested for malnutrition, according to a new study. Obesity increases the risk for cancer, so many patients are overweight or obese at diagnosis, and are typically not screened...
  • Japan's 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

    When the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu...
  • Beloved Florida teacher dies after battle with brain cancer

    MIAMI David Menasche, the former English teacher at Coral Reef High School in Miami who wrote a poignant book about reconnecting with his former students after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, died Thursday. He was 41. A family member posted...
  • Penguins' Maatta returns after tumor removal

    The Sports Xchange Penguins' Maatta returns after tumor removal Only two weeks since he underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid, defenseman Olli Maatta will return to the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup on Tuesday night for their game...
  • NHL roundup: Pens' Maatta makes rapid recovery

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Pens' Maatta makes rapid recovery Only two weeks since he underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid, defenseman Olli Maatta will return to the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup on Tuesday night for their...
  • 'Distress Thermometer' a new focus of patient concern

    PHILADELPHIA When the staff at Abington Memorial Hospital handed the breast cancer patient its new "Distress Thermometer" questionnaire, she instantly felt conflicted. How could she, an early-stage patient with a good prognosis, say how she was really...
  • Penguins' Maatta has successful surgery to remove tumor

    The Sports Xchange Penguins' Maatta has successful surgery to remove tumor Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta had successful surgery Tuesday in Pittsburgh to remove a tumor in his thyroid gland. Penguins' team doctors have yet to rule out...
  • After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge

    After pulling herself and others out of the dark, another challenge
    To this day, Renee Banton can't fully explain why a college-educated woman from a solid middle-class family fell as far and disappeared for as long as she did. She can't blame it on having had a tough childhood in Carson, because her parents may have...
  • Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?

    Are wireless phones linked with brain cancer risk?
    (Reuters Health) - Swedes who talked on mobile or cordless phones for more than 25 years had triple the risk of a certain kind of brain cancer compared to those who used wireless phones for less than a year, a new study suggests. The odds of...
  • FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer

    FAU professor writes book about surviving cancer
    Until recently, Steven Lewis, 66, of Delray Beach, was a "skeptical scientist." An exercise physiologist and a visiting professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton,...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop

    Lehigh Valley health events include health expo, women's self-defense workshop
    COMMUNITY HEALTH EXPO 1 The Lehigh Valley Community Health Expo will be held noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum, 5 N. Front St., Allentown. Health-care organizations, nonprofits and community organizations will educate, demonstrate...