Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

3/28/2003
Heart Disease Costs the Most

Study ranks it as most expensive medical condition

3/27/2003
New Resource on Dangers of Synthetic Estrogen

Web site has information about DES, once used to prevent miscarriage, premature delivery

3/26/2003
New Clues to Cancer Development

Researchers find mutation mechanism during Gleevec trial

3/26/2003
Drug Helps Queasy Chemotherapy Patients

Controls nausea and vomiting

3/21/2003
Sifting Through Alternative Cancer Therapies

Checklist helps evaluate Web sites on treatments

3/14/2003
Americans Living Longer

Experts cite better treatments for heart disease

3/6/2003
Cooling the Fires of Inflammation

Scientists blocked it in mice, which could lead to treatments for arthritis, cancer

3/5/2003
Oral Drug Cuts Malignant Tumor Size

DNA methylation inhibitor worked orally and by injection in animal study

2/28/2003
Light Therapy Can Help Zap Tumors

Photodynamic therapy and radiation combination kills cancer cells

2/28/2003
Gene Found for Cancer's Spread

Researchers hope discovery will lead to less-toxic therapies

2/20/2003
Fruits in Childhood Bear Health Fruits Later

Study finds those who eat a lot lower cancer risk

2/17/2003
Arthritis Villain May Also Play Role in Cancer

Study finds interleukin-1 promotes vessels tumors need

2/12/2003
Record Number of Cancer Cases Predicted

But death rates for top killer cancers expected to decline

1/28/2003
No Cancer Risk Found in Food Chemical

First study of acrylamide in humans finds no link

1/28/2003
Curing Kidney Tumors Without Surgery

Technique sizzles away cancers using electrical currents

1/27/2003
Health Groups Sour Over New Dairy Campaign

They ask National Dairy Council to kill its "3-A-Day" promotion

1/24/2003
Transplant Drug May Fight Lupus, Cancer

Anti-rejection medication may dampen dangerous immune response

1/23/2003
Study: IVF Babies May Have Eye Cancer Risk

Retinoblastoma study greeted with caution

1/21/2003
Thalidomide Proving Its Mettle as Cancer Fighter

Yet another study shows it may help people with bone marrow cancer

1/14/2003
New Combo Fuels Fight Against Abdominal Cancer

Heated drugs, surgery may help people battle disease better

1/13/2003
Anthrax Harnessed As Cancer Treatment

Killer modified in lab to kill tumors in mice

1/13/2003
Protein Nabbed as Cancer Ally

Scientists identify fragment that interferes with disease-fighting gene

1/2/2003
Tainted Polio Vaccine Not Linked to Rare Cancer Increase

Cancer increases seen in age group that was least likely exposed to vaccine

12/27/2002
Targeting Cancer Cells

Ultrasound-guided drug delivery could improve chemotherapy treatment

12/26/2002
Consent Forms Spell Out Risks, Benefits of Cancer Trials

Most forms don't mislead or oversell the therapy

12/23/2002
An Illuminating Study

Firefly glow molecule could help speed drug research

12/20/2002
Study: Stem Cells Could Bypass Ethical Quagmire

Researchers harvest, reprogram cells from patients

12/18/2002
Chocoholic

Chocolate can be good for you

12/11/2002
Estrogen Listed Officially as a Carcinogen

Toxicology report also adds wood dust and UV rays

12/5/2002
Detecting Cancer's Spread

Study finds PET-CT combination better than PET alone

12/4/2002
Levels of Possible Food Carcinogen Vary Widely

FDA report finds big differences within the same brands

11/26/2002
They're Not Just Cavity Fillers

Regular dentist checkups include oral cancer screening as well

11/22/2002
Cancer Drug Scores Again

Gleevec shows promise against bone tumor

11/15/2002
Cancer Suppression Gene Identified

Study finds disease spreads when gene is absent

11/8/2002
Pass the Stuffing -- and the Antioxidant -- Please

Bread crust may contain a healthful disease fighter

11/7/2002
Sunny Outlook Won't Add Days With Cancer

Positive mood might help quality of life, but not its duration, study shows

11/6/2002
Oral Vaccine Halts Cancer in Animals

It cuts off blood supply to tumors

11/1/2002
Region, Not Race, Key In Cancer Screening

Testing is least likely in rural South, study finds

11/1/2002
Prayer May Heal Depression

Study finds religion helped spouses of cancer victims cope

10/31/2002
Stress Not Cancer Culprit

Study finds no link between the two

10/31/2002
Birth-Defect Drug Shows More Promise for Myeloma

Thalidomide works in early cases, study says

10/24/2002
Gastrointestinal Tumors More Common Than Thought

Study finds incidence is three times higher than believed

10/24/2002
Fermenting Sauerkraut Foments a Cancer Fighter

Process of turning cabbage into condiment is key

10/22/2002
Cancer Link to Polio Vaccine Called Unlikely

But U.S. panel calls for further research

10/15/2002
Nervous System Tumors Tied to Radiation Exposure

Japanese study finds risk higher with even moderate levels

10/10/2002
Cancer Survival Rates Better Than Thought

Study finds estimates 1 percent to 11 percent higher for range of cancers

10/8/2002
Chemotherapy-Cell Death Link Studied

Scientists find healthy cells have chemical switch that protects them