Mis. Cancer News

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10/7/2015
Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study

Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

10/7/2015
Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment

Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

10/7/2015
Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival: Study

Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results

10/6/2015
Less-Invasive Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Rectal Cancer

Two studies found standard surgery was slightly more successful

10/6/2015
Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies

Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says

10/5/2015
As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise: Study

Anal, colon and liver cancers more common now, researchers find

10/5/2015
Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer

Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

10/2/2015
FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer

Keytruda shrank tumors in some patients with advanced disease

10/2/2015
Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles

Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

10/2/2015
Study Says Radiation Often Overused in Late-Stage Lung Cancer

Authors cite concerns about extra costs, side effects

10/2/2015
Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends

But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

10/1/2015
Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study

But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

10/1/2015
CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study

Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

9/30/2015
Melanoma Skin Checks Can Have Added Bonus: Stronger Relationships

Study found that widows and their friends/family often bonded via the monthly checks

9/29/2015
Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report

Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

9/28/2015
More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors

4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

9/28/2015
Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: Study

Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

9/28/2015
Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study

Software doesn't appear to improve cancer detection rates, researcher says

9/28/2015
Most of World's People Lack Access to Safe Cancer Surgery: Report

But more than 80 percent of patients have tumors that require operations

9/28/2015
New Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer

Opdivo appears to outperform older med, Afinitor, in new clinical trial

9/28/2015
New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer

Nivolumab is most effective in tumors with a particular gene mutation, researchers report

9/28/2015
Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer

Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

9/25/2015
New Genetic Clues to Which Breast Cancers Might Return

Scientists found there were differences between primary and recurring tumors

9/24/2015
MRIs Before Breast Cancer Surgery on the Rise: Study

Use of imaging tool has jumped dramatically, despite unclear guidelines on its use in this setting

9/23/2015
Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too

One-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income after diagnosis, study reveals

9/22/2015
Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy

Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

9/22/2015
Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study

Men who could be cured of more advanced prostate disease may be diagnosed late, some researchers say

9/21/2015
Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes

Mutations associated with aggressive tumors are more prevalent among black women, study shows

9/18/2015
Signs of Brain Tumor May Show in Blood Years Before Diagnosis

Glioma patients appear to have early immune response, study suggests

9/18/2015
Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions

Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

9/17/2015
Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers

Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

9/16/2015
Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study

And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

9/16/2015
Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

9/16/2015
Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

Lack of insurance is an obstacle to high-quality care, experts say

9/16/2015
Americans Support More Funding of Cancer Research

Most voters know someone with the disease, survey finds

9/14/2015
People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

9/14/2015
Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors

Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

9/14/2015
Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

9/14/2015
Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival

Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

9/14/2015
Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

9/11/2015
Screening All Women for Breast Cancer Genes Not Feasible: Study

Price of genetic tests would have to drop 90 percent to be cost-effective, researcher says

9/11/2015
Better Imaging Scans Catching More Thyroid Cancers: Study

But many cases involve low-risk tumors where treatments could carry greater risks than benefits

9/10/2015
9/3/2015
Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain

Brain volume dropped, other structural changes seen in small study

9/3/2015
Electrical Bursts to Pancreatic Cancer Cells May Help Fight Tumor

Study found procedure improved survival for people with stage 3 disease

9/3/2015
Research Spots Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vietnam Vets

Exposed veterans have higher rates of precursor condition to multiple myeloma, study shows

9/2/2015
Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

9/2/2015
Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer

Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia

9/2/2015
More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed

Trend mirrors the one seen in women, researchers say

9/2/2015
Anti-Nausea Drug Approved

For adults undergoing chemotherapy