Mis. Cancer News

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8/18/2006
Can Naturopathic Remedies Fight Cancer, Hot Flashes?

Research suggests efficacy, but critics say treatments remain unproven

8/17/2006
Coping Strategies Help Caregivers Deal With Death

'Complicated grief' can be difficult to handle, researchers say

8/16/2006
Tumor Response May Determine Best Liver Transplant Candidates

'Milan criteria' may not be crucial in predicting cancer recurrence, study reports

8/15/2006
Breast Cancer Gene Mutations More Common Than Thought

BRCA1 and 2 almost as prevalent in black women as in white, researchers report

8/14/2006
Communication With Doctors Affects Blacks' Cancer Care

Less-informed decisions may account for racial differences in outcomes among cancer patients

8/14/2006
Medication Errors Common in Kids' Leukemia Treatment

Complicated medication regimens appear to be the reason, researchers contend

8/11/2006
Researchers Probe Mechanisms of Infection

Study sheds light on link between inflammation and disease

8/10/2006
Some Dogs Carry 'Contagious' Cancer

Medical anomaly poses no threat to humans, experts say

8/9/2006
Gene Test Predicts Lung Cancer Outcome

Revolutionary new screen helps doctors decide whether patients need chemotherapy

7/25/2006
Testicular Cancer Cells Weakened by Heat

Finding could explain increased survival in men with this disease

7/25/2006
Treatment Strategy Extends Pancreatic Cancer Survival

Surgery followed by chemo, radiation may be better than surgery alone

7/21/2006
Health Tip: Undergoing Chemotherapy?

Here's how to take care of yourself

7/20/2006
Chemotherapy in Childhood Can Bring Adult Heart Woes

Researchers are seeking ways to prevent this long-term complication

7/20/2006
Cornea Research Brings Clear-Eyed View on Cancer

Discovery of how lens stays transparent has wide implications, experts say

7/19/2006
Health Tip: Reduce Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer

Minimize exposure to potential toxins

7/18/2006
Diet, Supplements Do Little for Cancer Patients

Review of research finds little benefit for vitamins and such, but better studies are needed, experts say

7/17/2006
New Method Spots Cell Changes That Spur Cancer

It should greatly speed the pace of research, scientists say

7/17/2006
Simple Precautions Protect Against Many Cancers

Screenings and lifestyle changes can go a long way, experts say

7/14/2006
Exercise Eases Chemotherapy Side Effects

It also boosts daily function, researchers say

7/12/2006
Radiation Therapy Might Harm Bone

Mouse study finding could have implications for cancer patients

7/10/2006
Clinical Trials for Cancer Running Out of Volunteers

Demand for participants now far outstrips the supply, experts warn

7/10/2006
Health Tip: Considering Acupuncture?

Here's what to keep in mind

7/7/2006
Clues to Cell Suicide Could Boost Cancer Research

Scientists learn that a key protein helps nudge damaged cells toward death

7/6/2006
Chernobyl Radiation May Boost Thyroid Cancer Risk

Study finds higher malignancy rate, especially to those exposed at a very young age

7/5/2006
Childhood Cancer Survivors Prone to Early Menopause

Treatment-related ovarian damage may be to blame, researchers say

6/30/2006
Keeping Patients Warm Boosts Cancer Scan Accuracy

A cozy blanket may prove a great, drug-free intervention, doctors say

6/30/2006
Holocaust Survivors at Higher Long-Term Cancer Risk

The deprivation they faced is probably to blame, researchers say

6/23/2006
Distress: The Sixth Vital Sign?

Meeting the emotional needs of patients is mandatory, cancer expert says

6/22/2006
Protein May Fight Lung Cancers

Naturally occurring HLJ1 suppresses malignancy, study finds

6/9/2006
Apples May Be Heart-Healthy

Flavonoids found in fruit protect cells from inflammation, study suggests

6/7/2006
Whistle While You Recuperate

Music therapy promotes health and healing, experts say

6/7/2006
Cancer Drug Ads Put Caveats in Fine Print

Focus is more on benefits, less on risks, side effects

6/6/2006
Whole Brain Radiation Doesn't Aid Brain Cancer Survival

But the therapy does prevent new tumors from developing, study finds

6/5/2006
Targeted Kidney Cancer Drugs Show Promise

Therapies extend survival for the most advanced cases

6/2/2006
U.S. Must Do More to Beat Cancer: Experts

Presidential panel report calls current efforts too slow, disjointed

5/30/2006
9/11 Rescue Dogs in Critical Health Study

Researchers are monitoring them for signs of threats to humans

5/29/2006
Health Tip: Do I Need a Vitamin E Supplement?

Most people can get enough from the right diet

5/26/2006
People Shun Help for Illnesses They View as 'Untreatable'

Study finds they're less likely to get tested for cancer, AIDS

5/24/2006
Heavy Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers also found no link to throat, mouth, esophageal tumors

5/23/2006
New Guidelines Focus on Preventing Chemo's Side Effects

Antiemetic drugs can prevent nausea, vomiting, experts say

5/23/2006
Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

Scientists have overcome major hurdle, but treatments could still be decades away

5/22/2006
Most Americans Unaware of Fat-Cancer Connection

And many underestimate their own weight, experts say

5/22/2006
Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Jobless

Those who had brain, other central nervous system cancers fared worst, review finds

5/16/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Raise Cancer, Infection Risk

TNF-blocking medicines are only used in severe cases, researchers note

5/15/2006
Mouse Model of Head and Neck Cancer Will Drive Research

It's a valuable new tool to help find treatments to fight these tumors

5/11/2006
Genes' Role in Cancer May Be Overestimated

Environment much more likely to be the major trigger, experts say

5/11/2006
Cancer's Location May Not Guide Treatment

Tumors may respond to drugs regardless of where they are, experts say

5/11/2006
Scientists Spot Cancer's 'Shield'

A molecule keeps tumors safe from immune system so they can grow

5/9/2006
Better Detection Explains U.S. Rise in Thyroid Cancer

Smaller and usually harmless tumors are now being found, experts say

5/9/2006
FDA Reviewing European Aspartame Data

New study contradicts earlier research with rats that found a link to cancer