Local Specialist Share Prevention Tips for Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness month, prompting local specialists to remind women about prevention tips.
Study: Certain Regions Have Higher Cancer RatesThe American Medical Association is out with a new report that shows parts of the Heartland along the Mississippi River are hot spots for certain cancers.
Doctor Offers Recommendation on When to Start MammogramsA local breast cancer surgeon says women have a right to be confused over when they should get that first mammogram because there is no consensus among the experts.
Women With Dense Breasts Should Be Screened Annually, Study SaysHow often should a woman get a mammogram? A new study says it all depends on her medical history and breast density.
Health Officials Urge Prostate Cancer Patients to Screen BRCA GeneWashington University and Barnes Jewish Urologist Dr. Gerald Andriole says men with advanced prostate cancer are being urged to be screened for the BRCA gene.
TSA Chief Says Progress Being Made on Shortening LinesTSA also is exploring the possibility of adding automated screening technology at more than a dozen airports that can speed up lines by as much as 30 percent.
Missouri Lawmakers Seek Special Session Over RefugeesNixon on Monday called on the federal government to ensure strong safeguards in screening refugees, but he did not say he'd pause relocations.
New Guidelines on When Women Should Start Getting Mammograms"Currently from the American Cancer Society, based on these guidelines, yearly screening mammograms should start at age 45 for a woman at an average risk of getting breast cancer."
New Study Shows Effectiveness of MammogramsAn expert panel finds mammograms are most beneficial for women between the ages of 50 and 74.
Ebola Screening Measures Rest on Federal LawLambert-St. Louis International Airport isn't one of the five U.S. airports that will begin screening incoming passengers from West Africa because it has no arriving international flights from overseas.

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