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  • Making A Different Kind Of Cancer Donation — To A Tissue Bank

    Making A Different Kind Of Cancer Donation — To A Tissue Bank
    Jane Pang has given her time, money and abounding energy to the fight against breast cancer. She's also shared the most personal and precious gift of all — a piece of herself. Earlier this year, Pang flew from Orange County, Calif., to...
  • Continue self-exams while pregnant and nursing

    Continue self-exams while pregnant and nursing
    Leah Snyder was living her fairytale. She married her prince charming and looked forward to having children. And her dreams came true when she gave birth to her baby girl. Snyder breast-fed her daughter for a year, and during that time, she felt lumps...
  • Belkys Silva's story of survival

    Belkys Silva's story of survival
    When the biopsy for cancer in her left breast came back positive, “my world flipped upside down in a matter of a second,” recalls Belkys Silva. “I was in shock and disbelief, my eyes began to water and a knot formed in my throat as I...
  • Baby boomers more likely than other people to be infected with hepatitis C and should be tested

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard that the CDC now recommends baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C. Is that true? If so, why is testing necessary? Wouldn't I have symptoms if I had the disease? ANSWER: It is true that the U.S. Centers for Disease...
  • Considering a gluten-free diet

    It's not just for people with celiac disease. But is it for you? In the world of trendy diets, the latest catchphrase is gluten-free. That's the eating style essential to people with celiac disease, which is an intolerance to the protein gluten—found...
  • Does a lung nodule mean cancer?

    Q: If a 40-year-old former smoker has been told she has pulmonary (lung) nodules, does this mean lung cancer? A: The term nodule is usually used to describe a small rounded growth or lump. This can appear anywhere on or in the body. Or it may be found on...
  • My prostate cancer month

    My prostate cancer month
    October, with its ubiquitous pink ribbons, has come to symbolize breast cancer awareness. I'm guessing you didn't know that September has a ribbon too — a little-seen light blue ribbon that is the sign of Prostate Cancer Awareness month. I didn't...
  • Doctors differ on prostate screening

    Doctors differ on prostate screening
    Prostate screening tests detect prostate cancer early, but questions about whether the tests do more harm than good have made them one of the most hotly debated areas of medicine. Some doctors and researchers believe testing for PSA, which stands for...
  • Peninsula's Project CARE coordinates specialist health care for the uninsured

     Peninsula's Project CARE coordinates specialist health care for the uninsured
    The lifetime waterman shifted uncomfortably on the narrow hospital bed. "I'd rather work a month for free than be here," said Edward "E.C." Hogge, Jr., who operates his deadrise, "Shannon Kay," out of Gloucester. Hogge was being prepped for a...
  • Wait-and-see may be best for early prostate cancer

    Wait-and-see may be best for early prostate cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Watching and routinely examining men with early, slow-growing prostate cancer is more effective and cheaper than sending them to surgery or radiation right away, according to a new study. The findings are based on a model of...
  • Urologists say most men may skip PSA test for prostate cancer

    Urologists say most men may skip PSA test for prostate cancer
    A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go his whole life without ever taking a PSA test, according to the American Urological Assn. In a new clinical guideline unveiled Friday, the urologists said that only men between the ages of 55 and...