Mis. Cancer News

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7/27/2004
Helping Breast Cancer Patients Make Tough Choices

Computer programs, charts can help, but they're no substitute for counseling

7/26/2004
The Body, Not the Mind, Predicts Cancer Survival

Nausea, shortness of breath, weakness may signal poor prognosis

7/20/2004
Vitamin K Might Prevent Liver Cancer

Wards disease off in women with cirrhosis

7/19/2004
Depression May Explain Fatigue of Cancer Patients

Study finds it could be bigger factor than the physical side effects of disease

7/19/2004
'Decoy' Slows Cancer Spread

Trick kept tumors from setting up blood supply

7/16/2004
Drugs Found In Nature Stop Cancer Spread

Medicines from sea and tree keep cells from multiplying

7/16/2004
Health Tip: Acupuncture as a Cancer Treatment?

The American Cancer Society weighs in

7/7/2004
Blood Infection a Threat to Cancer Patients

Death risk five times higher for those with complication in hospital

7/6/2004
Health Tip: Eat Grilled Meat Only Occasionally

Grilled vegetables are a healthier choice

7/3/2004
Thalidomide Eyed for Virulent Cancers

Shows promise in patients with myeloma and melanoma

7/1/2004
New Kidney Cancer Therapy Shows Promise

Minimally invasive procedure 'cooks' tumor

7/1/2004
Secondhand Smoke Risk Underestimated

Study finds heart disease risk rises as much as 60%

6/30/2004
Therapy Eases Thyroid Cancer's Side Effects

Synthetic hormone helps patients after surgery

6/29/2004
New Target for Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma

Study finds virus transforms cells that line vessel walls

6/24/2004
Cancer Patients Living Longer Lives

Almost 10 million American survivors, report says

6/24/2004
Science Finds Clue to Stopping Cancer's Spread

Tumor cells hijack dormant protein to move through body

6/21/2004
New Scanner May Improve Cancer Care

Integrated PET/CT scanner more effective at 'staging' tumors

6/18/2004
Tumor-Starving Protein Identified

Discovery inhibits growth of vessels that feed cancer

6/18/2004
Tiny Beads Treat Inoperable Liver Cancer

Less invasive radiation therapy may prolong patients' lives

6/16/2004
New Insight Into Children's Eye Cancer

Scientists identify specific eye cells linked to retinoblastoma

6/15/2004
Inflammatory Enzymes Linked to Cancer

COX-2 enzymes linked to DNA damage associated with cancer

6/15/2004
Simple Guidelines Ward Off Deadly Diseases

Major health groups join forces on a prevention plan

6/11/2004
Genetics May Leave Some People Prone to Cancers

Flaws can raise risk by more than 40% in certain cases

6/9/2004
Mono Virus Can Predict Cancer Relapse

Study ties survival to amount of Epstein-Barr in blood

6/8/2004
Fewer Minorities Than Ever in U.S. Cancer Trials

White males still most likely to enroll despite Congressional action

6/8/2004
Cholesterol Drugs May Double as Cancer Fighters

But researchers say more study is needed before using statins against tumors

6/8/2004
Much of Chemo Drug's Effects Are Lost

Study finds patients only metabolize half the typical dose of common medication

6/5/2004
New Weapon Against Kidney Cancer Shows Promise

Experimental drug shrinks tumors in advanced cases, study finds

6/3/2004
Cancer Survival Rates Up

Lung cancer cases among women down for first time, annual U.S. report finds

6/2/2004
Halting Cancer's Spread

Blocking cellular enzyme may stop progression of disease, study says

6/1/2004
Tobacco a Gender Equalizer for Lung-Cancer Risk

And pipe smoking isn't a safe alternative to cigarettes, new studies show

5/31/2004
Say So Long to Spit Tobacco

Dipping, chewing aren't safe alternatives to smoking, experts say

5/25/2004
Other Illnesses Affect the Course of Cancer Patients

Yet not enough doctors are focused on that fact, study says

5/25/2004
White Tea Kills More Germs Than Its Green Cousin

Study finds its immune powers not just an 'old wives' tale'

5/20/2004
Larynx Cells Yield Clues to Immune Function

Could lead to ways to fight cancer, asthma

5/18/2004
Gene Might Trigger Leukemia, Lymphoma

Mouse study shows it interferes with normal cell growth

5/17/2004
Blow Fish Poison Makes Powerful Painkiller

Study finds it dulls physical agony of cancer for up to two weeks

5/13/2004
Smoking Big Killer of Black Men

Tobacco linked to nearly two-thirds of cancer deaths among black men in U.S.

5/7/2004
The Ins and Outs of Radiation Therapy

New brochure walks cancer patients through every step of therapy

5/5/2004
One-Two Punch Urged for Head, Neck Cancers

Studies find benefits from chemo and radiation after surgery

4/30/2004
Gene Defect Linked to Premature Aging

Finding may also lead to new way to treat cancer, researchers say

4/29/2004
New Liver Cancer Treatment Targets Tumors

It delivers radiation directly to malignant cells

4/28/2004
Genetic Study Could Predict Cancer Survival

New technology moving toward medical practice

4/23/2004
Single Women Less Likely to Get Cancer Screenings

Many feel out of place going to doctors, report found

4/22/2004
Immune System Memory Center Identified

Finding could lead to better vaccines, cancer treatments

4/20/2004
New Cancer Research Promising

Use of cows and genes may help tailor treatment

4/19/2004
Tea Looks a Promising Prostate Cancer Fighter

Resveratrol less so, new research finds

4/16/2004
Stomach Cancer Procedure Doesn't Improve Odds

Extended lymph node dissection makes no difference in long-term survival

4/15/2004
Inner Strength Helps Women After Cancer

Quality of life improves for survivors, study finds

4/15/2004
Study Criticizes Quality of Some Cancer Web Sites

Sites focusing on alternative care can be biased, unreliable