Cancer

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U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 -- Over the past 25 years, the number of Americans who have died from cancer has dropped dramatically, though racial and economic disparities persist, a new study reveals.

Between 1991 and 2016, deaths from cancer dropped 27 percent. In real numbers, that's almost 2.6 million fewer cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer Society.

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AI Beats Humans at Detecting Cervical Precancers

THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- Many women in developing countries lack access to advanced screening for cervical cancer. But researchers say a new "AI" technique might help.

The technique relies on photos and computer artificial intelligence to identify changes that may lead to cervical cancer.

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Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 -- Men with inflammatory bowel disease have a significantly greater risk of prostate cancer, a new study finds.

About 1 million men in the United States have inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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