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Everyday heroes taking up cause of South Carolina cancer patients

...prevention of cancer. We do this by partnering with other organizations and media to present programs relating to specific common cancers; distributing educational materials including SRCF fact sheets with information about risk factors, warning signs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-07-27/everyday-heroes-
Non-surgery skin cancer treatment looks better, might risk recurrence

...by overexposure to sunlight, is diagnosed in about 2 million people worldwide each year, making it among the most common cancers. It is also among the most curable. Surgical removal is generally the preferred treatment, but since basal cell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/21/liv_401769.shtml
Life & style
Closing in on gene linked to pancreatic cancer

...them a clearer picture of how pancreatic cancer develops and suggest ways to intervene. "It is not one of the most common cancers but ... it is probably the most lethal," Whitcomb said. The disease is the fifth leading cause of cancer death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/03/tec_336531.shtml
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Teaching for life

...Cancer Society, is trying to inform people they should stay away from tobacco, be tested more often for the more common cancers and keep a proper diet. A proper routine includes the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables a day along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/06/met_351114.shtml
Metro
Annual cancer deaths fall for first time in 70 years

...cancer, according to American Cancer Society officials, who analyzed the federal death data. Those are the four most common cancers, which together account for 51 percent of all U.S. cancer deaths. The breast cancer death rate has been dropping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/09/liv_54433.shtml
Life & style
Obesity hikes risk for nine types of cancers

...and the strongest connections are actually in less common cancers. Weight is most strongly linked to cancer of the...somewhat smaller among two of the nation's most common cancers: -Overweight or obese men are 50 percent to twice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/liv_426349.shtml
Life & style
Cancer drugs show hazards as well as promise

...tumors - breast, colon and lung cancer - and this drug shows some evidence of clinical benefit in all three, the most common cancers we deal with. That's the real significance," said Dr. Russell DeVore of Vanderbilt University, referring to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/24/tec_289978.shtml
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Researchers target cancer

...people in the future," Dr. Fick said. He also is exploring the possibilities of using the same therapy for more common cancers such as metastatic breast cancer or prostate cancer "because there is a huge need for people in these areas." The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/met_213536.shtml
Metro
Jamming cancer's growth signals shows promise

...without these dream combinations, doctors hope Iressa and other HER-1 blockers will be useful for some of the most common cancers, including breast, prostate and colon. At the top of the list, though, is lung cancer. This is the leading cancer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/05/tec_342877.shtml
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New cancer treatments excite researchers

...success in saving the lives of people with a common type of leukemia. Now in the pipeline are treatments for other common cancers, including colorectal cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer. None appears to work as well as Gleevec, but studies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/23/tec_335215.shtml
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