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Smokers who quit have less aggressive kidney cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers have found that kidney cancer is not only more common among heavy smokers, it also appears to be more aggressive.Full story

BusinessWeek: Lessons from a $618,616 death

Writer Amanda Bennett recounts her late husband's battle with cancer, which cost $618,616 over seven years. The case offers a window into the debate over health care.  Full story

FDA approves drug for deadly kidney cancer

Federal health officials are approving a drug from Novartis to treat patients whose kidney cancer has returned after treatment with older drugs. Full story

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