July 30, 20137302013
Can Some Women Safely Skip Breast Surgery?
Women with certain breast
tissue abnormalities that raise their risk for cancer can safely
take a wait-and-see approach rather than rush into surgery, a new
Experts Call for Redefinition of 'Cancer'
A panel of experts
commissioned by the U.S. National Cancer Institute says that the
word "cancer" may need to be redefined to prevent overdiagnosis and
overtreatment of conditions that are often not lethal.
Stomach Bug Outbreak Spreads to More States: CDC
The ongoing outbreak of
stomach illness linked to the cyclospora parasite has now spread to
14 states and New York City, with 353 cases reported, the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday.