Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/15/2004
Inner Strength Helps Women After Cancer

Quality of life improves for survivors, study finds

4/14/2004
Key Protein in Blood Vessel Formation Found

Could help fight against heart disease, cancer

4/13/2004
Lung Cancer in U.S. Women Is 'Epidemic'

Paper says death rate rose 600% from 1930 to 1997

4/12/2004
Chemo Side Effects Underestimated

Study finds many doctors under-treat delayed nausea

4/4/2004
Scientists Strive for Breast Cancer Vaccine

While trials are promising, much research remains

3/26/2004
Tricky Tumors

Study shows how they evade immune system

3/22/2004
Breast Cancer Drug Underused, Study Says

Doctor practices, women's attitudes said to be responsible

3/17/2004
Transplant Drug Aids in Fighting Cancer

Rapamycin helps chemo deliver one-two punch in mice with lymphoma

3/12/2004
Study Slams Some Alternative Cancer Treatments

They include Laetrile, shark cartilage and metabolic therapies, among others

3/11/2004
Cancer Deadlier for Poor, Minorities

New data underscore racial, ethnic and economic disparities

3/10/2004
Women May Not Have Fixed Number of Eggs

Mouse study could lead to breakthroughs in infertility treatments

3/8/2004
Embryo Produced From Frozen Ovarian Tissue

Major step toward enabling cancer victims to get pregnant

3/5/2004
Measuring the Damage of Cancer

Identifies DNA damage caused by drugs, natural cell death

3/4/2004
Asbestos Remains Key Public Health Threat

10,000 deaths expected annually for next 2 decades, report contends

3/2/2004
Battling Bladder Cancer's Return

Procedure may help detect patients most likely to have recurrence

3/2/2004
When It's Hard to Swallow

Dysphagia affects one in 10 people over age 50

3/1/2004
New Tumor Marker Found

Scientists say it's involved in many kinds of cancers

2/26/2004
New Target for Tumor-Killing Drugs Found

Scientists identify molecule necessary for survival of cancerous cells

2/25/2004
Cancer Patients Likelier to Use Alternative Medicine

Study finds they spend $500 a year on nontraditional treatments

2/20/2004
Kidney Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

A new study shows experimental therapy appears to cut risk of recurrence

2/18/2004
Cancer Tumors Clamp Blood Vessels Shut

Anti-cancer drugs can't hit their target when this happens, researchers suggest

2/18/2004
Hospice May Not Be Cheaper Alternative

Comparison with traditional care finds hospice more costly

2/16/2004
Study Finds Familial Link in Many Cancers

Children of victims likelier to have same tumor

2/13/2004
Sound Slumber May Keep Cancer at Bay

Sleeping poorly affects 2 hormones involved in disease progression

2/10/2004
Colorectal Cancer: A Family Matter

Researchers establish a genetic link for the disease

2/9/2004
Optimism Doesn't Prolong Lung Cancer Patients' Survival

But the finding may not apply to other types of cancer

2/6/2004
Stomach Cancer Rates Drop in Europe

Researchers suspect lifestyle changes played a part

2/5/2004
New Drug for Rare Cancer

Usually related to asbestos exposure

1/29/2004
Diagnostic X-rays Can Cause Cancer, British Study Says

Estimates almost 1 percent of U.S. cancer cases come from X-rays

1/27/2004
Watching Cells Do Their Work

Technique that lets scientists see 'inside' could shed light on tumor growth

1/27/2004
PET Scans Find Unexpected Cancers

Tests find tumors unrelated to original one

1/24/2004
Hi-Tech Tool Offers Breakthrough Cancer Treatment

It's designed to minimize radiation exposure to healthy tissue

1/22/2004
Study: Cancer Patients No Better Off in Trials

Finding upends popular notion that clinical studies benefit them

1/19/2004
When a Good Gene Turns Bad

Wound-healing genes can help spread some cancers, study finds

1/18/2004
When to Screen for Cancer

Brochures and Web sites can help people decide

1/16/2004
Different Prostate Cancer Treatments Not That Different

Cure rates similar for many therapies, study finds

1/14/2004
U.S. Cancer Survival Rates Improving

But death rates hit harder among blacks and poor, report finds

1/14/2004
Cancer Patients Get Aggressive Care at End

Hospice becoming more common, but new drugs hold powerful appeal

1/13/2004
Will Wiping Out Ulcer Bug Stop Stomach Cancer?

Study finds mixed results after eradicating H. pylori

1/13/2004
Veggies May Offer Cancer Cure

Altered compound, found in certain greens, could become treatment, study says

1/8/2004
Toxins in Farm-Raised Salmon Pose Health Risk

PCB levels unacceptably high, report says; industry attacks finding

1/6/2004
Americans Strongly Support Cancer Screening

Public may be too enthusiastic, researcher says

1/6/2004
Drug From Snail Venom Relieves Pain

Ziconotide effective and non-addictive, but not for everyone

1/2/2004
A New Molecular Attack on Cancer

Finding could lead to refinement of cell death process

12/24/2003
Studies Advance Myeloma Treatment

One finds two transplants are better than one

12/23/2003
Combined Scans Speed Cancer Treatment

PET/CT gives a better picture faster than MRI, study says

12/22/2003
Blood Vessels Enable Tumors

Study: Nearby cells send helpful signals to cancerous ones

12/18/2003
Fighting Childhood Cancer

Nordic countries have highest survival rates in Europe

12/15/2003
Childhood Cancer Victims Not Followed Closely Enough

Screening for cancer in adulthood is too low, study finds

12/15/2003
Urine Test May Find Early Kidney Cancer

Looks for changes in tumor suppressor genes