Mis. Cancer News

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7/26/2016
Some Brain Cancer Patients Have Radiation Options: Study

Targeted approach appears to preserve mental functioning

7/26/2016
U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings

But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

7/25/2016
Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER

But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

7/21/2016
Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

7/21/2016
Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

7/21/2016
Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study

Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates

7/19/2016
Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study

Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

7/19/2016
Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

7/19/2016
Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

7/18/2016
Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

7/15/2016
Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis

Those with advanced disease are likely to be more optimistic than their doctor, study shows

7/15/2016
Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks

Many not aware of exact radiation exposure, Canadian study finds

7/14/2016
Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study

Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

7/14/2016
Weight Loss and Cancer Risk

Weight loss through diet and exercise may reduce risk factors for cancer, study finds.

7/14/2016
Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

7/13/2016
'Liquid Biopsy' May Show Whether Cancer Drugs Are Working

But research is still in early stages, experts note

7/12/2016
Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk?

Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

7/12/2016
Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease

Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

7/11/2016
Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

7/11/2016
Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link

It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

7/8/2016
Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

7/8/2016
Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

7/7/2016
7/7/2016
Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return

DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

7/7/2016
HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

7/7/2016
Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs

Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly

7/7/2016
Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test

Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

7/5/2016
Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months

Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says

7/5/2016
Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

7/1/2016
U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

6/30/2016
Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too

Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

6/29/2016
New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers

Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis

6/29/2016
For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up

Melanoma survivors benefited when they and a loved one got training in spotting malignancies, study found

6/28/2016
Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

6/27/2016
Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

6/24/2016
Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer

But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered

6/24/2016
Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

6/23/2016
Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo

Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

6/22/2016
Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI

The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

6/22/2016
A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen

Study shows how one hospital's 'patient navigators' boosted testing rates

6/21/2016
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

6/16/2016
Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer

British study highlights the need for better early detection, researchers say

6/16/2016
Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study

Although larger procedure carries more risk, odds of longer survival are higher, researchers say

6/15/2016
Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching

Deadly melanoma is rare on feet, but often advanced when diagnosed

6/15/2016
Expert Panel Reaffirms Need for Colon Cancer Screen Beginning at Age 50

U.S. advisory group says there's not enough evidence to endorse one screening method over another

6/14/2016
Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests

Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure

6/9/2016
Better Lung Cancer Survival? There's an App for That

Study found tracking symptoms, alerting doctors to trouble early led to longer survival

6/9/2016
California Enacts Right-to-Die Law

Move triples percentage of terminally ill patients in U.S. who will now have this option

6/8/2016
Cancer's Heavy Financial Burden

1 in 10 patients skipped doctor visits, nearly 1 in 5 didn't fill prescriptions due to cost, survey shows