Mis. Cancer News

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10/23/2012
3-D Mammograms Might Be Safer, More Accurate, Early Study Shows

New technique produces better images at lower radiation dose

10/22/2012
Less Frequent Pap Tests Safe for Most Women, Ob/Gyn Group Says

New guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening every 3 to 5 years

10/22/2012
Panel Rules Against HRT for Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated recommendations don't address relief of menopausal symptoms

10/22/2012
Lance Armstrong Stripped of Tour de France Titles

Doping scandal has already caused cyclist to step down as head of cancer charity

10/22/2012
Heart Disease Risk Factors Also Tied to Death From Prostate Cancer

Following prevention guidelines might have added benefit for men, study suggests

10/19/2012
Many Lesbians Not Screened for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds

Improved doctor-patient communication is key to expanding Pap testing, researchers say

10/19/2012
Post-Op Radiation May Boost Results for Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Approach might work best for younger men and patients whose tumors show signs of spread

10/18/2012
Depression, DNA Linked to Higher Death Risk in Bladder Cancer Patients

However, study did not prove a cause-and-effect link

10/18/2012
Blood Test May Help Define Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women

Early study suggests levels of certain hormones may add to list of disease risk factors

10/18/2012
Can Allergies Thwart Fatal Colon Cancer?

Immune responses that trigger hay fever, asthma might also ward off malignancies, study says

10/18/2012
Breast-Feeding Might Cut Risk for Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer: Study

Researchers found association between time spent nursing and risk of hormone-negative tumors

10/18/2012
Could Green Tea Help Fight Prostate Cancer?

Drinking six cups daily before prostate removal surgery lowered disease-related inflammation levels

10/17/2012
Surgery May Spur Rise in Heart Deaths After Cancer Diagnosis: Study

Suggests that stress may not be the culprit behind the phenomenon

10/17/2012
Blood or Bone Marrow Better for Stem Cell Transplants?

Study found no survival differences, but blood cells may be associated with more chronic side effects

10/17/2012
Healthy Lifestyle Boosts Survival Odds for Older Women With Cancer

Regular exercise had most significant benefit in study

10/17/2012
Race, Income Tied to Late Colon Cancer Diagnoses, Study Finds

Delay raises risk for complications, death

10/17/2012
Study Sees Link Between Prolonged Formula Feeding, Leukemia Risk

But the research only uncovered an association, it didn't prove cause and effect

10/17/2012
Antioxidants in Tea, Fruit, Veggies Might Fight Prostate Cancer: Study

Preliminary research found men who consumed more flavonoids had milder form of the disease

10/17/2012
Multivitamins May Slightly Lower Men's Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers found a 'modest' 8 percent reduction

10/17/2012
Lance Armstrong Resigns as Chairman of Cancer Foundation

Move comes after more allegations surfaced in bike-doping scandal

10/16/2012
New DNA Test Shows Promise for Spotting Colon Cancer

Early study showed it could detect both cancerous and precancerous cells in colon

10/16/2012
Millions of Healthy Years of Life Lost to Cancer Worldwide

Study findings illustrate disease's burden 'quite starkly,' author says

10/15/2012
Obesity Helps Spur Cancer's Growth, Mouse Study Suggests

Finding might explain why obese cancer patients fare worse than normal-weight peers

10/15/2012
HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Girls: Study

No increase seen in STDs, pregnancy or birth control counseling

10/12/2012
10/12/2012
Abraxane Approved to Treat Advanced Lung Cancer

Among people who aren't candidates for surgery or radiation

10/12/2012
'Believing' Propels Cancer Survivors to Exercise, Study Finds

Experts suggest developing an activity schedule, signing a 'contract' with a supportive friend

10/12/2012
Coffee May Speed Up Bowel Recovery From Colon Surgery

Normal function resumed more quickly than for water drinkers alone, study found

10/11/2012
Service That Speeds Up Breast Cancer Diagnosis Pays Off: Study

Assistance from so-called 'patient navigators' may improve odds for survival, researchers say

10/10/2012
Blood Test May Spot Rare Lung Cancer

Marker in plasma rises when asbestos-linked mesothelioma is present, study says

10/10/2012
Experimental Vaccine Might Help Women Already Infected With HPV

Small study found it spurred an immune response in women who had precancerous cervical lesions

10/10/2012
Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients: Study

Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical

10/9/2012
New Gene Test Predicts Whose Mouth Lesions Might Be Cancerous

Developer says it eventually may allow earlier detection, treatment

10/9/2012
Blood Test May Spot Serious Health Risks in Women

New biomarker reveals odds of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer, study says

10/9/2012
Scientists ID 'Genetic Signatures' for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Findings may one day help tailor treatment, improve outcomes

10/8/2012
Scientists Link Gene to Lower Risk of Lung Cancer

Inflammation may be a disease factor, researcher says

10/6/2012
More Stomach, Esophageal Cancers Seen in AIDS Patients Than Others

Study looked at nearly 600,000 people with condition

10/5/2012
One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds

Gay males among those at higher risk of the rare cancer, U.S. government researchers say

10/5/2012
Heavy Smokers, Drinkers May Face Pancreatic Cancer Earlier in Life

Study found diagnoses came almost a decade sooner than for people without those habits

10/5/2012
Rare Breast Cancer Poses New Set of Challenges

Experts say standard diagnostic and treatment methods don't work for inflammatory breast cancer

10/5/2012
Survivor of Aggressive Breast Cancer Stresses Need for Quick Action

'Listen to your body,' woman urges, to fight off inflammatory breast cancer

10/3/2012
Rural Colon Cancer Patients Fare Worse

Study shows they are diagnosed later and get fewer treatments than urban patients

10/3/2012
Indoor Tanning Causes Common Skin Cancers, Study Finds

While less deadly than melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell cancers can be disfiguring

10/2/2012
Study: Digital Beats Film Mammography at Spotting Breast Cancer

Dutch research finds digital screening better at detecting life-threatening tumors

10/1/2012
Might Smallpox Virus Help Fight a Lethal Breast Cancer?

Promising results for triple-negative form of disease seen in tests with mice

10/1/2012
Novel Drug Approach Shows Promise Against Breast Cancer

3-pronged payload targets cancerous cells, reducing side effects and prolonging life, study says

10/1/2012
New Melanoma Treatment Might Delay Cancer Progression

Experimental drug combo postponed resistance to therapy by 4 months, study showed

9/30/2012
Mailed Kits May Prompt Parents to Protect Kids From Sun

Low-cost mailers led to greater use of 'sun-protective' clothing, hats and shade, study finds

9/28/2012
Quick Survey May Pick Up Ovarian Cancer Warnings: Study

In the absence of reliable screening tool, questionnaire might aid early detection

9/28/2012
Breast Cancer Drug Linked to Sexual Problems in Older Women

Study found those on aromatase inhibitors reported more pain during intercourse