Mis. Cancer News

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9/23/2009
Leukemia Drug in High Dose Helps Survival

Two trials find daunorubicin benefits certain subsets of patients

9/23/2009
After-Effects of Chemotherapy May Include Memory Problems

Lack of concentration, thinking difficulties reported by breast cancer survivors, researchers say

9/23/2009
Blood Tests May Spot Colon Cancer

Easier detection method might encourage more people to get screened, experts say

9/22/2009
Leukemia Cells May Hide in Fat Tissue

Finding explains why obese children have higher relapse rates, researchers say

9/22/2009
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Raises Heart Risks

Treatment methods should take into account side effects, researchers say

9/21/2009
Immune Cells Offer Hope for Injured Lungs

Discovery in mice shows promise for treating potentially fatal wounds, researchers say

9/21/2009
Head, Neck Cancer Treatment Often Not Completed

Surgical patients more likely to finish radiation course, study finds

9/21/2009
Many Teens Circumvent Tanning Bed Laws

Though operators largely follow the rules, the laws are too lax, study shows

9/21/2009
Researchers Propose Improved Cervical Cancer Screening

New method uses risk estimation to guide management, experts say

9/20/2009
New Drug May Offer Hope to Some With Lung Cancer

Pemetrexed improves survival with advanced non-small-cell tumors, study finds

9/20/2009
Hormone Therapy May Make Lung Cancer More Likely

Expert says finding supports doubts about value of treatment

9/20/2009
New Chemo Regimen May Benefit Ovarian Cancer Patients

Dose-dense treatment improved survival, but too toxic for some: study

9/17/2009
Scientists May Know How Lung Cancer Spreads

Preventing metastasis 'could have a huge impact on survival,' researcher says

9/16/2009
Hepatitis B Vaccination Protects Against Liver Cancer

Immunization program for newborns has lasting effects beyond childhood, researchers say

9/15/2009
Celiac Disease May Raise Risk of Dying

People with mild form of the digestive disorder have slightly higher death rate, study shows

9/15/2009
For Hispanics, a Unique Cancer Profile Emerges

Report finds they're less likely to die of cancer but more apt to have certain malignancies

9/14/2009
Medications That Lower Breast Cancer Risk Carry Other Dangers

Analysis notes tamoxifen, raloxifene can up chances of other cancers, clots

9/14/2009
Too Few Latinos Get Colorectal Cancer Tests

Language barrier could explain lower screening rates, researchers say

9/14/2009
Common Diabetes Drug May Fight Cancer

Metformin-chemo combination shrinks tumors, delays recurrence in mice: study

9/14/2009
Depression May Hasten Cancer Death

Psychological screenings and treatment are warranted: study

9/14/2009
Routine Testing Would Improve Herceptin Use in Breast Cancer

Targeted drug therapy often doesn't reach the right patients, study finds

9/11/2009
Scientists Spot Key to Breast Cancer Spread

Combination of proteins sparks disease growth, research shows

9/8/2009
Scientists Spot Clue to Cancer's Aggressiveness

They hope molecular signature shows when disease will respond to cancer drug

9/8/2009
Gum Disease May Increase Head and Neck Cancer Risk

The threat seems the same for smokers, nonsmokers, study finds

9/8/2009
Colon Cancer Screenings Still Too Low: Study

Even when Americans have health care 'safety net' in place, rates barely budge, report finds

9/3/2009
Family, Friends Influence Breast Cancer Decisions

Patients' supporters often play role in treatment discussions, study finds

9/2/2009
Pancreatic Cancer Deaths Higher for Blacks

Accounting for risk factors made no difference in disparity, researchers find

9/1/2009
New Therapy Spares Organ in Early Esophageal Cancer

Less invasive procedure shaves off lesions, researchers say

9/1/2009
Blood Test May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

Researchers hope to detect the disease while it is still treatable

9/1/2009
Prostate Cancer Over-Diagnosed: Study

The result is over-treatment for many men, researchers say

9/1/2009
Chemotherapy Linked to Sleep-Wake Cycle Disruptions

Biological clock out of sync in patients being treated for breast cancer, study finds

9/1/2009
Blood Thinner May Prevent Chemo-Related Clots

Daily injection cut risk in half for Italian study patients

8/31/2009
Harm Begins With a Few Cigarettes, a Little Smog

Levels of toxins in air don't have to be high to be hazardous, studies find

8/31/2009
New Robotic Arm Has Softer Surgical Touch

Device helps find tumors during minimally invasive surgery, researchers say

8/31/2009
Genetic Clues May Lead to New Skin Cancer Therapies

Mutant genes linked to melanoma could be targets for treatment, researchers say

8/28/2009
Colon Cancer Stopped in Its Tracks in Swiss Study

Gene-based treatment could block tumors, prevent recurrence, researchers say

8/27/2009
Steady Improvements Seen for Young Blood Cancer Patients

Survival has significantly increased, research shows

8/27/2009
Get Ready for Gruesome Cigarette Warnings

Graphic images of diseased body parts could become the norm on packaging

8/26/2009
Advice Helps Prevent Pain After Breast Cancer Surgery

Patients benefit from information on how to reduce risk of lymphedema, experts say

8/26/2009
Blood Flow Mismatch Seen in Pancreatic Cancers

Findings may help explain why many patients respond poorly to chemo and radiation

8/26/2009
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy Dies at 77

Diagnosed with brain tumor last year, his relentless optimism, new therapies helped him exceed expectations, experts say

8/25/2009
Tobacco Use Kills 6 Million People Annually: Report

And costs the global economy $500 billion each year

8/25/2009
HPV Vaccine Could Prevent Many Penile Cancers

Nearly half of the tumors are caused by strains covered by the shot, study finds

8/25/2009
Saliva May Help Spot Oral Cancer Early

Study suggests potential for a non-invasive diagnostic test

8/25/2009
Tamoxifen May Up Risk of Second, More Aggressive Breast Cancer

But survivors shouldn't stop taking the anti-cancer drug, experts say

8/25/2009
Protein May Identify Deadlier Breast Cancer

Findings might help doctors determine prognosis, researchers say

8/25/2009
Smokers' Cars Loaded With Nicotine

Levels twice those found in places that permit smoking, study suggests

8/24/2009
Marital Separation May Hurt Cancer Survival

Married and never-married did the best a decade later, study shows

8/21/2009
Obesity Tied to Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Leads to poor prognosis in both blacks and whites after surgery, study finds

8/20/2009
Better Pap Smear Follow-Up Needed Among Lower-Income Women

Disparities seen in screening rates, appropriate care in Canadian study