Mis. Cancer News

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Article Title
3/3/2005
Licorice Derivative May Slow Kaposi's Sarcoma

Compound makes cancerous cells commit suicide, study finds

3/2/2005
Phase I Cancer Trials More Effective Than Thought

Twice as many patients have positive responses to therapies, study finds

3/1/2005
Celebrex Bests Vioxx as Potential Cancer Fighter

Despite cardiovascular risks, painkiller appears to block key protein for cancer cell replication

2/25/2005
Non-Surgical Treatment Offers Hope for Liver Cancer

Needle delivers tumor-cooking heat to site of malignancy

2/25/2005
Viruses are Vaccines' New Anti-Cancer Weapon

They prime the immune system to attack malignant cells, scientists say

2/24/2005
Palliative Care Comes Too Late for Many

Nearly half of surviving cancer relatives wish hospice care had started earlier

2/23/2005
Scientists Identify Stem Cell On/Off Switch

One gene may tell skin stem cells to change, or stay as they are

2/22/2005
Free Hotline Focuses on Lymphedema

Therapists will answer questions on cancer treatment-related swelling

2/18/2005
Saliva Testing Moves Into the Mainstream

Lowly spit might be a lifesaver in disease, infection detection

2/17/2005
Lung, Colon Cancers Major Killers in Europe

Over 1.7 million Europeans died from cancer in 2004, report finds

2/16/2005
Managed Care Makes Little Difference in Cancer Care

Study found it didn't raise, lower quality of life for these patients

2/14/2005
Reprogrammed HIV Can Hunt Down Cancer Cells

Harmless form of the virus attacked malignancies in mice, says study

2/10/2005
Illness, Disability May Not Dampen Spirits

Most sick and disabled people just as happy as healthy folk, study finds

2/9/2005
Crunch! Carrots May Cut Cancer Risk

Natural pesticide appears to prevent tumor development

2/8/2005
Cancer Patients Run Higher Risk of Blood Clots

New study identifies those most likely to suffer problems

2/8/2005
Eating Well Staves Off Disability

Dairy, fruits and vegetables can help you function better as you age, study finds

2/3/2005
Many EU Cancer Patients Use Alternative Meds

Herbal treatments, homeopathy, vitamins and spiritual therapies popular

1/31/2005
New Advance in Gene Therapy for Cancer

Special virus spares healthy cells

1/25/2005
Genetic Technique Bolsters Immune Cells to Battle Cancer

Scientists prompted them to aggressively attack malignancies

1/24/2005
Link Between Personality and Cancer Ruled Out

Extroversion doesn't up chances of disease, study finds

1/20/2005
New Clues to Tumor Toughness

Researchers discover how malignant cells develop resistance to treatment

1/20/2005
Cancer Now the Leading Killer of Americans

Displaces heart disease for top spot, new report finds

1/19/2005
Key Cancer Gene Discovered

Scientists identify gene that controls other cancer-causing genes

1/17/2005
Another Clue Explains Smoking Link to Oral Cancers

Those with habit have much higher levels of inflammatory protein

1/17/2005
Combo Treatment Slows Cancer Cell Growth

Could become effective therapy against cells that keep proliferating

1/13/2005
New Gene Principle Changes the Rules

Finding could lead to new treatments for many diseases

1/11/2005
Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Cancer Rates

In large Korean study, higher levels meant higher incidence of disease

1/10/2005
Delirium Can Be Side Effect of Stem Cell Transplant

Suffered by half of cancer patients who had it, researchers say

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