Mis. Cancer News

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Article Title
12/26/2002
Consent Forms Spell Out Risks, Benefits of Cancer Trials

Most forms don't mislead or oversell the therapy

12/23/2002
An Illuminating Study

Firefly glow molecule could help speed drug research

12/20/2002
Study: Stem Cells Could Bypass Ethical Quagmire

Researchers harvest, reprogram cells from patients

12/18/2002
Chocoholic

Chocolate can be good for you

12/11/2002
Estrogen Listed Officially as a Carcinogen

Toxicology report also adds wood dust and UV rays

12/5/2002
Detecting Cancer's Spread

Study finds PET-CT combination better than PET alone

12/4/2002
Levels of Possible Food Carcinogen Vary Widely

FDA report finds big differences within the same brands

11/26/2002
They're Not Just Cavity Fillers

Regular dentist checkups include oral cancer screening as well

11/22/2002
Cancer Drug Scores Again

Gleevec shows promise against bone tumor

11/15/2002
Cancer Suppression Gene Identified

Study finds disease spreads when gene is absent

11/8/2002
Pass the Stuffing -- and the Antioxidant -- Please

Bread crust may contain a healthful disease fighter

11/7/2002
Sunny Outlook Won't Add Days With Cancer

Positive mood might help quality of life, but not its duration, study shows

11/6/2002
Oral Vaccine Halts Cancer in Animals

It cuts off blood supply to tumors

11/1/2002
Region, Not Race, Key In Cancer Screening

Testing is least likely in rural South, study finds

11/1/2002
Prayer May Heal Depression

Study finds religion helped spouses of cancer victims cope

10/31/2002
Stress Not Cancer Culprit

Study finds no link between the two

10/31/2002
Birth-Defect Drug Shows More Promise for Myeloma

Thalidomide works in early cases, study says

10/24/2002
Gastrointestinal Tumors More Common Than Thought

Study finds incidence is three times higher than believed

10/24/2002
Fermenting Sauerkraut Foments a Cancer Fighter

Process of turning cabbage into condiment is key

10/22/2002
Cancer Link to Polio Vaccine Called Unlikely

But U.S. panel calls for further research

10/15/2002
Nervous System Tumors Tied to Radiation Exposure

Japanese study finds risk higher with even moderate levels

10/10/2002
Cancer Survival Rates Better Than Thought

Study finds estimates 1 percent to 11 percent higher for range of cancers

10/8/2002
Chemotherapy-Cell Death Link Studied

Scientists find healthy cells have chemical switch that protects them

9/26/2002
Implantable Device Offers Pain Relief for Cancer Patients

It's more effective than conventional pain management

9/23/2002
Cancer Survival Might Be Matter of Race

National study finds some minorities face greater risk of death from disease

9/21/2002
5-A-Day: The Healthy Way

5 daily servings of fruits and vegetables can ward off host of ills

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