Mis. Cancer News

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7/21/2015
Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk

Outcome data for more than 200,000 U.S. diabetes patients fails to show a link

7/20/2015
Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts

Older adults react differently to treatment, oncologists' group notes

7/20/2015
Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study

Some patterns linked to better outcomes, while others were associated with poorer odds

7/17/2015
Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers

Upping the dosage didn't alter survival rates for men with these slow-growing tumors

7/16/2015
Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer

Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

7/16/2015
Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC

Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

7/16/2015
Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds

Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

7/16/2015
New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

7/15/2015
Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought

Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says

7/15/2015
Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study

And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

7/14/2015
More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

7/14/2015
Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study

Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

7/14/2015
Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

7/13/2015
Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized

Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

7/13/2015
Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be

Abnormal findings on early test don't always indicate birth defects, study says

7/13/2015
Cancer Survivors May Face More Challenges When Adopting

Study finds agencies may request potentially discriminatory personal information

7/9/2015
Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia

Researchers find gene variant associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

7/9/2015
No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study

A second study finds many younger cancer patients still receive treatment, even as they near death

7/8/2015
Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report

Health experts, big retailer say they're concerned about findings on products from China

7/8/2015
Colon Cancer Deaths Falling, But 3 U.S. Regions Lag Behind

Rates aren't improving as much in parts of the Mississippi Delta, Appalachia and eastern Virginia, study finds

7/7/2015
'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy

7/6/2015
Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

7/2/2015
Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

7/1/2015
Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer

Chemo improvements have likely played a role, researchers say

6/30/2015
Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach

Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance

6/29/2015
Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

6/24/2015
Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early

Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

6/24/2015
Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

But more research is needed before test is used for monitoring or screening, researchers say

6/23/2015
Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk

Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

6/23/2015
Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says

Annual screening could catch changes that signal beginnings of cancer

6/23/2015
Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers

Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic

6/22/2015
HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S.

But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say

6/18/2015
Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue

Research shows promise; could be used in humans as soon as this summer, study author says

6/17/2015
More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study

Experts often recommend this breast-conserving surgery, but many with early disease still choose mastectomy

6/17/2015
Many Consumers Don't Understand Sunscreen Labels, Study Finds

Less than half in new survey understood what an SPF value meant

6/16/2015
The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives, study says

6/16/2015
Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Higher exposure to DDT in the womb linked to four times the risk of disease

6/15/2015
Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

6/15/2015
Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35

Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

6/12/2015
Poor Sleep, Snoring Before Diagnosis Tied to Trouble for Breast Cancer Patients

But whether lack of sleep -- or the causes of sleeplessness -- to blame is unclear, experts say

6/11/2015
Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds

In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

6/11/2015
Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer

Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

6/10/2015
Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer

Finding suggests efforts to protect Americans from the sun's harmful rays should peak in hot months, too

6/10/2015
Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood

Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

6/10/2015
1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study

Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three

6/8/2015
Doctors Can Influence End-of-Life Care

Terminally ill patients of physicians who frequently refer to hospice more likely to choose it, study says

6/8/2015
World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows

People lose more 'years of healthy life' to illness now than they did in the 1990s, global survey reports

6/5/2015
Fetal DNA Test May Also Help Spot Mom's Cancer, Study Finds

Genetic analysis reveals early malignancies in 3 pregnant women

6/5/2015
Potential Liver Recipients May Have New Option

Organs harvested after cardiac death appear safe, effective, study says

6/4/2015
Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds

Increase in colonoscopy and other tests was typically seen among poorer, less educated Americans