The Checkup: Cancer


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Could quitting smoking be a symptom of lung cancer?

A provocative, though small, study suggests that the very act of quitting smoking may be a symptom of not-yet-diagnosed lung cancer.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cancer, Smoking

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Breast cancer decline stalls

The rate at which women are being diagnosed with breast cancer has stopped falling, according to a new analysis of federal data released Monday. The analysis of data collected by the National Cancer Institute found no significant change in the overall incidence rate for breast cancer among white women between...

By Rob Stein  |  01:58 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  breast cancer, Women's Health, hormones