Mis. Cancer News

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5/18/2017
Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer

For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say

5/18/2017
HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

5/18/2017
More U.S. Women Living Longer With Advanced Breast Cancer

Better treatments, aging population may explain promising trend, researchers say

5/18/2017
Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings

Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

5/18/2017
More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare

Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

5/17/2017
Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?

Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

5/16/2017
Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer

5/15/2017
E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk

'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

5/12/2017
Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?

Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression

5/10/2017
Hope for 1st Drug Against Lymphedema, a Cancer Complication

Mouse study offers clues to ease the painful, swollen limb condition

5/9/2017
No Routine Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Expert Panel

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says risks outweigh benefits

5/9/2017
A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids' Radiation Therapy

Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, study says

5/8/2017
Addressing Your Cancer Risk

Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

5/8/2017
Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care

Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

5/8/2017
Get Ready for Your 'Capsule Robot' Colon Cancer Check

Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say

5/5/2017
Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors

Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

5/1/2017
Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent

But experts say it's too soon to recommend it for this purpose

5/1/2017
Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too

Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkers

4/28/2017
Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'

Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

4/27/2017
Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer

Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

4/26/2017
Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return

Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

4/26/2017
Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

4/25/2017
Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk

After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds

4/25/2017
FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'

Warning letters issued for treatments sold without approval mainly on websites and in social media

4/24/2017
PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off

1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

4/24/2017
Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?

New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

4/24/2017
Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?

Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women

4/20/2017
Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study

Survival rates drop significantly compared to older adults

4/20/2017
Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work

Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in 5-year study

4/19/2017
High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

4/17/2017
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

4/14/2017
More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer

Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

4/14/2017
Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

4/13/2017
It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

4/13/2017
Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace

Researchers spot distinctions between African-born immigrants and blacks born in U.S.

4/12/2017
Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies

Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

4/11/2017
Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons

Men with lower incomes, education and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling, study finds

4/11/2017
Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk

One chemical in particular was linked in study to larger, more aggressive tumors

4/11/2017
Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice

Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

4/10/2017
Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?

Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

4/7/2017
Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy

It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

4/7/2017
Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

4/6/2017
Fewer Than 1,000 Used Oregon's Right-to-Die Law by 2015

Discussing their death wishes is paramount for most, not actually hastening their demise, expert says

4/6/2017
4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

4/5/2017
Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study

Transportation issues, lack of awareness and other barriers may be at issue

4/5/2017
Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma

Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

4/5/2017
'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV

AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

4/5/2017
Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths

Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says

4/4/2017
Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer

Immunotherapy may triple 5-year survival rate for certain patients with advanced disease, study finds

4/4/2017
Aspirin and Cancer Risk

Regular use of aspirin may help prevent death from several kinds of cancer, study finds.