Mis. Cancer News

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Article Title
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

9/2/2003
Decrease in Cancer Deaths Levels Off

But U.S. report sees declines in leading cancer killers

8/30/2003
Skirting Skin Cancer

Prevention and early detection are critical, experts say

8/28/2003
Common Gene Implicated in Many Cancers

Mutation raises overall risk by 26 percent

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