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Woman Diagnosed With Cancer After Doctor Spots Lump on Her Throat During HGTV Appearance

Woman Diagnosed With Cancer After Doctor Spots Lump on Her Throat During HGTV AppearanceNicole McGuinness is now receiving treatment after the eagle-eyed doctor advised her to see a doctor after finding her on social media.



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Mother Sentenced to Life in Prison for Beating Daughter to Death, Stuffing Crucifix Down Her Throat

Mother Sentenced to Life in Prison for Beating Daughter to Death, Stuffing Crucifix Down Her ThroatThe Oklahoma woman convicted in the murder of her daughter will spend the rest of her life behind bars.



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Man sentenced for slitting wife's throat after she uncovered evidence of his affair with middle-school student

Man sentenced for slitting wife's throat after she uncovered evidence of his affair with middle-school studentA former Michigan teacher was sentenced on Tuesday for trying to kill his wife after she discovered he was having an extramarital affair, according to the Associated Press.



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Mom goes to prison after son, 7, dies from strep throat because she didn't take him to the doctor

Mom goes to prison after son, 7, dies from strep throat because she didn't take him to the doctorA Canadian woman found guilty of her 7-year-old son's death after failing to seek medical treatment for his severe strep infection has been sentenced to prison for three years.



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16-Year-Old Allegedly Kills Newborn After Sticking Rock in Her Throat: Report

16-Year-Old Allegedly Kills Newborn After Sticking Rock in Her Throat: ReportThe incident allegedly happened an hour after she gave birth.



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Erin Moran Died From Throat Cancer, a Disease That’s Growing Among Younger People

Erin Moran Died From Throat Cancer, a Disease That’s Growing Among Younger PeopleIt's not just a disease of old men and chain-smokers, say experts-but fortunately, many cases can be cured.



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Girl Develops 'Flesh Eating' Infection After Strep Throat

Girl Develops 'Flesh Eating' Infection After Strep ThroatA 6-year-old girl in Ohio recently needed to have her leg amputated after she developed a rare complication from an infection with strep throat bacteria. The girl, Tessa Puma, was treated for strep throat in early March, the Akron Beacon Journal reported. At that time, she didn’t have symptoms of the illness, but the doctors treated her because she had tested positive for group A Streptococcus, the bacterium that causes strep, after her father had strep throat, the newspaper said.



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Major Cancer Death Rates Are Lower; Throat and Anal Cancer Incidence on the Rise

While the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer reveals positive news in the fact that the overall death rate from cancer has decreased during the period of 2000 through 2009, the statistics mean little to anyone has lost a loved one to the disease. Physicians and researchers have noted an increase in cancers of the throat and anus related to human papillomavirus, HPV. An additional concern about future cancer diagnoses is related to the high rate of obesity in the United States and the aging of its population, both factors in the development of cancer.
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HPV tied to throat cancers: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A sexually transmitted infection usually thought of in connection to cervical cancer is also tied to a five times greater risk of cancer of the vocal chords or voice box, a new report suggests. Combining the results of 55 studies from the past two decades, Chinese researchers found 28 percent of people with laryngeal cancers had cancerous tissue that tested positive for human papillomavirus (HPV). But that rate varied widely by study, from no throat cancer patients with HPV to 79 percent with the infection. …
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HPV tied to throat cancers: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A sexually transmitted infection usually thought of in connection to cervical cancer is also tied to a five times greater risk of cancer of the vocal chords or voice box, a new report suggests. Combining the results of 55 studies from the past two decades, Chinese researchers found 28 percent of people with laryngeal cancers had cancerous tissue that tested positive for human papillomavirus (HPV). But that rate varied widely by study, from no throat cancer patients with HPV to 79 percent with the infection. …
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