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U.S. Cancer Rates Drop, While Obesity Related Cancers Increase

There has been a steady drop in in the cancer death rate in the United States, but obesity related cancers, such as kidney cancer, is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual report.

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Hugo Chavez Thinks the US Might Be Giving Latin Leaders Cancer [VIDEO]

In recent months, Latin leaders, including Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez, Paraguay’s Fernando Lugo, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff and former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, have all been diagnosed with cancer.

Simple coincidence — or an American plot?

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New ACS Cancer Screening Guidelines

To create more transparency about cancer screening and its true benefits and harms the American Cancer Society (ACS) has revised its guidelines.

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Woman Makes Santa’s Naughty List for Falsely Claiming She Had Cancer [VIDEO]

If anyone is going to get a lumps of coal in his or her stocking this year, it’s Martha Nicholas. The Virginian woman was arrested Wednesday for bilking kind-hearted people out of money by falsely claiming she had cancer. Nicholas, 42, duped even her husband and children along the way, claimed she was a four-time cancer patient and participated in multiple cancer fundraisers

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Hey Ladies, Fight Cancer by Drinking Coffee — Health Check

If you’re one of those women people tease because you’re never seen without a Starbucks cup in your hand, you may actually be bettering your health. All that coffee might be warding off cancer.

Researchers at Harvard University who followed the medical records of more than 67,000 women over a 26-year period found that those who drank at least four cups of java per day had a 25 percent lower risk of developing endometrial cancer (cancer of the uterus lining), with a seven percent decrease seen in those who drank two cups daily.

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Joe Paterno Afflicted with Lung Cancer After Firing From Penn State

Less than 10 days after being fired from a job he held for nearly 46 years, former Penn State coach Joe Paterno revealed Friday he has lung cancer. A statement delivered by son Scott Paterno said the cancer is treatable and doctors expect the coaching legend to make a full recovery.

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Can Sitting Too Long Increase the Odds of Getting Cancer?

A new analysis found that prolonged sitting and a lack of physical activity could be the cause of more than 90,000 new cases of breast cancer and colon cancer reported each year.

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Can Coffee Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer?

Your daily cups of joe may be doing more than just giving you the energy to face the day.

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Hair Stylists and Barbers Could Be Weapons in War Against Skin Cancer

A new study reveals hair stylists and barbers are excellent detectors of skin cancers on the scalp, neck and face, areas often difficult to see by others.

Two hundred stylists and barbers in Houston, TX were surveyed, and researchers found that although few of them had been formally trained to spot cancer, more than half had already found cancerous moles or lesions on clients.

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Mom with Cancer Dies to Save Unborn Baby [VIDEO]

A selfless mother has died to save her unborn baby.

The woman was diagnosed with a life-threatening form of cancer and refused chemotherapy so that her child could be born, even though it meant she would die.

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