Mis. Cancer News

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10/17/2017
Could 'AI' Become a Partner in Breast Cancer Care?

Artificial intelligence technology predicted 97 percent of malignancies in study

10/16/2017
1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV

Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say

10/16/2017
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites

Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

10/16/2017
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

10/13/2017
Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters

Americans employed in smaller businesses often lack insurance coverage, study finds

10/13/2017
More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

10/13/2017
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

10/12/2017
How to Talk to Someone With Cancer

To foster healing, keep communication open, constant and positive, expert suggests

10/12/2017
Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

10/12/2017
10/10/2017
Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

10/9/2017
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

10/4/2017
Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission

But blood cancer experts call for more research

10/4/2017
How Breast Cancer Gene Mutations Raise Risk of Tumors

New insight into BRCA1 could help assess women's chances for the disease, researchers say

10/3/2017
Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

10/3/2017
Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer

Losing weight might lower the risk, researchers say

10/2/2017
How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?

Know your limit to protect your health

10/2/2017
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

9/27/2017
Adding Drug to Standard Care May Prolong Lymphoma Survival

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma

9/27/2017
Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion

Surgery and radiation are more likely if you have insurance, researcher says

9/27/2017
Radiation and Chemotherapy Together Boost Lung Cancer Survival

About one-third of stage 3 patients alive after 5 years, a development called promising by oncologists

9/25/2017
Mexican-Americans at Higher Risk for Liver Cancer

They have more risk factors than Mexicans born and living in that country, researchers report

9/25/2017
Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

9/25/2017
Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments

Doctors should consider patient's mental well-being, researcher says

9/25/2017
Breast Cancer Radiation 'Less Scary' Than Thought

Majority of patients report more tolerable experience than they expected

9/25/2017
Cancer Patients May Have Undiagnosed Depression

Mental health screening at start of and during cancer treatment is vital, study author says

9/25/2017
Where It's Legal, One-Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Pot

But patients in Washington state say doctors provide little information about the drug

9/25/2017
Mastectomy Study Confirms 'Jolie Effect'

Preventive breast cancer surgeries rose after the actress publicized her decision

9/25/2017
Marijuana and Cancer

Nearly three-quarters of cancer patients asking about marijuana treatment, new study finds

9/22/2017
9/22/2017
Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients

As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

9/21/2017
Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

9/20/2017
Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

9/19/2017
Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences

Metallic tastes can appear for many patients on chemo

9/14/2017
9/14/2017
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

9/14/2017
Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival With Diabetes?

The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman

9/13/2017
Surgeons Play Big Role in Women's Choices for Breast Cancer Care

Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds

9/12/2017
Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

9/12/2017
New Guideline Aims to Help Doctors Diagnose Head, Neck Masses

Lumps may signal infection or a cancer caused by a sexually transmitted virus

9/12/2017
HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

9/12/2017
Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends

Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market

9/11/2017
Managing Pain Can Be a Puzzle After Breast Cancer

Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study finds

9/11/2017
Immune-Focused Drug May Be New Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma

In head-to-head trial, Opdivo outperformed a similar drug, and with fewer side effects

9/8/2017
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

9/8/2017
HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It

'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus

9/7/2017
Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report

9/6/2017
'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds

Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

9/5/2017
Could the Zika Virus Help Battle a Deadly Brain Cancer?

Research is early, but appears promising

9/5/2017
New Research Finds Value in PSA Testing

Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease