Mis. Cancer News

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2/9/2010
Paxil Blocks Tamoxifen, Lowers Survival Odds Against Breast Cancer

Patients should avoid taking the two drugs together, researchers say

2/8/2010
'Third-Hand Smoke' Could Be Troublesome, Too

Tobacco residue may give rise to new pollutants indoors, chemists suggest

2/8/2010
Financial Woes Add Anxiety to Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Low- and middle-income women might benefit from psychosocial support, researchers say

2/8/2010
Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Higher blood sugar, insulin levels might cause cells to divide abnormally, researchers say

2/8/2010
Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Aging

Some people are programmed to age at a faster rate, study says

2/3/2010
Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen

Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

2/1/2010
Experts Issue Warning on Prostate Hormone Therapy

People underestimate effect on heart from androgen deprivation, official says

2/1/2010
Stem Cell, Bone Marrow Transplants Both Benefit Leukemia Patients

Little difference in survival found 10 years after therapies, study says

1/29/2010
Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

New approach could change the direction of cancer research, scientists say

1/29/2010
Three-Fourths of Cancer Patients Have Severe Flares of Pain

American Pain Foundation offers support with new online resources, coping tips

1/29/2010
Scientists Decode Brain Cancer Cell Line

Findings could lead to more effective, less toxic treatments, researchers say

1/28/2010
Symptoms Alone Don't Spot Ovarian Cancer Early

Researcher notes bloating, stomach pain, fatigue also point to less serious diseases

1/28/2010
Some Childhood Cancer Survivors Face More Challenges at School

Radiation to head for brain and other cancers linked to educational deficits, study finds

1/28/2010
Virtual Colonoscopy a Good Bet for Elderly

Screening appears to be safe, effective for older people, study finds

1/27/2010
New Scan May Help Find Aggressive Prostate Tumors

Process is among several that use a variation of MRI technology

1/26/2010
New Drug Slows Advanced Kidney Cancer

Pazopanib may double time to disease progression, study finds

1/26/2010
Intensive Rectal Cancer Treatment Shows Promise

Tumors were downstaged in most patients following chemo-surgery regimen, researchers say

1/25/2010
Prostate Cancer Care Varies By Hospital Type

Private facilities less likely to opt for surgery than county hospitals, research shows

1/25/2010
Discovery Links Genes to Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers must still determine how to use the data to reduce risk

1/25/2010
Black Liver Cancer Patients Face Worst Odds

Study found they had lower survival rates than those of other races

1/22/2010
Obesity Tied to Common Kidney Cancer

Odds of having clear-cell renal cell cancer jump as body mass increases, study finds

1/22/2010
Gene Variation May Speed Recurrence of Stomach Cancer

Disease returned three times sooner in study participants with inherited trait

1/22/2010
Combo Therapy Shows Promise Against Brain Cancer

Success in mice with glioblastoma may someday lead to treatment for people, researchers say

1/22/2010
Vitamin D May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

The higher the level in blood tests, the less likely the disease, study finds

1/21/2010
Combo Test Might Spot Ovarian Cancer Early

Enhanced ultrasound and protein analysis could save lives, researcher says

1/21/2010
Radiation Dose Lower With Digital Mammography

Compared to conventional film, new method reduces exposure, research shows

1/21/2010
Common Breast Cancer Traced to Cell Origins

Finding may provide new target for treatment, researchers say

1/21/2010
New Test Catches Most Pancreatic Cancers Early

Discovery could improve survival rates, researchers say

1/21/2010
Blood Test Spots Colon Cancer, Polyps

If validated, the screen could greatly boost detection rates, researchers say

1/19/2010
Tobacco Toxin Helps a Protein Cause Lung Cancer

The process turns off genes that keep tumors from forming, research shows

1/19/2010
Current Smoking Can Worsen Lung Cancer

Cigarette fumes not only cause tumors, but promote growth, mouse study finds

1/19/2010
Should HPV Test Replace the Pap Smear?

Italian researchers urge a change in test for cervical cancer, but U.S. experts are mixed

1/15/2010
Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery

Among diabetic men undergoing prostatectomy, obese whites have worse outcomes, study finds

1/14/2010
Incorrect Cell Lines Used for Worldwide Cancer Research

But tumor-type mixups don't necessarily negate findings, experts say

1/13/2010
Stress on Cells Can Turn Them Cancerous

Insight into mechanism could help improve treatment, researcher says

1/13/2010
Therapy May Relieve Breast Cancer Surgery Complication

Early physical therapy prevented or reduced secondary lymphedema in study patients

1/12/2010
Green Tea May Lower Lung Cancer Risk

Benefits seen for smokers, nonsmokers, those with certain genetic makeup

1/12/2010
With Pancreatic Cancer, Age Factors Into Familial Risk

Having relative diagnosed before 50 adds to likelihood of diagnosis, study finds

1/12/2010
Alzheimer's Drug Might Help Prevent Esophageal Cancer

Experimental med looks promising, researchers say

1/12/2010
Combo PET-CT Scans Can Spot Hidden Cancers

Whole-body screening might work when unexplained neurologic symptoms occur, researchers say

1/12/2010
Doctors Put Off End-of-Life Talks With Terminally Ill

Frank conversations about hospice and preferred place of death are often needed, experts say

1/11/2010
Genetic Marker for Aggressive Prostate Cancer Found

Variant could be used to guide treatment, researchers suggest

1/11/2010
Marijuana Compounds Could Beat Back Brain Cancer

Preliminary lab research suggests they could kill tumor cells

1/8/2010
Celebrex Might Thwart Inherited Skin Cancers

Drug led to fewer basal cell carcinoma lesions in study patients

1/8/2010
Study Suggests Way to 'Mop Up' Leukemia Cells

Vaccine beats back cancer left behind after treatment, researchers say

1/7/2010
Stored Fats May Make Cancer Cells More Aggressive

Finding could explain link between obesity and cancer, researchers say

1/7/2010
Childhood Cancer Survivors Targets for Heart Disease

Study finds higher risk for diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure

1/6/2010
Genetic Clues May Point to Better Lymphoma Treatments

Findings could help those with a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers say

1/5/2010
Start Mammograms by 40, Breast Imaging Experts Say

New guidelines also call for annual screening by 30 for high-risk women

1/5/2010
Markers for Ovarian Cancer May Show Up Years Earlier

Blood tests detect changes from 12 to 36 months before diagnosis, study finds