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5 Cancers You’re More Likely To Get As You Age

Going for screenings and taking preventative steps for these four types of cancer are crucial. We all wonder about whether or not we’re going to get cancer, but does our risk really increase as we age? The simple answer is, yes. According to the American Cancer Society, 78 percent of …

Obese cancer patients often shorted on chemo doses

Obese people are less likely to survive cancer, and one reason may be a surprising inequality: The overweight are undertreated. Doctors often short them on chemotherapy by not basing the dose on size, as they should. They use ideal weight or cap the dose out of fear about how much …

This Is Your Brain on Coffee – NYTimes.com

For hundreds of years, coffee has been one of the two or three most popular beverages on earth. But it’s only recently that scientists are figuring out that the drink has notable health benefits. In one large-scale epidemiological study from last year, researchers primarily at the National Cancer Institute parsed …