Mis. Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/29/2001
Fighting Cancer's Side Effects

Zometa gets go-ahead to tackle calcium buildup in the kidneys

8/17/2001
No Cancer Risk with Blood Pressure Drugs

Swedish study puts nagging worries to rest

8/16/2001
FBI Seeks Victims in Cancer-Drug Dilution

Mo. pharmacist jailed without bail after being charged with tampering with dosages

8/11/2001
How Much Sedation is Enough for Kids?

General anesthesia used less in U.S. than Europe for bone marrow surgery

8/7/2001
Incensed!

Burning incense linked to cancer

7/30/2001
New List of Carcinogens May Include Viruses

Inclusion would be a first for government report

7/24/2001
Evidence For Green Tea Mounts

Study found it held off breast cancer in rats

7/13/2001
Dad's Job May Spur Child's Cancer

Exposure to chemicals associated with disease rise

7/12/2001
Study Pinpoints Where Radiation Does Harm

Discovery could change cancer treatment

7/10/2001
Trying to Keep Cancer at Bay

How far should healthy people go?

7/6/2001
7/5/2001
Calorie-Cancer Link Explored

Low-calorie consumption could reduce your risk

7/2/2001
Scientists Trick Cancer Cells to Commit Suicide

Early research turns tables on cell-dividing process

6/6/2001
Cancer Rates Declining

Deaths dropped by 1.1 percent a year in 1990s

6/6/2001
Cancer Rates Drop

New report sees overall decline, despite some setbacks

5/18/2001
U.S. Warns of Phony AIDS, Chemo Drugs

Counterfeiters strike expensive remedies

5/17/2001
Nutrition Important for Cancer Patients

Proper eating aids treatments, preserves strength

5/17/2001
Tongue Cancer Rates Up Among Younger Americans

Doctors can't explain rise in treatable disease

5/14/2001
Top Court Rejects Marijuana as Medicine

8-to-0 ruling a major setback for advocates

5/14/2001
Rich Survive More Heart Attacks

Social standing affects many illnesses

5/10/2001
FDA Approves Potent Leukemia Drug

Gleevec seen as major breakthrough against CML