Mis. Cancer News

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10/7/2011
Report: Task Force to Recommend Against PSA Test

The exam for prostate cancer has been controversial for some time

10/6/2011
Pancreatic Cancer: A Stubborn Foe

Because the organ is located deep inside the abdomen, disease symptoms can be tough to detect

10/6/2011
Tanning Beds May Be Even Riskier Than Thought

The UV ray type found in sunbeds might reach into skin's most vulnerable layer, study says

10/6/2011
Steve Jobs, Visionary Leader of Apple Inc., Dies at 56

Prognosis for his rare form of pancreatic cancer was poor

10/5/2011
Health Woes Still Strike Women Exposed to Banned Pregnancy Drug

Cancer, infertility continue to emerge in women whose moms took DES decades ago, study finds

10/5/2011
Drug Combo Might Fight Aggressive Breast Cancer More Safely

Study suggests anthracyclines not needed to treat HER2-positive breast cancer, can pose heart risks

10/5/2011
Breast Cancer Appears Less Deadly for Men Than Women

But study notes male patients more likely to have advanced disease when diagnosed

10/4/2011
Exercise Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors

Regular physical activity offers survivors a slew of physiological and psychological benefits, experts say

10/4/2011
Poorer Women More Likely to Die From Breast Cancer

Less access to cancer screening and treatment is to blame, report says

10/3/2011
HPV-Linked Oral Cancers on the Rise, Study Finds

Oral sex may be means of tumor-causing virus transmission in many cases, experts say

10/3/2011
General Anesthesia Does Not Boost Cancer Risk, Study Finds

New research doesn't support previous reports of a link between cancer and anesthesia

9/30/2011
Cancer Patients at Risk for Serious Blood Clots: Study

Clots may develop within a year of chemo in certain patients, increasing cost of care, analysis shows

9/30/2011
Study Says Big Tobacco Covered Up Info on Cancer Risk

Industry knew of potentially deadly radioactive particles in smoke since 1950s, researchers contend

9/29/2011
Otherwise Healthy Older Men Undertreated for Prostate Cancer: Study

Yet younger men with other serious health issues may be overtreated for the cancer, research shows

9/29/2011
Modern Shift Work Patterns May Be Less Harmful to Health

Newer schedules may reduce negative effects caused by sleep and hormone disruption: study

9/28/2011
Cancer Patients Should Ask Doctors to Use Simple Terms

Patients making treatment decisions need clear explanations of options, experts say

9/28/2011
TNF Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Skin Cancer Risk

But review also finds the drugs don't heighten risks for other cancers

9/27/2011
Do Men Need Colon Cancer Screening Earlier Than Women Do?

Austrian study finds more cancers at younger ages in men

9/27/2011
Fatalism Keeps Many From Colon Cancer Screening

'What-difference-will-it-make' mindset linked to low rates of testing among poor

9/27/2011
U.S. Scientists Map Genome of Advanced Prostate Cancer

Researchers discover genetic 'hypermutations' that help tumors resist common therapies

9/26/2011
Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer

Both face-to-face and Internet counseling improved erectile dysfunction, love lives, study found

9/26/2011
Broccoli, Cabbage, Other Veggies May Protect Against Colon Cancer

Apples and dark yellow vegetables also tied to drop in malignancies, study says

9/26/2011
Bone Drug Fails to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study

Routine use of Zometa not warranted, but some postmenopausal cancer patients may benefit

9/23/2011
Foreign-Born U.S. Women Getting Mammograms

But they're still less likely than U.S.-born women to get breast cancer screening

9/23/2011
Depression After Cancer Keeps Some From Follow-Up Care

Depressed Hispanic breast cancer survivors less likely to get checked for ovarian tumors, study finds

9/23/2011
Study Suggests Link Between Stress and Aggressive Breast Cancer

But research with minority women doesn't prove cause-and-effect

9/22/2011
Popular Diabetes Drugs May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

But more studies are needed to see if this preliminary finding is accurate, researchers say

9/22/2011
Too Few Uninsured Women Get Info on Breast Reconstruction

All women should be informed of post-mastectomy options, researchers say

9/22/2011
In Older Men, Prostate Biopsies Can Raise Risk of Hospitalization

Experts stress procedure is not benign, strong antibiotics should be given beforehand

9/21/2011
Japan Reactor Fallout Reached San Francisco Bay Area: Study

But, radioactivity level was very low, posed no health risk, researchers report

9/20/2011
Genes May Explain Blacks' Bleaker Prostate Cancer Stats

Findings might someday lead to improved treatments for African Americans, researchers say

9/20/2011
New Test Predicts Risk for Impotence After Prostate Cancer Therapy

Series of questions given prior to treatment could help men decide on type of care, researchers say

9/20/2011
Higher Risk of Second Breast Cancer Seen in Black Women

Those diagnosed under 45 also at greater risk for more aggressive form of disease, research shows

9/20/2011
The War on Cancer Continues

Report finds progress has been made fighting some, but not all, malignancies

9/20/2011
MRI Can Spot Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women: Study

Compared with mammograms, scans are better for those at-risk, but cost needs to be lowered

9/19/2011
'Journaling' Might Ease Depression in Testicular Cancer Patients

Keeping a positive daily journal can aid in men's recovery and quality of life, study shows

9/19/2011
Global Toll of 'Non-Communicable Diseases' -- $47 Trillion by 2030

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year, experts say

9/16/2011
U.N. Summit Seeks to Tame 'Non-Communicable Diseases'

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year

9/16/2011
Wikipedia Accurate on Cancer Facts, But Hard to Read: Study

About 98% of cancer info from the online source matched textbooks, researchers say

9/15/2011
Lung Cancer Rates Begin to Decline for U.S. Women

CDC report also finds continued long-term drop in cases among men

9/15/2011
Breast Cancer Rates Jump Worldwide, Study Finds

More cases being seen in developing countries among younger women

9/14/2011
Health Experts Say HPV Vaccine Is Safe

Benefits outweigh risks of getting sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, doctors say after presidential debate

9/14/2011
More Mammograms Equal More Mastectomies: Study

But experts urge women to continue to get screened

9/13/2011
Screening Lots of Lymph Nodes Little Help for Colon Cancer Patients

Study found checking more after surgery did not seem to increase chances of survival

9/12/2011
IUDs May Lower Women's Risk for Cervical Cancer: Study

Intrauterine contraceptive device appears to prevent progression of HPV to cervical cancer, researchers say

9/12/2011
Women With BRCA Mutations Get Cancer Diagnosis Earlier Than Before

Those at hereditary risk learn of tumors of breast, ovaries, earlier than past generations, study finds

9/12/2011
Virtual Colonoscopy Still Has Its Skeptics

Not all see new technology as better way to screen for colon cancer

9/9/2011
Talking -- or Not Talking -- Can Give Cancer Patients a Sense of Control

Making decisions about who they wish to communicate with is empowering, study finds

9/7/2011
Toxic After-Effects Still Haunt 9/11 Responders

Cancer links are seen among the many ills that have surfaced since the Twin Towers fell

9/7/2011
Annual Breast Exams, Mammograms Still Key to Detecting Breast Cancer

Third of tumors were spotted in a breast exam by a doctor or a self-exam, study finds