Mis. Cancer News

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4/20/2012
Childhood Obesity May Raise Odds of Adult Liver Cancer

Findings underscore importance of healthy weight in youth, researcher says

4/19/2012
Healthy Lifestyle Choices Could Cut Cancer Rates: Report

But researchers say lawmakers, private industry need to do more to encourage change

4/18/2012
Chemo + Radiation Best for Bladder Cancer, Study Finds

Adding fluorouracil, mitomycin C led to significantly better survival rates

4/18/2012
Warren Buffett Has Early Stage Prostate Cancer

81-year-old billionaire's doctors spotted tumor before it had spread, prognosis good

4/17/2012
Kidney Cancer Patients Fare Better With Tumor Removal Only

Survival rates were higher than for those whose kidney was taken out, researchers say

4/17/2012
Avastin No Benefit to Older Lung Cancer Patients: Study

Adding drug to chemotherapy regimen does not prolong life for those with advanced disease, experts say

4/17/2012
Study Casts Doubt on Value of Pricey Prostate Cancer Therapy

Proton radiation treatments may offer little added benefit, more side effects, analysis suggests

4/17/2012
Brain Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Study found it added weeks of survival for patients with glioblastoma

4/16/2012
HIV Raises Anal Cancer Risk in Women, Study Says

Findings indicate gay men aren't only ones who need screening

4/16/2012
Surgery Rates Rising for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: Study

Use of a particular procedure may be driving the trend

4/14/2012
Exercise May Boost Breast Cancer Patients' Quality of Life

Study found physically active women were less likely to be depressed, fatigued during treatment

4/13/2012
Here Are Fruits, Veggies That Offer Best Bang for Your Buck

Strawberries, pineapple, spinach, broccoli and mustard greens are in season and good for you, experts say

4/13/2012
Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage

Researchers also found results of special photos lined up with other skin cancer risk factors

4/12/2012
Obesity's Health Costs Double Earlier Estimates

Total reaches nearly 21% of U.S. health care spending, study says

4/12/2012
Herbal Remedy Ingredient Tied to Cancer, Kidney Failure

Study of Taiwanese patients found potential dangers in aristolochia

4/12/2012
Parents of Kids With Cancer No More Likely to Break Up

Danish study found stress of coping with disease did not raise chances of separation

4/12/2012
Huntington's Disease Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk in Study

Findings suggest shared genetic mechanism, researchers say

4/11/2012
Study Shows New Option for Kids With Tough-to-Treat Leukemia

Some cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia may not require bone marrow transplant, researchers say

4/11/2012
Spouses of Cancer Patients May Have Raised Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke

Stress could take a toll on caregiver's health, researchers say

4/11/2012
Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects May Last for Years

Study finds lingering pain, swelling, fatigue, mobility problems in many women

4/11/2012
Nonsurgical Method to Measure Brain Pressure Shows Promise

If confirmed with further research, new technique could offer alternative to drilling into skull

4/10/2012
Short Walks May Ease Fatigue in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Patients were told not to push themselves, but to do what they could comfortably

4/10/2012
U.S. Panel Rejects Ovarian Cancer Screening

Renewing prior recommendations, experts say current tests may do more harm than good

4/10/2012
Many Patients Skip Recommended Colonoscopy: Study

Follow-through is more likely with other screening tests for colon cancer

4/10/2012
Dental X-Rays May Be Linked to Benign Brain Tumors

Study found increased risk, but connection was not conclusive

4/9/2012
Researchers Find Genes Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Risk for the disease could quadruple for men with certain genetic variants, study shows

4/9/2012
Lung Cancer Screening Might Pay Off, Analysis Shows

Study suggests CT scans of those at high risk for developing disease could be cost-effective

4/9/2012
Cancer Care Costs Higher in U.S. Than Europe, But Survival Longer

However, a top cancer expert argues that new analysis is flawed

4/9/2012
Teen Drinking May Boost Odds of Precancerous Breast Changes

The more alcohol consumed, the higher the likelihood, researchers say

4/9/2012
Gene Discovery May Move Personalized Stomach Cancer Treatment Forward

Large analysis identified 600 gene mutations in cancerous cells

4/7/2012
Dentists Play Key Role in Detecting Oral Cancer

Ask for screening as part of your general checkup, experts say

4/6/2012
Esophageal Cancer Surgery Can Leave Lingering Health Problems, Study Says

Some report breathlessness, fatigue, insomnia and eating problems years later

4/5/2012
Parents of Children With Cancer Wary of Online Health Information

Study found they had concerns about accuracy, fears of 'worst-case scenarios'

4/5/2012
Follow-Up Procedures Common in Women After Breast-Conserving Surgery

Reason may rest with concerns about recurrence of disease, study says

4/5/2012
False-Positive Mammogram Results May Turn Out Not to Be: Study

Researchers urge women who have false-positive results to get regular follow-ups

4/5/2012
Improved Stem Cell Line May Avoid Tumor Risk: Study

New line of stem cells may have application for disease-modeling, researchers say

4/4/2012
Cancer Diagnosis May Raise Odds for Suicide, Heart Attack Death

Risk appears greater for hard-to-treat disease, Swedish researchers say

4/4/2012
Depo-Provera Birth Control Might Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Study finds doubled risk with recent use of the injectable contraceptive for a year

4/4/2012
HPV-Related Head, Neck Cancers on the Rise

However, incidence decreased for younger blacks, analysis finds

4/4/2012
More Fake Avastin Found in U.S., FDA Says

Medical practices told to stop using the counterfeit cancer drug distributed under the name Altuzan

4/4/2012
Early Study Finds Some Promise for Lung Cancer Vaccine

Although not a cure, it appeared to prolong life in some cases of non-small cell disease

4/4/2012
No Added Cancer Risk From Hip Replacement Materials: Study

But British researchers said longer term studies are needed

4/3/2012
Taller, Heavier Women May Face Higher Ovarian Cancer Risk

Every 2-inch increase in height was associated with raised odds, research suggests

4/3/2012
Experimental Chemo Combo for Colon Cancer Disappoints

Adding the drug Erbitux to standard treatment delivered no extra benefit, study says

4/3/2012
Ultrasound, MRI Might Spot Cancer in Dense Breast Tissue

Study suggests screening methods beyond mammograms may be useful in high-risk patients

4/3/2012
You Survived Cancer: Now Pay Attention to Your Overall Health

Half of cancer survivors die of other conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes

4/3/2012
Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study

High intake of cruciferous vegetables associated with lower death rate, researchers say

4/3/2012
Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer

Researchers report immune system boost and eventual tumor shrinkage in small group of patients

4/3/2012
New Stool Test Might Aid in Early Detection of Colon Cancer

Unlike other such screens, researchers say the test isn't affected by certain lifestyle factors

4/2/2012
Routine Mammography May Lead to Overdiagnosis: Study

Up to 25% of mammogram-detected breast cancers may not need treatment, researchers say