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Smoking may worsen pain for cancer patients

The relationship between smoking and cancer is well established. In a study published in the January 2011 issue of Pain, researchers report evidence to suggest that cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagnosis ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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Doctors brace for possible big Medicare pay cuts

(AP) -- Breast cancer surgeon Kathryn Wagner has posted a warning in her waiting room about a different sort of risk to patients' health: She'll stop taking new Medicare cases if Congress allows looming cuts in doctors' ...

dateNov 13, 2010 in Health
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Combating cancer's double whammy

It can be fatal if the clot breaks away and lodges in the lung (pulmonary embolism). The aim of this analysis of primary care data is to establish a clearer picture of the increased risk of venous thromboembolism in different ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Cancer
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