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USA Today reports that scientists are now "on the hunt" for a new breast cancer vaccine. The search began due to the development of vaccines for other types of cancer, such as cervical cancer, which scientists realized are often connected to a specific virus or bacteria. Only after a specific target is...

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Annual CT Screening for Lung Cancer Should Continue at Least 10 Years

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In smokers and former smokers, annual lung cancer screening with low-dose (LD) CT scans should not be discontinued after a negative result, according to an Italian study. “Results of 10 years of annual LDCT in our high risk cohort show that the lung cancer detection rate...

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Breast Cancer Risk Lower in Women on Testosterone Therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The incidence of breast cancer in women prescribed testosterone implant treatment for symptoms of androgen deficiency is lower than in several comparison groups, according to a prospective study. “This hormone therapy should be further investigated for the prevention and...