Mis. Cancer News

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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

4/15/2016
Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: Study

Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

4/14/2016
About Half of Women May Benefit From Mammograms at 40: Analysis

Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50

4/14/2016
Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' Cancers

Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

4/14/2016
Thyroid Cancer Cases in U.S. Level Off, Perhaps Reflecting Diagnostic Changes

'Epidemic of diagnosis' caused the increase, not harmful tumors, experts say

4/13/2016
Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C

Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

4/11/2016
Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer

Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

4/11/2016
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

4/11/2016
Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your Lifespan

Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

4/11/2016
Marriage May Be a Cancer Fighter

Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

4/6/2016
Chemo May Prolong Lives of Some Brain Cancer Patients: Study

Those with slow-growing gliomas lived five years longer, on average, than those who got only radiation

4/6/2016
High-Dose Radiation May Be No Better for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

4/6/2016
Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure

Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

4/6/2016
Food Choices and Cancer Risk

Regular consumption of sugary beverages and processed foods may increase cancer risk, new study finds.

4/5/2016
Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

4/1/2016
A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?

The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

3/31/2016
Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

3/31/2016
Gene May Explain Higher Rates of Some Cancers in Black People

Tests were done on mice, but need to be confirmed in humans, researchers say

3/31/2016
More Evidence Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk a Bit

But odds are small, and experts want it to remain on market, although newer drugs are available

3/30/2016
Study Asks, What Is a 'Good Death'?

Discussions must go way beyond treatments and deal with the patient's sense of peace, experts say

3/28/2016
Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients

Italian trial finds the therapy was also linked to better quality of life among women in the study

3/28/2016
Cancer Patients Who Choose to Die at Home Live Longer: Study

They and their families should make choice based on preference, researchers say

3/25/2016
Distance Matters for Quality Rectal Cancer Care

The farther a patient has to travel for radiation therapy, the less likely it will happen, study finds

3/25/2016
Surgeons' Experience Matters With Thyroid Removal

Track record best for doctors who perform 25-plus thyroidectomies a year, researchers say

3/23/2016
3/22/2016
Race, Poverty May Affect Early Stage Breast Cancer Management

Black and low-income patients less likely to undergo genetic testing, research shows