Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 2:21 pm
Mammography outcomes from nearly a million U.S. women suggest which ones under 50 would stand the greatest chance of benefiting from regular screening: those with very dense breasts.
That's been a bone of contention ever since a federal task force declared nearly four years ago that women younger than 50 shouldn't routinely get the test.
Originally published on Tue March 12, 2013 8:22 am
It's not the first study that finds the lowly aspirin may protect against the deadliest kind of skin cancer, but it is one of the largest.
And it adds to a mounting pile of studies suggesting that cheap, common aspirin lowers the risk of many cancers — of the colon, breast, esophagus, stomach, prostate, bladder and ovary.
Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 8:10 am