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FDA Modernizes Breast Cancer Screening Regulations

For the first time in more than 25 years, the FDA has proposed changes to mammography regulations to improve breast cancer screening for millions of Americans.

Breast cancer awareness.

Women, Get Your Mammograms: They're Proven to Save Lives

Early detection and treatment for breast cancer have prevented hundreds of thousands of breast-cancer deaths in the United States in the past three decades.

Breast cancer patient advocate, Nancy Cappello.

Dense Breast Advocate Nancy Cappello Dies

Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.

Woman opening a package at home.

Should You Use At-Home HPV Tests?

Mail-in, at-home kits to test for high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection do help improve cervical cancer screening, according to this study.

Woman's chest.

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Dense breast tissue makes it harder to spot cancers with mammograms. Here's how you can tell if you have dense breasts, and the screenings that work best.

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Liver Cancer Rising Dramatically in the U.S.

Liver cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in America, and it’s rising faster in the U.S. because of lifestyle factors you can control.

Senior man in physical therapy.

The Link Between Osteoporosis/Osteopenia and Psoriatic Arthritis and How to Protect Your Bones

Read the science behind the connection between psoriatic arthritis and osteoporosis and osteopenia, as well as tips for preventing bone damage.

Mother and daughter talking on the couch.

Make Your Loved One Get a Skin Cancer Exam

When your loved one has a suspicious mole, urge them to get a skin cancer exam, even if they're stubborn. Here are some snappy answers to common cop-outs.

Patient getting an MRI.

8 Tips for Surviving an MRI

Knock, knock, tap, tap, buzz, buzz. No one enjoys an MRI, and yet they are an important part of disease monitoring with MS. Here are eight tips to make them more tolerable.

Female doctor talking to young woman sitting on exam table.

What's New in Cervical Cancer Screening?

The latest cervical cancer screening guidelines recommend when and how women should get pap tests and tests for HPV.