Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

4/22/2002
Cell Phones Not Connected to Head Tumors

But researchers say data is not conclusive

4/9/2002
Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Don't Know Details of Treatment

Only 15 percent say they have their medical records, survey says

4/4/2002
Sun May Prevent Some Kinds of Cancer

Study finds lower death rates from breast, colon cancer with higher exposure

4/3/2002
Infant Cancer Screening No Panacea

Tests find tumors, but don't cut death rate

4/3/2002
Hotwiring Cancer-Fighting Genes

Disabling 2 enzymes helps combat colorectal cancer in lab setting

3/14/2002
Cancer Patients Seek Broader Medicare Coverage

On Capitol Hill, they urge passage of bill to cover cost of oral treatments

3/8/2002
New Cancer-Prevention Guidelines Issued

Cancer society stresses lifetime weight management, community involvement

2/28/2002
Nuclear Tests Tied to 11,000 Cancer Deaths

Reports say the figure could be much higher

2/27/2002
Gleevec Holds Up in Long-Term Study

Leukemia patients continue to do well

2/20/2002
Anti-Smoking Campaigns Don't Reach Older Adults

New approaches needed to help hard-core smokers kick habit, study says

2/15/2002
Sun Not Always a Shady Character in Cancer

Vitamin D may keep internal tumors in check

2/15/2002
New Tracer Fine-Tunes Prostate Cancer Screening

Radioactive carbon enhances PET scan

2/14/2002
Early to Bed, Early Demise

Death rate found higher in people sleeping eight hours or more a night

2/5/2002
Study Challenges Cancer Screening Tests' Ability to Save Lives

But cancer expert says the study's conclusions are flawed

2/1/2002
A New Cancer-Fighting Role for Gleevec

Government OKs anti-leukemia drug to fight abdominal cancer

2/1/2002
Cell-Penetrating Peptide Boosts Cancer Vaccine

Prevents and reduces existing tumors in mice

2/1/2002
Transplant Drug Reduces Risk of Cancer

Rapamycin blocks blood vessel growth to mouse tumors, study shows

1/25/2002
New Cancer Society Report a Mixed Bag

Survival rates up, but prevention still ignored by many

1/21/2002
Scientists Confect New Cancer Treatment

Study goes after sugars on outside of cells

1/15/2002
Kaposi's Sarcoma Hiding in Many Gay Men

Rare skin cancer found in three-decade study of San Francisco gays

1/3/2002
Protein Puts Brakes on Tumor Growth

Study reveals how tumstatin halts blood vessel growth

1/2/2002
The Tumor Trade-Off

Too much of crucial cancer suppressor could speed aging

12/26/2001
Study Suggests Cancer Risk in Supplement

But critic blasts chromium picolinate findings

12/19/2001
Gene Therapy Prevents Chemo Hair Loss

Animal studies could be prelude to human trial

12/11/2001
Fake Cure Earns Maryland Man Prison Term

Thousands bilked by aloe vera 'treatment', says FDA

12/5/2001
Surgery Lengthens Life in Advanced Kidney Cancer

Study disputes notion that operation isn't worth risk

12/5/2001
Alternative Therapies Gain Favor for Kids' Cancers

Parents are adding herbs, spiritual therapy and more to supplement conventional treatment, study finds

12/3/2001
Study: Low-Dose Radiation Riskier Than Thought

Assessment method for radon questioned

11/30/2001
Cancer Claims George Harrison

Ex-Beatle had blamed longtime smoking habit

11/25/2001
Food for Thought

Five servings of fruits and veggies a day can combat diseases; nine is even better, health experts say

11/15/2001
Trojan Horse Kills Cancer from Within

Method deploys radioactive atom in molecular cage

11/14/2001
Mismatched Gene Pair May Lead to Cancer

One defective copy may permit certain cancers in mice, study finds

10/31/2001
Stopping Tumors: A Growing Possibility

Researchers say they've found key to cancer growth

10/22/2001
Cancer Treatment Grows New Arteries

Swiss researchers use growth factor therapy to increase blood flow in blocked coronary arteries

10/8/2001
The Peel Has Appeal

Citrus peels may help prevent some cancers

10/5/2001
Having a Burger?

Don't hold the onion

10/3/2001
Snake Oil Salesmen Slither to the Web

Sites illegally touting 'cancer cures' abound, says survey

10/1/2001
Designer Molecule Cuts Off Cancer's Blood Supply

Engineered 'icon' destroys prostate, melanoma tumors in mice

9/27/2001
Cell-Phone Controversy Continues

Scientist says radiation from the devices speeds up brain processes

9/26/2001
Transplanted Ovaries Won't Bring Cancer Back

Mouse study shows tiny risk of tumor returning off grafts

9/25/2001
Almost a Baby in Her Mother's Arm

Ovary grafts onto forearms produce eggs

9/25/2001
No Cancer Risk Seen in Hip Implants

Rates no higher in the long run, study says

9/20/2001
Study: Pain Can Forewarn of Cancer Death

Mortality rate higher for those who hurt chronically

9/18/2001
Gene Stops Lung Cancer in Its Tracks

Prevents its spread and aggressiveness, Taiwanese scientists finds

9/6/2001
Genes That Sustain Cancer Found

Researchers discover 10 that help tumors with little oxygen

9/4/2001
Cancer Doesn't Seem to Run in Families

Siblings of kids with cancer face no higher risk

8/29/2001
A Potential Cancer Killer?

Virus treatment halts excess cell division