Mis. Cancer News

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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

6/9/2014
Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise

Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

6/8/2014
Use Your 'ABCDE' to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer

Tried and true checklist is best for warning signs of melanoma

6/7/2014
It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says

Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

6/6/2014
Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study

Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

6/6/2014
Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study

These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note

6/5/2014
Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?

Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

6/5/2014
No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC

Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

6/4/2014
Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend

Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

6/3/2014
Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study

But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

6/3/2014
Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study

Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

6/3/2014
First-Time Colon Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial for Elderly

Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests

6/2/2014
Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal

Study might provide an option to women with very small HER2-positive tumors

6/2/2014
New Drug May Boost Survival for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Enzalutamide also delays need for chemotherapy, researchers report

6/2/2014
Breath Test May Spot Lung Cancer

Researchers report test could also differentiate early and late stages of the disease

6/2/2014
Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer

Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

6/2/2014
Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise

By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

6/2/2014
New Drug Shows Promise for Resistant Thyroid Cancer

Lenvatinib shrunk tumors in 65 percent of those taking the drug, according to late-stage research

6/2/2014
New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer

Adding generic docetaxel to standard hormonal treatment seems to have benefit, study shows

6/2/2014
Number of Cancer Survivors Will Reach 19 Million in Next Decade: Report

Meeting their medical needs will become even more important in coming years, researcher says

6/2/2014
Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

6/2/2014
1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer

Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

6/2/2014
Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests

But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

6/1/2014
Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors

Drug appears more effective than tamoxifen at reducing recurrence in premenopausal women: study

5/30/2014
Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients

When added to chemotherapy, it also boosted survival rates, researchers report

5/30/2014
Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study

They didn't die sooner, had better quality of life than those who kept taking cholesterol drugs, researchers say

5/30/2014
Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults

Researchers find chances double for those with the mental illness, but their rates of cancer are lower

5/30/2014
5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk

Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

5/29/2014
Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer

Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

5/29/2014
Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting

Seeing smokeless devices in action triggered urge for a regular cigarette in young smokers, study found

5/29/2014
FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds

All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

5/29/2014
Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers

Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

5/29/2014
Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study

But findings still preliminary, need confirmation

5/28/2014
Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study

Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

5/27/2014
New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment

Breast cancer survivors may benefit from taking the estrogen-blocking drug for up to 10 years, experts say

5/27/2014
Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes

Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

5/27/2014
Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers

Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

5/27/2014
Cancer Center Ads Focus on Emotions More Than Facts, Study Finds

Researchers say it's not clear whether this sways patients when making treatment decisions

5/27/2014
Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People

Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

5/22/2014
Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk

Study of transplant recipients finds prospects best with polycystic kidney disease

5/21/2014
Double Mastectomy Often Not Needed, Study Finds

Most women who have both breasts removed have low risk of opposite-breast cancer, researchers say

5/21/2014
Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival

But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

5/20/2014
Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care: Study

Screening for mutations helps doctors choose targeted therapies that could increase survival, researchers say

5/20/2014
Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV

But study finds only 4 of 103 people whose DNA was tested had the cancer-causing strain of the virus

5/20/2014
Blood Test May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Earlier

Other research cites advances in treatment of this deadly disease