Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

5/21/2003
Interleukin an Ally to Chemotherapy

Protein fragment in immunotherapy drug increases effectiveness of treatment

5/19/2003
Cancer Drug's Heart Risk Underestimated

Heart failure rate higher than previously believed, study finds

5/19/2003
Uncovering Clues to Cancer

New genetic test profiles complex gene activity behind disease

5/15/2003
Study: Radiation Starves Cancer While Killing It

Supports theory that tumors' blood supply can be choked off

5/14/2003
Quick Approval for Cancer Treatment

Velcade targets blood malignancy

5/13/2003
Ladies, It's Never Too Late to Exercise

Those who maintain or adopt active lifestyle live longer

5/8/2003
'Genetic Profiling' May Revolutionize Breast Cancer Treatment

It helps doctors tailor therapies to the individual

5/8/2003
Vets' A-Bomb Exposure Higher Than Thought

U.S. underestimated radiation, but levels not high enough to collect

5/7/2003
Buying Time for Myeloma Patients

High-dose therapy adds a year of life

5/6/2003
Could a Cold Virus Attack Brain Cancer?

Scientists say it works in mice, plan to try it in humans

4/30/2003
Annoying Viruses Turn Deadly in Cancer Patients

With limited treatment options, prevention is best medicine, says study

4/24/2003
Clues to How Cancer Cells Grow Unchecked

Bacterial enzyme may play role in their survival

4/23/2003
Obesity a Major Risk Factor for Cancer Death

Having a normal weight could spare 90,000 lives a year

4/18/2003
Cancer Strikes Blacks Harder than Whites

Incidence, death rates higher but improving

4/18/2003
New Weapon Against Cancer

Experimental drug causes cancer cells to self-destruct

4/18/2003
Parents of Kids With Cancer Lash Out at Study

Comparison of obese children with those on chemotherapy draws outrage

4/17/2003
New Estimate Increases Agent Orange Use in Vietnam

Study says 2 million more gallons were sprayed

4/16/2003
Fireflies Shine Light on Cancer

Gene that makes them glow also makes cancer cells vulnerable to treatment

4/11/2003
Can Genetic Research Yield Cancer Cure?

New treatments already show great promise

4/11/2003
Uninsured Cancer Patients Pay More, Get Less

They get half the health services of insured, Emory study finds

4/10/2003
Arsenic Link to Cancer Explained

Small amounts of element in drinking water may damage DNA's ability to repair itself

4/9/2003
Stem Cell Transplant Should Be Tried First With Multiple Myeloma

Expert panel recommends it over standard chemotherapy

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