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Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
New Device Guides Breast Cancer Biopsies
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to guide lymph node biopsies in patients with breast cancer.
BRCA Mutations: Who Should Get Tested?
BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations increase breast cancer risk. So how do you know if you have these gene mutations?
Sunscreen and Sun This Summer
Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep yourself and your family sun-safe.
Staying Safe in the Summer Sun
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. What are you doing to protect your skin?
Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
A New Combo Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medications to treat certain types of thyroid cancer.
Breast Implants and Lymphoma
If you are considering breast augmentation, odds are you have many questions about possible risks. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently warned about one potentially serious risk.
FDA Approves At-Home Cancer Risk Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a home DNA test that can provide limited information about cancer risk.
Processed Foods: A Potential Cancer Risk
Eating highly processed foods like donuts and sugary cereals may increase your risk of developing cancer, according to a new study.