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The Women's Health Initiative launched a hormone therapy trial in the 1990s and follow-up continued with the women participating in the trials. A new study describes the long-term effects of hormone therapy on a variety of diseases in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Catherine Dolf has more in this...

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Port-A-Cath-Related Thrombosis Common in Pediatric Oncology Patients

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Port-A-Cath-related thrombosis develops in up to 40% of pediatric oncology patients, researchers from Switzerland report. “Children with cancer who had a Port-A-Cath (PAC) should be carefully and regularly clinically evaluated for the development of...
Bloomberg News reports that certain habits may be linked to a decreased risk of the development of prostate cancer and death due to prostate cancer. According to a study presented at the European Cancer Congress, adapting 5 or 6 of six healthy habits, including not smoking, exercising, eating fatty fish, and...