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The New York Times reports “Sophisticated new prostate cancer tests are coming to market that might supplement the unreliable P.S.A. test, potentially saving tens of thousands of men each year from unnecessary biopsies, operations and radiation treatments.” Often, men are treated for prostate cancers...

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Graft-Versus-Tumor Effect of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation May be Curative

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even without conventional conditioning and cytoxic chemotherapy, an allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) can have a substantial benefit in patients with advanced hematologic malignancies. That finding comes from a multicenter study of patients who were unable to...
A new article in The New York Times' Well blog reports that many health experts are pushing for HPV vaccinations. Federal health officials are exploring different methods to get more children vaccinated such as emphasizing cancer prevention, using Facebook to conduct a public education campaign and sending...