Mis. Cancer News

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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.

4/3/2017
As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk

Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

4/3/2017
Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk

1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

4/3/2017
Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?

Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

4/3/2017
Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life

Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

4/3/2017
'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor

Study found significant increase in survival 2 years after diagnosis

4/3/2017
Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease

A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well

3/31/2017
U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

3/31/2017
Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

3/29/2017
Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

3/29/2017
Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State

Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed

3/29/2017
Vitamin D and Cancer Risk

Will taking vitamin D and calcium supplements reduce the risk of cancer?

3/28/2017
Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It

6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say

3/28/2017
High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

3/28/2017
Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers

Drug may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall

3/23/2017
Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report

3/23/2017
Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

3/22/2017
Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says

3/22/2017
Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

3/21/2017
Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

3/21/2017
Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

3/21/2017
Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

3/20/2017
Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans

Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

3/20/2017
Social Struggles Linger for Many Young Cancer Survivors

Challenges persist up to 2 years after diagnosis, study finds

3/15/2017
Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option

Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says

3/15/2017
Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

3/14/2017
Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?

Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

3/13/2017
Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study

Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable

3/8/2017
Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study

Plus, there's no evidence of safety concerns linked to long-term use of the drug, researchers say

3/7/2017
Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes

Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

3/7/2017
Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors

Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

3/3/2017
More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

3/3/2017
Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage

Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

3/2/2017
Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

3/2/2017
Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

3/2/2017
Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy

The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

3/2/2017
Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun

1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

3/1/2017
Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

3/1/2017
Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers

Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

2/28/2017
Indoor Tanning: A Big Financial Hit to U.S. Health Care

Skin cancers from UV light in devices totalled $343 million in 2015 alone, researchers say

2/28/2017
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma

Over one-third of patients appeared disease-free 6 months after single treatment, report says

2/28/2017
Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say

2/28/2017
Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

2/28/2017
Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives

Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

2/26/2017
Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds