Mis. Cancer News

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9/5/2014
Sexually Transmitted Cancer Still Plaguing Dogs

But areas that actively spay, neuter and control stray animals have lower rates

9/5/2014
Canine Cancer Treatments Getting More Dog-Specific

FDA expert details what you need to know to help your 'best friend'

9/5/2014
Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease

9/4/2014
Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?

Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

9/4/2014
FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma

Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

9/3/2014
Newer Drug Helps Myeloma Patients Who Can't Have Transplant

Treatment may extend survival for patients over 65, researchers say

9/3/2014
Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says

But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

9/3/2014
Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates

Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds

9/3/2014
'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study

Women at greatest risk were the ones who sought genetic counseling, researcher said

9/2/2014
Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study

But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added

9/2/2014
New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says

9/2/2014
Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds

But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

8/29/2014
Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

8/27/2014
Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

8/27/2014
Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

8/25/2014
Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia

Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds

8/21/2014
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

8/20/2014
High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

8/20/2014
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

8/20/2014
Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

8/18/2014
Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

8/18/2014
HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

8/15/2014
Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says

Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

8/15/2014
Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

8/14/2014
Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

8/13/2014
Dog Study Suggests Bacteria as Cancer Fighter

Six of 16 canines showed tumor-shrinking response

8/12/2014
Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying From Colon Cancer: Study

But experts note most Americans get colonoscopies instead

8/12/2014
Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

8/12/2014
FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test

DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

8/11/2014
Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds

Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

8/11/2014
Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds

But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

8/11/2014
U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

8/8/2014
Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy

Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

8/8/2014
Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study

Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

8/7/2014
Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC

Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

8/7/2014
New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

8/7/2014
Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

8/7/2014
Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive

While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

8/6/2014
Sharp Rise in Risk With New Breast Cancer Gene, Scientists Say

One in three women with PALB2 mutation will develop disease by age 70

8/6/2014
Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

8/6/2014
One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds

Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

8/6/2014
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

8/5/2014
No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says

8/5/2014
Women Over 75 May Benefit From Mammograms

Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'

8/4/2014
Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study

Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

8/4/2014
Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

8/2/2014
Shield Yourself From the Sun

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

8/1/2014
Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk

High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

7/31/2014
J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market

Controversial device had been used for minimally invasive hysterectomies, uterine fibroid removal

7/28/2014
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says