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Cancer Center To Spend Billions In ‘Moonshot’ Effort To Fight Disease

The nation’s largest cancer center is launching a massive “moonshot” effort against eight specific forms of the disease, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago.

09/21/2012

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Scientists: Fracking Critics Often Misleading

Critics of fracking often raise alarms about groundwater pollution, air pollution, and cancer risks, and there are still many uncertainties. But some of the claims have little — or nothing— to back them.

07/22/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Teen Accused Of Faking Cancer Out Of Jail

A West Texas teenager accused of faking cancer to steal $17,000 in donations has been released from jail on bond.

04/26/2012

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Texas Teen Arrested After Faking Cancer For Money

A teenager who said she had cancer was arrested after police say she lied in order to receive more than $17,000.

04/24/2012

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Breast Cancer Support

It is not how many days a patient is expected to live, but how well the patient lives out those days that is important.

CBS Houston–10/14/2011

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10 Medical Tests Men Need

According to information provided by AHRQ.gov, men need to get 10 preventive medical tests to stay healthy.

07/18/2011

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