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.
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.
Birth Control Containing Estrogen Linked to Breast Cancer RiskIt comes out to one more case of breast cancer a year for every 7700 women using birth control with hormones.
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.
Illinois Lottery's "Ticket for a Cure" is BackThe 2017 version of the Illinois Lottery's "Ticket For the Cure" game is now available.
Seinfeld's Julia Louis-Dreyfus Announces Breast Cancer DiagnosisAnother Hollywood star announces she has breast cancer, renewing awareness of the disease.
Report: 1 Glass of Alcohol Daily Can Increase Risk of Breast CancerA new breast cancer report is offering women guidance when it comes to risky and mitigating behavior.
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.
Missouri Among Top States for Double MastectomiesThe study found 42 percent of Missouri women between the ages of 20 and 44 who underwent surgery opted to remove both breasts.
Study Proves Soy Safe for Breast Cancer PatientsA new study out of Tufts University finds it is OK for breast cancer survivors to include soy products in their diet.
Health Check-Up: Breast Cancer, Zip Codes, and MalariaOn this segment, Fred covers a new study on breast cancer, how your zip code may decide your fate, and new findings on malaria.
Local Magazine Highlights Breast Cancer Survivors with Daring CoverFounder Cillah Hall says watching her friend battle and eventually succumb to breast cancer inspired the annual health issue.

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