NYPD cops’ cancer rate soars post-9/11

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Keivom, James/New York Daily News From far right, the NYPD’s chief surgeon Dr. Eli Kleinman and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly both warn that it’s important for cops to carefully watch... Read More

Daily Checkup: Thyroid cancer diagnoses on the rise

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Dr. Marita Teng of Mount Sinai says improved imaging technology “may perhaps lead to overdiagnosis of some thyroid malignancies that would never be fatal.” THE SPECIALIST: An associate professor at... Read More

Sharks could provide new breast cancer treatment

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Amanda Cotton/Getty Images/iStockphoto An antibody that keeps sharks healthy could also form the basis for new breast cancer treatments, researchers hope. Does shark blood hold a key to fighting breast... Read More

Bruce Jenner undergoes skin cancer surgery: report

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ISPY/AKM-GSI Bruce Jenner has a bandaged nose while on a coffee run Tuesday in Calabasas, Calif. TMZ reports that the wrapping is a result of a surgery to remove skin... Read More

Add prostate cancer to WTC woes

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AP Photo Emergency workers greeted a visitor to Ground Zero during cleanup efforts in January, 2002 at the site of the World Trade Center disaster Prostate cancer has been added... Read More

Multiethnic blood cancer patients struggle in marrow search

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For blood cancer patients battling to live, mixed ethnicity can be dangerous, complicating the crucial search to find a lifesaving bone marrow match. It’s a growing problem within the melting... Read More

Multiethnic blood cancer patients struggle in marrow search

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For blood cancer patients battling to live, mixed ethnicity can be dangerous, complicating the crucial search to find a lifesaving bone marrow match. It’s a growing problem within the melting... Read More

New options in age-old problem of prostate cancer

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Kevin Orozovich Dr. Michael A. Palese of Mount Sinai says, “Previous screening protocols and consequent treatment, as currently practiced, can be harmful.” THE SPECIALIST: Dr. Michael A. Palese Director of... Read More

29% of white girls use tanning beds, despite cancer risks

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AL GRILLO/AP Despite a stark correlation with higher rates of skin cancer, nearly one-third of white high school girls has used a tanning bed more than once in the past... Read More

Andrew Madoff continues battle with stage-four cancer

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CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images Andrew Madoff was originally diagnosed with cancer in 2003. He thought he’d beaten the disease, but was blindsided last year after it resurfaced. ‘I... Read More