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Search Treatment Options for Cancer

If you have cancer, search available clinical trials with HealthyWomen's free and confidential Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?
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Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?

If you are a woman 50 years and older, we want to know more about the things you're doing to take care of your health. 


Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?
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Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?

Popping certain heartburn drugs like they're candy might up your odds for stomach cancer.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time to Share My Story
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It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time to Share My Story

Blogger Judy Freedman shares the story of her bladder cancer diagnosis to help raise awareness during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.

These Jobs May Increase Your Skin Cancer Risk
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These Jobs May Increase Your Skin Cancer Risk

Construction workers, farmers and others who work in the sun are at greater risk for skin cancer.

Researchers Making Inroads Against Ovarian Cancer
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Researchers Making Inroads Against Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer can be tough to beat, particularly if it returns after initial treatment, but new research offers a glimmer of hope.

New Treatments Tackling Tough Lung Cancer
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New Treatments Tackling Tough Lung Cancer

Medical advances have led to "enormous" progress in treatments for the leading type of lung cancer, a new report shows.

Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks
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Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks

New research supports the notion that putting on pounds raises cancer risks for middle-aged women.

The Benefit Of a False-Positive Cancer Screening
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The Benefit Of a False-Positive Cancer Screening

A cancer scare could increase the chances that you'll be diligent about recommended screenings in the future.

High-Priced Cancer Drugs Harm Patient Care, Panel Says
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High-Priced Cancer Drugs Harm Patient Care, Panel Says

High prices for cancer drug are harming people's ability to fight cancer, warns a new report from the President's Cancer Panel.

'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise
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'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise

In an early step toward "one-stop" screening for cancer, researchers report they've developed a blood test that can detect eight types of the disease.

Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin
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Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin

When you fire up the grill for your Memorial Day cookout, beware: Those tantalizing aromas hold an underestimated health risk.

Don't Worry: Coffee Is Still Safe to Drink
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Don't Worry: Coffee Is Still Safe to Drink

Science says you can get your coffee buzz without fear of cancer.

Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too
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Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too

A gene mutation that's passed down from a father is associated with earlier onset of ovarian cancer in daughters and prostate cancer in the father and his sons, a new study suggests

U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping
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U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows.

Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed
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Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed

For most women, mammograms are the appropriate screening method, but for women with dense breasts, other types of screening may find breast cancer sooner.