Mis. Cancer News

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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
7/16/2009
Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

Family bonds, dedicated scientists set their sights on the bone malignancy chordoma

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

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

7/15/2009
Rare Cells Linked to Pediatric Cancers

Discovery could pave the way for future targeted treatment

7/14/2009
Reminders Boost Mammography Appointments

Prompts for breast exams improve compliance, study finds

7/14/2009
Gene Connections Key to Brain Tumor Growth

Discovery could help change disease from fatal to chronic, researcher says

7/14/2009
Increase in Thyroid Cancer Puzzles Experts

Uptick since 1980 cannot be explained solely by better screening: study

7/14/2009
Combination Therapy Best for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Adding radiation and hormone treatment to brachytherapy improves survival, study shows

7/13/2009
Coronary Calcium Scans Can Raise Cancer Risks

But study finds wide range of doses, lack of protocols for this screening test

7/13/2009
Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Consumption also appears to undercut effect of cancer-prevention drug

7/10/2009
Overall Health of U.S. Children a Mixed Bag

Government study finds gains and losses

7/10/2009
More Mammograms May Mean More 'Harmless' Cancers

Experts stress, though, that screenings remain vital

7/9/2009
Study Pinpoints Risk Factors for Death in Young Stroke Victims

Many can be modified, treated to improve odds, experts say

7/8/2009
Prostate Drug Appears Safer Than Thought

Finasteride does not cause more aggressive cancer, study contends

7/8/2009
'Easter Island' Drug Adds Years to Mice

Prospects for extending human life remain unclear, researchers say

7/7/2009
New Evidence Supports HPV Vaccine

Industry-funded study showed high levels of protection against human papillomavirus

7/3/2009
Cell Pathway May Be Key to Lung Cancer's Spread

Researchers express hope that finding will lead to treatments

7/2/2009
Cancer Endangers Some Wildlife Species

Effective conservation can help reduce threat, expert says

7/2/2009
Another Genetic Link to Testicular Cancer Is Found

Discovery may help explain why disease runs in families

7/1/2009
FDA Tells Patients to Stick With Diabetes Drug Linked to Cancer

There's no conclusive evidence that Lantus causes malignancy, agency says

7/1/2009
Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

6/30/2009
Metabolic Syndrome May Make Breast Cancer More Likely

Study finds increased risk for postmenopausal women

6/26/2009
'Chemical Nose' May Sniff Out Cancer Earlier

In lab studies, sensors differentiate between healthy and abnormal cells

6/26/2009
Eating Animal Fat May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer

Added risk is tied to red meat and dairy products, study finds

6/25/2009
Cell Protein Could Help Spur Malignancy

Discovery may lead to new cancer treatments, scientists say

6/25/2009
Abused Kids Face Higher Cancer Risk

'Fight or flight' hormone may play a role, researcher suggests

6/24/2009
For Kids With Leukemia, Radiation May Be Safe to Skip

Today's chemotherapy regimen often is enough, study finds

6/24/2009
Bariatric Surgery Cuts Cancer Risk for Women

Finding adds to the link between obesity and cancer, experts say

6/23/2009
Determining Who Will Respond to Brain Tumor Therapy

Blood biomarker, combined with MRI scan, helps predict outcome, study finds

6/23/2009
Schizophrenia Linked to Higher Risk of Dying From Cancer

Study finds lung and breast cancer rates especially elevated

6/23/2009
Whites More Likely to Get Rare Bone Cancer

Reasons for racial disparity remain unclear, researcher says

6/22/2009
Lab Study Finds Protein That May Inhibit Cancer Spread

Tests in mice show prosaposin injections reduce tumor growth

6/22/2009
Promising Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Experimental drug beat back inoperable cancer in two patients, study claims

6/22/2009
Obesity Greatly Raises Endometrial Cancer Risk

Odds are 22 times higher for very overweight women, study finds

6/19/2009
Chemicals in Marijuana Smoke May Harm DNA

Lab tests find cannabis even more toxic than tobacco

6/19/2009
Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer

Men in small study took capsules equivalent to brewed beverage

6/18/2009
New Prostate Cancer Biomarker Discovered

Finding also might apply in other types of cancer, researcher says

6/18/2009
Study Finds Possible Genetic Indicator of Colorectal Cancer

If perfected, screening method could make disease detection easier, experts say

6/18/2009
Pesticides Linked to Blood Disorder

Precancerous condition more prevalent among those who apply the chemicals, study shows

6/17/2009
Radiation May Raise Stroke Risk After Hodgkin's

Expert urges use of alternative to 'toxic' treatment

6/17/2009
Genes May Raise Risk of Neuroblastoma in Kids

Finding sheds light on cause of lethal cancer, expert says

6/17/2009
Taking Aim at Relapse of Leukemia in Kids

Researchers say discovery could lead to lifesaving drugs

6/16/2009
Racial Clusters Seem to Affect Access to Colon Care

U.S. areas with more black residents lack specialists, study shows

6/15/2009
Chemo Drug May Help Sun-Damaged Skin

Small study finds it also may reduce precancerous lesions

6/15/2009
Nicotine Receptors Could Be Lung Cancer Treatment Target

Compound inhibited receptors and led to cancer cell death in mouse study

6/12/2009
Evolution May Have Made Humans More Cancer Prone

Scientist thinks bigger brain could explain difference from chimps

6/11/2009
Health Secrets of Red Wine Uncovered

But for maximum benefits, sip don't gulp, research shows

6/10/2009
Longer Hormone Treatment May Improve Prostate Cancer Outlook

European and U.S. studies find similar results