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Do Your Genes Increase Your Risk of Getting Cancer Twice?

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, endometrial cancer, genetics, PTEN gene, research, thyroid cancer

According to a new study, people with a certain genetic mutation have a higher chance of developing cancer not once, but twice. Find out what the research means for patients.

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Body Fat and Gynecological Cancer

Tags: cervical cancer, diet, endometrial cancer, gynecological cancer, gynecology, healthy diet, ovarian cancer, overweight, uterine cancer

A woman’s first defense against uterine cancer is staying in shape.

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Searching for Gentler Cancer Treatment

Tags: breast cancer, C-reactive protein, cancer, Catalyst, colon cancer, endometrial cancer, exercise, inflammation, prostate cancer

A research team is working to find ways to lessen the severe side effects of some cancer treatments. The hope is to transform cancer into a chronic — and controllable — disease.

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Get Moving to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, C-reactive protein, cancer, Catalyst, colon cancer, endometrial cancer, exercise, inflammation, lung cancer awareness month 2012, prostate cancer

Studies show that physical activity isn’t just great for your overall health, but can reduce your cancer risks. But does being inactive increase your risks? Here’s some compelling evidence on that question.