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  • Mayo Clinic: Radiation therapy no longer routinely used for ovarian cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer a few weeks ago. She had surgery and is about to begin chemotherapy, and I've read that sometimes chemo is more effective if it is given directly in the abdomen. Is this commonly done, and should I ask her doctor about it? Also, why is radiation not part of her treatment plan?
  • The Mayo Clinic: Regular skin checks can help catch melanoma early

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When I was in my teens and 20s, I regularly used a tanning bed. I'm now 43 and very worried about melanoma, so I go to a dermatologist every year for a skin check. I have numerous moles, but the skin check only takes about five minutes....

    Mayo Clinic: Asbestos exposure most significant risk factor for mesothelioma

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes mesothelioma, and how is it different from lung cancer? Are there any treatments or ways to slow its progression? ANSWER: Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer, with about 3,000 new cases reported each year in the United...

    High school club's focus: cancer awareness

    High school club's focus: cancer awareness
    Huntington Beach High School's American Cancer Society Club wants people's hair, money and attention. The group, started by 17-year-old Ema Romberg, will hold its second Locks of Love hair drive and cancer awareness event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31....

    In The Pipeline: Don't let this case get cold

    In The Pipeline: Don't let this case get cold
    "They stole my trailer. Inside was my push cart, my umbrella, my signage, my generator — even my ice scream scoops!" In his thick Boston accent, the 34-year-old entrepreneur was telling me about his loss the night before as we sat in the Albertsons...