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Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer Onset

A new study suggests there may be a link between the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices and the development of cancer. The study is observational and does not claim that drinking sugary drinks causes cancer. But after controlling for known variables, French researchers did find an association. The study, in BMJ, involved 101,257… Read More »

Colorectal cancer screening before age 50?

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. There is strong evidence that screening for CRC with colonoscopy, other visual exams, or stool-based tests can reduce CRC mortality. As a result, several expert organizations have long recommended regular CRC screening for US adults ages 50 to 75. In… Read More »

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show – The Wall Street Journal

Researchers saw increased rates of diagnosis and treatment in the studies. Here, a patient has blood drawn to monitor her cancer treatment in 2015. Photo: Jacqueline Larma/Associated Press By Peter Loftus Peter Loftus The Wall Street Journal Biography @Loftus Peter.Loftus@dowjones.com June 2, 2019 7:30 a.m. ET CHICAGO—New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has… Read More »