Mis. Cancer News

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10/4/2013
Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?

Having more than 3 children also appeared to raise risk for aggressive breast disease, study suggests

10/4/2013
Cancer Survivors in Rural Areas Often Skip Care Due to Costs: Study

Longer travel distances can add to out-of-pocket expenses

10/4/2013
Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk

Study findings are good news for postmenopausal women, experts say

10/4/2013
Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study

Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years

10/3/2013
Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment

10/2/2013
Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests

Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

10/2/2013
Fatty, High-Calorie Diet Linked to Pancreatic Cancer in Mouse Study

Rodents on 'obesity meal plan' developed high number of precancerous lesions

10/1/2013
Colon Cancer Hits Younger Adults Especially Hard, Study Finds

Risk of advanced disease, death greater than for middle-aged patients

10/1/2013
New Analysis Confirms Hormone Therapy Won't Prevent Disease After Menopause

But follow-up research shows that short-term use for hot flashes remains an option

10/1/2013
Blood Pressure Drug Might Boost Chemo Success, Mouse Study Suggests

Trial under way on patients with pancreatic cancer

10/1/2013
More Black Women in U.S. Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Report Finds

Whites still have highest rates, but blacks more likely to die

9/30/2013
Seeing Doctor Regularly May Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

Study found Medicare beneficiaries who did were less likely to develop, die from the disease

9/30/2013
FDA Approves First 'Pre-Surgical' Drug for Breast Cancer

Perjeta, which seems to shrink early-stage tumors, can now be used before surgery

9/27/2013
Diabetes Ups Risk for Death From Breast, Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Best defense: Maintain healthy diet, normal weight, one expert says

9/27/2013
Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds

Current smokers had highest rates of pneumonia, infection

9/27/2013
Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?

Regular consumption in childhood tied to 39 percent lower odds of benign breast disease by age 30

9/27/2013
Could Antidepressant Combat Lethal Lung Cancer?

Little-used depression drug shows early promise in lab, mice studies

9/27/2013
Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery

Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

9/26/2013
Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection

More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

9/24/2013
Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study

Likelihood greatest with use of certain chemotherapy drugs, surgery

9/24/2013
Married People May Be Likelier to Survive Cancer: Study

Social support could be powerful medicine, researchers say

9/23/2013
Daily Tasks a Challenge for Many Older Breast Cancer Patients

Physical therapy could help these women, study authors say

9/23/2013
Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says

9/23/2013
Two Key Questions May Reveal Depression in Cancer Patients

Brief survey found as accurate as 9-item screening test

9/21/2013
Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say

9/20/2013
Women Vets May Need More Access to Breast Cancer Services

Improved screening raised demand on system for follow-up care, study suggests

9/19/2013
Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients

Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds

9/19/2013
Anti-smoking Campaign Surpasses Expectations

Surge seen in calls to quit line and website visits stemming from ads with former smokers, CDC reports

9/19/2013
Shorter Radiation Course Appears Effective for Early Breast Cancer

New protocol could replace current standard, experts say

9/18/2013
Colon Cancer Screenings Work, Twin Studies Report

Colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and even fecal blood testing all lower risk of cancer death

9/17/2013
Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows

But researchers also found drug that may counteract problem from breast cancer treatment

9/17/2013
Protein Found in Blood Might Help Detect Lung Cancer Sooner: Report

Preliminary finding focused on non-small cell lung cancer, Chinese researchers say

9/17/2013
Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer

Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

9/16/2013
Unfounded Fear Prompts Some Preventive Mastectomies: Study

Many young women with breast cancer overestimated risk of recurrence in opposite breast

9/16/2013
Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints

Zaltrap is currently used to treat colon cancer, eye disease

9/12/2013
Tooth Cavities Linked to Lower Risk of Head, Neck Cancer in Study

Bacteria involved in cavity formation may have some cancer-protective effect, researcher says, but skeptics aren't sure

9/12/2013
Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers

Finding might offer doctors a 'practical tool,' researcher suggests

9/12/2013
Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Seven tumor-specific genes appear to yield accurate prognosis, study says

9/11/2013
Gene Test May Help Predict Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Finding might one day improve rates of overtreatment, undertreatment in men, study says

9/11/2013
Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report

Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

9/10/2013
U.S. Faces Cancer-Care Crisis, Report Suggests

Rising costs, complexity of cases and aging population portend trouble, experts warn

9/10/2013
Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer

Perjeta might gain quick FDA approval

9/10/2013
ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds

At some hospitals 1 in 4 patients returns for emergency care following colon operation

9/9/2013
'Tips From Smokers' Campaign Beat Expectations

Real-life depictions of tobacco's devastating health consequences moved many Americans to quit, study found

9/9/2013
Most Breast Cancer Deaths Occur in Younger, Unscreened Women: Study

Mammograms should begin at age 40, researcher says

9/4/2013
MRI May Not Improve Outcomes for Early Form of Breast Cancer

Study found that the costly scan didn't lead to less recurrence for ductal carcinoma in situ

9/4/2013
Most Women Don't Understand Their Breast Cancer Risk: Survey

White women overestimated their odds while other groups underestimated, researcher found

9/4/2013
Antiviral Drug May Extend Brain Cancer Survival, Researchers Say

But further studies needed before recommending Valcyte for treating glioblastoma

9/4/2013
Docs Rarely Discuss Sunscreens With Patients, Study Finds

That's true even when the patient has a prior history of skin cancer

9/3/2013
Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study

Taiwan study highlights need for vaccination for all, U.S. expert says