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September 16, 2014 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Men who have lost their hair at the front and top of their heads at age 45 have a 40% increased risk of developing faster-growing prostate cancer later in life. Read More
September 11, 2014 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
For early-stage breast cancer, doctors generally recommend surgery to remove the tumor. But choosing between a lumpectomy and mastectomy can sometimes be difficult. Deanna Attai, MD, FACS, a breast cancer surgeon, provides information and advice to help women talk with their doctors about this decision. Read More
September 9, 2014 Julie Longlet, ASCO staff
Anne Katz, RN, PhD, discusses how she helps men and their partners better understand prostate cancer treatment decisions, especially its potential long-term effects on masculinity, self-image, and quality of life. Read More
September 6, 2014 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
A large Canadian study finds that simply adding a doctor-signed letter to standard postcard reminders increases the chance that women will have their overdue mammogram screenings. Read More
September 5, 2014 Amber Bauer, ASCO staff
Learn how Angelina Jolie sharing her decision to have a preventive double mastectomy because she was a carrier of the BRCA mutation affected genetic counseling referrals and genetic testing rates at a Canadian cancer center. Read More

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