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Liz is Science Editor for Cancer Health, POZ, Hep and Real Health. She has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues.
Lung cancer screening can detect cancer early, when it is easier to treat.
Those with fatty liver disease and cirrhosis should undergo regular screening.
More widespread vaccination could reduce cervical, anal, oral and other cancers caused by human papillomavirus.
People vary widely in their sensitivity to cold and heat -- but this could signal a thyroid problem.
Both Truvada and Descovy are highly effective and safe for most people taking PrEP, but the newer option has more cost barriers.
Cancer mortality fell by 29% between 1991 and 2017, largely driven by a decline in lung cancer deaths.
About a quarter of people taking a higher dose of Ocaliva saw an improvement in liver fibrosis.
Customized treatments demonstrate good response rates for mantle cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Three fatty liver disease candidates miss the mark for effectiveness or safety.
The latest revision recognizes the importance of treatment as prevention.
Oncologist wins Senate backing by a vote of 72 to 18.
Adding a second screening method finds more early cancer between mammograms but also leads to more false positives.
Abnormal anal screening results are common, but they often do not to lead to invasive cancer.
Smoking cessation, moderate drinking, a healthy diet, exercise and weight loss could dramatically reduce the growing burden of liver cancer.
Nonetheless, half of people with NAFLD were able to reach a 5% weight loss goal using a very low energy diet.
People with liver cirrhosis often have substantial financial burden that interferes with their care.
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