Mis. Cancer News

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Article Title
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

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