Mis. Cancer News

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8/30/2016
Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight

Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

8/26/2016
Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment

Extra chemo drugs failed to change course of osteosarcoma, researchers say

8/24/2016
Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

8/24/2016
Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

8/18/2016
Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival

Research suggests that tracking DNA activity patterns may someday help women with certain tumor types

8/17/2016
Duration of Obesity linked to cancer

Study looks at the duration of obesity and the link to cancer in US women

8/16/2016
Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

8/15/2016
New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers

2 millimeters is enough to guard against recurrences while reducing need for additional surgeries

8/15/2016
Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations

Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

8/12/2016
Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds

Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

8/11/2016
Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study

Survivors of 1945 attacks lived almost as long as others and their children show no apparent health effects

8/11/2016
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

8/10/2016
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

8/8/2016
Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

8/8/2016
Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival

2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

8/4/2016
Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment

In cases of slow-growing disease, toxic drugs can sometimes be avoided for many months, study finds

7/29/2016
Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast

For most women, risk of disease in unaffected breast is low, group says

7/29/2016
Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

Discoveries challenge belief that it is a modern-day disease

7/29/2016
New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

7/28/2016
'Active Surveillance' of Prostate Cancer Doesn't Dampen Quality of Life

Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease, study found

7/28/2016
Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk

A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

7/26/2016
Some Brain Cancer Patients Have Radiation Options: Study

Targeted approach appears to preserve mental functioning

7/26/2016
U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings

But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

7/25/2016
Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER

But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

7/21/2016
Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

7/21/2016
Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

7/21/2016
Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study

Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates

7/19/2016
Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study

Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

7/19/2016
Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

7/19/2016
Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

7/18/2016
Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

7/15/2016
Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis

Those with advanced disease are likely to be more optimistic than their doctor, study shows

7/15/2016
Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks

Many not aware of exact radiation exposure, Canadian study finds

7/14/2016
Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study

Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

7/14/2016
Weight Loss and Cancer Risk

Weight loss through diet and exercise may reduce risk factors for cancer, study finds.

7/14/2016
Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

7/13/2016
'Liquid Biopsy' May Show Whether Cancer Drugs Are Working

But research is still in early stages, experts note

7/12/2016
Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk?

Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

7/12/2016
Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease

Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

7/11/2016
Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

7/11/2016
Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link

It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

7/8/2016
Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

7/8/2016
Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

7/7/2016
7/7/2016
Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return

DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

7/7/2016
HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

7/7/2016
Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs

Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly

7/7/2016
Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test

Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

7/5/2016
Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months

Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says

7/5/2016
Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer