Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/22/2004
Cancer Deaths Drop Among Asian Americans in California

But rate of breast cancer greater than any other group in state

10/14/2004
Genetic Events May Cause Deadly Childhood Cancer

Finding may provide targets for new treatments

9/30/2004
Vitamin Supplements May Boost Cancer Risk

Study finds no protective effect against gastrointestinal tumors

9/29/2004
New Drug Treats Fungal Infections in Cancer Patients

Fewer side effects allow for more aggressive therapies

9/29/2004
Watchful Eye on Drug Side Effects Pays Off

Rare Eprex-linked anemia caught early and then stemmed

9/29/2004
War Against Cancer Turning to 'Smart' Weapons

Treatments targeting pathways of disease beating out chemotherapy

9/27/2004
Experimental Cancer Treatments for Kids Set

National coalition will focus on children who don't respond to traditional therapies

9/24/2004
Double Dose of Gleevec Battles Intestinal Tumors

More of drug could improve outcome for people with GIST, study finds

9/23/2004
Dogs Sniff Out Bladder Cancer

They detect telltale chemicals in urine samples, researchers contend

9/21/2004
Family Histories Can Help Combat Cancer

Even 'self-reported' accounts are valuable, study says

9/20/2004
Inflammation Plays Role in Starting, Stopping Cancer

Researchers find sensitized immune system can work both ways

9/13/2004
General Health of Cancer Survivors Often Overlooked

Their non-cancer health problems tend to be poorly managed, study finds

9/10/2004
Ginseng Paradox Explained

Study finds it both promotes, limits blood vessel growth

9/9/2004
Light at Night Might Be a Cancer Risk

It could disrupt the body's normal hormone production, some researchers suggest

8/31/2004
Surviving Cancer Can Take a Long-Term Toll

Poorer quality of life and health limitations are common, study finds

8/31/2004
Repeated Body CT Scans Boost Cancer Risk

Screening tool has risks while benefits are unclear

8/30/2004
Chromium in Diet, Fitness Products May Pose Danger

Study finds body could convert harmless form of chromium into carcinogenic variety

8/26/2004
Statin Drugs Effective in the Long Term

10-year study suggests cholesterol-busters lower heart attack risk

8/23/2004
Protein Prompts Spread of Prostate Cancer

Treatments that block hepsin might slow cancer

8/20/2004
Exercise Pays Off in Long Run

Continued effects last for months after workouts end

8/19/2004
Taking Measure of Cancer Drugs

Gene screen gauges patient response to treatment, researchers say

8/12/2004
Internal Antibiotic Fights Ulcer Bug

Study: Stomach cells protect against H. pylori infection

8/12/2004
New Trick Improves Odds in Bone Marrow Transplants

Knocking out key enzyme helps healthy stem cells thrive

8/11/2004
Targeted Therapy May Fight Leukemia

Study centers on stem cells that trigger cancerous growth

8/5/2004
Scientists Find Inflammation-Cancer Link

Manipulating gene can cut tumor risk, study says

7/30/2004
Cancer Survival Rates Low in Zimbabwe

Lack of access to care may explain lack of success against disease, study finds

7/27/2004
An Unlikely Ally Against Cancer

Fat helps body absorb disease-fighting agents from vegetables, study suggests

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