Mis. Cancer News

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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

9/20/2005
Cancer Survivors Face Future Risk

Despite impressive treatment advances, there's a chance of second malignancy, study finds

9/20/2005
The Beta Carotene-Tobacco Conundrum

Supplement cuts cancer risk in non-smokers, but ups it in those who've smoked, study finds

9/16/2005
Stem Cell Transplant Can Leave Long-Term Health Woes

These effects are non-life-threatening but should be monitored, experts say

9/15/2005
Vegetables, Fruit Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk

These healthy diets reduced risk by 50 percent, study found

9/15/2005
Crunchy Veggies May Thwart Lung Cancer

In high doses, those in the cabbage family slowed malignancies, studies found

9/15/2005
More Cancer Survivors Staying in the Workforce

Better care, less discrimination keeps them on the job, expert says

9/13/2005
U.S. Death Trends Show Successes, Failures

Big gains against heart disease, but diabetes, COPD deaths are rising, report finds

9/13/2005
Breast Cancer Surgery May Play Role in Recurrence

It might encourage growth of tumor blood vessels, study suggests

9/12/2005
High Doses of IV Vitamin C Fight Cancer

But will success in the lab translate to humans?

9/12/2005
Social, Academic Trouble Can Follow Childhood Cancer

But a focus on education may limit these aftereffects, experts say

9/7/2005
Antibiotic Could Make Chemotherapy Safer

But added cost and raised risk of drug resistance may limit its use, experts say

8/31/2005
Super-Small 'Stealth' Drugs Could Fight Cancer

Powders are so tiny they evade the body's immune system, experts say

8/30/2005
New Drug Weakens Cancer Cells

In early studies in mice, tumors shrank by 90 percent

8/30/2005
Strategy Helps Tailor Head, Neck Cancer Treatment

Blood protein identifies those who'll benefit from specific drugs

8/29/2005
Cancer Drugs May Fight Rapid-Aging Disease

New hope for children with this rare disorder

8/23/2005
Chemo-Hormone Combo Curtails Toxic Side Effects

Research with mice offers hope for ovarian, breast and prostate tumors

8/22/2005
Preliminary Drug Trials for Cancer Underreported

This lack of reporting can delay drug development, study says

8/22/2005
Asian Shrub Could Be a Cancer-Fighter

Compound from croton plant's seeds shrank pancreatic, prostate tumors in mice

8/17/2005
Protein May Hold Key to Cancer Radiation Treatments

Manipulating the molecule could boost the therapy's effectiveness, study suggests

8/15/2005
Cellular Enzyme Can Trigger Cancer

Matriptase lies on cell's surface, making it a great candidate for new drugs

8/15/2005
Molecular Probe Could Spot Cancers Early

Method may detect malignancies before they spread

8/11/2005
Scientists ID Possible Cancer-Causing Gene

The work involves fruit flies but could benefit people

8/8/2005
Depression, Fatigue Don't Boost Cancer Risk: Study

But experts think the finding may not apply to many people

8/4/2005
Could Suspended Animation Combat Cancer?

'Cellular senescence' might be used to put tumors to sleep, research suggests

8/4/2005
Broccoli May Fight Bladder Cancer

Researchers focus on compounds called isothiocyanates

8/4/2005
Rapid Scan Helps Diagnose Dangerous Childhood Cancer

Researchers develop gene chip to aid neuroblastoma prognosis

8/3/2005
Laser Treatment Kills Cancer Cells in Lab

But doesn't damage healthy tissue, researchers report