Mis. Cancer News

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6/1/2010
Vitamins Fail to Protect Men Against Bladder Cancer

Little is known about anticancer benefits of supplements, researchers caution

6/1/2010
Radiation for Prostate Cancer May Boost Fracture Risk

Study found treatment hiked hip fractures by 58 percent

5/30/2010
Breast Cancer Vaccine Possible, Scientists Say

Human trials may begin next year

5/28/2010
Making Your Way Through the Fog of Chemotherapy

Though accepted as real, 'chemo brain' still befuddles patients and researchers

5/27/2010
Exercise Boosts Health of Cancer Patients

Physical activity during and after treatment resulted in less fatigue, greater well-being, researchers say

5/27/2010
Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer

Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds

5/26/2010
Shark Cartilage Not Beneficial in Advanced Lung Cancer

Study found no difference in survival when compared to chemoradiotherapy alone

5/26/2010
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

BPA, DES affected offspring of pregnant mice, researchers found

5/25/2010
Breast Cancer Study Offers New Hope

Estrogen-lowering drugs before surgery let even high-risk women opt for lumpectomy

5/24/2010
Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Health Problems Throughout Life

More likely to struggle with medical issues as adults, analysis finds

5/21/2010
Lifestyle Affects Survival in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Pre-diagnosis smoking, obesity and alcohol use raise death risk, research shows

5/21/2010
Scientists Spot Real 'Smoking Gun' in Prostate Cancer

Gene fusion may be behind disease, not androgen receptors, study suggests

5/21/2010
IV Treatment May Thwart Advanced Cancers

In studies, anti-tumor virus stops advanced disease, researchers say

5/21/2010
Radiation Not Needed in Many Older Breast Cancer Patients

No added benefit over surgery plus tamoxifen alone in those 70-plus with early stage disease, study finds

5/21/2010
Treatment With Rituxan May Reduce Recurrence of Follicular Lymphoma

Research also finds Revlimid slows progression of multiple myeloma

5/21/2010
Heart Disease Among Childhood Cancer Survivors Tied to Gene Mutations

Children with certain variants who were treated with low-dose cancer drug at higher risk, study shows

5/21/2010
Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer Moves Closer

Step-wise strategy based on blood test was nearly 100% accurate in older women, study found

5/21/2010
Yoga Eases Sleep Problems Among Cancer Survivors

Study found those who practiced it for four weeks after chemo slept better, used fewer sleep aids

5/20/2010
Some Spices Cut Cancer Risk That Comes With Grilled Burgers

Study found rosemary, turmeric, fingerroot inhibited production of carcinogenic compounds

5/20/2010
Post-Chemo Treatment May Boost Lung Cancer Survival

Study finds some benefit with erlotinib for people with non-small-cell form of disease

5/18/2010
New Clues to Treating an Aggressive Breast Cancer

Findings may lead to earlier detection and personalized therapy, researchers say

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