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October 31, 2005

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Spurs Social Debate

A new vaccine that protects against cervical cancer has set up a clash between health advocates who want to use the shots aggressively to prevent thousands of malignancies and social conservatives who say immunizing teenagers could encourage sexual activity. (Washington Post)

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October 28, 2005

Prostate Cancer Clue

Prostate cancer may result when two genes accidentally combine within a cell, a research finding that may point to new ways to diagnose and treat the disease. (

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October 25, 2005

Promising Bladder Cancer Test

A simple, experimental urine test that checks for an enzyme that fuels tumors is an effective way to detect bladder cancer in early, curable stages, Italian researchers say. (

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October 6, 2005

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer

The first large study of an experimental cervical cancer vaccine found it was 100 percent effective, in the short term, at blocking the most common forms of the disease, drugmaker Merck & Co. (MRK) said Thursday.

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