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Preventing cancer with HPV vaccine
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Preventing cancer with HPV vaccine

July 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
July 23, 2017, 10:09 AM| A vaccine exists that can actually prevent cancer, yet millions of people are not taking it. Dr. Tara Narula reports on how immunization against the human papillomavirus (or HPV) can prevent many cancers,...
Foregoing reconstructive surgery after breast cancer
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Foregoing reconstructive surgery after breast cancer

July 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
July 23, 2017, 9:47 AM| Some women who have lost breasts to cancer have chosen to deal with their loss in a fashion that is sparking conversations, and controversy. They call it “going flat.” Instead of reconstructing...
New hope for children with cancer
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New hope for children with cancer

July 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
July 23, 2017, 9:47 AM| They’re miracles in small packages. Nearly 16,000 kids worldwide are diagnosed with cancer every year, but their odds of beating it have never been better. Tracy Smith reports on the advances being...
Pediatric cancer: Miracles in small packages
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Pediatric cancer: Miracles in small packages

July 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Thanks to ongoing research, the ranks of children saved from once-fatal cancers are growing by the day. Tracy Smith has a progress report. (An earlier version of this report was originally broadcast on March 12, 2017.)  When...
On The Horizon: How dogs may help fight bone cancer
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On The Horizon: How dogs may help fight bone cancer

July 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Veterinarians team up with cancer doctors in the field of comparative oncology to find a cure for...
A matter of choice: Mastectomies without reconstruction
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A matter of choice: Mastectomies without reconstruction

July 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
For women who’ve had mastectomies, what to do next is, increasingly, a matter of choice. And what some women are choosing to do may surprise you. Erin Moriarty of “48 Hours” takes a candid look. (An earlier...