Mis. Cancer News

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10/7/2010
A Little Pain, a Life Saved

Maryland woman explains how early detection made critical difference

10/5/2010
Vaccine Studied for Deadly Brain Cancer

Appears to lengthen survival time, but study is small, researchers say

10/4/2010
Cancer May Run in Families of Young Breast Cancer Patients

Risk higher for close relatives of women who develop disease before age 35, study finds

10/4/2010
Race Doesn't Seem to Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Blacks

Comparison with white patients finds other factors influence prognosis, study says

10/4/2010
Insurance, Race and Poverty Affect Cancer Care, Researchers Report

Differences in diagnosis and survival noted in three studies for cancer meeting

10/3/2010
Cancer Survivors May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

40% of patients with history of disease reported forgetfulness, confusion

10/1/2010
New Clues to Treating Ovarian Cancer Relapse

Starting chemotherapy when first signs reappear not especially effective, study finds

9/30/2010
Researchers Create Molecule That Attacks Cancer Genes' 'Instruction Manual'

Findings from cell, animal experiments may hold promise for rare, fatal cancer, researchers say

9/30/2010
Most Men Unaware of Breast Cancer Risk in Males: Survey

None of those deemed at higher risk had been told by their doctor, small study found

9/30/2010
Mammograms Save Lives for Women in Their 40s, Study Says

Research in Sweden found lower death rates for those who got screened

9/29/2010
New Blood Test for Colon Cancer Developed

More trials needed, but method would identify folks in need of colonoscopy

9/29/2010
Experimental Drug Aids Kids With Nervous System Tumor

2-year survival rate was 66 percent, compared to 46 percent for conventional therapy

9/29/2010
Leaving Hospice Prematurely May Hike Health Expenses

ER visits, hospitalizations, home care increase the tally almost five-fold, study finds

9/29/2010
IUD Proposed to Treat Uterine Cancer

Device releases progestin hormone and helps younger women delay hysterectomy, preserve fertility, researchers say

9/29/2010
Experimental Test May Spot Prostate Cancer Earlier, More Accurately

Findings are preliminary, and study authors say it could be years before test is available commercially

9/28/2010
Blacks Likely to Benefit From Targeted Lung Cancer Therapy

Those with non-small cell cancers found to have mutation that responds to drug treatment

9/28/2010
Scientists Detect Unique Marker for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

It may one day offer a more targeted therapy for the aggressive disease, but more study is needed, researchers say

9/27/2010
Tumors, Infections Found by Accident in Clinical Trials

Suspicious findings seen in nearly 40 percent of cases, but not all benefit from treatment, researchers say

9/27/2010
Black Patients Less Likely to Get End-of-Life Care They Request

Those dying are more likely than whites to receive aggressive life-prolonging treatment against their wishes, study finds

9/27/2010
Physical Abilities May Affect Survival After Breast Cancer

Patients who struggle with daily activities more likely to die from other causes, study finds

9/27/2010
Surgery a Help for Aggressive Prostate Cancer: Study

Researchers report radical prostatectomy can extend survival rates

9/27/2010
Male Partners of Breast Cancer Patients May Suffer Depression

These men were more likely than peers to be hospitalized for mood disorders, study finds

9/24/2010
As Science Unlocks Secrets, Cancer Rates Fall

Included in big breakthroughs, experts say, are changes people make in their everyday lives

9/24/2010
Early Detection Helps Man Beat Colon Cancer

'I get to see my kids grow up,' Georgia resident says

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