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Cancer is a condition where cells in a particular part of the body develop and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy neighboring healthy tissue, including organs. There are over 200 various types of cancer, each with its method of diagnosis and treatment. In many cases, your symptoms will not be related to cancer and will be caused by other, non-cancerous health conditions.
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Curved penis may increase cancer risk

November 3, 2017 - 08:00
Peyronie's disease is a relatively common condition that causes the penis to curve. The latest research finds that it may also increase the risk of cancer.

Colorectal cancer: Increasing fiber intake may lower death risk

November 2, 2017 - 17:00
Patients diagnosed with non-metastatic colorectal cancer could improve their survival by increasing their intake of fiber, a new study suggests.

Six surprising health risks in your home

November 2, 2017 - 17:00
The home is a safe haven, but are we aware of the health risks hidden in its nooks and crannies? Here we investigate the less obvious domestic hazards.

Scientists discover 27 genes that could halt cancer

November 1, 2017 - 17:00
With a statistical model and an analysis of more than 2,000 tumors, researchers have discovered 27 genes that can stop tumor development.

Common acid reflux drug increases stomach cancer risk

November 1, 2017 - 08:00
Proton pump inhibitors are used to treat acid reflux. A study finds that if they are taken regularly over the long-term, they increase stomach cancer risk.

Soy component could improve breast cancer treatment

November 1, 2017 - 08:00
New research suggests that a component of soy foods may have the potential to improve breast cancer treatments, leading to the suppression of tumors.