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Surgical options after a cancer diagnosis in one breast

Dear Mayo Clinic: My daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer at 54 and had surgery to remove one breast. Her surgeon told her that it wasn't necessary to remove both breasts, because she was not at high risk for developing ...

Nov 09, 2016
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Alcohol's cancer toll revealed

Alcohol consumption caused more than 700,000 new cancer cases and around 366,000 cancer deaths in 2012, mainly in rich countries, according to data reported Wednesday to the World Cancer Congress in Paris.

Nov 02, 2016
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Anal cancer rates rising in many parts of the world

(HealthDay)—Anal cancer rates are on the rise in many countries. But vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV)—a virus linked to the development of anal cancer—may help curb rates of the disease, a new study suggests.

Nov 02, 2016
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