Mis. Cancer News

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6/26/2007
Bisphosphonates Linked to Jawbone Disorder

Medications tied to bone deterioration in about 5% of cancer cases, study finds

6/22/2007
Drug From Sea Squirt Treats Rare Sarcoma

Tumors either disappeared or shrank in half of patients, study found

6/20/2007
Study Probes Whether Diet Can Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Trial to compare Mediterranean diet with U.S. Healthy People 2010 guidelines

6/15/2007
Turning an Anti-Tumor Gene Back On Could Fight Cancer

The next step is to develop drugs that can do so, scientists say

6/12/2007
Cancer Risk From Environmental Arsenic Can Last for Generations

Chilean study finds rates for malignancy were still high decades after clean-up

6/8/2007
Vitamin D Cuts Cancer Risk: Study

Women who took nearly three times the recommended amount reduced risk by 60 percent

6/8/2007
Stem Cells Can Be Cancer Cell Lookalikes

Whether they help drive malignancy is still not clear, scientists say

6/7/2007
New Biomarkers Classify Outcomes of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers

Protein patterns in tumors, blood serum predictive of who would fare better, studies find

6/6/2007
Ethanol Injection Helps Thyroid Cancer Patients

Alcohol cut tumor volume 50% in bone metastasis cases where radioiodine was ineffective

6/6/2007
Drug Boosts Adrenal Cancer Survival

Mitotane marks advance against rare, tough-to-treat cancer

6/6/2007
Cancer Drugs Appear to Boost Long-Term Memory

Mouse study hints at treatments for Alzheimer's, other brain diseases, in humans

6/5/2007
Drug May Help Combat 'Chemo Brain'

Small study found modafinil effective for women with breast cancer

6/5/2007
Disagreement With Doctor on Health Hurts Cancer Patients

Those with advanced lung, colon cancers more likely to die if disconnect exists, study found

6/4/2007
Disparities Persist in Cancer Care

Studies show racial, socioeconomic gaps continue with breast, childhood cancers

6/3/2007
Gene Has Strong Ties to Stomach Cancer

Discovery brings better understanding of one form of the disease

6/2/2007
New Treatments for Tough Cancers Show Promise

Studies found radiation, additional drugs slowed spread of lung, head/neck malignancies

6/2/2007
Ginseng, Flaxseed May Help Cancer Patients

But another study dampens enthusiasm for the use of shark cartilage against lung tumors

6/1/2007
Heart Disease Marker May Predict Prostate Cancer's Course

Patients with higher levels of C-reactive protein fared worse, study found

5/29/2007
Most Errors in Pediatric Chemo Make It to Patients

Dispensing, administration mistakes were most likely cause, study found

5/28/2007
Man's Best Friend Joins the Fight Against Cancer

New canine tumor tissue bank will help save dog and human lives, experts say

5/26/2007
Tips to Keeping the Barbecue Cancer-Free

Marinating, precooking can deny tumor-causing compounds a plate at the table

5/21/2007
Robotic Procedure Improves Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients

It leaves fewer stray cancer cells after prostate removal, study shows

5/21/2007
Supplements Don't Cut Lung Cancer Risk: Study

Taking multivitamins, C, E or folate conferred no statistically significant benefit

5/20/2007
Green Tea May Offer Protection From Bladder Inflammation

Herbal agents used were at levels found in normal dietary intake, study says

5/18/2007
Gardasil Guards Against Vaginal, Vulval Cancers

Researchers found cervical cancer vaccine reduced risk of lesions by 49%

5/17/2007
Many Americans Confused About Cancer: Survey

1 in 4 think there's not much you can do to prevent it

5/16/2007
Emotions, Fears Cloud Notions of Cancer Risk

A better grasp of the facts leads to smarter health choices, experts say

5/14/2007
Support Groups Don't Extend Cancer Patients' Lives

But they can improve a person's quality of life, study authors say

5/14/2007
Immune System Dysfunction Pinpointed in Melanoma Cases

Finding may boost cancer vaccine efforts, researchers say

5/14/2007
Chemical Compounds Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Pollutants, food ingredients, solvents may all cause harm, researchers say

5/11/2007
Daily Aspirin May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

But 300-milligram dose used in study comes with dangers, experts warn

5/10/2007
FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for Anemia Drugs

Prescribing medications in higher doses poses dangers, research has suggested

5/10/2007
World's Cancer Patients Face Inequities in Access to Newer Drugs

More than half will benefit, but it depends on where they live, study finds

5/1/2007
Testosterone Cream Did Not Boost Libido in Female Cancer Survivors

Lack of effectiveness may have been due to low estrogen levels among women, study finds

5/1/2007
Gene Discovery May Improve Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

MicroRNA holds promise, but bedside applications still years away, experts say

4/30/2007
Study Outlines Fat Hormone's Role in Breast Cancer

Leptin may enhance tumor growth, mouse study shows

4/29/2007
U.S. Cancer Group Launches Major Study

American Cancer Society hoping to track long-term health of 500,000 Americans

4/27/2007
Imaging Technique Could Help Fight Metastatic Cancers

Docs assessed treatment's success by watching water diffuse through tumors

4/20/2007
Studies Assess Risk of Developing Primary, Secondary Cancers

Genetics, lifestyle, environment interact to cause disease, researchers say

4/18/2007
Cancer Biomarkers Could Help Guide Treatment

New blood or biopsy tests predict patients' response to therapy, experts say

4/18/2007
Cancer Patients at High Risk of Drug Interactions

Better surveillance could prevent deadly incidents, experts say

4/17/2007
Cancer Vaccines Are Proving Their Mettle

Shots for pancreas, head-and-neck and cervical tumors appear effective, studies find

4/17/2007
Daily Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Risk

But the high dose needed brings its own dangers, experts warn

4/17/2007
Cutting Inflammation Could Cut Cancer Risk

Studies suggest anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help

4/16/2007
Antigen-Cloning Technique May Bolster Skin Cancer Vaccine

Research could find way to stimulate helper T-cells to fight melanoma

4/16/2007
Fruits and Vegetables Fight Off Cancer

Three studies suggest that eating well can reduce risk

4/13/2007
Minimally Invasive Lung Procedure Boosts Chemotherapy

Thoracoscopic lobectomy also shortens hospital stays, recovery times, study finds

4/11/2007
A Brother's Death, a Sister's Awakening

His inspiring fight against a crippling cancer taught her the value of life and love

4/10/2007
U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

But too many people are still smoking and not eating well or exercising, report says

4/9/2007
Rare Joint Cancer Yields Its Secrets

Understanding synovial sarcoma can bring effective treatment, experts say