Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/3/2005
Study Finds Virtual Colonoscopy Spots More Than Colon Cancer

But experts disagree over the value of the technology

8/1/2005
Smoking, Obesity Double Trouble for Teens

Secondhand smoke is nearly as unhealthy as puffing on cigarettes, study finds

7/27/2005
Anti-Cancer 'Smart Bomb' Deals Killer Blow

Nanocell starves tumor's blood supply and destroys malignant cells

7/27/2005
Doctors Best at Calming Patients' Fears

But educational videos better at providing disease info, study finds

7/25/2005
Chinese Medicine Yields Anti-Cancer Compound

Cottonseed agent kills drug-resistant malignancies

7/21/2005
New Drug Promising for Testicular Cancer

Single-dose carboplatin post-surgery just as effective as weeks of radiotherapy

7/20/2005
Reporting Bias Can Skew Research

Researcher says unpublished work can dampen prognostic power of disease markers

7/18/2005
Virus-Based Cancer Research Heats Up

Scientists use common cold bug to kill heated tumor cells

7/15/2005
Many Women Uninformed About Cervical Cancer

Just 23 percent know a virus causes the disease, survey finds

7/15/2005
Getting a Jump on Cancer Genetics

Scientists using 'jumping genes' to uncover tumor-linked mutations

7/14/2005
Cancer Doesn't Have to Cost You Your Fertility

New treatments can enable patients to still have children, review notes

7/11/2005
Curry Spice Shuts Down Melanoma

In the lab, high doses of curcumin killed tumor cells

7/8/2005
New Thyroid Surgery Uses Smaller Incision

It's safe and speeds healing, surgeons say

7/8/2005
Parking Lots Paving the Way for Pollution

Widely used sealants add carcinogens to local streams, study finds

7/8/2005
Health Tip: Caring for the Seriously Ill

Make time for yourself, too

7/7/2005
Saliva Test May Spot Mouth Cancer Early

In the lab, it predicted more than 80 percent of cases, researchers say

7/6/2005
PET Scans Best at Spotting Vaginal Cancer

Study findings should prompt wider use, researchers say

7/6/2005
Melanoma Gene Predicts Disease Severity

Scientists find mutation in advanced cases

7/5/2005
Aspirin, Vitamin E No Help Against Cancer

Women's study also found vitamin E did little to protect against heart disease

6/30/2005
'Mule' Kicks Off New Cancer Quest

An oddly named enzyme may hold clues to malignancy

6/29/2005
New Treatment Destroys Kidney Tumors

Heated needle technique is minimally invasive and effective, study finds

6/29/2005
Report: Even Low Radiation Levels May Harm Health

There's no safe exposure threshold, although risk for most people remains small

6/28/2005
Small Cancer Risk from Low-Dose Radiation

It may cause 1% to 2% of maligancies in exposed workers, study finds

6/27/2005
Woman Gives Birth After Ovarian Tissue Transplant

Chemotherapy had left 28-year-old Israeli unable to conceive

6/27/2005
Culture Influences Cancer Care in Japan, U.S.

Study finds differences in doctors' relations with patients and their families

6/27/2005
Cancer Myths Abound, Survey Finds

Many think surgery spreads the disease; others suspect cure being withheld

6/27/2005
Hispanics, Blacks at Raised Colon Cancer Risk

U.S. minorities more prone to advanced disease than whites, study finds

6/26/2005
For Better, Safer Burger, Add Rosemary

The herb cuts BBQ-linked carcinogens, expert says

6/24/2005
Snuff, Chew Tobacco Raise Heart Death Risk

Study suggests oral cancer not the only threat to users' health

6/22/2005
Post-Surgery Chemo Raises Lung Cancer Survival

Two-drug combo offers hope for those with early-stage disease

6/21/2005
Race May Affect Early-Onset Lung Cancer

Malignancy under age 50 twice as common in blacks vs. whites, study found

6/21/2005
Drug Combos Team Up Against Myeloma

New agent shuts off another escape route for the deadly cancer, researchers report

6/17/2005
Scientists Discover Lung Cell Linked to Cancer

Monitoring these stem cells could lead to earlier diagnoses

6/10/2005
Folk Remedy, Food Spice May Fight Cancer

Scientists embark on major study of propolis and turmeric

6/9/2005
Available Drug Helps Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

Ontak boosts body's defense against tumor's return

6/9/2005
Cancer Drug Also Fights Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Immune-targeted rituximab shows good results in two trials

6/9/2005
At-Home Breast Cancer Detector Effective

Hand-held device found over 90 percent of cancers in early trial

6/8/2005
Alcohol May Cut Lymphoma Risk

But finding should not encourage people to drink, experts say

6/8/2005
Science Finds New Class of Cancer Genes

They have links to lymphomas, colorectal tumors

6/6/2005
Growth Hormone Suppression May Inhibit Cancer

Rat study suggests this strategy might work in high-risk patients

6/3/2005
Finding Right Target Still Tough With Gene Therapy

Focus is on delivery systems that do the job without causing collateral damage

6/3/2005
Power Lines-Leukemia Debate Lingers

Study shows slight increase in risk, but magnetic fields may not be to blame