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Save a Few ‘Hotspots’, Colon Cancer Rates are Down

Colon Cancer Deaths Are Down, But Not In These Hotspots

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Colon cancer deaths are on the way down across the U.S. — with the exception of three large hotspots, researchers reported Wednesday. A so-called ‘perfect storm’ of high rates of obesity, low education and a lack of access to medical ...

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Connecticut Teen Forced Into Chemotherapy Released From Hospital

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A Connecticut teen who was forced by courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished treatment and is expected to be released from the hospital. The teen, identified in court documents only as Cassandra C., told The Associated Press ...

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Breast Cancer Drug Deemed Too Expensive

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently urged Swiss drug manufacturer Roche, to look at cutting the cost of Kadcyla a groundbreaking breast cancer drug that the National Health Service or NHS deemed too expensive for routine ...

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