One-Fourth of U.S. Cancer Deaths Linked with 1 Thing: SmokingThe rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
New Follow-Up Care Guidelines Released for Breast Cancer SurvivorsAs for the extra medical tests ordered in years past, Schwartz says it was realized that "was never beneficial."
Both Kansas Cities Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council voted 11-1 Thursday in favor of an ordinance raising the minimum age to tobacco products, rolling papers and alternative nicotine products to 21.
New Mammogram Guidelines Leave Many Women With QuestionsThe new guidelines from the American Cancer Society say women at average risk should have their first mammogram at age 45, instead of 40.
Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention StudyFewer than half of U.S. states passed three or more of the nine categories.
Hundreds in Washington DC Asking for Cancer Research FundingLocal cancer patients and their doctors join hundreds in Washington DC this week, urging Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.
Missouri Lagging In Cancer Fight, Says ReportAmerican Cancer Society spokeswoman says state reached 0 of 12 benchmarks.
Missouri Governor Signs Oral Chemotherapy BillMissouri cancer patients could soon find it more affordable to take chemotherapy pills under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday.
Mo. Lawmakers Outline Oral Chemotherapy MeasureA group of Missouri lawmakers joined health care advocates to outline a plan aimed at reducing the cost of pill-form chemotherapy.
National Cancer Study Reaches Goal of 300,000 ParticipantsA massive national study on cancer prevention has reached its goal for participants. It's called the American Cancer Society's - Cancer Prevention Study 3.
American Cancer Society Looking for VolunteersThe American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 volunteers for the Cancer Prevention Study 3, that may last up to 30 years.
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