Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/22/2004
Study: Cancer Patients No Better Off in Trials

Finding upends popular notion that clinical studies benefit them

1/19/2004
When a Good Gene Turns Bad

Wound-healing genes can help spread some cancers, study finds

1/18/2004
When to Screen for Cancer

Brochures and Web sites can help people decide

1/16/2004
Different Prostate Cancer Treatments Not That Different

Cure rates similar for many therapies, study finds

1/14/2004
U.S. Cancer Survival Rates Improving

But death rates hit harder among blacks and poor, report finds

1/14/2004
Cancer Patients Get Aggressive Care at End

Hospice becoming more common, but new drugs hold powerful appeal

1/13/2004
Will Wiping Out Ulcer Bug Stop Stomach Cancer?

Study finds mixed results after eradicating H. pylori

1/13/2004
Veggies May Offer Cancer Cure

Altered compound, found in certain greens, could become treatment, study says

1/8/2004
Toxins in Farm-Raised Salmon Pose Health Risk

PCB levels unacceptably high, report says; industry attacks finding

1/6/2004
Americans Strongly Support Cancer Screening

Public may be too enthusiastic, researcher says

1/6/2004
Drug From Snail Venom Relieves Pain

Ziconotide effective and non-addictive, but not for everyone

1/2/2004
A New Molecular Attack on Cancer

Finding could lead to refinement of cell death process

12/24/2003
Studies Advance Myeloma Treatment

One finds two transplants are better than one

12/23/2003
Combined Scans Speed Cancer Treatment

PET/CT gives a better picture faster than MRI, study says

12/22/2003
Blood Vessels Enable Tumors

Study: Nearby cells send helpful signals to cancerous ones

12/18/2003
Fighting Childhood Cancer

Nordic countries have highest survival rates in Europe

12/15/2003
Childhood Cancer Victims Not Followed Closely Enough

Screening for cancer in adulthood is too low, study finds

12/15/2003
Urine Test May Find Early Kidney Cancer

Looks for changes in tumor suppressor genes

12/3/2003
Test Shows Who'll Respond to Gleevec

Finds gene mutation causing gastrointestinal cancer

11/18/2003
Cancer 'Clocks' May Be Therapy Target

Studies identify role of timing genes in tumor cells

11/17/2003
One Skin Cancer Can Beget Other Cancers

Women with history of nonmelanoma cancer have greater risk, U.S. study finds

11/14/2003
EPA Finds Cancer Risk in Playground Sets

Arsenic treatment in wood raises concern

11/13/2003
U.S. Releases Comprehensive Look at Cancer Rates

New report covers 84 percent of the population

11/5/2003
Caring for Someone With Cancer

Make time for yourself, too

11/4/2003
Tiny Gold-Coated Beads Kill Cancer Cells

Nanoshells leave healthy, neighboring cells alone

10/28/2003
Green Tea Touted Once Again

New studies offer more evidence of its anticancer powers

10/24/2003
Obesity: The Little Known Cancer Risk

Campaign seeks to heighten public awareness

10/23/2003
Studies Find Higher Cancer Risk in Airline Crews

Experts still can't say it's because of what they do

10/21/2003
Behind the Scenes of Clinical Trials

Study examines what influences cancer patient enrollments

10/17/2003
Federal Grant Funds Green Tea Research

Will let scientists continue look at drink's cancer-fighting properties

10/16/2003
Freedom From the Pain of Cancer

Guideline-based pain care offers cancer patients more effective relief

10/7/2003
Surviving Cancer

Diet and exercise recommendations help those who beat the disease

10/7/2003
Cancer Drug Fails for Inner Ear Disease

Study rules out use of methotrexate for rare autoimmune condition

10/1/2003
Sound Slumber May Put Cancer to Rest

Good sleep may help fight off disease, study finds

9/30/2003
Humans Absorb Non-Human Molecule When Eating Red Meat

Researchers wonder if it can contribute to disease

9/25/2003
Yeast Offers Insight Into Aging and Cancer

Older cells make more genetic mistakes, study finds

9/23/2003
Childhood Cancer Takes Toll on Survivors

Study finds them likelier to suffer array of problems in adulthood

9/22/2003
Fatigue Overlooked in Cancer Patients

Yet it diminishes quality of life, researchers say

9/18/2003
Frequent Radiation Better For Head, Neck Cancer

Experts find rapid advances in treating these tumors

9/18/2003
Lack of Oxygen May Not Halt Cancer's Spread

Study casts doubt on theory of starving tumors

9/16/2003
Driven to Beat Cancer

People who travel farther for treatments do better, study says

9/15/2003
New Weapons Against Cancer

Enzyme inhibitors may help fight disease, researchers say

9/11/2003
Life of Donated Platelets May Be Prolonged

Protein shields crucial but fragile blood product from destruction

9/10/2003
Fish Oil Helps Cancer Patients

May prevent weight loss and wasting in those with disease

9/10/2003
New Drug May Treat More Than One Disease

First developed for rare genetic disorder, it may fight cancer, autoimmune diseases

9/9/2003
New Cigarette Less Toxic

Reduced levels of cancer-causing chemicals in this brand, researchers say

9/8/2003
'Smart Bomb' Treatment Hones in on Cancer Cells

Avoids side effects that chemotherapy often causes

9/8/2003
Does Tea Belong in the Medicine Chest?

Studies find array of health benefits from beverage

9/5/2003
Why Aging Cells Lose Ability to Repair Themselves

Study finds defect that could lead to new treatments for disease

9/4/2003
The Power of a Placebo

Wrist band relief for nausea among cancer patients linked to placebo effect