Mis. Cancer News

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Article Title
5/31/2005
Early Environmental Exposure May Set Stage for Cancer

Rat study found it triggered disease in those with genetic predisposition

5/27/2005
Non-Surgical Treatment Boosts Liver Cancer Survival

Ablation therapy uses needle to destroy inoperable tumors

5/27/2005
Blood Breakthrough Might Improve Cancer Care

Safe method of increasing tissues' oxygen supply may bring many benefits

5/27/2005
Nicotine Patch Giveaway Helps Smokers Quit

New York City program a big success, study finds

5/26/2005
Protein Clue Could Help Fight Cancer

ATF2 spurs DNA repair, potentially stopping malignant mutations

5/25/2005
Shark Cartilage Fails as Cancer Therapy

In new trial, many patients dropped out early because of side effects

5/24/2005
Hair Dye Cleared of Cancer Risk

Spanish researchers find no real connection

5/20/2005
Colon CT Scans as Accurate as Colonscopy

They might give patients a more comfortable, less invasive option

5/19/2005
Obesity Ups Risk for Colon, Throat Cancers

Staying trim can help reduce the odds, researchers say

5/19/2005
Beating Cancer Brings New Battles

Survivors must deal with long-term emotional, financial toll of disease

5/16/2005
MRI/Mammo Combo Spots Most Breast Tumors

Dual treatment caught almost all cancers in high-risk women

5/15/2005
Melanoma Survival Rates Haven't Budged in 30 Years

Grim outlook for a deadly disease revealed at cancer meeting

5/15/2005
Still Room for Improvement in Cancer Care

Five-year study shows wide range when it comes to following treatment guidelines

5/14/2005
Steady Gains Made Against Digestive Cancers

Researchers tweaking chemotherapy regimens with good results

5/13/2005
Targeted Therapies Hit Breast Cancer Hard

Herceptin and other drugs look promising, studies show

5/13/2005
Giving Older Cancer Patients a Fighting Chance

New tool gauges whether treatments will be tolerable and effective

5/12/2005
Many Dutch Doctors Support Euthanasia for Terminally Ill Kids

The controversial study has its detractors, however

5/12/2005
Health Tip: Testing for Cancer

What you should know before you go

5/12/2005
Four-Drug Combo Ups Pancreatic Cancer Survival

Small study offers hope for patients with this lethal disease

5/11/2005
Nearly One in Five Women Go Without Pap Test

In some cases, doctors fail to mention screen to patients, survey finds

5/9/2005
Silencing a Key Cancer Gene

Technique suppresses mutations found in one-third of tumors

5/6/2005
Online Tool Checks Need for Cancer Screening

Cancer Society's 'Great American Health Check' launched this week

5/6/2005
Depression Largely Untreated in Low-Income Cancer Patients

Just one-fourth of women in new study got drugs or counseling

5/4/2005
Stars Light the Way to Cancer Screening

Celebrity-driven campaigns spurring rise in colon, breast, prostate exams

4/29/2005
The Many Mysteries of Stem Cells

Emerging field befuddled by questions of science, ethics

4/28/2005
Cyclosporine Linked to Return of Liver Tumors

Risk was higher in transplant patients who used the drug

4/26/2005
New Technique Helps Treat Tumors

Short bursts of intense ultrasound boost power of gene therapy to fight malignancies

4/25/2005
Children With Soft-Tissue Cancers Face Risk of More Tumors

Survivors treated with chemotherapy and radiation at greater risk, study finds

4/20/2005
Gene Mutation Linked to Cancer Risk

Could be to blame for thyroid, colorectal, breast and other tumors, study says

4/20/2005
Turning Fearsome Viruses Into Cancer Foes

Scientists are using herpes, measles bugs to destroy malignant cells

4/20/2005
Compound Attacks Cancer on Two Fronts

FdUMP(10) is up to 400 times more powerful than conventional chemo

4/18/2005
Antibody Promising Against Variety of Cancers

Good results in animal studies could prompt clinical trials

4/13/2005
Protein Helps Control Cancer's Spread

Brain tumor discovery may help fight other malignancies

4/8/2005
Researchers Spot Proteins Key to Cancer's Spread

New high-tech method should help find other chemotherapy targets

4/6/2005
Scientists Find Key Player in Cancer's Spread

VEGF-A protein helps tumor cells move to lymph nodes

4/6/2005
Anemia Drug May Not Increase Cancer Survival

Erythropoietin can improve blood health in patients, however

4/6/2005
Vitamin E May Harm Patients With Head, Neck Cancers

Supplements might raise disease recurrence risk, study suggests

4/5/2005
Kids Follow Parents in Using Alternative Therapies

Boys less likely to use these treatments than girls, study finds

4/4/2005
New Hope Against Inoperable Liver, Lung Cancers

Two techniques could offer patients life-extending options, researchers say

3/31/2005
Flipping a Switch on Tumor Cell Growth

Compound could put brakes on protein that controls spread of cancer

3/31/2005
Healthy Change, Early Screening Can Cut Cancer Rates

Cancer Society report finds some successes, many challenges

3/30/2005
U.S. Outspends Europe on Cancer Research

Survey cites need to double funding

3/30/2005
Cake, Candles and Colon Cancer Screening

American Cancer Society offers birthday e-reminders to those over 50

3/30/2005
Setting Up Cancer Cells for Destruction

In new strategy, one drug makes tumors vulnerable to a second

3/29/2005
Cancer Survival Rates Linked to Clinical Trials

Low participation by young adults may explain poor outcomes

3/29/2005
Web-Based Cancer Research Reaps Reward

Online appeal to patients helps ID bone marrow cancer gene

3/24/2005
Beating Cancer May Not Mean Beating Stress

For some, emotional and physical effects linger for years, study finds

3/22/2005
Compound Could Stop Cancer Growth

It might prove effective against a third of malignancies, discoverers say

3/21/2005
Adult Stem Cells Can Produce Brain Cells

In chick embryos, specific chemical environment brings results

3/18/2005
Gene May Be New Cancer Treatment Target

Blocking action of MTHFR gene shrank tumors in mice