Mis. Cancer News

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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

10/27/2015
Risk of More Aggressive Early Breast Cancers Rises With Age, Study Finds

Certain milk duct tumors more likely to become invasive at 60 than 50, experts say

10/26/2015
Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO

Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

10/26/2015
How Cancer Wreaks Havoc on Family Finances

Study finds an individual's earnings may drop by 40 percent in the years following diagnosis

10/23/2015
New Drug Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancer

Disease most often affects head, neck, extremities and torso

10/23/2015
Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer

'Therapy dogs' appear to help ease heart rate, anxiety in children fighting the disease

10/22/2015
HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study

Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

10/22/2015
FDA Approves New Pancreatic Cancer Drug

Agency says medication can be used in combination with others for advanced cases

10/22/2015
Black Men May Get Worse Prostate Cancer Care, Study Contends

Problems include longer waits, greater need for more care after surgery, and higher costs

10/21/2015
B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers

Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

10/21/2015
Study Implicates Nuclear Plants in Workers' Cancer Deaths

Long-term exposure to low-level radiation is likely cause, researchers say

10/21/2015
New Mammogram Guidelines Already Creating Controversy

Doctors at several leading U.S. cancer hospitals say most women should get exams starting at 40, not 45

10/20/2015
Shorter Radiation Treatment Works for Early Breast Cancers: Study

High-dose therapy showed same survival rates as longer course of standard radiation

10/20/2015
Women Should Get Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 45: Cancer Society

Previous recommendation was 40; new guidelines place greater emphasis on approach of menopause

10/20/2015
Count the Moles on Your Arm to Predict Melanoma Risk?

Researchers recommend primary care doctors look for 11 or more

10/19/2015
Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

10/19/2015
Not All Large Breast Tumors Warrant Mastectomy, Study Says

Doctors shouldn't automatically rule out less invasive surgery plus radiation

10/19/2015
Preteen Girls Worry About Breast Cancer If It's in the Family

Doctor recommends honest discussions to alleviate distress

10/16/2015
Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-Exams

Study finds some don't know how to spot signs of trouble

10/15/2015
Poorer Cancer Patients May Be Less Likely to Join Clinical Trial

Just 11 percent of people with incomes of less than $20,000 a year elected to be in a trial, study found

10/14/2015
Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All

Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

10/13/2015
Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds

Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

10/13/2015
Minority Women Get Worse Breast Cancer Care, Regardless of Tumor Type: Study

Black or Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed later, go without recommended treatments

10/10/2015
How to Do Breast Self-Exams

Checks should be done once a month, doctor recommends

10/9/2015
For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment

Lumpectomy plus radiation results in nearly 90 percent survival over 10 years, study says