Mis. Cancer News

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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

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