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One simple blood test could diagnose two types of cancer

Infrared spectroscopy — used to identify and study chemicals — used in blood tests could potentially diagnose lymphoma and melanoma, a new study found. Researchers at Georgia State University used the technique to analyze blood samples from mice with non-Hodgkin’s ...

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SEE IT: Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain over her dad’s cancer

Joe Biden eased Meghan McCain’s fears over her father John McCain’s cancer during “The View” on Wednesday. The Arizona senator was diagnosed earlier this year with glioblastoma, the brain cancer that killed Biden’s son Beau in 2015. Former Vice President ...

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Dr. Samadi: 12 early signs of cancer men should never ignore

Men are notorious for avoiding doctors at all costs. At any sign of trouble, men may delay a visit to their doctor as long as possible hoping whatever it is will go away. But ignoring bodily symptoms signaling trouble can ...

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Gum disease can lead to this kind of cancer

One more reason your mother was right about flossing regularly — diseased gums can lead to esophageal cancer, says a new study. The presence of two kinds of bacteria, especially Tannerella forsythia, is tied to a 21% increase in the ...

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Tarek El Moussa thought he ‘was going to die’ from cancer

HGTV star Tarek El Moussa feared the worst four years ago after receiving his second cancer diagnosis in as many months. “No joke, I thought I was going to die,” El Moussa told Us Weekly. “I was like, ‘Two cancers?'” ...

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Cancer drugs could control high blood pressure

Drugs that fight cancer may also be used to control high blood pressure, according to a new Georgetown University study. Researchers have called the finding a real advance in the treatment of high blood pressure. While there are numerous hypertension ...

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Molly O’Neill, Paul's sister, starts GoFundMe for cancer meds

Yankee legend Paul O’Neill’s sister has hit some hard times and has turned to a GoFund Me page for cash to pay her medical bills. Molly O’Neill, a best-selling cookbook author and the older sister of the former right fielder, ...

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IUD use linked to 30% lower risk of cervical cancer

Intrauterine devices may be helpful in lowering risk of cervical cancer, a new study published in the Obstetrics and Gynecology journal suggests. Victoria Cortessis of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles led a team of researchers who examined ...

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Take these preventative steps to lower your breast cancer risk

I’m often asked if there are preventive steps people can take to cut their breast cancer risk. And the answer is yes! For starters, avoid hormone-replacement therapy and get mammograms and other screenings as recommended by your doctor. But you ...

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Marijuana products don’t cure cancer, FDA warns

This cannabis can’t. The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on marijuana supplements that claim to cure cancer. Four companies were the center of an FDA news release on Wednesday which stated that the companies were “illegally selling products ...

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