Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/4/2005
Checking Cancer's Growth

Scientists identify factors that tell cells to stop multiplying

12/28/2004
Fine-Tune Your Intake of Fatty Acids

Omega-3 and omega-6 acids are vital to a healthy diet

12/27/2004
Long-Term Survival Not Tied to 'Excellence' Centers

Study compares five-year death rates at National Cancer Institute-designated facilities

12/22/2004
New Compound Could Enhance Chemotherapy

It might also reduce side effects of treatment, researchers suggest

12/21/2004
Fruits, Veggies Might Ward Off Cancer

Try to eat five or more servings a day to help prevent disease, experts say

12/20/2004
Lung Cancer Link Seen in Gulf War Fires

Advisers issue new report on combustible products

12/20/2004
Scans Help Spot Recurrent Cancers

Combination imaging helps find hidden malignancies, study says

12/16/2004
Drug Treats Painful Side Effect of Chemotherapy

Thwarts debilitating mouth sores

12/16/2004
New Way to Block Angiogenesis Found

Could lead to novel therapies for cancer, transplants, heart and lung disease

12/15/2004
Drug Eases Painful Effect of Cancer Therapy

Cuts frequency, duration of common mouth sores

12/10/2004
Childhood Cancer Rate Rising in Europe

But survival rates are improving, researchers report

12/3/2004
Depression Strikes Hard at Ill Seniors

Therapy helps quality of life in those with chronic ailments

12/3/2004
Leukemia Drug Gleevec Continues to Amaze

Nearly 5 years after its introduction, most patients still doing well

12/2/2004
Shark Cartilage No Proven Cancer Cure

More studies may show benefit in using purified components of it

12/2/2004
Cancer Survivorship in U.S. Keeps Rising

Number of those beating disease has tripled since the 1970s

12/2/2004
Risks Seen in Low Exposure to Benzene

Study: Blood cells harmed even below U.S. worker standards

12/1/2004
'PillCam' Allows Doctors to Inspect Esophagus

May thwart pre-cancerous condition

11/30/2004
Gleevec Shows Promise Against Kaposi's Sarcoma

Drug slowed cancer growth in small number of AIDS patients

11/30/2004
No Cancer Link to Nuclear Site Found

Those exposed to iodine 131 at Hanford facility decades ago appear unharmed

11/26/2004
Stomach Cancer May Start in Bone Marrow

Mouse study questions long-held belief about disease origins

11/23/2004
Study Finds Safe Pain Relief for Most Veterans

For cancer patients, modest, stable use of morphine-like drugs

11/22/2004
Study: Men Benefit More From Antioxidants

Cancer, death rates lower for males

11/19/2004
Improving Cancer Care for Native Americans

U.S. grant will increase access to trials, treatments in S.D.

11/19/2004
Health Tip: Help Prevent Cancer

Some suggestions to lower your risk

11/18/2004
Too Few Elderly in Cancer Clinical Trials

Majority of patients are seniors, but they're a minority in trials

11/17/2004
Researchers Closing In On 'Death Clock' Gene

It holds important clues to both cancer and aging

11/16/2004
Heartburn Medicines May Help Fight Cancer

In a lab, they lowered resistance to chemotherapy drugs

11/15/2004
Breast Cancer Genes Tied to Other Malignancies

But risk of pancreatic, prostate, stomach cancer still low, study finds

11/10/2004
Scientists Find Key to Gene Therapy

In mice, silencing RNA cut cholesterol nearly in half

11/8/2004
Ovary Transplant to Arm a Success

Researchers report second-ever transplant of entire organ

11/2/2004
Fruits, Vegetables Won't Lower Cancer Risk

Study finds lower heart trouble with higher consumption

11/2/2004
Early Cancer Drug Trials Less Dangerous Than Before

Safer medicines, better oversight cited as reasons behind trend

11/1/2004
Swallowed Camera Finds Small Bowel Tumors

Study: Capsule endoscopy detects what other screens can't

10/27/2004
Health Tip: Stop Smoking

Some of the benefits will come quickly

10/26/2004
New Treatment Blocks Cancer's Spread

It keeps metastatic cancer cells from attacking other organs

10/22/2004
Cancer Deaths Drop Among Asian Americans in California

But rate of breast cancer greater than any other group in state

10/22/2004
Experts Explain Seeming Paradox of Pill Study

Effect of hormones differs, depending on age of a woman when she takes them

10/14/2004
Genetic Events May Cause Deadly Childhood Cancer

Finding may provide targets for new treatments

9/30/2004
Vitamin Supplements May Boost Cancer Risk

Study finds no protective effect against gastrointestinal tumors

9/29/2004
New Drug Treats Fungal Infections in Cancer Patients

Fewer side effects allow for more aggressive therapies

9/29/2004
Watchful Eye on Drug Side Effects Pays Off

Rare Eprex-linked anemia caught early and then stemmed

9/29/2004
War Against Cancer Turning to 'Smart' Weapons

Treatments targeting pathways of disease beating out chemotherapy

9/27/2004
Experimental Cancer Treatments for Kids Set

National coalition will focus on children who don't respond to traditional therapies

9/24/2004
Double Dose of Gleevec Battles Intestinal Tumors

More of drug could improve outcome for people with GIST, study finds

9/23/2004
Dogs Sniff Out Bladder Cancer

They detect telltale chemicals in urine samples, researchers contend

9/21/2004
Family Histories Can Help Combat Cancer

Even 'self-reported' accounts are valuable, study says

9/20/2004
Inflammation Plays Role in Starting, Stopping Cancer

Researchers find sensitized immune system can work both ways

9/13/2004
General Health of Cancer Survivors Often Overlooked

Their non-cancer health problems tend to be poorly managed, study finds

9/10/2004
Ginseng Paradox Explained

Study finds it both promotes, limits blood vessel growth

9/9/2004
Light at Night Might Be a Cancer Risk

It could disrupt the body's normal hormone production, some researchers suggest