Mis. Cancer News

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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

5/8/2006
Does a 'Super Mouse' Hold Key to Beating Cancer?

Transplanting white blood cells from this mouse turns 'normal' mice tumor-resistant

5/5/2006
New Guidelines Help Preserve Fertility After Cancer Treatment

It's a common problem for both male and female patients

5/4/2006
PET, CT Cancer-Screening Scans Best Done Together

Spacing them apart makes for difficulties in reading the scans, experts say

5/3/2006
Key Factors Spur Older Cancer Patients to Quit Chemo

Colon cancer study cites frailty, lack of support as important to this decision

5/2/2006
Higher Incomes Don't Always Bring Better Care to Uninsured

People often forego preventive tests if they must pay out-of-pocket, study finds

5/1/2006
Cancer Gene Also Involved in Hair Loss

Finding might lead to genetic therapy for baldness, study suggests

4/27/2006
Patients More Open to Treatment Side Effects as Disease Progresses

Study finds end-of-life outlook on disability, pain changes over time

4/26/2006
Stopping Cancer's Spread

Blocking a key enzyme could put brakes on metastasis, experts say

4/25/2006
Appendix Cancer Rare But Potentially Deadly

The disease may be more serious than once thought, study shows

4/19/2006
Cell-Growth 'Switch' Holds Clues to Cancer

PTEN gene tells cells to divide or not, researchers say

4/18/2006
Elderly Cancer Survivors at Disability Risk

Study finds women who beat the disease were less able to perform daily tasks

4/17/2006
U.S. Doctors Offer Free Head-and-Neck Cancer Screening

Former baseball great and cancer survivor Brett Butler heads up the effort

4/13/2006
Online Cancer Resource Helps Asian Americans

New Web site provides multilingual data and advice

4/11/2006
Nanotechnology Zaps Prostate Tumor Cells

Organic particles aid chemo in destroying cancer

4/10/2006
Parents Can Help in Children's Drug Trials

They are accurate reporters of how kids are faring, study finds

4/7/2006
Scientists Seek Cancer's Early Warning Signs

A number of efforts could yield real rewards

4/7/2006
Food Antioxidants, Vitamin D Fight Breast Cancer

These compounds may also lower risk for ovarian tumors, studies find

4/6/2006
Ovary Removal May Boost Long-Term Dementia Risk

Experts say women must weigh pros and cons for this surgery

4/6/2006
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gives Long-Term Protection

Nearly 5 years later, it still shields women from tumor-causing virus, researchers say

4/5/2006
Ginger an Ovarian Cancer Killer

The spice could prove a potent weapon against malignancy, researchers say