Mis. Cancer News

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10/16/2014
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

10/15/2014
Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer

But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

10/15/2014
Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment

They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

10/15/2014
Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment

'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

10/14/2014
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study

Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say

10/14/2014
Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says

Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed

10/13/2014
Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds

Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

10/13/2014
Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain

Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

10/10/2014
Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

10/10/2014
Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

10/10/2014
High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

10/9/2014
Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades

Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

10/8/2014
Woman's Thyroid Tumor Yields Clues on How to Battle Cancer

Researchers discover two gene mutations that worked at cross purposes in responding to treatment

10/8/2014
Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

10/8/2014
U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

10/7/2014
Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report

Preliminary finding may bring doctors one step closer to test that could catch the disease in early stages

10/7/2014
Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

10/7/2014
As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds

New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

10/6/2014
Taller People May Have Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer: Study

But researchers aren't sure why there is an association between the two

10/6/2014
Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

10/3/2014
More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment

Study finds notable rise in number of women once considered at high risk for the procedure

10/2/2014
Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find

Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

10/1/2014
Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

10/1/2014
Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

10/1/2014
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy

Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

9/30/2014
Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

9/30/2014
Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

9/30/2014
Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says

Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

9/29/2014
Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say

American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

9/29/2014
Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

9/29/2014
Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

9/29/2014
Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer

Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

9/26/2014
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women

Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

9/25/2014
Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study

British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

9/23/2014
Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer

Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says

9/22/2014
E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

9/19/2014
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

9/19/2014
Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery

Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

9/17/2014
DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

9/17/2014
Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

9/16/2014
Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

9/16/2014
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

9/15/2014
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

9/15/2014
Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study

Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report

9/15/2014
New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified

23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows

9/11/2014
Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues

Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

9/9/2014
Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

9/8/2014
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer

They were more likely to develop aggressive disease sooner than white patients, study says

9/8/2014
New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer

Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies

9/8/2014
Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say