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When the Cancer Doctor Leaves

When the Cancer Doctor Leaves

When the Cancer Doctor Leaves When the Cancer Doctor Leaves A few were angry. Unbeknownst to me, my hospital, ever efficient, had sent out a letter informing patients of my departure and offering the option to choose any one of eight other doctors who could assume their care — even before I had a chance to tell some of them …

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How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk

How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk

How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk Almost 45 percent of patients had had more than 10 sexual partners during their lifetimes, compared with 19 percent of the cancer-free controls. People under 23 who had a sexual partner at least 10 years older were more …

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Sloan Kettering Paid $1.5 Million Severance to a Cancer Doctor Forced Out Over Conflicts

Sloan Kettering Paid $1.5 Million Severance to a Cancer Doctor Forced Out Over Conflicts

Sloan Kettering Paid $1.5 Million Severance to a Cancer Doctor Forced Out Over Conflicts Sloan Kettering Paid $1.5 Million Severance to a Cancer Doctor Forced Out Over Conflicts In 2018, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s chief medical officer, Dr. José Baselga, resigned under fire over his failure to disclose payments from health care companies in dozens of research articles he …

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New Scan Finds Prostate Cancer Cells Hiding in the Body

New Scan Finds Prostate Cancer Cells Hiding in the Body

New Scan Finds Prostate Cancer Cells Hiding in the Body New Scan Finds Prostate Cancer Cells Hiding in the Body After doctors found cancer in Dr. Mark Samberg’s prostate last spring, the 70-year-old retired urologist prepared to have his prostate removed. He knew that the surgery would cure him, assuming the cancer was confined to the organ. But his doctors …

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Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk Birth Defects Tied to Higher Cancer Risk People born with birth defects have a higher risk for cancer throughout life, researchers report. It has been generally known that major birth defects are associated with an increased risk for cancer in childhood. Now new research suggests that the risk persists, at a lower rate, …

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Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, Cancer Doesn’t Take a Break

Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, Cancer Doesn’t Take a Break

Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, Cancer Doesn’t Take a Break Despite Pandemic Shutdowns, Cancer Doesn’t Take a Break If someone is found to have cancer, he emphasized, “There’s no reason to delay treatment. If a woman has cancer in a breast, it needs to be removed, and she should go to a hospital where she can be treated safely.” Dr. David E. …

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Spain’s Other Covid Casualties: Undetected Cancer Cases

Spain’s Other Covid Casualties: Undetected Cancer Cases

Spain’s Other Covid Casualties: Undetected Cancer Cases Spain’s Other Covid Casualties: Undetected Cancer Cases MADRID — Last March, as the coronavirus was tearing across Spain, Lídia Bayona Gómez started to suffer bouts of vomiting and coughing. A nursing home worker, she treated herself as a potential Covid-19 case, isolating and getting herself tested. The results came back negative, twice. With …

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U.K. Lawmaker With Breast Cancer Excluded From Debate on the Illness

U.K. Lawmaker With Breast Cancer Excluded From Debate on the Illness

U.K. Lawmaker With Breast Cancer Excluded From Debate on the Illness U.K. Lawmaker With Breast Cancer Excluded From Debate on the Illness LONDON — A British lawmaker who is being treated for breast cancer was unable to attend a government debate on the illness on Thursday, and called on the government to “urgently reconsider” limitations on remote participation for members …

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How Exercise Might Affect Immunity to Lower Cancer Risk

How Exercise Might Affect Immunity to Lower Cancer Risk

How Exercise Might Affect Immunity to Lower Cancer Risk How Exercise Might Affect Immunity to Lower Cancer Risk So, recently, a group of scientists from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and other institutions began to wonder about white blood cells. Part of the immune system, white blood cells play a key role in our defense against cancer by noting, navigating …

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‘Bad Boy of Bollywood’ Sanjay Dutt confirms he has cancer

Actor Sanjay Dutt, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, has had a controversial life after being booked under the Arms Act

‘Bad Boy of Bollywood’ Sanjay Dutt confirms he has cancer ‘Bad Boy of Bollywood’ Sanjay Dutt confirms he has cancer One of the biggest names in Bollywood, the actor Sanjay Dutt, has confirmed that he is suffering from lung cancer amid speculation about his health from the Indian media. The 61-year-old actor and his wife Mannayata announced in separate tweets …

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