Mis. Cancer News

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7/5/2016
Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

7/1/2016
U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

6/30/2016
Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too

Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

6/29/2016
New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers

Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis

6/29/2016
For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up

Melanoma survivors benefited when they and a loved one got training in spotting malignancies, study found

6/28/2016
Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

6/27/2016
Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

6/24/2016
Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer

But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered

6/24/2016
Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

6/23/2016
Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo

Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

6/22/2016
Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI

The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

6/22/2016
A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen

Study shows how one hospital's 'patient navigators' boosted testing rates

6/21/2016
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

6/16/2016
Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer

British study highlights the need for better early detection, researchers say

6/16/2016
Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study

Although larger procedure carries more risk, odds of longer survival are higher, researchers say

6/15/2016
Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching

Deadly melanoma is rare on feet, but often advanced when diagnosed

6/15/2016
Expert Panel Reaffirms Need for Colon Cancer Screen Beginning at Age 50

U.S. advisory group says there's not enough evidence to endorse one screening method over another

6/14/2016
Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests

Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure

6/9/2016
Better Lung Cancer Survival? There's an App for That

Study found tracking symptoms, alerting doctors to trouble early led to longer survival

6/9/2016
California Enacts Right-to-Die Law

Move triples percentage of terminally ill patients in U.S. who will now have this option

6/8/2016
Cancer's Heavy Financial Burden

1 in 10 patients skipped doctor visits, nearly 1 in 5 didn't fill prescriptions due to cost, survey shows

6/7/2016
U.S. Black Women Get Less Care to Prevent Breast Cancer Return

Genetic testing, risk-reducing surgery more likely for whites, Hispanics, study finds

6/7/2016
Female Reproductive Tract Not a Sterile Environment, Study Finds

Researchers also found different microbes in women with ovarian cancer

6/7/2016
Double Stem Cell Transplant May Help Fight a Childhood Cancer

Tandem treatments might give survival edge to kids with neuroblastoma, researcher says

6/6/2016
Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors

Women who took an aromatase inhibitor for 10 years instead of 5 got added benefit, study found

6/6/2016
Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients

3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

6/6/2016
Superior Results for Myeloma Drug That's Added Earlier in Treatment

Response rate doubled for patients with this blood cancer, study finds

6/6/2016
U.S. Pays Highest Prices for Cancer Meds: Study

However, actual ability to pay for the drugs is better than in some other countries, researchers add

6/6/2016
The Cost of Cancer Drugs

The monthly cost of cancer drugs is highest in the United States, new study finds.

6/6/2016
Antibody-Based Therapy Shows Promise Against Stomach Cancer

Patients with advanced disease lived longer when they received this targeted treatment, research shows

6/6/2016
Two-Pronged Chemo Helps Some With Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Study found using both abdomen drip and IV delayed progression of disease

6/6/2016
Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors

Large study found it predicted when cancer DNA was mutating, could help tailor treatments to avoid drug resistance

6/6/2016
Immune-Based Drug May Help Some With Advanced Bladder Cancer

About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to Tecentriq, study found

6/3/2016
Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial

It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

6/3/2016
1 in 5 Ovarian Cancer Patients Doesn't Get Life-Extending Surgery: Study

Advanced age, disease were predictors for receiving only chemo, radiation or nothing at all

6/2/2016
Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors

Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

6/2/2016
15.5 Million Americans Now Surviving Cancer: Report

But better tools needed to support their long-term recovery, experts say

6/2/2016
Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Longer Colon Cancer Survival

Study found most benefit seen in those taking the drug before their cancer diagnosis

6/1/2016
Brain Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Early Trial

Injectable virus appears to extend lives of glioblastoma patients

5/27/2016
NIH Experts Cast Doubt on Rat Study Linking Cellphones, Tumors

Rodents exposed to phone radiation actually lived longer than unexposed animals, reviewers point out

5/27/2016
Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe

Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

5/27/2016
6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

5/26/2016
Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk

Lifestyle may matter even more when your DNA is working against you, research shows

5/26/2016
Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths

Health-care cuts, unemployment linked to more than 260,000 additional deaths, study finds

5/25/2016
Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer

Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

5/25/2016
Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

5/24/2016
Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds

Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

5/24/2016
Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50

Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

5/24/2016
Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?

Consuming limited amount of low-fiber food day before didn't disrupt procedure, study finds