Mis. Cancer News

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10/29/2009
Health Tip: Screening for Cancer

A list of available tests

10/28/2009
Testicular Cancer Survivors Face Other Ills

Treatment can cause long-term neurological, circulatory problems, study finds

10/28/2009
Meditation May Reduce Stress in Breast Cancer Patients

Women report improved emotional and mental health in study

10/27/2009
Mapping the Link Between Alcohol, Cancer

How it affects tumor cells is becoming less of a mystery, study finds.

10/27/2009
Radiation From Medical Scans Soaring

Americans now get 6-fold more exposure than in 1980, researchers say

10/26/2009
Exposure to Holocaust May Have Raised Cancer Risks

Survivors offer clues to the impact of severe physical, psychosocial suffering, researchers say

10/26/2009
Breast Abnormality Follow-Up Often Later in Black Women

Reasons for delay are unclear, researchers say

10/26/2009
Bowel Disease Treatment May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Rates of non-melanoma cancer higher in patients with Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, study finds

10/26/2009
Blacks at Greater Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Race seems to play pivotal role, researchers say

10/25/2009
Is Smoking Tougher on Women?

Research suggests they're more susceptible to dangers of tobacco

10/23/2009
HPV Vaccine No More Painful Than Other Shots

Reports that injection sting is excessive disputed in U.S. study

10/22/2009
Dying Wishes Followed More Often for Whites

Better communication needed for black patients, researchers say

10/22/2009
Study Finds Less Toxic Treatment for Myeloma

Lower dose of standard medication leads to better outcome, researchers say

10/21/2009
American Cancer Society Stands By Cancer Screening Guidelines

Group has no plans to rethink testing for breast, prostate tumors, contrary to published report

10/21/2009
Radiation Treatments Made Safer for Cancer Patients

In mice, scientists say they can protect healthy tissue

10/19/2009
More Doctors Need to Learn to Spot Skin Cancers

Resident physicians should be taught to screen for suspicious lesions, researchers say

10/19/2009
U.S. Relaxes Opposition to Medical Marijuana

Prosecutors will no longer go after users or suppliers in states that permit use of the drug

10/18/2009
Drinking Your Way to Health? Perhaps Not

Despite potential heart benefits, other risks await, experts warn

10/16/2009
Strides Made in Tonsil Cancer Repair

New technique in palate reconstruction may make speaking, eating easier, study finds

10/16/2009
Breast Cancer Gene Tied to Diagnosis at Younger Age

Researchers concerned that disease may be developing earlier

10/14/2009
Race Not a Factor if Breast Cancer Chemo Succeeds

All women have similar outcomes when there's no sign of disease following treatment, study finds

10/14/2009
Supervised Exercise May Relieve Fatigue During Chemotherapy

Mixed-intensity program improved vitality and well-being in study patients

10/14/2009
Stem Cells Being Tested to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

It may be possible to stop tumor growth without harmful therapies, study suggests

10/13/2009
Study Suggests Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors

Higher-quality data see danger from long-term use, new review finds

10/13/2009
Mastectomy Not First Choice for Most Breast Cancer Patients

Three-fourths opt for breast-conserving treatments instead, study finds

10/13/2009
Dogs Helping to Advance Cancer Research

Treatment for canine tumors may yield insight into therapies for people, researchers say

10/12/2009
With Hormone Therapy, Tender Breasts May Signal Cancer Risk

Symptom might warrant a reassessment of treatment, experts suggest

10/9/2009
HPV Tied to Rare Head-and-Neck Cancer

Origins of nasopharyngeal infection may mirror tonsil cancer epidemic, researchers say

10/9/2009
Vitamin D Good for Breast Cancer Patients

Supplements help fight treatment-related bone loss, researchers say

10/8/2009
Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Never Marry

Certain forms of disease, treatment linked to greater likelihood of remaining single, study finds

10/8/2009
Stem Cell Research Offers Hope for Colon Cancer Vaccine

Mouse study suggests it may be possible to generate an immune response to cancer

10/8/2009
HIV Patients More Prone to 7 Kinds of Cancer

Study found early treatment of infection could slow start of malignancies

10/7/2009
Liver Cancer Patients May Get Hope

Finding could help identify patients who will benefit from interferon therapy, researchers say

10/7/2009
'Lab on a Chip' Might Speed Breast Cancer Monitoring

Device makes measuring estrogen faster and simpler, researchers say

10/6/2009
Most Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Healthy Babies

But pregnancies should be closely monitored, researchers say

10/5/2009
Gene Discovery May Advance Head and Neck Cancer Therapy

Expanded list of genetic links might improve diagnosis, treatment, researchers say

10/5/2009
Focused Radiation Protects Tumor Patients' Brain Function

Researchers recommend standard treatment with monitoring over whole-brain radiotherapy

10/2/2009
New Classification Proposed for Stomach Cancers

Categorizing by pathway, not cell type, may lead to better treatments, researchers say

10/2/2009
Health Tip: Getting Cancer Support

It may help you feel more in control

9/30/2009
Non-AIDS-Related Cancers Growing Among HIV Patients

Possible reasons for increased rates explored by researchers

9/30/2009
Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Drop 2% Annually

But mortality still higher among black women than white women, U.S. report says

9/29/2009
Social Isolation Adversely Affects Breast Cancer

In mouse study, those living alone had larger tumors than those in groups

9/29/2009
Eating in America Still Unhealthy: CDC

State-by-state report finds too few people meet fruit and veggie guidelines

9/29/2009
Younger Women With Colon Cancer Outlive Men

Estrogen could explain discrepancy in survival rates, researchers say

9/28/2009
More Women Having Other Breast Removed

But experts say there's no proof that procedure extends survival of cancer patients

9/27/2009
Vitamin D May Improve Melanoma Survival

But levels are too low in many Americans, researchers say

9/25/2009
Exercise May Prevent Prostate Cancer: Study

Report adds to debate over the value of exercise as a protector for men

9/25/2009
Angst May Protect Against Some Skin Cancer

Study finds less squamous cell carcinoma in mice under short-term stress

9/25/2009
New Hope for Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

By inhibiting key enzyme, researchers shrank tumors, prolonged survival in mice

9/24/2009
New Treatment May Beat Melanoma

In trials, advanced cancers shrunk rapidly, researchers say