Mis. Cancer News

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1/26/2006
FDA Approves New Drug for Two Cancers

Sutent works against stomach and kidney cancers

1/24/2006
Fish Oil Won't Fight Cancer

But finding doesn't mean omega-3 fatty acids aren't heart-healthy, experts add

1/24/2006
Chronic Inflammation Could Spur Cancer

Study finds higher risk for malignancy in people with key inflammatory marker

1/23/2006
Long-Term Survivors Hold Clues to Beating Lung Cancer

About 1% of patients deemed 'incurable' beat the odds, study found

1/20/2006
Curry Spice Plus Cabbage Compound May Fight Cancer

Mouse study of prostate tumors suggests real promise from the treatment

1/18/2006
Quality of Life Predicts Head and Neck Cancer Survival

Progress in the first year after surgery could be crucial, study suggests

1/18/2006
Cervical Cancer Screening Rates Improving in U.S.

But many states still fall short, new report finds

1/17/2006
Protein Yields Blood Cancer Clues

Findings could further research into acute myeloid leukemia

1/13/2006
Ginger Could Add Spice to Cancer Care

Trial results suggest it eases chemo-related nausea

1/13/2006
New Pap Test No Better Than Conventional One

The finding could challenge recent changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines

1/12/2006
Research Reveals Secrets of Cancer's Spread

Tumor cells on the periphery are the most deadly, study suggests

1/4/2006
Gene Plays Key Role in Stopping Spread of Some Cancers

Certain tumors silence its ability to make metastatic cells commit suicide, study finds

12/30/2005
Trans Fat Food Labels Are Coming

Starting New Year's Day, labeling also will list potential allergens

12/29/2005
Healthy Aging: The 50s -- Time for Your Annual Checkup!

Recommended screenings can be a lifesaver, experts say

12/27/2005
Poorer Black Women Going Without Pap Smears

Underserved neighborhoods may have fewer health resources, experts say

12/15/2005
Human Epigenome Project Could Help Cure Disease

Scientists push for a new effort to understand mechanisms that direct DNA

12/8/2005
Fighting Cancer May Mean Fighting 'Fate'

A belief that illness is 'meant to be' can prove deadly, experts say

12/6/2005
Two Drugs Boost Endometrial Cancer Survival

Doxorubicin and cisplatin after surgery help fight advanced disease, study found

12/2/2005
Infertility Boosts Testicular Cancer Risk

Screening subfertile men for the disease makes sense, expert says

12/2/2005
Cancer Group Lists Top Treatment Advances for 2005

Inroads against breast, lung and stomach tumors, plus two cervical cancer vaccines

11/29/2005
Laser Surgery Effective for Liver Cancer, Research Shows

But not all surgeons agree the method is as good a standard surgery

11/25/2005
Injected Virus Kills Brain Cancer in Mice

The treatment shows real promise, researchers say

11/25/2005
Cancer Vaccine Research Gets a Boost

An existing drug thwarts a tumor's ability to trick immune system, researchers say

11/23/2005
Genes May Predict Childhood Cancer Prognosis

Finding could help doctors treating neuroblastomas, researchers say

11/22/2005
Radiation Therapy Raises Hip Fracture Risk

Women receiving the treatment for pelvic cancers need monitoring, experts say

11/21/2005
Muscular Dystrophy Gives Clue to Cancer Wasting

A cellular protein connects the two, researchers say

11/17/2005
Third of Cancers Caused by Modifiable Risk Factors

Tobacco, alcohol and lack of exercise are culprits in Western nations, survey finds

11/16/2005
Great American Smokeout Arrives Thursday

Annual event urges smokers to kick the habit for good

11/9/2005
FDA Denies Lycopene Supplement Health Claims

Agency says there's little proof to substantiate cancer-prevention assertions

11/8/2005
Aspirin May Help Prevent Throat Cancer

Study finds NSAID painkillers may fight malignancy linked to Barrett's esophagus

11/1/2005
Screen-And-Treat Approach Cuts Cervical Cancer Deaths

In poorer countries, treating immediately after diagnosis could save lives, study shows

10/31/2005
A Shopping Cart of Cancer Fighters

Research sheds light on possible tumor-taming properties of vegetables and herbs

10/28/2005
Computer Industry Workers May Face Health Risks

Preliminary study shows higher odds of certain cancers in some workers

10/27/2005
Gene Discovery Could Broaden Cancer Research

Rearranged genes may help trigger many malignancies, experts say

10/25/2005
Urine Test Could Spot Bladder Cancer

A noninvasive screen is badly needed, experts say

10/25/2005
Chemotherapy Errors Rare But Dangerous

Study found mistakes in 1 in 30 treatments ordered

10/20/2005
Research Into Obesity-Cancer Link Gets Big Boost

National Cancer Institute will give $54 million to four U.S. centers

10/20/2005
Less Invasive Surgery Works for Sinus Tumors

Greater number of patients remain free of disease, study finds

10/14/2005
Health Tip: Hair Loss in Women With Cancer

A wig can help you look and feel better

10/10/2005
Cancer Misdiagnosed in 12% of Cases: Study

Improper tissue sampling, reading often the culprits, researchers say

10/7/2005
Chemotherapy Boosts Cancer Vaccine's Punch

Combo worked in mice, but human trials are a long way off, experts say

10/5/2005
Processed Meats Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Carcinogens created during preparation may be to blame, experts say

10/4/2005
Lifestyle Changes Could Save Millions

Additional 2% decrease in chronic disease deaths adds up to 36 million lives saved worldwide over next decade, experts say

10/4/2005
Common Gene Variant May Help Spur Cancer

Nearly 14 percent of Americans carry the TGFBR1*6A gene type, experts say

10/4/2005
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Keep Falling

Decline since 1990s has been steeper among men than women, new report finds

9/28/2005
Cancer Drug Might Fight Lethal Lung Hypertension

Gleevec, so successful against leukemia, may also fight arterial disease

9/28/2005
Prolonged Fever Can Be Sign of Some Cancers

Patients might have a slightly higher risk of tumors, a new study finds

9/26/2005
Pomegranate Shows Promise Against Prostate Cancer

It stopped malignancy in cell cultures and mice, but experts remain cautious

9/23/2005
PSA Still Best Predictor of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Study counters recent claims that test might not be effective

9/23/2005
Boosting Immune Response Could Fight Cancer

An HIV therapy might also improve vaccination effectiveness, experts say