Mis. Cancer News

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11/27/2010
Don't Take a Holiday From Exercise

Incorporate active measures into your daily routines as holidays approach, expert says

11/24/2010
Study Finds Big Strides Made in Treating Leukemia, Lymphoma in Past Decade

Deaths, complications have plummeted among patients, researchers find

11/24/2010
Too Many Cancers Still Spotted Too Late: CDC

Screening rates for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers vary greatly among states, report finds

11/23/2010
Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising

Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say

11/22/2010
Eat Your Fruits & Veggies for Longer Life

Antioxidant alpha-carotene seems tied to lowered death risk, researchers find

11/19/2010
Cough Syrup Might Help With Dosing of Breast Cancer Drug

Cold medicine's active ingredient is absorbed at similar rate to tamoxifen, study says

11/19/2010
Xgeva Approved to Prevent Fractures in Bone Cancer Patients

Blocks protein that destroys bone cells

11/18/2010
British Study Supports Mammograms for Some Women Under 50

Screening spotted cancer earlier, upped chances of survival in women with moderate risk factors

11/18/2010
Smoking Still Allowed at 1 in 4 Major U.S. Airports

CDC researchers say designated 'smoking rooms' do not shield nonsmokers from fumes

11/18/2010
Long-Term Statin Use Won't Up Cancer Risk: Study

New research on the cholesterol-lowering drugs supports recent findings

11/17/2010
Medicare Panel Endorses Vaccine for Prostate Cancer Patients

Provenge extends survival by about four months on average, costs $93,000 per individual

11/16/2010
Winter Skies Still Pose Sun Danger, Experts Warn

Especially at high altitudes, skin protection is needed year-round

11/16/2010
Cancer Risk From Radiation of Mammograms Is Slight: Study

Research finds benefits of expected lives saved outweigh the dangers

11/12/2010
Age Could Affect How Well Cancer Patients Cope

Those under 40 report more widespread pain and financial difficulties than their elders, study finds

11/10/2010
Could a Prostate Cancer Treatment Raise Colon Cancer Risk?

Study finds link between hormone Rx, colorectal tumors, but absolute risk is small, experts say

11/10/2010
Whites, Blacks More Likely to Develop Lung Cancer: Study

Hispanics have the lowest rate of the disease, U.S. study finds

11/10/2010
FDA Proposes Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Images would include emaciated lung cancer patients and a dead body in a morgue

11/10/2010
Long-Term Statin Use Won't Raise Cancer Risk: Study

In fact, U.S. team finds the cholesterol drugs might even lower odds for a few tumor types

11/10/2010
Fracture Risk Seen With Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Doctors should use androgen deprivation with caution, study says

11/9/2010
High Carcinogen Levels Seen in Kids Living With Smokers

Parents may not understand children's risk from secondhand smoke, researcher says

11/9/2010
Soy Chemicals May Lower Risk for Invasive Breast Cancer

Other studies at cancer meeting look at effect on women of hormone therapy, exercise

11/9/2010
Scientists Say They've Made Blood From Skin

Discovery could benefit surgical, cancer, anemia patients, researchers say

11/9/2010
Obesity Not Tied to Breast Cancer Risk in Mexican Americans

Lower risk may be due to a shorter lifetime exposure to estrogen, researchers suggest

11/9/2010
Silicone Implants Preferred by Mastectomy Patients: Survey

Saline less satisfactory, according to breast cancer survivors who had reconstructive surgery

11/9/2010
Smoking May Raise Risk of Death in Women With Breast Cancer

Likelihood of dying from breast cancer or other causes was significantly higher, study found

11/9/2010
Lung Cancer in Smokers, Nonsmokers May Be a Different Disease

Tumors in people who never smoked had more genetic abnormalities, study says

11/8/2010
Statins Don't Reduce Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Conclusion conflicts with some earlier research that saw a benefit

11/5/2010
To Best Fight Cancer, New Guidelines Urge Exercise

Advice represents a sea change in treatment, from 'take it easy' to 'get moving'

11/4/2010
CT Scans Seem to Lower Lung Cancer Death Rates

Major trial finds 20% drop, but experts say it's too early to make firm recommendations

11/4/2010
Older Americans Sicker Than British Peers...

... But they live just as long, study suggests

11/3/2010
Use of Prostate Cancer Treatment Fell When Medicare Paid Docs Less

Financial incentives influence treatment rates, study finds

11/3/2010
Asthma Linked to Lung Cancer Risk in Study

But data insufficient to change current practice, expert says

11/2/2010
Diabetes Drugs Might Lower Risk of Lung Cancer

Study buttresses preliminary findings that found same benefit

11/1/2010
Researchers Spot New Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Dense breasts, no lobular involution increase odds, researchers find

10/29/2010
Mouse Study Reveals a Cancer Cell Escape Route

A small number of lymphoma cells survived by hiding in the thymus, researchers say

10/29/2010
Doctors Ordering Transfusions to Get Patients into Drug Trials

Practice is dangerous, raises ethical issues, scientists say

10/29/2010
Dad's Family History of Breast, Ovarian Cancer Matters, Too

But study found women with paternal family history 5 times less likely to be referred to counseling

10/28/2010
Noninvasive Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise in Early Trial

Stool-based screen beats current versions, but results must be replicated in larger trials, experts say

10/27/2010
New Drug Shows Promise Against Certain Lung Cancers

For some patients, crizotinib shrank tumors with a particular genetic mutation

10/27/2010
Pancreatic Cancer Surprisingly Slow to Arise: Study

Researchers see 'window of opportunity' to raise survival rate

10/27/2010
Women Urged to Reclaim Their Life After Breast Cancer

Tackling the fear of recurrence is a top priority, expert says

10/27/2010
Healthy Living Can Prevent Nearly 25% of Colorectal Cancers

Study cites good diet, exercise, moderate drinking among key factors

10/26/2010
Cancer Risk From Radiation Doesn't Fade With Age

Vulnerability may not diminish between 30 and 60 years of age, researchers report

10/26/2010
New Insights on Who Should Take Erbitux for Colon Cancer

Contrary to previous research, some patients with KRAS gene mutation may benefit

10/26/2010
Childhood Cancer Survivors Risk Future GI Problems

They face higher odds of ulcers, cirrhosis and other complications, study finds

10/26/2010
Use Anemia Drugs for Cancer Patients With Caution, Experts Say

New guidelines issued for drugs that reduce transfusion risk

10/25/2010
Aspirin May Help Patients Beat Prostate Cancer

Retrospective study found blood thinners associated with 50 percent cut in death rate

10/25/2010
Radiation Before Surgery May Prevent Return of Rectal Cancer

Study found risk of recurrence 10 years later was cut nearly in half

10/25/2010
Mammogram Visit a Good Time to Arrange Colonoscopy: Study

More poor, minority women might get colon cancer screening if procedure is set up then, experts say

10/21/2010
New Finding Suggests Safe Surgical Margins When Removing Breast Cancers

When 2mm margin of healthy tissue taken, no residual disease found in 98 percent of patients