Mis. Cancer News

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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

6/10/2013
Cutting Unneeded CT Scans in Kids Could Lower Future Cancer Risk

Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found

6/10/2013
Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study

6/9/2013
Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues

Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges

6/7/2013
Experts Dispel Common Melanoma Myths

Think you're safe because your skin rarely burns?

6/7/2013
Gene-Based Blood Test Might Help Spot Colon Cancer

Early study found it had high accuracy, but experts say it won't replace colonoscopy anytime soon

6/6/2013
Low Breast-Feeding Rate Linked to Early Deaths, Illnesses: Study

Cost to U.S. is $17 billion a year, researchers say, but experts question findings

6/6/2013
Tumor in Bone Shows Neanderthals Got Cancer Too

Discovery sheds light on history of tumors in humans, researchers say

6/5/2013
Almost Half of Cancer Doctors Report Symptoms of Burnout: Survey

Along with career satisfaction, many cite emotional exhaustion

6/4/2013
Anxiety Often Plagues Cancer Survivors and Their Loved Ones

Partners even more likely than survivors to experience fear and worry over long term, study finds

6/4/2013
Cancer Patients Often Shy Away From Talking About Costs

Yet discussing financial concerns with doctors may help lower expenses, study suggests

6/4/2013
Many Young Breast Cancer Patients May Opt for a Mastectomy

Disease stage and genetic factors may be related to women's treatment decisions, study shows

6/4/2013
Pace of New Drug Advances May Be Slowing, Study Finds

Research discovers decrease in dramatic breakthroughs from clinical trials

6/3/2013
Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study

After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users in sunny Australia

6/3/2013
Many Black Women Prone to Gene-Driven Breast Cancer: Study

Researchers say finding underscores need for DNA screening

6/3/2013
Fine-Tuning Breast Cancer Treatments: What Works Better?

Studies compared side effects with different Taxol schedules, and between radiation and surgery

6/3/2013
Michael Douglas Blames His Throat Cancer on Oral Sex

Experts say the claim is probably correct, because tumors caused by HPV virus much more responsive to treatment