Mis. Cancer News

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4/26/2011
Blacks With Cancer More Inclined to Exhaust Funds to Prolong Life: Study

Hispanics, Asians also more likely than whites to say they'd spend all of their money to live longer

4/25/2011
Heart-Healthy Omega-3s Not Healthy for Prostate: Study

High blood levels of the fatty acids linked to increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

4/25/2011
Pushing Healthy Lifestyle Cuts Risk of Chronic Disease for Blacks: Study

Healthy behaviors reduced diabetes, heart disease in couples with one HIV-infected partner

4/25/2011
Acupuncture May Help Ease Hot Flashes Tied to Prostate Cancer Treatment

Study was very small, but some men got quick relief, researchers say

4/23/2011
Smoking Could Raise Odds for Advanced Kidney Cancer

Danger falls, though, as years as a former smoker add up, study finds

4/22/2011
Managing Chemoradiation Side Effects May Prolong Survival

Brain cancer patients without treatment-related memory loss, fatigue gained 4 months, study finds

4/21/2011
ACE Inhibitors Seem to Raise Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

But another blood pressure medication has a protective effect, preliminary research suggests

4/19/2011
For Nonsmokers, Healthy Living Cuts Death Rate in Half: Study

Better diet, exercise and keeping slim fend off heart disease, cancer, research shows

4/19/2011
Genome Scans May Reveal Life-Saving Alternatives for Cancer Patients

2 case studies show full scans can rapidly pinpoint origins of disease and steer treatment

4/19/2011
Breast Implants, Lymphoma Link Seen

RAND researchers don't find cause and effect, however

4/15/2011
Scientists Spot Key Gene Mutations in Melanoma

U.S. team expects its research to help improve diagnosis, treatment of this deadly skin cancer

4/15/2011
Blood Test May Help Predict Spread of Melanoma

Researchers believe biomarkers elevate as skin cancer spreads

4/15/2011
A Good Diet Includes Many Cancer-Fighting Foods: Expert

The body needs proper nutrition to ward off disease

4/15/2011
Estrogen's Role in Breast Cancer Can Fluctuate

Experts explain how timing is everything, turning hormone into friend or foe of the disease

4/14/2011
Nervous System Imbalance May Cause Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers find high levels of stress hormones, systemic inflammation

4/13/2011
Many Smokers Still Deceived by Cigarette Labeling

Findings support efforts to mandate plain packaging, researchers say

4/12/2011
Could Dogs' DNA Give Clues to Human Lymphoma?

Recoding genes may help narrow the search for cause of non-Hodgkin's type

4/12/2011
Extended HPV Vaccine Schedule Seems Effective

Dosing options may help reduce cervical cancer rates in developing countries, study suggests

4/12/2011
U.S. Reports Drop in AIDS-Related Cancers

Improvement linked to advent of antiretroviral drugs, researchers say

4/11/2011
Brain Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trials

Some patients with lethal glioblastomas lived three years or longer

4/11/2011
Sleep Problems May Linger After Childhood Cancer

Survivors face memory, attention deficits due to fatigue years later, study suggests

4/11/2011
4/8/2011
Parkinson's May Have Links to Certain Cancers, Study Suggests

Genealogical data shows higher odds for melanoma, prostate cancer

4/8/2011
People With Epilepsy More Prone to Brain Tumors: Study

Seizures may signal presence of early tumor that hasn't been detected, researchers say

4/8/2011
Nearly 20% of Lung Cancer Patients Keep Smoking

Patients, caregivers need strong support, interventions to quit, study finds

4/7/2011
Vandetanib Approved for a Rare Thyroid Cancer

Designed to extend survival in patients with late-stage disease

4/6/2011
Overall Health May Be Key to Beating Breast Cancer

Poorer wellbeing linked to a 65% raised risk of death from any cause in study patients

4/6/2011
Immune-Boost Treatment Might Help Some With Advanced Colon Cancer

But whether the approach beats chemo-plus-Avastin/Erbitux remains unanswered, experts say

4/5/2011
Soy Foods OK After Breast Cancer: Study

Preliminary research finds no increased risk of recurrence

4/5/2011
Risks of Estrogen Hormone Therapy Seen to Fade After Treatment Ends

Increased odds of stroke, blood clots dissipate, as do most benefits, researchers find

4/5/2011
Severe Weight Gain After Breast Cancer May Threaten Health

Risk of recurrence increased with 10% gain, researchers found

4/4/2011
Ovarian Cancer Prognosis May Depend on Gene Mutations

Women with BRCA2 had best survival rate in study

4/4/2011
Breast Milk Cells May Someday Help Predict Cancer

Genetic markers in epithelial cells seem to warn of later disease, researchers say

4/4/2011
Blood Test Holds Hope for Spotting Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

Small study identified disease 83% of the time, but more research needed, experts say

4/4/2011
Heavy Beer Drinking, Genetics May Raise Risk of Stomach Cancer

But link wasn't seen with wine or hard liquor, researchers say

4/4/2011
Monthly Aspirin Use Linked to Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

But the study does not prove if the association is due to the drug or other factors, expert says

4/4/2011
Does Stress Reduction Benefit Cancer Patients' Health?

Researchers explore whether psychological services thwart chromosomal changes

4/4/2011
Study Links Smoking, Breast Cancer in Older Women

But the cancer risk only showed up in female smokers who were not obese, researchers find

4/4/2011
Most Breast Tumors Have Unique Genetic 'Fingerprint,' Study Finds

Helps explain why it's difficult to predict outcomes, find new treatments, researchers say

4/4/2011
Add Cancer to Health Risks of Diabetes: Study

Colon, rectum, liver cancers increased in people with diabetes, researchers say

4/1/2011
Prostate Cancer Screening Doesn't Cut Death Rates: Study

And researchers add that widescale testing is linked to overdiagnosis, overtreatment

3/31/2011
U.S. Cancer Rates Continue to Fall

Report suggests that better screening, diagnosis and treatments are paying off

3/31/2011
Levels of Radiation in Wash. State Milk No Threat to Health: FDA

In joint statement with EPA, agency says iodine-131 levels fall far below levels thought unsafe

3/30/2011
Quitting Smoking Cuts Cancer Risk After Liver Transplant

Study also found smoking after transplant increased risk of smoking-related tumors

3/30/2011
Benefits of Radiation Therapy Outweigh Risks of a Second Cancer: Study

Likelihood that radiotherapy will cause another tumor is low, researchers say

3/28/2011
Some Women Worry More About Cancer Recurrence Than Others

Identifying traits can lead to better coping and care strategies, expert says

3/24/2011
Novel Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Under Study

Experimental therapy destroys tumor 'scaffolding,' researchers say

3/23/2011
Genes' 'On/Off' Switches Yield Clues to Breast Cancer

'Epigenetics' research suggests ways to predict which tumors will likely spread, study says

3/23/2011
Menthol Cigarettes Pose No Added Lung Cancer Risk: Study

But experts stress that choosing the minty smokes won't help you avoid deadly respiratory disease

3/23/2011
Lung Cancer Evolves With Treatment, Study Finds

Genetic changes in response to therapy may cause some tumors to become drug-resistant