Mis. Cancer News

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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

4/19/2010
Raloxifene, Tamoxifen Both Guard Against Breast Cancer

But first drug helps prevent noninvasive disease more and has fewer side effects, study finds

4/19/2010
Vaccine Stops Tumor Spread in Mice

Treatment may be used one day as part of cancer-fighting arsenal, but more study is needed

4/19/2010
Supplements Might Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Study found multivitamins, calcium tablets had protective effect

4/16/2010
'Love Handles' Can Come in Handy for Breast Reconstruction

Fat between waist and hip in thin, athletic mastectomy patients works, study suggests

4/16/2010
Thin Girls May Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk as Adults

Finding may offer new ways to predict odds for the disease, researchers say

4/15/2010
Experts Urge Fixes for Clinical Trials System in 'Crisis'

Federal report says more funding, streamlined procedures will help save lives long-term

4/15/2010
Hormone Therapy May Fight Resistant Prostate Cancer

Experimental treatment offers hope against cancer that returns after castration

4/14/2010
Genome Sequencing Reveals How Breast Cancer Spreads

Findings could lead to development of more targeted treatments, researcher says

4/12/2010
Many Terminal Cancer Patients May Be Overtreated

Radiation therapy designed to ease pain can go on too long and be ineffective, study finds

4/12/2010
Many Hispanics Lack Access to Colon Cancer Screening

They typically live in areas where it's tougher to get colonoscopies, study finds

4/7/2010
Progress Made Against Tough-to-Treat Biliary Tract Cancers

Two-drug approach may extend life for those with tumors in bile duct, gall bladder

4/7/2010
Simple Test May Spot Early Lung Cancer

And over-the-counter drug might reverse genetic process that leads to disease, study finds

4/7/2010
Cancer Drug Safe for Late-Stage Pelvic Disease

Vorinostat can be used with radiotherapy in palliative care, study finds

4/6/2010
Fruits, Veggies Have Modest Effect on Cancer Risk

Researchers conclude that the link is weak

4/6/2010
Gene Mutations Up Risk for Cancer in Opposite Breast

Younger women with diagnosis should consider genetic testing, experts say

4/5/2010
Childhood Cancer Survivors At Higher Odds of Early Death

Life expectancy is reduced by 10 years on average, study finds

4/1/2010
Inactivating Gene May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Findings in mice could hold promise for women at increased risk

4/1/2010
Study Suggests How Some Cancers Resist Treatment

Finding shows drug resistance can be lost, treatment can work again

4/1/2010
Workplace Chemicals May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Working with certain fibers before age 36 raises women's odds of developing cancer, study finds

3/31/2010
Study Revives Debate on Prostate Drug

Experts disagree on whether medication cuts cancer risk

3/31/2010
More Women Urged to Get Radiation After Mastectomy

Potentially lifesaving treatment is underused, study finds

3/31/2010
FDA Hears Views on Risks of High Tech Scanners

Agency looking to increase safety of increasingly popular imaging procedures such as virtual colonoscopy

3/30/2010
Many Kids Not Fully Informed of Their Role in Cancer Studies

Parents usually call the shots; doctors unclear in their explanations, study finds

3/30/2010
Too Much Radiation? The FDA Wants to Know

Agency set to open two days of public comment on risks from scans

3/29/2010
Diabetics Face Higher Death Risk After Cancer Surgery

Study found they were 50% more likely to die in month following operation

3/29/2010
Bone Marrow Cancer Patients May Benefit From Drug Combo

Small study had successful results in myelodysplastic syndrome patients