Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising ResultsScientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.
Scientists Say 'Amazing' Breakthrough May Help Cure Breast CancerScientists say they have discovered an "absolutely amazing" new treatment which may cure the most resistant forms of cancer.
Price Of Cancer Drug Raised 1,400% By New OwnersThe 40-year-old medication, known as lomustine, has been used by patients suffering from brain tumors and Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Is Microwaving Plastic Food Containers Safe? Experts Say NoLindsey Malone, dietitian and manager of nutrition, says the materials in plastic containers can contaminate other objects when heated.
Dying Man Invites 1,000 Guests To 'End Of Life' PartySatoru Anzaki reportedly invited around 1,000 guests including friends, former classmates, business partners, and employees to his Dec. 11 gathering in Tokyo.
Woman Receives Heart-Wrenching Note, Final Gift From Dad 5 Years After His DeathA Tennessee woman celebrating her 21st birthday received one final gift from her father. The occasion was even more special because the young woman's dad passed away five years ago.
Blues Fans Petition For Ari Dougan Banner11-year-old cancer patient who became friends with team and fan base died Saturday, but inspired many.
Drinking Found to Increase Cancer RiskThe new position paper from the American Society of Clinical Oncology suggests even light drinking raises a person's risk of common malignancies, including breast, colon, esophageal and head and neck cancers.
Big Billboard Bell Rings For Kids Who Defeat CancerYoung cancer patients at St. Louis Children's Hospital will now have a new – and louder – bell to ring to mark the end of their chemotherapy.
'Mutant Chickens' Laying Eggs Full Of Cancer-Fighting DrugsResearchers in Japan are using genetically engineered hens to lay cancer-battling eggs.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.

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