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Eat more produce and live longer. Understand?

How many times will we have to be told? Apparently we haven’t reached the point when we’ll change our habits, but here goes again: Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables every day can help us live longer.

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Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

WASHINGTON — Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.

July 29, 2014 2:44 pmLoading…
Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Beach lovers enjoy a sunny day in San Diego. Tanning beds also play a role in melanoma rates, a report says.

July 29, 2014 2:44 pmLoading…

Program offers free colorectal cancer screenings

The uninsured and the poor are targeted.

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Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

June 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Help make dance video for cancer-awareness

Livestrong in Tucson invites members of the public to make a dance video to raise cancer awareness.

May 04, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

UA researcher says many men are undergoing prostate surgery unnecessarily

Men are getting unnecessary treatment for prostate cancer because of greed in the urology community and the drug industry, University of Arizona immunobiologist Richard J. Ablin  says in a new book “The Great Prostate Hoax.”

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Kathleen Sebelius: Signup for marketplace insurance by March 31

Kathleen Sebelius: Signup for marketplace insurance by March 31

If you or someone you care about does not have health care coverage, it’s not too late to sign up for quality, affordable coverage: but you’ll want to act quickly. The deadline to get insurance is March 31. After that, you’ll have to wait until November to sign up.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 9

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 2

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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SaddleBrooke

SaddleBrooke

A Quilts for a Cause made by members of Tucson Quilters Guild made in Saddlebrook in 2003.

February 28, 2014 10:53 am

Governor tours Oro Valley bioscience firms

Gov. Jan Brewer was in Oro Valley on Tuesday to tour two of the area’s biggest biotech employers, and she came away impressed.

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Tucson cancer-drug firm inks key licensing deal

Tucson-based Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Swiss drug company for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize a gastrointestinal-cancer-prevention drug.

January 10, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…
2014 brings new health insurance protections

2014 brings new health insurance protections

We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.

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Homicide Survivors advocate loses battle with cancer

Homicide Survivors advocate loses battle with cancer

Todd Blumhorst , an advocate with Homicide Survivors who specialized in unsolved cases, died Sunday. He was 39.

September 30, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Photos: Valerie Harper appears to be beating cancer

Photos: Valerie Harper appears to be beating cancer

Valerie Harper's doctor says the actress' brain cancer is getting close to remission, according to a report in August. On Monday she showed how well she is doing on "Dancing with the Stars," where she brought the judges to tears and the crowd to its feet. The 74-year-old former sitcom star…

September 17, 2013 4:12 am Photos

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UA Cancer Center researcher killed by roommate who then commits suicide, police say

A University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher was stabbed and shot several times by his roommate, who then killed himself outside their midtown home Tuesday night, police said.

September 05, 2013 12:00 am
Tucson Giving: Tee Up For Tots

Tucson Giving: Tee Up For Tots

Cancer doesn’t care about gas prices and it won’t wait for payday.

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First day of school is first school day ever for Tucson girl, 9

First day of school is first school day ever for Tucson girl, 9

“One, two, three, eyes on me,” Kellond Elementary School teacher Elizabeth Egan chants to get her kids’ attention.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Beloved Tucson medical student dies of lung cancer

Beloved Tucson medical student dies of lung cancer

The day before he died, Derek Neal received his MD diploma from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Leaders from the medical school presented it to Derek in his hospital room.

August 12, 2013 4:45 am Related Loading…

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