Mis. Cancer News

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Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths

Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says

Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer

Immunotherapy may triple 5-year survival rate for certain patients with advanced disease, study finds

Aspirin and Cancer Risk

Regular use of aspirin may help prevent death from several kinds of cancer, study finds.

As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk

Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk

1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?

Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life

Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor

Study found significant increase in survival 2 years after diagnosis

Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease

A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well

U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State

Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed

Vitamin D and Cancer Risk

Will taking vitamin D and calcium supplements reduce the risk of cancer?

Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It

6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers

Drug may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall

Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors

While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report

Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans

Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

Social Struggles Linger for Many Young Cancer Survivors

Challenges persist up to 2 years after diagnosis, study finds

Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option

Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says

Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?

Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study

Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable

Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study

Plus, there's no evidence of safety concerns linked to long-term use of the drug, researchers say

Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes

Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors

Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage

Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy

The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun

1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers

Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

Indoor Tanning: A Big Financial Hit to U.S. Health Care

Skin cancers from UV light in devices totalled $343 million in 2015 alone, researchers say

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma

Over one-third of patients appeared disease-free 6 months after single treatment, report says

Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say

Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives

Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds

Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn