Mis. Cancer News

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1/15/2016
Nerve Damage From Chemo May Affect Cancer Survivors for Years

Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

1/15/2016
Lymphoma Survivors May Not Get All Recommended Follow-Up Care

California study finds gaps in after-care for teen and young adult Hodgkin disease survivors

1/15/2016
Pain Relief Advice May Help ER Patients With Terminal Cancer

These consultations linked to better and longer quality of life, researchers say

1/14/2016
Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study

Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

1/14/2016
Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders: Study

Though incidence lower than among white Americans, researchers say

1/13/2016
Fewer Childhood Cancer Survivors Dying From 'Late' Effects

Improved treatments are avoiding many of the toxic reactions to older therapies, study finds

1/13/2016
New Blood Test Could Detect Melanoma's Spread Earlier: Study

Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

1/12/2016
For Cancer Survivors, Expenses Keep Mounting

Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

1/11/2016
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50

1/11/2016
Kids With Vision-Damaging Cancers May Face Ills Later

Lifelong screening recommended to detect problems early

1/8/2016
Palliative Care Cuts Costs for Cancer Patients With Other Health Problems

Relieving symptoms and stress helps families as well, study says

1/8/2016
Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From Cancer

Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

1/8/2016
The Fight Against Cancer

Cancer death rates continue to drop, according to new report from the American Cancer Society

1/7/2016
Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study

That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

1/7/2016
Organ Recipients at Raised Risk of Cancer Death, Study Finds

Researchers say immune system-suppressing drugs, poor health may leave these patients vulnerable

1/7/2016
Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly Women

New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

1/7/2016
New Imaging Technique 'Lights Up' Cancer Cells in Early Trial

Technology may help surgeons identify and remove more malignant cells

1/6/2016
Some Women Face Geographic Barriers to Breast Reconstruction

Those treated at academic hospitals travel nearly 50 miles on average, research shows

1/6/2016
Antibody May Lower Rejection Rates After Stem Cell Transplant in Leukemia Patients

Study showed many were able to avoid graft-versus-host disease

1/6/2016
Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer

Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

1/5/2016
Some Families Carry Shared Risk of Cancer, Twins Study Shows

Large review finds if one identical twin gets a cancer, the other is at increased risk for the disease as well

1/5/2016
Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

1/5/2016
Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk

Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

1/3/2016
New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015

Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

12/30/2015
Colon Cancer Among Hispanics Varies by Birthplace

Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease

12/29/2015
Thyroid Cancer Survivors: Good Prognosis, Gloomy Outlook?

Study finds quality of life may suffer, despite favorable odds

12/29/2015
Safe to Use Blood Thinner Before Major Cancer Surgery, Study Finds

Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices

12/28/2015
Breast Ultrasound, Mammography May Be Equally Effective: Study

But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find

12/23/2015
Paid Sick Leave Can Be Crucial When Cancer Strikes

Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found

12/21/2015
End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer Patients

Study found most lymphoma, leukemia specialists don't discuss hospice care until death is imminent

12/21/2015
Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk

Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past

12/21/2015
One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study Finds

Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

12/21/2015
Keytruda May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Lung Cancer

In study, the immune-based therapy beat an older drug with fewer side effects, but it's expensive

12/18/2015
FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors

Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

12/17/2015
Annual Blood Test Might Help Prevent Deaths From Ovarian Cancer

Analyzing results over time can detect harmful changes, study suggests

12/15/2015
Surgery May Beat Radiation for Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer

Analysis of 19 studies suggests surgery has an edge in survival, but experts say each case may be different

12/15/2015
Electromagnetic Waves May Help Fight Deadly Brain Cancer

Study found using it alongside follow-up chemo prolonged survival by about five months

12/14/2015
'Suicide Gene Therapy' Plus Radiation Fights Prostate Cancer: Study

Patients' cancer cells modified to prompt immune system to attack them, researchers explained

12/14/2015
Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study

Low- and middle-income countries adopting Western lifestyle, which increases risk of disease, experts say

12/14/2015
Suspicious Pigment Spots More Common on Darker Skin

Screening can detect rare 'Bob Marley' skin cancer, study says

12/11/2015
Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose

For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

12/11/2015
Laser: A Breast Cancer Treatment Alternative?

Procedure showed promise on tumors under 3/4 of an inch, but more study is needed

12/11/2015
Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study

Women with ductal carcinoma in situ had similar outcomes with tamoxifen, anastrozole

12/10/2015
Depression May Be Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Survival

Doctors should be on the lookout for signs of the mood disorder, researcher says

12/10/2015
Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?

Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

12/10/2015
Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer

Study suggests 21 percent greater odds of survival after 10 years

12/9/2015
Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy

Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

12/9/2015
Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return

Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Prolia lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

12/7/2015
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk

But experts caution that study doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship between the two

12/7/2015
Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments

Specialized radiation, immunotherapy drug have removed signs of lesions on former president's brain