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Poor lung cancer screening guidelines miss too many African American smokers
African American smokers tend to smoke fewer cigarettes, but have a higher risk of lung cancer.
You might not need a mammogram until you turn 50
The American College of Physicians updated its guidelines for the still controversial screening test.
The FDA is finally updating its decades-old mammogram standards
Radiologists must now report a patient's breast density, which can complicate diagnosis.
HPV tests can replace most Pap smears, according to new recommendations
If you are in possession of a cervix, here's what you should do.
23andMe can now test for BRCA mutations. Here’s what you need to know.
There's only so much the test can actually tell you about breast cancer.
We’re getting better at screening for cancer, and that could be a problem
Opinions vary among medical professionals.
The Problem With Cancer-Sniffing Dogs
Your canine pal probably won’t have a job at your local hospital
The Confounding Commandments Of Cancer Screening
Why do the guidelines seem so contradictory, and how can we make sense of them?
Cancer Deaths Hit Lowest Rate In 25 Years
Better prevention and early diagnosis have played a big part
The TSA Isn’t Keeping Us Safe, Says Inspector General Report
Congressman: “Just thinking about the breaches there, it’s horrific”