Mis. Cancer News

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7/18/2014
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

7/18/2014
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

7/16/2014
Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study

Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

7/14/2014
Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

7/14/2014
Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds

More research is needed to understand why, authors say

7/14/2014
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids

No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

7/11/2014
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

7/10/2014
Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

7/9/2014
Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

7/8/2014
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

7/7/2014
Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too

But little research is done on male treatments, expert says

7/7/2014
Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients

Surgical biopsy could pave way for targeted treatments, study says

7/4/2014
Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

But research is still preliminary, experts say

7/3/2014
Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

7/2/2014
'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers

But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

7/1/2014
Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise

Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

7/1/2014
Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study

Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

7/1/2014
HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study

Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

7/1/2014
Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More

No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

6/30/2014
Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State

Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

6/27/2014
Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers: Study

It's a fallacy that they're safer than other tobacco products, researcher says

6/26/2014
Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer

But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say

6/24/2014
3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening

Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

6/24/2014
Pavement Sealant Ban Linked to Cleaner Lake Water

Lake that receives city water runoff contains less potential cancer-causing chemicals after ban, study finds

6/24/2014
Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit

But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

6/23/2014
New Clues to Why Blacks Fare Worse With Colon Cancer

They may be less likely to develop a form of the disease that's easier to treat, study says

6/23/2014
Women With Breast Cancer Genes More Likely to Choose Extensive Surgery

Nearly three-quarters of patients changed their plans after learning they had increased risk: study

6/23/2014
Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

6/20/2014
When Is the Cost of Cancer 'Toxic'?

Researchers develop tool to assess patients' ability to withstand financial pressures

6/19/2014
Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk

People who light up soon after rising might face higher odds for the disease, research shows

6/19/2014
Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.

Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say

6/19/2014
Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

6/18/2014
Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study

After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

6/18/2014
Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study

But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

6/18/2014
Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada

Those living farther from radiation centers more likely to receive mastectomy, study finds

6/18/2014
Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers

Japanese scientists find no association in large, five-year study

6/18/2014
Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?

But experts aren't sure that vitamin D is responsible for lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer

6/17/2014
MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds

Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

6/16/2014
Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study

7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

6/16/2014
Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers

Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

6/13/2014
Lymphoseek Approved for Diagnosing Cancer Severity

Imaging agent helps determine if squamous cell has spread to head and neck

6/13/2014
Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?

Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

6/12/2014
Cancer Survivors Face Mounting Costs of Continuing Medical Care: Study

Their annual expenses were almost twice that of people who never had cancer, researchers report

6/12/2014
Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients

Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk

6/12/2014
Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized: Study

Findings show that ongoing health problems follow them long after they've beaten their disease

6/11/2014
Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study

New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

6/11/2014
Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

6/10/2014
Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

6/10/2014
Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study

But most of these effects reverse after women finish treatment, experts say

6/9/2014
Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk

These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report