Mis. Cancer News

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5/17/2010
Experts Divided on Whether to Treat Thyroid Cancer

Study suggests quick action makes little difference, but others call this risky

5/13/2010
Genetic Pattern May Predict Leukemia Relapse

Children could be screened, treated more aggressively if deemed at risk, researchers say

5/13/2010
Small Changes in Two Genes May Trigger Breast Cancer

Testing for genetic variations might reveal women most at risk, researchers say

5/12/2010
Impotence Drugs May Aid Brain Tumor Treatment

Levitra, Viagra allowed anti-cancer medication to more easily penetrate brain barrier, study found

5/12/2010
A Tan Is Still Admired, Despite Risks

Survey finds conflicting opinions about suntans and skin cancer

5/10/2010
Kidney Removal May Be Ill-Advised for Some Elderly

With localized cancer, more conservative treatment may be warranted, study finds

5/10/2010
U.S. Cancer Costs Double in Two Decades

Study also finds that private insurance pays greater share today

5/9/2010
Does Mom Need Help to Stop Smoking?

Online support program might be an appropriate Mother's Day gift

5/7/2010
No Link Between Coffee, Sodas and Colon Cancer

More study needed to determine if too much tea raises risk, experts say

5/7/2010
Tumor Cells in Blood Affect Breast Cancer Survival

In metastatic disease, more circulating cells means higher risk of death, study finds

5/7/2010
Cancer Society Says U.S. Report Failed to Prove Health Risks

President's Cancer Panel called for more public awareness of harm from common chemicals

5/7/2010
Gulf Oil Spill Could Threaten Human Health

Short-term effects include skin and respiratory woes, while longer-term risks are uncertain

5/7/2010
Simple Test May Identify Breast Cancer Subtypes

These classifications can help explain different outcomes for women with similar-looking tumors, expert says

5/6/2010
Hepatitis Infections Behind U.S. Rise in Liver Cancer

More people need to be vaccinated, diagnosed and treated, CDC report says

5/6/2010
U.S. Must Do More to Cut Cases of Environmental Cancers

President's Cancer Panel report urges more public awareness of harm from common chemicals

5/6/2010
Study Disputes Link Between Milk and Kidney Cancer

No need to change your drinking habits, researcher says

5/6/2010
Broccoli May Help Battle Breast Cancer

Study in mice suggests that component keeps stem cells from generating new tumors

5/5/2010
Poll Finds Sun Smarts Vary From City to City

Hartford gets top grade for skin cancer awareness; Pittsburgh fares worst

5/4/2010
Stomach Cancer on the Rise Among Young, White Adults

Reasons not known, but the trend is worrisome, experts say

5/3/2010
For Younger Women, Mammograms Not Too Effective: Study

Before 40 and without symptoms, screening mammography may be inappropriate, researchers say

5/3/2010
Aggressive Action Urged When Evaluating Breast Lesions

Suspicious growths in high-risk patients should be classified as soon as possible, researchers say

5/3/2010
FDA Reviews Side Effects From Prostate Cancer Therapy

Doctors urged to consider risks of hormone treatment, inform patients

5/3/2010
Parent Error Common When Medicating Chronically Ill Kids

Even well-educated parents need more help with lifesaving drug regimens, study finds

5/3/2010
Smoking Ups Risk of Second Breast Cancer

15 years after treatment, smokers more likely to have a new tumor, study finds

4/29/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Gains FDA Approval

Breakthrough approach lengthens survival, to varying degrees, for men with advanced disease, studies found

4/28/2010
Breakthrough in Predicting Invasive Breast Cancer

New way to predict spread could avoid overly aggressive treatment, researchers say

4/28/2010
Scientists Discover Substance That Causes Pain

Finding could lead to development of non-addictive painkillers, study suggests

4/28/2010
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear for Cancer Screening

Newer method better at detecting precancerous lesions, research shows

4/28/2010
One Sigmoidoscopy Boosts Colon Cancer Survival Odds

Single exam between ages 55 and 64 confers lasting benefit, researchers say

4/27/2010
Selenium Helped Cells 'Reboot' After Exposure to Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Lab finding may show way to stop breast tumors in their tracks, scientists say

4/27/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine May Get FDA Approval

Breakthrough approach lengthens survival, to varying degrees, for men with advanced disease, studies found

4/26/2010
Study Makes Strides in Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Findings may lead to development of screening tests for early detection

4/26/2010
Four Unhealthy Behaviors Linked to Premature Death

People who smoke, drink, rarely exercise, and skimp on fruits and veggies die earlier than usual, study finds

4/26/2010
Moving Closer to a Urine Test for Colon Cancer

Screening could complement or reduce need for colonoscopy, researchers say

4/26/2010
Breast Cancer Risks Not Same for Hispanic Women

Far fewer cases stem from established risk factors, study finds

4/25/2010
Time to Remind Teens About Sun Protection

Young women are especially likely to develop skin cancer, experts say

4/23/2010
Cancer Drug Seems to Work by Activating Virus

Finding could apply to many Epstein-Barr-related cancers, researchers say

4/22/2010
Remedy Needed for Overdiagnosis of Cancers

New review finds significant number of mammograms, PSA tests spot tumors that don't need treating

4/22/2010
Black Women Wait Longer for Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

Insurance status didn't make a difference, study finds

4/21/2010
Few Over 50 Get Skin Cancer Screenings

Older whites with less education least likely to be screened, study finds

4/21/2010
Heavy Alcohol Use Linked to Cancer

Excessive drinking promotes cellular changes, study finds

4/21/2010
New Form of Painkiller May Fight Colon Cancer

Lab tests suggest that variation of naproxen might nip cancer in the bud, expert says

4/21/2010
Studies Confirm Link Between Breast Density and Cancer

As density drops over time, so does risk, one study finds

4/21/2010
Weather Might Influence Prostate Cancer

Cold climate's effect on pollutants may explain why, study suggests

4/20/2010
Earlier Detection of Breast Cancer May Be Possible

Blood test could indicate presence of disease long before diagnosis, study says

4/20/2010
Meat Lovers Face Greater Risk of Bladder Cancer

Red meat, pork and bacon, when cooked at high temperatures, are worst offenders, study shows

4/20/2010
New Guidelines Issued on Hormone Receptor Testing for Breast Cancer

Up to 20% of current results may be inaccurate, study says

4/19/2010
Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Lung Cancer

Metformin linked to tumor reduction in mouse study

4/19/2010
New Risk Factors for Colon Cancer Studied

Research suggests common germ, inflammation marker may improve screening, diagnosis

4/19/2010
Lung Cancer Increase in Women Tied to Genes, Estrogen

Findings could explain rise in non-smokers as well, researchers say