Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/19/2003
Hispanics Have Unique Cancer Risks

American Cancer Society says targeted prevention efforts needed

8/14/2003
Aspirin Eyed to Treat Benign Tumors

Studies uncover cellular process behind tumors in sweat, hair

8/13/2003
Radiation Not Needed for Childhood Cancers

Two new studies show side effects of treatment show up later

8/6/2003
Depression Can Be Deadly for Cancer Patients

Symptoms cut survival time, study found

8/6/2003
Vitamin C May Screen Secondhand Smoke

California study finds oxidation chemical drops

7/29/2003
Rate of Cancer Deaths Declining in Europe

Researchers credit cancer prevention program in part

7/22/2003
Hodgkin's Therapy Affects Later Breast Cancer Risk

The higher the radiation dose, the higher the risk, study says

7/16/2003
Two Cancer Fighters Are Better Than One

Researchers find type of interferon boosts powers of tumor-suppressor gene

7/14/2003
Black Cohosh and Breast Cancer a Dangerous Mix

Herbal extract may not be safe for women with the disease, study finds

7/10/2003
A Gene Behind Both Infertility and Contraception

Study finds it controls regular release of eggs

7/9/2003
Drug Cuts Blood Clot Risk in Cancer Patients

Yet high cost hinders its use, study says

7/2/2003
New Proteins Could Aid Cancer, Heart Treatments

Scientists discover new class of proteins that spur blood vessel development

7/2/2003
Hodgkin's Disease Therapy Doesn't Have to Trigger Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy can offset radiation's harmful side effects, study says

6/30/2003
U.S. Panel on Fence About Supplements

Finds no evidence to recommend them to prevent heart disease, cancer

6/27/2003
Could a Plant Discovery Improve Chemotherapy?

Study suggests so, but others aren't so sure

6/25/2003
Mediterranean Diet a Lifesaver

It cuts death risk from heart disease, cancer

6/25/2003
Help for the Fatigue of Cancer

Drug corrects anemia in some people with disease, study finds

6/24/2003
Triple Whammy Beats Childhood Cancer

Combination therapy effective against retinoblastoma, study finds

6/23/2003
Die, Cancer Cells, Die

Scientists find new way to trigger cell self-destruction

6/20/2003
Buying Time for Liver Cancer Patients

Treatment that delivers chemotherapy right to tumor helps them survive longer

6/17/2003
A Gene That May Block Prostate Cancer's Spread

Finding could lead to genetic therapies to treat variety of cancers

6/17/2003
Food Chemical Causes DNA Damage in Lab

Whether acrylamide acts the same way in animals is unknown

6/15/2003
New Resource for Cancer Patients

Online help offers lifestyle and diet advice

6/11/2003
Siblings and Cancer

Study to explore genetic causes of disease

6/4/2003
Widespread Pain Could Warn of Cancer

But researchers can't explain the association

5/21/2003
Interleukin an Ally to Chemotherapy

Protein fragment in immunotherapy drug increases effectiveness of treatment

5/19/2003
Cancer Drug's Heart Risk Underestimated

Heart failure rate higher than previously believed, study finds

5/19/2003
Uncovering Clues to Cancer

New genetic test profiles complex gene activity behind disease

5/15/2003
Study: Radiation Starves Cancer While Killing It

Supports theory that tumors' blood supply can be choked off

5/14/2003
Quick Approval for Cancer Treatment

Velcade targets blood malignancy

5/13/2003
Ladies, It's Never Too Late to Exercise

Those who maintain or adopt active lifestyle live longer

5/8/2003
'Genetic Profiling' May Revolutionize Breast Cancer Treatment

It helps doctors tailor therapies to the individual

5/8/2003
Vets' A-Bomb Exposure Higher Than Thought

U.S. underestimated radiation, but levels not high enough to collect

5/7/2003
Buying Time for Myeloma Patients

High-dose therapy adds a year of life

5/6/2003
Could a Cold Virus Attack Brain Cancer?

Scientists say it works in mice, plan to try it in humans

4/30/2003
Annoying Viruses Turn Deadly in Cancer Patients

With limited treatment options, prevention is best medicine, says study

4/24/2003
Clues to How Cancer Cells Grow Unchecked

Bacterial enzyme may play role in their survival

4/23/2003
Obesity a Major Risk Factor for Cancer Death

Having a normal weight could spare 90,000 lives a year

4/18/2003
Cancer Strikes Blacks Harder than Whites

Incidence, death rates higher but improving

4/18/2003
New Weapon Against Cancer

Experimental drug causes cancer cells to self-destruct

4/18/2003
Parents of Kids With Cancer Lash Out at Study

Comparison of obese children with those on chemotherapy draws outrage

4/17/2003
New Estimate Increases Agent Orange Use in Vietnam

Study says 2 million more gallons were sprayed

4/16/2003
Fireflies Shine Light on Cancer

Gene that makes them glow also makes cancer cells vulnerable to treatment

4/11/2003
Can Genetic Research Yield Cancer Cure?

New treatments already show great promise

4/11/2003
Uninsured Cancer Patients Pay More, Get Less

They get half the health services of insured, Emory study finds

4/10/2003
Arsenic Link to Cancer Explained

Small amounts of element in drinking water may damage DNA's ability to repair itself

4/9/2003
Stem Cell Transplant Should Be Tried First With Multiple Myeloma

Expert panel recommends it over standard chemotherapy

4/9/2003
4/9/2003
After the Chemo -- Do You Remember?

Clinical trial studying the effects on memory and concentration

4/2/2003
Radiosurgery Pinpoints Spinal Tumors

Imaging method delivers precise dose of radiation without damaging healthy tissue