Mis. Cancer News

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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

1/5/2010
Pomegranate May Fight Some Breast Cancers

Phytochemical in fruit could inhibit hormone-driven disease, study finds

1/4/2010
Poverty, Poor Education Shave Years Off the Life Span

They're as important as smoking, obesity when it comes to health, study finds

1/4/2010
Key Protein Could Put Brakes on Cancer's Blood Supply

Lowering delta-catenin levels may safely slow tumor growth, scientists say

1/4/2010
Experimental Drug May Help in Brain, Prostate Cancers

Study finds that imetelstat targets mechanism that allows cancer cells to divide

12/31/2009
Clues to Cancer That Could Wipe Out Tasmanian Devils

Researchers are working on genetic puzzle to try to save the mammals

12/30/2009
Stem Cells Might Reverse Heart Damage From Chemo

Cancer patients could one day take potent therapies, get heart fixed later, researchers say

12/28/2009
Sun Protection Advised Year-Round

UVA rays pose a threat to skiers, snowboarders, experts say

12/25/2009
Heavier Sons Tied to Higher Death Risk for Parents

Obese offspring upped odds of dying of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, study found

12/24/2009
Research Reveals How Breast Cancer Rearranges Genome

Disease plays havoc with DNA sequence, study finds

12/24/2009
New Treatment Eyed for Ewing's Sarcoma

Figitumumab fights tumors and appears to be well-tolerated, researchers say

12/23/2009
Alzheimer's May Stave Off Cancer, and Vice Versa

Biological factors that lead to one seem to protect against the other, expert says

12/23/2009
Two Genes Work in Tandem to Spur Deadliest Brain Cancer

Scientists discover the duo turns on hundreds of other genes that help disease spread

12/23/2009
Melanoma Less Common in Blacks But Deadlier

Skin cancer diagnosis occurs later in nonwhites, study finds

12/22/2009
Ingredient in Botanicals Tied to Urinary Cancer

People who used affected Chinese products should be monitored, study suggests

12/22/2009
Many High-Risk Women Refuse Breast MRI

Though it helps ID early breast cancer, 42 percent in study declined free test

12/18/2009
Natural Heart Drugs May Combat Colon Cancer

Lab study finds that glycosides kill cancer cells

12/18/2009
Spiritual Needs Rank High as Death From Cancer Nears

Being 'at peace with God' affects medical choices, study finds

12/16/2009
Life Expectancy in U.S. Hits New High

Deaths also at all-time low, government report shows

12/15/2009
Stress From Prostate Cancer Diagnosis May Be Fatal

Risk of cardiovascular event, suicide goes up within a week of getting news, researchers say

12/14/2009
Physical Activity May Prolong Survival After Colon Cancer

Exercise benefited men whose disease had been treated, hadn't spread, study finds

12/14/2009
Studies Quantify Cancer Risks From CT Scans

An estimated 29,000 future cancers could be linked to scans performed in 2007

12/14/2009
Herb May Counter Liver Damage From Chemo

Milk thistle appears to reduce liver inflammation in cancer patients, researchers say

12/14/2009
After Lumpectomy, Radiation Rates Lower for Black Women

Racial disparities seen for 'standard-of-care' breast cancer treatment, study finds

12/14/2009
'Nanosensors' Spot Early Signs of Cancer

Blood-based technology could lead to quicker detection and treatment, study says

12/13/2009
Chemo With Herceptin May Be Best for Some Breast Cancers

Taking the drug during chemotherapy, rather than after, improves survival, study finds

12/11/2009
Spice Compounds May Stem Tumor Growth

Lab study suggests possible action against breast cancer

12/11/2009
Adding Chemo to Tamoxifen Helps Some Breast Cancer Patients

Combo extended survival for certain women with estrogen-positive tumors, study found

12/10/2009
New Field of 'Cardio-oncology' Suggested

Heart, cancer specialists should collaborate to protect chemo patients, researchers say

12/10/2009
Bone Drugs May Beat Back Breast Cancer

Bisphosphonates seem to prevent recurrence, researchers find

12/10/2009
Too Much Drinking, Eating Tied to Breast Cancer Recurrence

Prognosis is also worse for overweight women, researchers find

12/9/2009
Vitamin D Linked to Survival in Lymphoma Patients

Supplementation might slow cancer, preliminary study suggests

12/9/2009
Genetic Test May Someday Help Spot Breast Cancer

Positioning of genes could aid in detecting whether cells are cancerous, experts say

12/9/2009
Being Alone and Stressed May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Social isolation combined with stressful situations raised odds of disease in animal study

12/9/2009
Want to Cut Cancer Risk? Try Munching Pistachios

Benefit comes from a particular type of vitamin E in the nuts, expert says

12/9/2009
Kids Who Beat Cancer Still Face Heart Risks

Chance of cardiovascular problems stays high for 30 years, study finds

12/9/2009
Beer Ingredient Eyed in Prostate Cancer Prevention

But experiments in rats should not encourage guys to drink up, experts say

12/8/2009
Breast Cancer Decline Only Partly Due to HRT

Drop in hormone replacement therapy doesn't fully explain the 7% falloff, researchers say

12/8/2009
Selenium, Omega-3s May Stave Off Colorectal Cancer

Studies find benefits, but others question validity of the link

12/8/2009
U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths Continue to Drop

Report says lifestyle changes, better screening and treatment explain decrease

12/7/2009
EPA: Greenhouse Gases Hazardous to Your Health

Announcement comes as big global warming conference begins in Copenhagen

12/7/2009
New Target May Be Eyed in Kids' Brain Cancer

Scientists closer to understanding the development of deadly neuroectodermal tumors

12/7/2009
Breast Cancer's Spread Now Better Understood

Findings offer hope for future treatments targeting growth factor, researchers say

12/7/2009
Hormonal Drugs Cool Hot Flashes From Prostate Cancer Therapy

Medroxyprogesterone wins out in comparison study

12/4/2009
Certain Childhood Cancers More Likely to Recur

Research and surveillance urged for at-risk patient groups

12/4/2009
High-Risk Women May Often Avoid Using Tamoxifen

Armed with knowledge of risks, many hesitate to take breast cancer drug, study finds

12/4/2009
Blood Clot Threat After Surgery Worse Than Thought

Risk continues for 12 weeks and includes minimally invasive procedures, study finds

12/3/2009
Smoking Exposure Now Linked to Colon, Breast Cancers

New studies also find that children exposed to smoke are at risk of lung cancer