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cancer

The superfoods of fall

Autumn has arrived, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Doctors use bacteria as weapon against cancer

Clostridium novyi-NT can cause gangrene and sepsis if infection runs amok, but when injected into a tumor, it appears to attack the cancer directly.

5 facts every woman should know about ovarian cancer

Learn the risks of developing this "silent killer" disease, and recognize its earliest warning signs.

Going vegetarian cuts colon cancer risk?

Healthy eating and behaviors—including exercising and not smoking—work in conjunction to keep the body in tip-top shape.

Battling cancer? Stay strong mentally

Researcher: Cancer patients do much better than anticipated.

Drop the word ‘cancer,’ and patient choices change

'For the last 100 years, people have been taught if you find cancer, cut it out,' an American Cancer Society doctor noted. 'We need to change that teaching.'

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

A new weapon against ovarian cancer?

A daily low-dose aspirin might be more than an ounce of prevention.

Patient Story

‘It wasn’t my time’

A globe-trotting, retired rocket scientist with pancreatic cancer gets the chance to see another 50 countries.

Even at ‘safe’ levels, air pollution may boost health risk

Take care when air quality gets dodgy, particularly on hot summer days.

With summer here, check for signs of skin cancer

If melanoma is caught before it spreads to the lymph nodes, the survival rate is 99 percent.

Patient Story

‘A good moment’

A father in hospice care spends an evening at a Whitecaps game with his sons: "Just being with the kids is the main thing."

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