Test May Show Whether Breast Cancer Will Spread
A new genetic
testing method for breast cancer tumors may help doctors determine
if a patient's cancer will spread, according to a study. (12/19/02)
vaccine shows promise in the fight against cervical cancer, according
to a recent study. (11/21/02)
Yes or No?
Susan Dentzer explores the ongoing controversy about whether
mammograms are an effective preventive health care tool. (3/08/02)
The federal government announces that women should start
regular mammogram screenings at age 40, instead of age 50, to reduce
their risk of dying from breast cancer. (2/22/02)
Text: The Recommendation and Rationale Statements presented by the
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Health and Human Services Sec. Tommy Thompson, by Kaisernetwork.org.
A study shows deaths from some
cancers decreased in the past decade. (6/08/01)