Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/13/2002
Cutting Copper to Combat Cancer

Reducing copper in the body fights tumor growth

9/5/2002
Many Cancer Patients Turn to Alternative Medicine

Use therapies to improve general health and sense of well-being

9/4/2002
Five-A-Day Is Only Halfway There Now

National Cancer Institute ups suggested fruit/vegetable intake to nine

8/30/2002
Cancer Survivor Groups Comfort the Afflicted

Without jargon, they offer hope to those newly diagnosed

8/21/2002
Why Terminally Ill Seek Assisted Suicide

Survey finds being in control, not depression, drives requests

8/21/2002
Synthetic 'Pot' Relieves Arthritis Pain

Chemical may help ease pain, joint destruction, says new research

8/19/2002
Broccoli 'Pill' Eyed in Cancer Fight

New compound in pill form could help fight breast cancer

8/15/2002
Of Mouse and Man and Cancer

Gene uses different pathways to cause cancer in mice and humans

8/15/2002
Injectable Gel Works Well Against Head and Neck Cancer

Study results show a significant improvement in treatment

8/14/2002
Gleevec Expands Its Cancer Targets

Studies show its power against a gut tumor and a leukemia

8/14/2002
Clinical Trials for Cancer Abound

Database lists 1800 active clinical trials

8/1/2002
Morphine Fuels Tumors in Mice

Researcher says finding preliminary and not yet applicable to humans

7/29/2002
Boiling Best Bet to Avoid Harmful Food By-Product

Chemical is found in some favorite foods, like french fries and potato chips

7/26/2002
Whole Grain Foods Wholly Healthy

Study reports lower cardiovascular, diabetes risks for whole grain eaters

7/25/2002
Growth Hormone Tied to Colon Cancer

But experts say link is tentative and risk is small

7/19/2002
Beam Me Up, Scotty

Space Age radiation surgery offers hope for spinal tumors

7/17/2002
Hepatitis B Virus Linked to Liver Cancer

Active infection ups risk of disease 60-fold

7/16/2002
Cancer Deaths Higher Than Reported

Study says surgery often misidentified as cause

7/16/2002
Genetic Radiotherapy Packs Powerful Punch

New treatment combo shrinks tumors in animals

7/15/2002
Experimental Drug Destroys Liver Cancer

Animal study shows it starves, shrinks tumors that have spread

7/9/2002
Green Tea Cancer Benefits Detailed

Compounds in drink identify, separate and attack cancer cells, says new research

7/5/2002
Genetic Twitch Tricks Cancer Cells Into Behaving

Mouse study suggests tumor cells can be chemically rehabilitated

7/2/2002
Couch Potatoes Court Cancer

Communities must join the fight against fat, American Cancer Society says

6/27/2002
Chemical in Food Deemed 'Serious Problem'

But WHO panel balks at advising people to avoid acrylamide

6/26/2002
Gene Implicated in Cancer's Spread

NFAT unusually active in some metastatic tumors

6/24/2002
Nuke Plant Neighbors Get Pill Protection

Medication protects against radiation poisoning

6/22/2002
Terminating Rare Pregancy Disorder Doesn't Decrease Cancer Risk

Study indicates a hydatidiform mole doesn't necessarily mean an end to pregnancy

6/21/2002
Deserts May Bloom With Cancer-Fighting Compounds

Arizona desert plants' fierce survival mechanisms may hold cancer-fighting secrets

6/19/2002
Cancer Descends the Social Ladder

Disease, once a burden of the rich, now likelier to strike poor

6/12/2002
A 'Trojan Horse' Assault on Cancer

New technology destroys blood vessels that feed tumors

6/12/2002
He Owes His Life to Colon Cancer

It led to early detection of dangerous liver cancer

6/11/2002
Personality Not a Cancer Risk Factor

But personality-driven behaviors are, study says

6/6/2002
Onions Have Health 'Apeel'

They contain a chemical that can protect against cancer

6/5/2002
Kids' Cancer Study Assesses the Costs

Long-term survival rates justify high price of treatment, researcher says

6/5/2002
Smells Like Good Advice

Cleaning your nose can thwart cancer

6/4/2002
Your Risk of Dying, Quantified

Researchers chart your chances, putting odds in context

5/31/2002
An Internet Get-Together for Cancer Survivors

June 2 scheduled for a 'town hall' to exchange experiences and hope

5/30/2002
Scientists Learn How Cells 'Steer' Toward Specific Parts of Body

Two genes linked to development of cancer provide clue

5/28/2002
Broccoli: The Latest Cancer Killer?

Research shows it may protect against stomach cancer, ulcers

5/21/2002
Experimental Therapy, End-of-Life Care Can Coexist

Survey finds quality of life goes up with both

5/21/2002
Pain Medication Pump Delivers More Than the Obvious

It not only eases pain but also appears to affect longevity

5/20/2002
Number of Childhood Cancer Survivors Up Dramatically

But more research needed on long-term effects of treatments

5/20/2002
Thalidomide May Treat Metastatic Kidney Cancer

Birth-defect drug offers hope when few options exist

5/19/2002
Drug Slows Kidney Cancer Tumor Growth

Study shows significant slowdown in time it takes for tumor to get bigger

5/15/2002
Drinking and Cancer a Deadly Mix?

Too much alcohol seems to shorten survival time

5/14/2002
Cancer Cases May Double by 2050

U.S. study expects more burden with an aging population

5/13/2002
Rats Give Cancer the Raspberry

Black raspberries cut size, prevalence of colorectal tumors

5/3/2002
Why Cancer Patients Can't Quit Smoking

Getting through the surgery is their first priority

4/26/2002
Tomato Research Heating Up

Study finds cooked tomatoes have more antioxidants than raw

4/24/2002
Actor Tackles Chemo Infection Awareness

Father's experience prompts 'West Wing' star's mission