Mis. Cancer News

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7/17/2013
Smokers' Cell Damage Exists Even If Tests Miss It, Study Says

Early changes look similar to abnormalities seen in lung cancer, researchers find

7/16/2013
Kidney Failure a Possible Risk of Prostate Cancer Hormone Treatment: Study

Review looked at side effect from androgen deprivation therapy

7/16/2013
U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men

It might reduce their risk of anal cancer

7/15/2013
Aspirin Every Other Day May Lower Women's Colon Cancer Risk

Benefit must be weighed against GI bleeding, other risks, however, experts say

7/15/2013
Largest-Ever Cancer Data Set Made Public

U.S. experts say move will further drug development, treatment

7/15/2013
Second Cancer More Likely for Colon Cancer Survivors: Study

Findings could influence screening guidelines, researchers say

7/15/2013
Cancer, Chemo May Lower Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests

Results, if confirmed, might point to new treatments

7/13/2013
Pregnancy Odds Good for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

'It just might be a little harder,' researcher says

7/12/2013
Just Cutting Back on Smoking May Not Boost Lifespan

Quitting entirely is only way to extend longevity, study contends

7/12/2013
FDA Approves New Drug for Advanced Lung Cancer

Gilotrif targets a gene mutation that occurs in about 10 percent of cases

7/12/2013
2 Million Deaths a Year Could Be Due to Air Pollution: Study

Rises in ozone caused by humans mostly to blame, researchers say

7/11/2013
Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Promise in Study

'Personalized immunotherapy' may one day treat late-stage skin cancer

7/11/2013
Number of Nerve Fibers Near Prostate Tumor Tied to Aggressiveness

Study raises the possibility of a new way to predict prognosis, tailor treatments

7/10/2013
Abdominal Fat Linked to Raised Heart, Cancer Risks

Chances of disease were higher than when fat was in other parts of the body, researchers report

7/10/2013
Cancer Patients Less Likely to Get Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Risk for malignancy was also lower in seniors with Alzheimer's, researchers report

7/10/2013
Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

Often-fatal aggressive disease of particular concern

7/10/2013
Smog Tied to Higher Risk of Lung Cancer, Heart Failure

Even low pollution levels linked to harmful effects in studies

7/10/2013
Assisted Conception Not Linked to Cancer Risk in Kids, Studies Say

Two reviews examined parents who used IVF and other such methods to get pregnant

7/9/2013
Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study

But an expert says findings are inconclusive

7/9/2013
Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects

However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

7/9/2013
Women at High Breast Cancer Risk Should Consider Preventive Drugs: Experts

Tamoxifen, other meds worth discussing with doctors, new recommendations say

7/9/2013
Many Men Plan to Ignore PSA Test Guideline: Survey

Most say they'll still have the prostate cancer screen, despite expert panel's recommendation

7/9/2013
Many Docs Don't Follow HPV/Pap Test Guidelines: Study

Too few vaccines recommended, and too many cervical cancer tests done, survey finds

7/8/2013
Many Men Not Told Pros, Cons of PSA Testing, Survey Finds

Doctors frequently make call on their own on whether to test for prostate cancer

7/8/2013
Even With Equal Care, Racial Disparity Persists in Blood Cancer, Study Finds

Blacks with chronic lymphocytic leukemia fare worse than whites

7/3/2013
First Organ Grown From Stem Cells Alone: Report

Researchers say their advance, with livers for mice, may one day increase availability of human transplants

7/2/2013
'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancer Diagnosis May Not Work for Black Men

Current recommendations to monitor disease, delay treatment in these men called into question

7/2/2013
Can Long-Term Night Work Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Women who worked later hours for 30 years or more had double the chances of disease, study found

7/2/2013
Study Ties Red and Processed Meats to Worse Colon Cancer Survival

Patients may be wise to cut down on these foods, experts say

6/28/2013
Melanoma May Return Years Later in Some

But study also found those patients were less likely to die than those with early recurrence

6/28/2013
Fish Habit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Researchers found that higher fatty acid intake cut chances of disease by 14 percent

6/27/2013
Rural Women Less Likely to Get Preferred Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

Radiation after lumpectomy less common in country than city, researchers find

6/26/2013
Young Men Less Likely to Survive Melanoma Than Women: Study

White males made up about 40 percent of deadly skin cancer patients, but more than 63 percent of deaths

6/25/2013
Aspirin's Anti-Colon Cancer Effect May Depend on Genes

Tumors with a key mutation seemed unaffected by daily use of the drug, study found

6/25/2013
New, Pricey Prostate Cancer Treatments May Be Overused: Study

More men who have low-risk disease are choosing procedures that may not benefit them, researcher says

6/21/2013
Look Beyond the Sun for Skin Cancer Culprits, Doctors Warn

Tanning beds, organ transplants and smoking among additional risk factors

6/21/2013
Oregon Woman Tans Her Way to a Melanoma Diagnosis

She now blogs about her experience and how she has learned to accept her natural skin color

6/21/2013
Some Infertile Men Show Higher Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Factors that contribute to lack of sperm may also raise odds for tumors, researchers say

6/20/2013
Scientists Explore How Aspirin May Guard Against Cancer

Aspirin, other anti-inflammatories seem to slow rate of gene mutations that can lead to disease, study says

6/19/2013
Another Study Finds Colonoscopy Can Save Lives

Earlier stage of diagnosis, better survival for patients whose cancer was spotted via routine screening

6/19/2013
Gene-Based Blood Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise

Early trial supports accuracy of the screening, which could be a boon in preventing the disease

6/19/2013
New Clues to Cancer Resistance From Long-Lived Rodents

A substance outside their cells may inhibit spread of the disease, researchers report

6/19/2013
HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC

Extent of protection from sexually transmitted virus higher than expected, suggesting 'herd immunity' is at work, experts say

6/19/2013
Health Tip: Surviving With Cancer

Learn to accept a new 'normal'

6/14/2013
Pets Battling Cancer Can Join Clinical Trials Too

Vets, physicians say a new system may speed up drug discovery for dogs, cats and humans

6/13/2013
Endoscopes Not Always Cleaned Properly: Study

Used to examine patients' gastrointestinal tracts, dirty devices might pose infection risk

6/13/2013
Which Women Might Benefit From Drugs to Prevent Breast Cancer?

New research suggests it depends on certain gene variations

6/12/2013
Scientists ID Gene Linked to Aggressive Liver Cancer

Finding, though preliminary, might lead to better treatments

6/11/2013
Mammography Doesn't Reduce Breast Cancer Death Rates: U.K. Study

But U.S. expert cites flaws in study, notes other research came to different conclusions

6/11/2013
Chronic Illness Afflicts Most Childhood-Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

Treatment-related lung and hearing problems common at age 45