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American Cancer Society Updates Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Detection
14 May 97 | The American Cancer Society today (May 14) announced revised guidelines for the early detection of colorectal cancer at a press conference in Washington, D.C. - families with hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes (familial adenomatous polyposis ...

What Are You Waiting For? More Proof that Exercise is Good for You
02 May 97 | The researchers then identified 351 cases of invasive breast cancer among the women being studied. They found that women who exercised regularly during leisure time had a 37% lower risk of developing breast cancer than did sedentary women.

Tobacco Deals -- Will They Protect Our Children? Or is it About Money?
23 Apr 97 | Tobacco Deals -- Will They Protect Our Children? Big Tobacco can no longer be allowed to lie and deceive the American public about tobacco-related death and disease.

American Cancer Society Response to National Cancer Institute Recommendation on Screening Mammography and President Clinton's Pledge to Support New Guidelines
28 Mar 97 | The first is a joint statement from the American Cancer Society and the NCI on breast cancer screening for women in their 40s. Joint Statement by the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society on Breast Cancer Screening for Women ...

American Cancer Society Recommends Annual Mammography Starting At Age 40.
23 Mar 97 | This guideline is a departure from the Society's previous guideline which recommended that women 40-49 receive mammograms every year or two and women 50 and over receive annual mammograms. "This new guideline is based on research evidence, which ...

Personal Behaviors Are What Really Matters When It Comes To Avoiding Cancer
22 Mar 97 | Diets rich in fruits and vegetables reduce cancer risk. Dr. Seffrin, during his address to the AAHE membership, released a first-ever analysis derived from the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study II (CPSII), the largest study of ...

Interpreting the Science in Scientific Studies
07 Mar 97 | How do you feel when you read an article that says something causes a 100% increase in the relative risk for cancer? These news reports are often based on studies published in scientific journals, the accepted way scientists communicate among ...

American Cancer Society Holds Conference on Latest Issues in Cancer Genetic Testing
24 Feb 97 | Responding to this need for dissemenation of current information on cancer genetic testing, the American Cancer Society recently held a conference with topics covering hereditary cancer syndromes, methods of detecting genetic mutations, ...

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