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Inside A Doctor's Mind At The End Of His Life

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When Men Get Breast Cancer, They Enter A World Of Pink

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Quite a few employers now offer specialized insurance that pays a lump sum to help cover high deductibles triggered by treatment for serious illnesses. Portra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

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Spanish hams hang from the ceiling at Museo del Jamón, a ham bar in downtown Madrid. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Spaniards Snap Up Holiday Hams, Even After Cancer Warning

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Breast cancer drug Herceptin is one of the medicines that are typically covered by insurers but often at a high out-of-pocket cost for patients. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Testing for prostate cancer has declined after a recommendation in 2012 said it shouldn't be routine. iStockphoto hide caption

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Prostate Screening Drops Sharply, And So Do Cancer Cases

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