Mis. Cancer News

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5/23/2016
Too Many Advanced Cancer Patients Lack Info About Their Disease

In study, just 1 in 20 terminally ill people understood their prognosis, researchers say

5/23/2016
Home Remedy For Skin Cancer May Cause Damage, Mask New Growth

'Black salve' made FDA's fake cancer cures list

5/23/2016
Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer

Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

5/19/2016
A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

5/19/2016
Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

5/19/2016
FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer

Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

5/19/2016
'Precision' Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives

Therapy that uses patient DNA to guide drug selection seems superior to standard chemo, study finds

5/19/2016
Melanoma Drug Boosting Survival for Many, Study Shows

Keytruda also seen prompting remission in 1 in 6 cases

5/19/2016
Healthy Living Could Drastically Cut Cancer Deaths

4 key lifestyle factors include: weight, exercise, no smoking and skipping alcohol, study says

5/18/2016
Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

5/18/2016
Tumor Location Affects Colon Cancer Survival: Study

It found that patients with tumors on the left side lived longer than those with malignancies on the right

5/17/2016
HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Treatment for Cancer: Study

But it's not clear what's driving the difference in care, researcher says

5/17/2016
Exercise and Cancer Prevention

Higher levels of physical activity very important for cancer prevention, new study finds.

5/16/2016
Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

5/13/2016
Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer

But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

5/12/2016
Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk?

Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

5/12/2016
How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes

Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

5/12/2016
Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study

But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says

5/12/2016
Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

5/9/2016
5/6/2016
Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study

People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

5/5/2016
Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

5/4/2016
Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

5/3/2016
Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

5/3/2016
Additional Treatments Offer Little Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer: Study

Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

5/2/2016
Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England

Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

4/29/2016
Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

4/28/2016
Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer

Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

4/28/2016
'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

4/26/2016
Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study

But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

4/25/2016
Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

4/25/2016
Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.

Analyzing immigrant population can help identify tumor causes, researcher says

4/22/2016
Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

4/22/2016
Cancer History May Affect Survival After Organ Transplant

Study also suggests nearly twice the risk for a new cancer

4/22/2016
Celebrity Cases May Help Spur Rise in Double Mastectomies

Many women now think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study suggests

4/21/2016
Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Feel Older Than Their Years

Treatment-related conditions may affect their long-term well-being, study finds

4/21/2016
Common Class of Breast Cancer Drugs May Not Trigger 'Chemo Brain': Study

Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function

4/21/2016
Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests

But there was a slightly increased risk of less serious heart problems

4/21/2016
Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

4/20/2016
Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

But research can't prove cause-and-effect and more investigation is needed, experts say

4/20/2016
Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study

The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

4/19/2016
Some Like It Hot! Lab Mice, in Particular

Researchers report lower temperatures in lab studies can impact findings on human diseases

4/19/2016
Drug Shows Promise Against Rare, Aggressive Skin Cancer

Research suggests IV med might benefit patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

4/18/2016
Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study

Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

4/18/2016
Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma Patients

One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

4/18/2016
Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

4/18/2016
Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

4/16/2016
Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study

A decade after diagnosis, there were 20 percent fewer deaths when compared to women in usual diet group

4/15/2016
Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

4/15/2016
Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds

Experts say surgery, not observation, is best for cancer confined to milk ducts