Mis. Cancer News

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3/15/2013
New Analysis Says Evidence Lacking for HRT-Breast Cancer Link

Researchers took fresh look at three large studies, concluded data wasn't convincing

3/14/2013
High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer

Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

3/14/2013
Scientists ID Antibody That Might Boost Cancer Therapy

Early study found 'ESK1' had effect on protein within cancer cells

3/13/2013
Breast Cancer Radiation Has Long-Term Heart Effects: Study

But expert says cancer-fighting benefits outweigh heart-disease risks

3/13/2013
DNA Test Shows Promise in Guiding Advanced Breast Cancer Care

Blood sample helps doctors assess treatment response, researchers say

3/12/2013
Medicare Spending Not Linked to Longer Cancer Survival

But U.S. patients in higher-spending regions have more, longer hospital stays

3/12/2013
Many Ovarian Cancer Patients Denied By-the-Book Care, Study Says

Result: They're 30 percent more likely to die over five-year span, researchers find

3/11/2013
Daily Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for Deadly Skin Cancer in Women

Large study found up to 30 percent reduced odds of developing melanoma

3/11/2013
Abdominal 'Chemo Bath' May Extend Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients

Long-term study found women who received 'intraperitoneal' treatment lived about a year longer

3/8/2013
You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert

Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

3/7/2013
New Pap Guidelines May Miss Aggressive Cancer in Young Women: Study

One cancer can cause problems in less than two years, but recommended screening is now every three years

3/7/2013
Black Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Failure Risk: Study

Findings may suggest need for closer monitoring

3/4/2013
Colonoscopy Cuts Advanced Cancer Risk by 70 Percent: Study

Expert says annual fecal blood test is equally effective

3/4/2013
Stars Pedal Hard to Help Fight Rare Cancers

SNL's Seth Meyers, N.Y. Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich biked Sunday to raise money for the cause

3/3/2013
Ob-Gyn Group Lists Procedures That May Not Be Needed

As part of the 'Choosing Wisely' campaign, ACOG asks docs, patients to question certain practices

3/1/2013
Gel Manicures Durable, But Can Cause Lasting Problems

Dermatologist says use this nail treatment in moderation and learn about associated risks

3/1/2013
Tattoos Can Pose Health Hazards, Doctor Warns

Industrial inks, poor skin placement may lead to variety of problems

3/1/2013
1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

Women who are younger, black or Asian at highest risk for short-term symptoms of stress disorder

2/28/2013
More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Study found strongest link for women who started smoking early in life

2/28/2013
Boosting Patients' Well-Being During Cancer Treatment

Combination of exercises, discussions and deep breathing improve quality of life, specialists say

2/27/2013
Before Deciding on Breast Implants, Consider FDA Precautions

First, realize that future surgeries are likely, agency says

2/27/2013
Leukemia Patients Get Treatment Boost From Donors' Immune Cells

Small, early study may have found a way to help marrow transplants work without immune troubles

2/26/2013
More Younger Women Diagnosed With Advanced Breast Cancer: Study

Small, but steady, increase over past 30 years warrants further research, experts say

2/26/2013
Obesity, Exercise May Affect Risk for Key Type of Colon Cancer

Finding could spur doctors to strongly recommend physical activity to vulnerable patients

2/25/2013
Lung CT Scans Could Save Thousands of Lives, Study Finds

About 12,000 cancer deaths could be avoided each year by screening all eligible Americans, experts say

2/25/2013
Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study

Missouri survey found operators often misrepresent indoor tanning as safe, even healthy

2/22/2013
Breast Reconstruction Using Women's Own Tissue Appears Safe: Study

Few short-term complications found with 'autologous' transplants

2/21/2013
Blood Thinners May Boost Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

But it's too early to recommend anticoagulants for this purpose

2/21/2013
Cancer Rates Vary Widely by State, Race: CDC Report

Latest data from 2009 cites 1.5 million new cases diagnosed; prostate and breast tumors most common

2/21/2013
Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

Risks for diabetes, cancer and heart disease all seem to rise with more time spent seated, study finds

2/20/2013
Medical Marijuana: Voodoo or Legitimate Therapeutic Choice?

Doctors weigh wisdom of prescribing drug in hypothetical case involving woman with advanced breast cancer

2/19/2013
Gene Mutation's Benefit for Ovarian Cancer Patients May Not Last: Study

Women with BRCA variant found to have better 3-year survival, but advantage fades by 10-year mark

2/19/2013
Fluorescent Tracer 'Lights Up' Brain Tumor for Surgery

A bright pink glow showed the precise pathway a glioma took to spread through the brain

2/15/2013
Proscar Won't Boost Prostate Cancer Survival, Study Finds

Drug does appear to reduce diagnosis of the disease, researchers say

2/14/2013
Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study

Research suggests that even a little drinking can raise odds for malignancy

2/14/2013
Cancer Chemotherapy Tied to Slight Rise in Risk for Leukemia

But the risk to any one patient is small, experts said, and treatments can be altered to minimize hazard

2/13/2013
'Watch and Wait' Approach Often Best for Older Patients With Kidney Cancer

Study finds small tumors often grow so slowly as to pose little threat, so surgery may not be needed

2/13/2013
Could Duration of Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Be Halved?

Preliminary research suggests it might be safe to shorten the current 3-year treatment

2/12/2013
Breast Cancer Research Needs More Focus on Environment: Report

Unlike family history, risk factors such as chemical exposure, obesity can be changed, experts say

2/11/2013
Vaccine With Drug Payload Shows Promise Against Tumors

Liver cancer patients on higher dose of medication lived twice as long as those on lower dose

2/11/2013
Benefits of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Risk May Vary by Race

Workouts seem to help white men, but not black men, study finds

2/8/2013
Pomalyst Approved for Advanced Multiple Myeloma

After other therapies have failed

2/8/2013
Avastin May Help Boost Survival With Aggressive Cervical Cancer: Study

Women taking the drug lived more than 3 months longer on average, but side effects were an issue

2/8/2013
On-the-Job Stress Won't Raise Your Risk for Cancer, Study Finds

But it could lead to behaviors that increase the chances of disease, one expert says

2/7/2013
Cancer Drug Doesn't Speed Up Tumor Growth, Researchers Say

Finding refutes earlier research in animals, could reassure patients taking Sutent

2/6/2013
FDA Issues Another Warning on Fake Version of Cancer Drug Avastin

Patients who take the product would get no benefit, agency says

2/5/2013
For Older Women, Mammograms Every 2 Years Found as Good as Annual Test

Study detects no differences in late-stage cancer diagnoses with 2-year interval

2/5/2013
Cancer Rates Dropping Among Black Americans

But they're still more likely to die from the disease than whites, study finds

2/5/2013
Benefits of CT Scans May Outweigh Cancer Risk for Young Adults

Study found health conditions prompting scans posed greater death risk

2/4/2013
With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins?

Large study found supplement use most often a personal choice, not a doctor recommendation