Mis. Cancer News

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9/23/2010
Sexual Problems May Arise After Breast Cancer

Two years after diagnosis, 70 percent of women report decreased desire, less lovemaking

9/23/2010
Experimental Leukemia Drug Proves a Slam Dunk

Former basketball player, Ray Johnston, beating long odds with his rock band in Dallas

9/23/2010
Recent Stress May Reduce Cancer Therapy Effectiveness

Protein involved in mental, physical exertion cut chemo and radiation benefits in lab study

9/22/2010
Mammograms Cut Breast Cancer Death Rates, But Only Modestly: Study

Norwegian study findings stir renewed debate over the value of routine screening

9/22/2010
Staying on Gleevec Seems to Help Gastro Cancer Patients

Study patients whose therapy was interrupted had more disease progression

9/20/2010
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy: Now or Later?

More complications in women who get immediate reconstruction but need radiation later, study finds

9/20/2010
Gene Study Adds to Research of Breast Cancer Risk

Findings may help scientists develop way to predict individual risk in BRCA1 mutation carriers

9/20/2010
Scientists ID 5 Gene Variants Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Findings could help advance prevention, treatment options for those most at risk, expert suggests

9/19/2010
New Drug Promising for Advanced Thyroid Cancer

But results of early trial will need to be confirmed, expert says

9/17/2010
Uninsured With Prostate Cancer Diagnosed With More Advanced Disease

Patients on Medicaid also more likely to have more severe cases, study finds

9/16/2010
Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

But experts don't recommend taking aspirin for that reason alone

9/15/2010
Radiation Exposure Raises Likelihood of Second Cancer

Japanese who developed a cancer after atomic bomb blast at high risk of developing another, study finds

9/14/2010
Heart Damage Seen in Mice With Cancer-Related Disease

The muscle-wasting disorder, cachexia, affected the heart's function and structure, study found

9/13/2010
Smokeless Tobacco Products Can Be Deadly

Snuff, chewing tobacco come under fire from American Heart Association

9/13/2010
Prostate Cancer Screening No Benefit to Older Men With Low PSA Levels

Further testing, early cancer detection strategies more likely to do harm than good, researchers say

9/10/2010
Multivitamins Don't Reduce Colon Cancer Death Risk

Vitamins also failed to lower the risk of recurrence in survivors, study finds

9/9/2010
Obesity May Up Death Risk in Older Women With Colon Cancer

Women past menopause with a high BMI and large waists had increased risk of dying, study finds

9/8/2010
2 Genes Have Possible Link to Deadly Ovarian Cancer

Scientists say findings may lead to new therapies for ovarian clear cell carcinoma

9/7/2010
Pancreatic Chemo Comparison Finds No Survival Boost

Search for more successful treatments for the deadly cancer continues, expert says

9/7/2010
Decline in Adult Smoking Stalls, Alarming Experts

And more than half of U.S. kids exposed to secondhand smoke, CDC report finds

9/7/2010
'Magic Mushroom' Hallucinogen Might Help Cancer Patients

Study found it eased anxieties, lifted spirits in those with advanced disease

9/7/2010
Low-Carb Diets Heavy on Meat May Raise Health Risks

But vegetable-based low-carb plans lowered death rates from cancer and heart disease, study finds

9/3/2010
Talks With Plastic Surgeon Urged Before Mastectomy

Where woman goes for treatment may influence breast reconstruction decision, study suggests

9/3/2010
Room Air Sometimes as Good as Oxygen Therapy: Study

Comparison found no significant difference in breathlessness levels among terminally ill

9/2/2010
Many Americans Don't Even Know They're Fat

Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds 30 percent of those overweight think they're normal size

9/1/2010
Diabetes Drug Metformin Linked to Lower Lung Cancer Rate in Mice

Findings reflect those of population studies in humans, researchers say

8/31/2010
Preventive Surgeries May Be Lifesaver for Women at High Cancer Risk

Study finds removing breast, ovaries greatly lower the odds, but decision can be a difficult one

8/31/2010
Review Finds No Statin-Cancer Link

Cancer death rates in 26 trials the same as those taking a placebo, researchers find

8/31/2010
Can Fruits, Veggies Help Ward Off Lung Cancer?

The wider the variety consumed by smokers, the greater the benefit, study suggests

8/30/2010
Moderate Drinking May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer's Return

But it could reduce the risk of dying from other causes, study finds

8/27/2010
Food Better Than Supplements for Cancer Prevention: Expert

Always check with a doctor, dietician before taking supplements, she advises

8/25/2010
Chronic Drinking Linked to Circadian Disruptions

Biological clock genes affected by too much alcohol, researchers report

8/25/2010
Health Care Gap May Raise Rates of Colorectal Cancer Death in Blacks

Less screening, later diagnosis among black patients, researchers found

8/24/2010
Nicotine Can Fuel Breast Cancer, Study Suggests

Taiwanese researchers show a molecular connection

8/24/2010
Vitamin D May Influence Genes for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease

Findings could underscore why deficiency plays role in host of serious ills

8/24/2010
2002 Oil Spill May Shed Light on Health Problems for Deepwater Workers

But expert notes several key differences in two spills

8/23/2010
Initial Savings May Hide True Cost of Prostate Cancer Care

Some treatments might be less costly short term, but more expensive over time, study finds

8/23/2010
Rectal Cancer Rates on the Rise in Younger Adults

Actual number of cases among those under 40 still small, but trend raises flags, researcher says

8/23/2010
Inner Workings of Gene Tied to Breast, Ovarian Cancer Revealed

In 3 studies, scientists isolate & analyze protein produced by BRCA2

8/20/2010
Virtual Colonoscopy Can Spot Cancers Outside Colon

Less invasive procedure raises chances of finding high-risk lesions, study finds

8/20/2010
Drug Appears to Prolong Survival in Stomach Cancer Patients

But experts question whether high cost of treatment can be justified

8/19/2010
Testing of Brothers May Boost Family's Prostate Cancer Rates

Increased diagnostic activity may lead to siblings finding more early stage disease, study suggests

8/18/2010
Trial Therapy Improves Melanoma Survival

While gain was small, it marks notable advance against this deadly disease, researchers say

8/18/2010
Palliative Care May Boost Mood, Survival

Lung cancer patients had better quality of life, longer survival, study finds

8/18/2010
Novel Ovarian Cancer Test Shows Promise

In early experiments, new method displayed 100% accuracy, researchers say

8/17/2010
Less Invasive Biopsies Gain Favor

Most now being done through the skin, guided by imaging, researchers say

8/16/2010
Redheads at Higher Risk for Common Skin Cancer's Return

Better-educated, richer people also have higher odds for repeat of basal cell carcinoma, study finds

8/13/2010
No Evidence Estrogen Causes Lung Cancer Post-Hysterectomy

Analysis found taking hormone alone did not increase risk

8/12/2010
Docs Shying Away From Drug That May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Erroneous fear that finasteride spurs more aggressive tumors has left some physicians wary, research shows

8/11/2010
Less May Be More When Treating Early Hodgkin's

Fewer cycles of chemotherapy, lower dosage radiation may work just as well as more grueling treatment