Mis. Cancer News

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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

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