Mis. Cancer News

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11/22/2013
Sodas, Other Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Endometrial Cancer

Study of 23,000 older women saw odds for a tumor rise as daily intake went up

11/22/2013
Study Compares Treatments for Arm Swelling Due to Breast Cancer

Costly massages worked no better than simple compression bandages

11/22/2013
Blacks Less Likely to See Cancer Specialists, Study Finds

Research might explain better survival rates of whites with colorectal cancer

11/18/2013
Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find

But many high-risk women who should get scanned don't, experts add

11/18/2013
Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says

Changes in arteries seen while still in childhood

11/15/2013
Racial Differences Seen in Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates

Although dropping for blacks, overall death rates still higher than for whites, study finds

11/15/2013
Acrylamide: An Unwelcome Part of Your Diet

FDA offers tips on how to avoid too much exposure to the chemical

11/15/2013
Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

11/14/2013
Many Women Suffer Persistent Pain After Mastectomy

Study suggests that psychological factors may be to blame

11/14/2013
Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report

And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

11/12/2013
Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study

Strongest link seen in patients with more aggressive disease

11/11/2013
No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say

But half of U.S. adults take at least one supplement, government task force notes

11/11/2013
'One-Stop' Radiation Treatment Might Offer Breast Cancer Care Alternative

Study patients received radiation during surgery rather than after

11/11/2013
Poorer Women Delay Examination of Breast Lumps, Study Suggests

Expert says reducing co-pays and doctor's office parking costs might result in more timely evaluation

11/8/2013
Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss

Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

11/8/2013
Steaming Broccoli Preserves Potential Power to Fight Cancer: Study

Researchers found that boiling, microwaving destroyed enzyme needed to release key compound

11/8/2013
Did Bone Marrow Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy?

Unusual case report details how 10-year-old boy was treated for leukemia and lost sensitivity to peanuts

11/8/2013
Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems

Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

11/7/2013
Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers

Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

11/6/2013
IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study

British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

11/6/2013
Cats Might Fare Better With Vaccinations in Tail

Study found this was as effective as traditional leg injection site

11/5/2013
1 in 3 Not Meeting Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines: CDC

Several testing options available for adults aged 50 and older

11/5/2013
HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds

Results concern researchers who say cervical cancer cases due to the virus are high in the South

11/5/2013
History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma

Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals

11/5/2013
Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Canadian researchers say findings aren't proof, call for more studies

11/4/2013
Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer

Researchers found women who only got 1 of 3 recommended Cervarix doses still showed immune response 4 years later

11/4/2013
Screening for HPV May Be Better Than Pap Test, Study Suggests

Screening offered greater protection against cervical cancer three years after either test was given

11/1/2013
A Father and Daughter's Race to Beat Leukemia

Man behind the idea of runs to raise money for research recalls his child's battle with blood cancer

10/31/2013
Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients

Study found increased survival rate but only for those with highest-risk disease

10/31/2013
Some Women Cite Personal Growth After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Many in study felt more appreciation for life, closeness with family, friends

10/30/2013
Gene Testing May Boost Lung Cancer Survival: Study

Finding tumors' genetic makeup allowed researchers to 'personalize' treatment

10/30/2013
Scientists 'Silence' Aggressive Brain Cancer Gene in Mice

'Nanotechnology' helped create drug to target deadly glioblastoma in study

10/30/2013
Suicide a Risk for Young Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Teens, young adults should be assessed, monitored after diagnosis, researchers say

10/30/2013
Hormone Levels May Help Predict Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Higher blood concentrations of testosterone, estrogens seem tied to higher odds for the disease

10/29/2013
Breast Cancer Diagnosed at Later Stage in Rural Patients: Study

These women also more likely to undergo a mastectomy, researchers say

10/28/2013
Radiation for Breast Cancer May Raise Heart Risks: Study

But experts say risk of cancer recurrence outweighs small chance of heart disease years later

10/28/2013
Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes

Used in single patient, special chamber may allow implantation of insulin-producing cells without rejection

10/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men

'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

10/28/2013
HPV Vaccines May Be Less Effective for Black Women: Study

Gardasil, Cervarix target strains more commonly found among whites

10/28/2013
Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive

'Markers' in blood, tissue might help determine best treatment for each patient, studies suggest

10/26/2013
Study Ties Y Chromosome Variations to Prostate Cancer Risk

Researchers used Utah population data spanning generations

10/25/2013
Current Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Might Miss Some Patients

Family history of the disease may be important for even more distant relatives, a new study suggests

10/25/2013
After Breast Cancer Surgery, Patient Assistance Programs Can Help

Study found women who turned to these programs were more likely to receive other needed treatments

10/25/2013
Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Promise in Early Trial

But the screen is meant only for people already at high risk for the deadly illness, experts say

10/24/2013
Study: Coffee Might Lower Risk of Liver Cancer

Review suggests it was associated with a 40 percent drop in risk of most common form of disease

10/24/2013
Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life

Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

10/24/2013
Do Some Docs Have Vested Interest in Prescribing Radiation for Prostate Cancer?

Study found greater increases in use of expensive treatment in practices that owned the equipment

10/24/2013
Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk

Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

10/24/2013
Prostate Biopsies May Cause Unnecessary Worry for Many Men, Study Finds

Report supports notion of adopting 'wait and see' approach after PSA test, experts say

10/22/2013
Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC

Cheaper, less regulated than cigarettes, these products may hook youth into lifelong addiction