Mis. Cancer News

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6/6/2017
Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions?

Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

6/5/2017
Gene-Based Therapy May Thwart a Tough Blood Cancer

Researchers attempt to turn immune cells into unerring killers of multiple myeloma cells

6/5/2017
Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers

Medications show promise for non-small cell type

6/5/2017
Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia

Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

6/5/2017
Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

6/5/2017
Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

Study found technology works because it cuts lag time between problems and care team's response

6/5/2017
Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'

Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

6/5/2017
Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives

But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

6/5/2017
Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies

Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

6/2/2017
Childhood Cancer Survivors Now Living Healthier Lives

Could be due to changes made years ago in treatments children receive, researchers say

6/2/2017
Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?

Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

6/2/2017
Conquering One Big Cancer Side Effect: Fear

Three new therapy programs provide much-needed psychological support, researchers report

6/2/2017
Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer

Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

5/31/2017
Drug Xeloda Prolongs Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

It cut risk of relapse, death by 30 percent over 5 years, trial found

5/26/2017
Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer

But research is still in early stages

5/24/2017
New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker

First medication sanctioned for any cancer, regardless of origin

5/24/2017
Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise

Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

5/24/2017
Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers

Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

5/24/2017
FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin

Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites

5/23/2017
Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Doctors, loved ones need to be on the lookout for distress and depression, cancer specialist says

5/23/2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

5/22/2017
Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study

Differences in biology or in the quality of screenings blacks receive may be to blame, researchers say

5/22/2017
Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancer

5/19/2017
Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults

But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

5/19/2017
Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

5/19/2017
Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms

But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements

5/19/2017
1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'

Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, study says

5/19/2017
Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link

Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after all

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