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A draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says women between ages 30 and 65 should get a Pap test every three years or an HPV screening every five years, but they don’t need to do both.
Doctors and researchers at the five University of California centers will pool their expertise and resources to tackle an illness that kills 60,000 Californians each year and costs $14 billion in medical care and lost work days.
Study suggests that many small tumors are sleepy, not deadly.
A breast cancer survivor and author has helped numerous patients explore the feelings awakened by their disease — and feel better.
A genetically altered cancer drug, based on CAR T-cell therapies, could be a big success with leukemia patients but at a staggering cost.
Although deaths from colorectal cancer are declining, researchers find rates of the disease among white men and women younger than 55 have spiked since the mid-1990s.
Thinking they were protected from insurance discrimination, many people got tested to see if they were likely to develop serious diseases. Legislation pushed by Republican leaders in Congress would leave them vulnerable.
Among hurdles: Older adults may have multiple illnesses that could complicate research or they might be unable to manage the commute.
A new study shows that a lower proportion of Asian women get timely follow-up appointments after abnormal mammograms than whites.
Due to poor doctor-patient communication, most people with advanced cancer don’t know enough about their disease to make vital decisions.