Mis. Cancer News

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9/10/2012
Young Children Treated for Cancer May Be at Risk for PTSD: Study

Procedures, treatments should be kid-friendly, painless as possible, researchers say

9/10/2012
Pot Use May Raise Risk of Testicular Cancer: Study

But review shows only an association, not a cause-and-effect relationship

9/10/2012
Health Tip: Smokeless Tobacco Isn't Safe Either

Increases risk of cancer, ACS says

9/7/2012
Pan-Fried Red Meat May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

Cooking at high temperatures triggers formation of cancer-causing chemicals, researchers say

9/7/2012
Rise in Pregnancy-Associated Cancers Not Fully Explained by Older Age

Improved diagnostics, hormonal changes may account for some of the increase, researchers say

9/7/2012
'Chemo Brain' After Breast Cancer Backed by Study

Women's symptoms were typically mild, review found, and strategies exist to manage them

9/7/2012
X-Rays May Up Breast Cancer Risk for Women With Certain Genes: Study

Chest radiation before age 30 might be a risk for those with BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations

9/6/2012
Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study

Large evidence review of 'biologics' included nearly 30,000 patients

9/6/2012
Face-Down Position May Be Safer During Radiation for Breast Cancer: Study

Findings suggest prone position might reduce exposure of heart, lungs

9/5/2012
Taking Breaks From Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Seems Safe: Study

Trial found no difference in overall survival

9/5/2012
It's Possible to Be Obese and Heart-Healthy: Studies

However, some experts contend that being 'fit and fat' is the exception, not the rule

9/4/2012
Scientists Find Links Among Parkinson's, Cancer and Family History

Utah study looked at prostate cancer, melanoma

9/2/2012
Few Doctors Discuss Exercise With Cancer Patients: Study

Daily activities by themselves are not enough, researcher says

8/31/2012
FDA OKs Drug for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Xtandi extended overall survival by about 5 months compared to placebo

8/31/2012
New Prep for Colon Screen Uses Four Pills, Not Liquid Laxative

Researchers think the easier regimen will encourage more to get 'virtual colonoscopy'

8/30/2012
Breast Cancer Drug May Harm the Heart More Than Thought

Analysis finds increased risk of cardiac problems with Herceptin in real-world setting

8/30/2012
Too Few Girls Get HPV Vaccine Against Cancer: CDC

Many more teens protected from whooping cough, meningitis than the sexually transmitted virus

8/30/2012
Afinitor Disperz Approved for Rare Tumor

Sanctioned for children aged 1 and older

8/30/2012
New Drug Approved for Lack of Certain White Blood Cells

A condition affecting some chemotherapy patients

8/29/2012
Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives

Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

8/28/2012
Race May Affect Quality of Prostate Cancer Surgical Care

Analysis finds black patients less likely to be treated at hospitals with high-volume surgeons

8/28/2012
Breast Cancer Drug Might Help Men on Prostate Cancer Therapy

Study found tamoxifen cut some side effects that could discourage men from seeking treatment

8/27/2012
Midlife Fitness May Mean Healthier Old Age, Study Finds

Common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's less likely

8/27/2012
Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer

Studies showed 57% reduction in death risk with first, no benefit with second

8/27/2012
Gene Might Predict Brain Tumors' Aggressiveness

Scientists zero in on DNA sequence associated with gliomas

8/27/2012
Excess Pounds Raise Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study

Link seen only with most common form of disease

8/24/2012
Multiple Brain Tumors Even More Malignant: Study

More tumors may lead to worse treatment response, shorter survival

8/24/2012
U.S. Appeals Court Backs Ruling Against Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs

Decision finds requirement would violate free speech; makes Supreme Court decision likely

8/24/2012
Radiation for Childhood Cancer Might Raise Diabetes Risk

Study found kids whose treatment affected tail of pancreas were more likely to have diabetes later

8/24/2012
Missing Follow-Up Colonoscopies Could Raise Colon Cancer Risk

Incomplete removal of polyps and poor follow-up are top factors for those at increased risk, researchers report

8/23/2012
PSA Testing Linked to Improved Prostate Cancer Survival

Analysis of research before and after screening was introduced shows benefits

8/22/2012
Scientists ID Cancer-Causing Agent in Smokeless Tobacco

Study rats received equivalent of daily half-tin of ingredient over 30 years

8/22/2012
New Clues to How Alcohol May Boost Cancer Risk

Substance formed when body breaks down booze can damage DNA, research shows

8/21/2012
Doctors Who 'Self-Refer' to Radiation Clinics Add to Patients' Burden: Study

In Texas, prostate cancer patients had to travel longer distances to use physician-affiliated center

8/20/2012
Dense Breasts Not Linked to Cancer Deaths

Worse breast cancer survival seen with low-density tissue in obese women, study finds

8/17/2012
Cervical Disease Treatment Not Linked to Premature Birth Risk

Findings counter previous research, U.K. study says

8/16/2012
Test All Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C: CDC

Most people who are infected don't know it, agency noted

8/16/2012
Two-Thirds of U.S. Youth Have Had Oral Sex, CDC Reports

Many may believe it's safer than it actually is, expert says

8/16/2012
Chemo During Pregnancy Doesn't Seem to Harm Newborn

More research needed on the long-term effects of chemotherapy exposure in the womb, expert says

8/15/2012
New Drug Appears to Extend Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

Study found enzalutamide helped men whose disease had resisted chemo, hormone therapy

8/15/2012
PSA Test's Overall Benefit Still Unclear: Study

When harms of overdiagnosis are considered, cancer screen's value drops

8/14/2012
Newer Bone Drug Better for Advanced Breast Cancer Patients: Study

But expert says it's too soon to say it will replace older drug

8/14/2012
Drug May Aid People With Advanced Thyroid Cancer

First treatment for this deadly form of the disease, researchers say

8/13/2012
Study Questions Guidelines on Radiation for Older Breast Cancer Patients

Current advisory says no to radiation post-lumpectomy, but new data suggest otherwise

8/10/2012
Daily Aspirin May Cut Cancer Deaths, Another Study Finds

But drug has bleeding risks and shouldn't be used solely to prevent cancer, experts say

8/10/2012
Screening Debate Typifies Prostate Cancer Uncertainties

Experts differ, leaving men with no easy answers

8/10/2012
Advice From a Cancer Veteran: Do What's Best for You

N.Y. man who opted for radiation says surgery or watchful waiting may be right for others

8/9/2012
Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Pose Risks for Men With Prostate Cancer

They're used to fight treatment-related bone loss, but supplements may harm, not help, study finds

8/9/2012
When Partner Has Breast Cancer, Men Find Their Own Ways to Cope

Support groups don't meet their emotional needs, study finds

8/9/2012
Reductions in U.S. Teen Smoking Stalled: CDC

30 percent of high school males now use some form of tobacco, study shows