Mis. Cancer News

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12/29/2016
Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others

Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

12/28/2016
Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

12/23/2016
Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival

Treatment nearly doubled survival or more, study finds

12/21/2016
U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds

1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

12/20/2016
Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

12/16/2016
Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

12/16/2016
Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening

More study is needed to understand the disparity, researchers say

12/15/2016
Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited Genes

One in 6 diagnosed under 50 has at least one gene mutation that ups risk, study says

12/15/2016
Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing

But, researchers did not find a corresponding increase in breast removal surgeries

12/15/2016
Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price

Small study suggests few long-term survivors receive adequate symptom relief

12/14/2016
A Little Training Helps Couples Ease Into Skin Cancer Checks

Study finds the potentially life-saving routine can be done with trust, and without embarrassment

12/13/2016
Some Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Aren't Referred for Colonoscopy

Follow-up is not consistent, even if they're part of 'safety net' health program

12/13/2016
Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer

Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

12/9/2016
Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World

Study found many countries seeing declines, but some Latin American nations, South Korea seeing increases

12/9/2016
Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery

Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

12/9/2016
'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study

Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

12/9/2016
Tamoxifen May Get Blamed for Unrelated Symptoms

Perceived side effects might lead some to stop taking the breast cancer preventative, study finds

12/8/2016
New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer

New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

12/8/2016
Benign 'Toothlet' Tumor Found in 255 Million-Year-Old Fossil

Scientists spotted the jaw malformation in a distant forerunner of mammals

12/7/2016
Breast Cancer Cells May Change When They Spread to Brain: Study

Finding might lead to better treatment, researchers say

12/7/2016
Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

12/7/2016
Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival

Study found women who continued with letrozole did experience other benefits, however

12/5/2016
Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report

Researchers cite population aging and growth

12/2/2016
Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Some Soft Tissue Tumors

Adding new drug to standard one helped control sarcomas in early trial on 2 patients

12/1/2016
After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack

Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

12/1/2016
Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk?

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

12/1/2016
'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

11/30/2016
Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study

Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

11/30/2016
Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial

93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

11/29/2016
Cancer Advances Demand Continual Funding, Specialists Say

Conference organizers call for worldwide research partnerships

11/28/2016
Never Too Old for a Mammogram?

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

11/25/2016
Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows

It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

11/23/2016
Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

11/23/2016
Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?

Still, the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight, researchers say

11/23/2016
Cancer Can Devour Income of Medicare-Only Patients

Without supplemental insurance, out-of-pocket costs average 25 percent of annual earnings, study finds

11/22/2016
No Benefit From Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening: Task Force

Public invited to comment on draft recommendation, which is the same as one in place since the 1990s

11/21/2016
Earnings Fall After a Child's Cancer Diagnosis

Mothers more likely than fathers to stop working, study finds

11/18/2016
Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study

Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

11/17/2016
CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death

Good news is that many can be prevented

11/16/2016
New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer

Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

11/16/2016
Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk

The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

11/15/2016
Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

11/11/2016
Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

11/10/2016
'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection

Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

11/9/2016
DNA Mapping May Lead to Personalized Cancer Treatment

Technique helped determine lymphoma patients' prognosis, researchers report

11/9/2016
Intense Chemo Offers Little Benefit for Early Breast Cancer: Study

U.S. cancer expert still sees role for the approach in certain patients

11/7/2016
Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better

Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

11/7/2016
A Future Challenge for Some Cancer Survivors: Heart Disease

The younger the age at diagnosis, the greater the risk, study suggests

11/7/2016
Second Opinions Don't Seem to Sway Prostate Cancer Patients

Most choose treatment they originally planned to follow, study finds

11/4/2016
Does Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

Leading cancer and women's health groups say probably not