Mis. Cancer News

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8/15/2013
Healthy Eating Might Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer: Study

Researchers found a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains cut risk by 15 percent

8/15/2013
Baby Boomers Need Hepatitis C Test, CDC Study Confirms

Routine testing urged to prevent liver damage

8/15/2013
Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer

Study found tumors were discovered later in life in nonsmoking patients who breast-fed longer than six months

8/14/2013
More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C

Faldaprevir and deleobuvir are part of effort to develop treatments that avoid harsh side effects

8/14/2013
18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Follow-up focused on finasteride, the active ingredient in Proscar and hair-loss drug Propecia

8/14/2013
Colon Cancer Linked to Mouth Infection, Gum Disease?

Study suggests pathway from oral bacteria to colon cells

8/14/2013
MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer

More aggressive surgery not always backed by evidence, study authors say

8/14/2013
'Watch & Wait' OK for Many Low-Grade Prostate Tumors: Study

Aggressiveness doesn't seem to change over time, researchers say

8/14/2013
More Women Consider Gene Test After Angelina Jolie Mastectomy Revelation

About 6 million women nationwide say they'd very likely consult with their doctor, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

8/13/2013
Cervical Cancer Overlooked in Less-Developed Nations: Study

Efforts to improve women's reproductive health need broadening, researchers say

8/9/2013
Family Members of Kids With Cancer Also at Risk

Study found doubled odds for parents, siblings and children of young patients

8/9/2013
Pictures May Help Encourage Skin Cancer Self-Exams

Study found images more motivating than text descriptions alone

8/7/2013
Discovery May Help Pinpoint Risk of Lung Cancer Returning After Surgery

Tumors with specific cell pattern might indicate need for more extensive procedure, study suggests

8/5/2013
Lymphoma Risk Varies for Celiac Disease Patients

Blood cancer more common for those with continuing intestinal damage, study found

8/5/2013
Mailed Invites May Boost Colon Cancer Screening Rates: Study

Offering a free colonoscopy or at-home test increased participation among uninsured

8/5/2013
Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death, Researchers Say

Diabetic men using the drug had higher survival rates in cancer study

8/5/2013
Channel Blockers for Blood Pressure Linked to Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Association, not cause and effect, noted with long-term use by older women

8/1/2013
Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris

Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

7/31/2013
Helping Men Resolve Conflicts About Prostate Cancer Screening

Printed or web-based materials are useful for informed decision-making, study finds

7/31/2013
Tattoos Can Hide Malignant Melanomas, Experts Say

Case studies show it can happen, and dermatologists say people should keep moles free of ink

7/30/2013
Can Some Women Safely Skip Breast Surgery?

Certain lesions probably won't progress to cancer, study finds

7/30/2013
Experts Call for Redefinition of 'Cancer'

Many growths are slow to progress and nonlethal, only leading to unnecessary treatment, panel says

7/29/2013
U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers

Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

7/29/2013
Mapping Link Between Blood Cancer, Industrial Pollutant in Georgia

Benzene appears to raise risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, researchers say

7/26/2013
Survival Picture No Better for Patients With HIV-Related Lymphoma: Study

Researchers found higher risk of death for those who had antiretroviral therapy

7/25/2013
Taller Women May Face Higher Cancer Odds After Menopause, Study Suggests

But the research only uncovered an association between height and malignancy risk, not cause-and-effect

7/25/2013
Too Few Girls Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

Lagging rates will lead to more cervical cancer cases, health officials contend

7/25/2013
Hair-Straightening Product May Endanger Stylists, Clients

Study found too-high levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout solution

7/25/2013
Family History of Cancer May Raise Risk for Other Types of Tumors

Large European study looked at people with close relatives who'd been affected

7/24/2013
HPV May Also Raise Risk of Throat Cancer

Review found higher rates of esophageal cancer in people infected with virus

7/24/2013
Mammogram Recalls Higher at Hospitals Than Private Practices: Study

Repeat tests cause anxiety and additional costs for patients

7/23/2013
New Clues to Why Black Women Fare Worse Against Breast Cancer

Study found their tumors were more advanced at diagnosis and they were more likely to have other health problems

7/23/2013
Menthol May Boost Cigarettes' Addictive Properties: Study

And FDA says the chemical makes it easier for young people to start smoking and harder for smokers to quit

7/23/2013
Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV

But overall risk is low, and virus usually clears within a year, study found

7/19/2013
HPV Vaccine Might Shield Women Against Throat Cancer: Study

Vaccination already recommended for boys and girls to guard against sexually transmitted infections

7/19/2013
Older Black Men Often Fall Short on Post-Cancer Care

Hispanics are also less likely than whites to see specialists, get shots, study finds

7/18/2013
Menopausal Hot Flashes Might Be More Intense for Cancer Survivors

But these women may cope better than others, study also found

7/17/2013
New Drug May Extend Survival for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Study found Xofigo also improved quality of life for those whose cancer had spread to the bones

7/17/2013
Highest-Risk Smokers Benefit Most From CT Scan Screening: Study

Findings may aid development of lung cancer-testing guidelines, researchers say

7/17/2013
Experimental 'iKnife' Tells Surgeon Whether Tissue Is Cancerous

But more research needed to see if device works in everyday practice, expert says

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