Mis. Cancer News

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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

6/1/2005
Gene Signature Could Revolutionize Cancer Care

Discovery should help doctors tailor treatment to specific tumor type

6/1/2005
Science Fighting Cancer On Multiple Fronts

Drugs that cut tumor's blood supply are outshining vaccines -- for now

5/31/2005
Cancer Survivors Face Higher Dementia Risk

Were twice as likely as cancer-free twins to have cognitive dysfunction, study found

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