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Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs.
Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Alterations in a tumor suppressor gene called p53 are more prevalent in breast cancer of African-American women than white women

Alterations in a tumor suppressor gene called p53 are more prevalent in breast cancer of African-American women than white women

Research to develop ways to inhibit head and neck cancers, the fifth most common cancer worldwide

Research to develop ways to inhibit head and neck cancers, the fifth most common cancer worldwide

New cream treatment for common form of skin cancer

New cream treatment for common form of skin cancer

Bladder-sparing treatment shows promise against cancer

Bladder-sparing treatment shows promise against cancer

Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment

Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment

3M granted FDA approval for cream to treat superficial basal cell carcinoma

3M granted FDA approval for cream to treat superficial basal cell carcinoma

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Multi-targeted anticancer drug shows promise as treatment for metastatic renal cell cancer

Multi-targeted anticancer drug shows promise as treatment for metastatic renal cell cancer

Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer

Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer

Avastin study shows significant improvement in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Avastin study shows significant improvement in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Clinical trial of 5 day treatment for earliest form of breast cancer

Clinical trial of 5 day treatment for earliest form of breast cancer

Largest study ever finds male breast cancer on the rise

Largest study ever finds male breast cancer on the rise

Study finds breast cancer in men is increasing though the disease remains rare

Study finds breast cancer in men is increasing though the disease remains rare

New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer

New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer

Interventional radiologists now are able to treat using minimally invasive procedures

Interventional radiologists now are able to treat using minimally invasive procedures

Screening for liver diseases benefits outweigh costs for some, but not all, conditions

Screening for liver diseases benefits outweigh costs for some, but not all, conditions

Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint

Phase 3 trial of Ceplene in acute myeloid leukemia meets primary trial endpoint

New studies on the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis and the treatment of prostatitis

New studies on the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis and the treatment of prostatitis