Cancer Research

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Texas Vets: Pets Can Help With Cancer Research

Leading Texas veterinarians are mobilizing to enlist pets in the testing of experimental cancer therapies, a potential benefit to not just dogs and cats but people.

01/30/2012

A woman receives a mammogram screening. (credit: Getty Images/D. Clarke Evans/NBAE)

Report: We Control Many Breast Cancer Risk Factors

According to a new report, women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much radiation from medical tests.

12/07/2011

A view of a close up of a lung x-ray of a cigarette smoker. (credit: American Cancer Society via Getty Images)

Study: Lung Cancer X-Ray Screenings Have No Benefit

Routine chest X-rays do not prevent lung cancer deaths, not even in smokers or former smokers, according to a big government study challenging a once common type of screening.

10/26/2011

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighborhood Draped In Pink To Support Friend

When you drive through one North Texas neighborhood things may look a little different. That’s because pink has taken over most of the trees, yards, and doors.

10/14/2011

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