Mis. Cancer News

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9/26/2016
More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare

Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

9/23/2016
'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

9/22/2016
Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study

Pretreatment ultrasounds may reassure women about their uterine cancer risk, researchers say

9/21/2016
Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia

In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

9/21/2016
Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk

Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery

9/21/2016
More Breast Cancer Patients Should Consider Radiation, New Guidelines Say

Mastectomy patients with small tumors, fewer lymph nodes involved, benefit from the therapy, cancer experts agree

9/20/2016
More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments

These therapies help arm the body to fight off malignancy, new report explains

9/20/2016
Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms

Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

9/20/2016
Even at Cancer Centers, Finding Relief for Pain Can Be Tough

'Mystery shopper' study shows staff at 1 in 10 facilities gave people misinformation on palliative care services

9/19/2016
Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All

Large study challenges previous research linking the procedure to slightly higher chance of disease

9/16/2016
Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC

Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

9/15/2016
31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

9/9/2016
Strides Made in Treating Childhood Cancer: Report

But more needs to be done to battle tougher tumors, guard the health of survivors

9/9/2016
Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms

Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

9/9/2016
Early Palliative Care Improves Patients' Quality of Life

Also increases chances of having end-of-life discussions, study shows

9/9/2016
FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable

May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

9/9/2016
Cancer Caregivers Face Difficult Demands

Survey results suggest more support is warranted

9/8/2016
Can Exercise Offset Alcohol's Damaging Effects?

Even gardening, brisk walking may reduce your risk of booze-related death, researchers say

9/7/2016
Cord-Blood Transplants Show Promise in Leukemia Treatment

Donors and recipients don't need to be a perfect match, researcher says

9/7/2016
Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer?

Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

9/7/2016
Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths?

Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

9/2/2016
Tasmanian Devils' Genes May Be Outwitting Deadly Cancer

Researchers note genetic changes in survivors of facial tumor disease

9/1/2016
Injury Risk Spikes While Cancer Patients Seek Diagnosis: Study

Researchers urge greater prevention of medical and drug therapy complications, accidents and self-harm

8/31/2016
14 Genes That May Affect Cancer Treatment

Researchers say finding might help identify patients most likely to be helped by chemotherapy, radiation

8/30/2016
Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight

Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

8/26/2016
Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment

Extra chemo drugs failed to change course of osteosarcoma, researchers say

8/24/2016
Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

8/24/2016
Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

8/18/2016
Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival

Research suggests that tracking DNA activity patterns may someday help women with certain tumor types

8/17/2016
Duration of Obesity linked to cancer

Study looks at the duration of obesity and the link to cancer in US women

8/16/2016
Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

8/15/2016
New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers

2 millimeters is enough to guard against recurrences while reducing need for additional surgeries

8/15/2016
Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations

Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

8/12/2016
Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds

Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

8/11/2016
Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study

Survivors of 1945 attacks lived almost as long as others and their children show no apparent health effects

8/11/2016
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

8/10/2016
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

8/8/2016
Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

8/8/2016
Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival

2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

8/4/2016
Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment

In cases of slow-growing disease, toxic drugs can sometimes be avoided for many months, study finds

7/29/2016
Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast

For most women, risk of disease in unaffected breast is low, group says

7/29/2016
Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

Discoveries challenge belief that it is a modern-day disease

7/29/2016
New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

7/28/2016
'Active Surveillance' of Prostate Cancer Doesn't Dampen Quality of Life

Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease, study found

7/28/2016
Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk

A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

7/26/2016
Some Brain Cancer Patients Have Radiation Options: Study

Targeted approach appears to preserve mental functioning

7/26/2016
U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings

But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

7/25/2016
Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER

But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

7/21/2016
Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

7/21/2016
Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed