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Surgery May Benefit Some With Early Prostate Cancer: Study

(U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay News) Dec 12, 2018 - For certain men with early prostate cancer, choosing surgery over "watchful waiting" may add a few years to their lives, a new study suggests. European researchers found that among nearly 700 men with earlier-stage prostate cancer, those who received surgery to remove the gland lived three years longer, on average, than those assigned to watchful waiting. However, experts had major caveats about the study, which followed men who were treated for prostate cancer 20 to 30 years ago.
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Fetal Tissue Research Targeted by Abortion Foes Inside Administration


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Excess Body Weight Responsible For 4% Of Cancers Worldwide, Study Says

(CNN) Dec 12, 2018 - Excess body weight was responsible for 3.9% of cancer globally, or 544,300 cases, in 2012, according to a new report. The new report also highlights a relationship between obesity and the risk of 13 cancers. "Despite numerous studies on the health effects of overweight/obesity (excess body weight), the message has not been well disseminated. In particular, not many people are aware of the link of overweight/obesity to cancer risk," Hyuna Sung, one of the report's authors and a principal scientist at the American Cancer Society, wrote in an email.
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