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Team gets $32.7M for colorectal cancer prevention study

Oct. 10, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — A Dartmouth-Hitchcock research team has been approved for $32.7 million for a colorectal cancer prevention study of older adults. The study will compare colonoscopy and stool-based testing for the prevention of the cancer in adults 70 and older...

Breast cancer survivor sees life differently after diagnosis

Oct. 10, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Devastating, shocking, scary, unexpected and life-changing are words used to describe a cancer diagnosis. When April Munn received her diagnosis in March 2020, she said it “stopped me in my tracks.” Even though Munn had discovered the lump in...

Minnesota's Klobuchar says she had breast cancer; doing well

Sep. 09, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday that she has been treated for breast cancer that was found in February and the treatment “went well.” Klobuchar, 61, tweeted that the cancer was detected during a routine mammogram, and eventually...

Delaware women and men pose topless after mastectomy surgery

Jul. 31, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — For Roberta Albany, standing in front of a camera with her breasts exposed and her scars visible meant resilience and empowerment. Sharing a feeling similar to Albany, the women and men who participated in The Grace Project photo shoot by Charise...

Pandemic, penalties aside, bribes go on at China hospitals

Jul. 20, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

As the coronavirus pandemic threatened to overwhelm Chinese hospitals last year, Chinese resellers appear to have colluded to inflate the prices of ventilators and other essential medical equipment from multinational companies including Siemens, GE and Philips, according to a review of recent...