Mis. Cancer News

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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
Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors

New advisory comes from the American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology

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

12/7/2015
Researchers Focus on Risk Factors for Leukemia After Breast Cancer Treatment

Family history of cancer, inherited gene mutation seem to raise chances of secondary malignancy

12/4/2015
Safe to Take Antidepressants With Tamoxifen: Study

No greater risk of breast cancer recurrence seen

12/4/2015
Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored Closely

Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended, study finds

12/2/2015
Survival Improves for Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer

Study finds better prognosis in women whose tumors have spread beyond the breast, nearby lymph nodes

12/2/2015
False-Positive Mammogram May Hint at Breast Cancer Risk Later

But researcher stresses that risk is small, and women should be vigilant with screenings

12/2/2015
Is Breast Density an Overrated Cancer Risk Factor?

Croatian study questions the link, but U.S. experts disagree with finding

11/30/2015
Empliciti Approved for Multiple Myeloma

Drug boosts immune system to destroy cancer cells

11/30/2015
Obamacare Boosting Breast Cancer Screening Among Poor: Study

Researchers report that expansion of Medicaid coverage is improving access to mammograms

11/27/2015
Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

11/25/2015
Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket

Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

11/24/2015
More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since Obamacare

Researchers suggest provision allowing young adults to stay on parents' insurance linked to more screening

11/23/2015
Colon Cancer Screening Rates on the Rise in NYC

Unique coalition may be one reason why, and might serve as model for other cities, experts say

11/20/2015
Ninlaro Approved for Multiple Myeloma

Blocks certain enzymes, hindering cancer-cell growth

11/20/2015
Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

11/19/2015
Cancer Survivors, Overweight Men May Face Job Discrimination

If applicants were heavy or revealed previous illness, they got negative responses, studies say

11/19/2015
Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later

Long-term effects of powerful treatments merit further study, experts say

11/18/2015
More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease

Genetic screening might be useful for all childhood cancer patients, researchers say

11/17/2015
Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say

But whether that's good or bad isn't yet clear

11/16/2015
Darzalex Approved for Multiple Myeloma

For people who have received other treatments

11/16/2015
Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer

Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

11/13/2015
Gene Study of Liver Tumor Reveals Versatile DNA

More than 100 million mutations allow it to adapt quickly, resist cancer treatments

11/13/2015
Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States

Quality of insurance across U.S. may influence treatment, researcher says

11/13/2015
Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Preventing the disease is key, researchers say, since tumors often spotted too late for a cure

11/12/2015
Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

11/12/2015
Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide: Study

Dependence on breathing tubes, feeding tubes might play a part in despair, researcher says

11/11/2015
Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

11/10/2015
High-Risk Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit From Surgery

Study showed procedure can be an option for people with early stage disease

11/9/2015
Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk

High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

11/4/2015
Tapeworm May Have Spread Cancer Cells to Colombian Man

CDC experts say this is first known case of the parasite causing tumors in a human

11/3/2015
Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

10/30/2015
Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health

Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

10/29/2015
FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma Drug

Yervoy can now be used after surgery to reduce risk of deadly skin cancer returning

10/29/2015
Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

10/29/2015
Breast Cancer Equally Common Now Among Blacks, Whites

In years past, rate for whites exceeded that of blacks, but that gap is gone, American Cancer Society says

10/28/2015
Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors

In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

10/28/2015
New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval

In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

10/27/2015
Number of Mammograms Handled May Affect Breast Cancer Detection Rates

Early stage invasive tumors more readily spotted at larger facilities, study says

10/27/2015
Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S.

Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say