Mis. Cancer News

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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

7/25/2014
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

7/25/2014
Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

7/24/2014
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

7/23/2014
Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds

Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

7/23/2014
Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

7/22/2014
Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

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