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Should Belly Fat Prompt Early Colon Cancer Screens? by Medline Plus Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 1:25pm Wednesday, August 11, 2010    By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A large waistline more than doubles the risk that people in their 40s will develop precancerous cells in the colon, according to Korean researchers. The chances ... Read on »
Low Cancer Screening Rates Raise Cancer Burden by A4M Posted Mon 13 Feb 2012 10:13pm Posted on 2012-02-13 06:00:00 in Cancer | Diagnostics | Each year, approximately 350,000 persons are diagnosed with breast, cervical, or colorectal cancer in the United States, and ... Read on »
Do Men Need Colon Cancer Screening Earlier Than Women Do? by HealthFinder Posted Tue 27 Sep 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Austrian study finds more cancers at younger ages in men. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Screening Methods in High Risk Women by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 8:05am The current breast cancer screening guidelines from the American Cancer Society recommend that women at high risk for breast cancer receive both a yearly mammogram in addition to a yearly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan starting around 25-30 years of age.  Women at elevated risk for breast cancer are generally those with gene mutations that ... Read on »
Screening Compliance, Stage of Cancers Detected Vary by Demographic by Posted Tue 14 Dec 2010 12:00am Study Estimates More than 600,000 Deaths Worldwide Caused by Secondhand Smoke Secondhand tobacco smoke is estimated to have caused more than 600,000 deaths and the loss of more than 10 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) worldwide in 2004, according to the first analysis of its kind. Wo ... Read on »
Cutting Copays May Increase Women's Cancer Screening by Medline Plus Posted Wed 27 Mar 2013 4:03pm More women may get screened for breast and cervical cancers if they don't have to pay for the tests, according to a new study from Japan. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer , Women's Health Checkup Read on »
Cervical Cancer Screening Found to Benefit Older Women in New Study by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Jan 2014 5:00pm Researchers say their results support screening women up to age 65 and beyond Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer , Women's Health Checkup Read on »
Women with Dense Breasts Open to Additional Cancer Screening by Medline Plus Posted Tue 27 Nov 2012 9:00am Routine mammograms can miss tumors in these women, researchers explain Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer , Health Screening Read on »
U.S. Panel Rejects Ovarian Cancer Screens for Low-Risk Women by Medline Plus Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 5:00pm Renewing prior recommendations, experts say current tests not worth it for most Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening , Ovarian Cancer Read on »
10 by 50: Health Screenings Women Need by Mid-Life by Liz S. Facebook Posted Tue 09 Oct 2012 8:11am Women often put the health and wellness of kids, spouse, or parents first. It’s easy to shrug off doctor’s appointments until “later.” But if you don’t take care of yourself now, you may be risking more serious conditions “later.” Here are 10 important screenings and tests you should undergo by age 50: Mammograms: There’s still d ... Read on »