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Can aspirin cut your risk of cancer?

Two new studies confirm aspirin's anti-inflammatory effect, which could lead to reduced cancer risk.

Updated 26 minutes, 11 seconds ago

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Fairfax County teacher pushes for childhood cancer license plate to bring funding, awareness

September is Child Cancer Awareness month and there is a push to get a special license plate that would help raise money to research childhood cancer.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:18am EDT

Tags: Child Cancer Awareness Month, Jay Coakley, Ellie’s Hats, childhood cancer, license plate

Joan Lunden diagnosed with breast cancer

The former, long-time co-host of "Good Morning America" announced her diagnosis on the TV show.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 11:17am EDT

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Washington newswomen raise awareness, support for breast cancer with NewsBabes Bash

To celebrate, support and raise awareness for survivors of breast cancer, a group of women in the news industry are banning together for the annual NewsBabes Bash for Breast Cancer.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:24pm EDT

Tags: NewsBabes, News Bash, breast cancer

Study to determine whether puppy love can heal

The Canines and Childhood Cancer Study, the first of its kind, will analyze what effect animal-assisted therapy has on young children diagnosed with cancer.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 04:02pm EDT

Tags: therapy dog, American Humane Association, andrew mollenbeck

Dozer, viral half-marathon dog, raises funds for cancer research

Three years ago Dozer stunned racers at the Maryland Half Marathon. Since then, the Goldendoodle has been on a mission to raise money for cancer research.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:15am EDT

Tags: dozer, Maryland Half Marathon, marathon dog, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, Kevin Cullen, Jon Sevel, Rosana Panza, Michael Greenebaum, Colleen Kelleher

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Doctor: Put risks of breast cancer and mammograms in perspective

The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Rachel Brem, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, breast cancer, Paula Wolfson

A doctor's tips on dealing with a cancer diagnosis

It's not easy, but Dr. Peter Edelstein says the first thing to do if you get that diagnosis is, literally, take a breath.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, Peter Edelstein, cancer doctor

Inova Fair Oaks to mark opening of radiation oncology unit

The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn't even finished yet.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Tags: Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, oncology, hospitals, Fairfax

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