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Palliative Care: Treating the Person, Not Just the Cancer

Credit: Thinkstock You or a loved one has cancer. And unfortunately, it’s turned into a long, hard struggle. While no one breezes through cancer – perhaps the most-feared illness in history – some people have a more difficult road than others. And fo...
PJ Hamel

Many cancer screenings aren’t necessary

Screening for cancer seems like smart preventive health care, right? Not necessarily. Consumer Reports is advising that most people avoid many common cancer screenings. After evaluating screenings for 11 cancers, its analysis found that eight were un...