Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner never had thyroid cancer despite being diagnosed with the disease last month, her spokesman said on Saturday.

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    Major academic medical centers in New York and around the country are spending and recruiting heavily in what has become an arms race within the war on cancer. The investments are based on the belief that the medical establishment is moving toward the routine sequencing of every patient’s genome in the quest for “precision medicine,” a course for prevention and treatment based on the special, even unique characteristics of the patient’s genes. More
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  • Michael Buble announces three-year-old son Noah has cancer
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    03/24/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    After his cancer diagnosis, Jack McCall stopped using Roundup on his farm after learning of the product’s link to cancer. Three months after his diagnosis, Jack suffered a severe stroke on Christmas Eve 2015 due to complications with his cancer treatment.
    03/9/2016 - 9:18 pm | View Link
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    A rare and devastating diagnosis shattered one New York family days after they adopted three little girls. Kim Vaillancourt, 36, who is pregnant and has two older children as well as her adopted ones, has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer ...
    02/18/2016 - 8:40 pm | View Link
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  • Thyroid Mass: Evaluation and Management
    Patients should be aware that there is a lot of controversy on how to manage thyroid masses in the absence of a definitive diagnosis of cancer.
    08/19/2017 - 3:58 am | View Website
  • Communities — Voices and Insights
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    Thousands of years ago, indigenous people living in the California Channel Islands relied on a manufacturing process that exposed them to dangerous chemicals that ...
    06/22/2017 - 3:59 pm | View Website
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