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Oz Q-and-A: Managing cancer treatment; exercise and osteoarthritis

Oz Q-and-A: Managing cancer treatment; exercise and osteoarthritis

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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Medical innovations, life-changing inventions for 2015

Medical innovations, life-changing inventions for 2015

Highlighting four of the Top 10 Medical Innovations picked by the Cleveland Clinic.

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Hospital art exhibit highlights helping hands

A unique exhibit using mannequin hands goes on display this week at the University of Arizona Medical Center's South Campus.

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A reporter's tale about cancer in the family

A reporter's tale about cancer in the family

There is a genetic malfunction that causes cancer in the Ruelas family.

November 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Arizona law mandates "dense breast" patient notification

New Arizona law mandates "dense breast" patient notification

Nineteen states, including Arizona, have enacted mandatory breast density reporting laws.

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Breast cancer facts that can save your life

Breast cancer facts that can save your life

Knowing how to control your risk for breast cancer is paramount.

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UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

Dr. Joyce Schroeder has made some important discoveries.

October 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Beware of hidden saturated-fat traps

Beware of hidden saturated-fat traps

There are many sat-fat traps out there. Here are our top five.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Komen announces grants to promote breast health

The Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona Affiliate recently announced this year’s community grants recipients. The organization is awarding a total of $204,763 204,763 to eight local organizations in its six-county service area in Southern Arizona.

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Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

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Photos: Angelina Jolie reveals she had a double mastectomy

Photos: Angelina Jolie reveals she had a double mastectomy

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie announced on Tuesday that she had a preventive mastectomy after learning she had a gene that significantly raised her risk of breast cancer. In double mastectomies, surgeons typically remove as much breast tissue as possible. In Jolie's case, because she…

May 14, 2013 7:31 am Photos

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Study: Delaying breast-cancer care worsens survival outlook

LOS ANGELES - It stands to reason that the longer a woman waits to start breast cancer treatment, the worse her prognosis. A new study of California women puts some hard numbers on the cost of delaying treatment - and finds that Latinas, African-Americans and poor women were most likely to p…

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Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.

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Guest Column: My heartfelt thanks to breast cancer survivors who made my journey easier

My mother died of breast cancer in March 1980, two years after she was diagnosed. I was 17 years old. My mom was only 43.

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Advanced breast cancer edges up in younger women

CHICAGO — Advanced breast cancer has increased slightly among young women, a 34-year analysis suggests. The disease is still uncommon among women younger than 40, and the small change has experts scratching their heads about possible reasons.

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School notes

School notes

Manzanita Elementary Principal Colleen Nichols shows the National Blue Ribbon Award given to the school by the U.S. Department of Education. It recognizes constant exemplary performance. The school received the honor in November, but held a Blue Ribbon flag ceremony on Jan. 9

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School notes

School notes

Thornydale Elementary a finalist in contest

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Tucson radio station celebrates Pink October

Events include party tonight at Playground.

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Benefit Car Wash for Breast Cancer in East Tucson

The Maids of Tucson are hosting a rummage sale and car wash Saturday from 10 a.m. tp  4 p.m. at The Maids home office, 4425 E. Broadway.

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Arizonan who faked cancer to get breast job pleads guilty

Arizonan who faked cancer to get breast job pleads guilty

PHOENIX — A Phoenix woman who pretended to have cancer in order to raise money for breast implants has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.

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