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UPDATE (Jan.13, 2017 – 5:25PM)—The House of Representatives voted on the budget resolution today and approved it by a vote of 227 to 198.  This means the House and Senate can move ahead quickly with the reconciliation vote that would offici..

ICYMI: January 13, 2017..

Feature Story  Do Screening Mammograms Cut Breast Cancer Deaths Or Lead To Overtreatment? Probably Both TUESDAY, January 10, 2017 (Forbes)–Whether screening mammograms can lower women’s risk of women dying from breast cancer has been deb..

ICYMI: January 6, 2017..

Feature Story Cancer death rate has dropped again. But it’s still higher for men than women. THURSDAY, January 5, 2017 (The Washington Post) –The cancer death rate in the United States has dropped by 25 percent since its 1991 peak, resulting ..

ICYMI: December 23, 2016..

NOTE: The Prevent Cancer Foundation® will be closed next week for the holiday season. ICYMI will return to your inbox on Friday, January 6, 2017. We wish you and your family a happy and healthy new year! Feature Story Fallopian tubes may have big ro..

ICYMI: December 16, 2016..

Liver Cancer Is Becoming A Top Killer In Poor Countries FRIDAY, December 9, 2016 (NPR) — The number of new cancer cases grew worldwide to 17.5 million in 2015 from 13.1 million in 2005. And the fastest growth is in some of the world’s poo..

ICYMI: December 9, 2016..

Surgeon general sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes THURSDAY, December 8, 2016 – The nation’s top doctor is sounding the alarm on e-cigarettes, especially when used by teens and young adults. “These products are now the most comm..