Mis. Cancer News

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8/18/2009
New Target Eyed for Colon Cancer Drugs

In mouse study, researchers see possibility of 'potent therapy'

8/18/2009
Chemo Plus Palliative Care Reaps Benefits

For those with advanced cancer, teaching self-management and empowerment improves quality of life

8/18/2009
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Seems Safe

Fainting most common adverse event with Gardasil, study finds

8/18/2009
Abnormal Protein May Signal Pancreatic Cancer

'Prion' could become diagnostic tool, researcher says

8/17/2009
Pain Level May Predict Survival in Certain Cancer Patients

Discomfort should be monitored in those with head and neck malignancies, researchers say

8/17/2009
Antioxidants Pose No Melanoma Threat

Despite earlier study, new report finds no risk from common vitamin and mineral supplements

8/17/2009
Chewing Tobacco No Safer Than Smoking

New study adds to list of carcinogens harming those with smokeless habit

8/13/2009
Compound Targets, Destroys Cancer Stem Cells in Mice

Finding could lead to new therapeutic possibilities, researchers say

8/13/2009
Cancer Deaths Declining, Especially Among Young

Advances in treatment, prevention and detection behind progress, study finds

8/12/2009
Stray Breast Cancer Cells Yield to Post-Op Chemo

Women with microscopic disease helped by additional treatment, research shows

8/12/2009
New Antibiotics May Target Cancer-Causing Proteins

Anti-cancer use of thiazoles could be possible, research suggests

8/11/2009
Aspirin May Stem Deaths From Colorectal Cancer

Study suggests a role for aspirin in prevention as well as treatment

8/11/2009
Limb-Sparing Surgery May Offer Little Benefit to Cancer Patients

It doesn't affect quality of life in most cases, review finds

8/11/2009
Oral Drug Ups Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases

But no reduced death risk in patients with localized disease, research shows

8/10/2009
More Evidence Healthy Living Brings Long Life

Good diet, no smoking, regular exercise lower chronic disease risk by 80%, CDC study finds

8/10/2009
9/11 Responders May Be At Raised Myeloma Risk

Cases are appearing at a younger age than is normal, researchers note

8/9/2009
In U.S., No Comeback Seen for Hormone Therapy

Experts say risks of long-term use still outweigh possible benefits

8/7/2009
Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers

8/7/2009
Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women with BRCA gene mutations often choose preventive measures, study finds

8/6/2009
Many Texas Docs Not Pushing HPV Vaccine for Girls

Study finds fewer than half always recommend the shots, despite federal guidelines

8/6/2009
Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk

Lifestyle changes up the odds for Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, study finds

8/5/2009
Genome of Leukemia Patient Reveals Common Mutations

Findings could help scientists understand genetic basis of cancer

8/5/2009
Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension

Finding points to ways to control blood pressure, researchers say

8/5/2009
Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

Agency strengthens 'black box' warning on medicines such as Enbrel, Remicade

8/3/2009
Blood Type May Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

New findings are consistent with previous research

7/31/2009
Immune Systems of AIDS Patients More Prone to HPV Cancers

Link was known, but new study helps explain why

7/31/2009
After Neuroblastoma, Chronic Problems Often Await

Survivors are found to have more health and social issues years later

7/31/2009
Blood Transfusions Not Linked to Long-Term Problems

No evidence that cancer cells or other health conditions are spread, study finds

7/30/2009
Euthanasia, Palliative Care Work in Unison in Belgium

While assisted dying is legal there, it's rarely implemented, expert says

7/30/2009
Virus May Affect Survival in Head and Neck Cancer

Human papillomavirus infection linked to better prognosis, research suggests

7/30/2009
Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends

Study shows they're at increased risk of psychological distress years later

7/30/2009
Brain Scan May Help Predict Cancer Drug Response

Identifying tumors treatable with Avastin has multiple benefits, researchers say

7/30/2009
'Suicide' Genes Help Slow Ovarian Tumor Growth in Mice

Treatment could be tested in women within 18 to 24 months, expert suggests

7/29/2009
Multiple Myeloma Genome Unlocked

Discovery paves way for better therapies for some blood cancer patients, experts say

7/29/2009
Intense Daily Workout May Keep Cancer at Bay

Thirty minutes a day cut risk in half in study of Finnish men

7/29/2009
Scientists Test New Way to Get Drugs to Cancer Cells

Method might someday provide less toxic alternative to chemo, expert says

7/29/2009
Teens May Not Benefit from Pap Tests

British study supports raising age for screening, which U.S. is pondering

7/27/2009
Radiation Plus Chemo a Good Option in Lung Cancer

Surgery alone not linked to improved survival in non-small-cell lung cancer study

7/24/2009
Culture May Help Raise Breast Cancer Death Rate for American Indians

Fatalism, stigma barriers to prevention and treatment for this hard-hit group, study finds

7/24/2009
Ovary Removal May Play a Role in Lung Cancer

Increased risk could stem from sudden drop in estrogen, experts say

7/23/2009
Molecule Helps Leukemia Cells Hide From Immune System

Discovery might lead to new strategies to fight the disease, researchers say

7/23/2009
Elevated Insulin Levels Linked to Breast Cancer

Study finds strong association in postmenopausal women

7/21/2009
No Firm Evidence Green Tea Helps Prevent Cancer

Researchers have not uncovered conclusive findings, review shows

7/20/2009
New Gene May Signal Aggressive Breast Cancer

Finding provides insight into tumor growth, metastasis, researchers say

7/20/2009
Study Questions Lymph Node Harvesting in Colorectal Cancer

Removing more during surgery may not be needed, researchers say

7/18/2009
Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer

High levels of miR-21 were found in nonsmoking patients; could be target for treatment

7/17/2009
Spiritual Outlook Can Affect Mental Health in Breast Cancer

Negative feelings about faith linked to patients' poor emotional status, study suggests

7/16/2009
Hopes Dashed for Thalidomide as Lung Cancer Treatment

The drug's success with other cancers wasn't repeated with small cell tumors: study

7/16/2009
Onsolis Approved for Severe Cancer Pain

Due to abuse risks, patch will be available under restricted distribution

7/16/2009
Sunitinib Benefit Explored in Poor-Prognosis Kidney Cancer

Treatment safe in advanced disease but more study is needed, experts say