Mis. Cancer News

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6/10/2009
Gene Can Dampen Chemo Drug Effectiveness

Alternatives to current breast cancer therapy needed for some patients, study says

6/9/2009
Cancer Diagnosis May Tax Physical, Mental Health

Treatment, too, affects quality of life, studies show

6/9/2009
Health Care 'Gap' Continues for Minority, Poor Americans

Government report finds they have higher incidence of illness, fewer options for care

6/8/2009
Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising for Under 50 Set

Upturn is especially strong among those in their 20s, study finds

6/8/2009
Still Too Few Women in Cancer Trials

Many may lack the time, resources to participate, study finds

6/5/2009
Analysis Sheds Light on Protein's Role in Cancer

Scientists make strides in finding ways to slow tumor growth

6/5/2009
Alcohol, Cigarettes and Diabetes Up Colorectal Cancer Risk

More than seven drinks a week raises odds 60% over teetotalers, researchers say

6/5/2009
Grilled Meats Not Tied to Breast Cancer in Older Women

Study finds no added risk for eating meat, even when cooked at high temps

6/3/2009
Pausing Hormone Therapy Doesn't Cut Mammogram Recalls

Repeat imaging rates similar whether women stopped hormone treatment or not, study finds

6/3/2009
New Drug Fights Cancer in Dogs

Palladia approved to treat dangerous skin tumors

6/3/2009
New Tests Spot Tough-to-Detect Cancers Sooner

Researchers devise method for early confirmation of bile duct, pancreatic cancers

6/3/2009
Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say

Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk

6/2/2009
Simple Test Could Detect More Gastrointestinal Cancers

One stool sample can be used to perform several screens, researchers say

6/1/2009
Research Finds 'New Crop' of Breast Cancer Genes

Study in mice also suggests possible treatment with blood pressure med

6/1/2009
'Micro' Spreading of Breast Cancer Needs Treating, Study Urges

Other research cautions against too much screening for lung cancer

6/1/2009
Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Checking for Second Malignancies

Another study found some also suffer PTSD years after treatment

6/1/2009
New Technique May Improve Early Cervical Cancer Treatment

Modified hysterectomy method could boost survival, German study shows

6/1/2009
Researchers Spot Genes Linked to Testicular Cancer

Discovery could help determine which men are at increased risk, scientists say

6/1/2009
Drug Combo Proves Powerful Against Lung Cancer

Study finds better outcome for advanced non-small cell malignancies

6/1/2009
Experts Optimistic About Melanoma Vaccine

Phase 3 study reports improved survival for those with advanced disease

6/1/2009
Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

Alimta, Zactima extend survival but cure remains out of reach, studies show

5/28/2009
Cancer Survivors Can Still Be Fit, Study Asserts

Therapies do not appear to hamper cardiovascular health

5/27/2009
Heat Therapy May Help Prevent Esophageal Cancer

Barrett's esophagus patients benefit from destruction of abnormal cells, study shows

5/27/2009
Fingerprints May Vanish With Cancer Drug

Travelers are warned of side effect that could hamper immigration checks

5/27/2009
Gene Mutation May Up Risks of Endometrial Cancer

Marker indicates aggressiveness of the disease, study finds

5/27/2009
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall

Report finds 19.2% drop among men, 11.4% among women in past 15 years

5/26/2009
Broad-Spectrum Cervical Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Tests in animals get good results against more types of HPV, study finds

5/26/2009
Risks Remain for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Chance of developing another tumor stays high throughout life, study finds

5/26/2009
Drug May Extend Life When Breast Cancer Spreads

Study funded by pharmaceutical company finds benefits in Abraxane

5/25/2009
Cancer Drug May Boost Risk of Gastrointestinal Perforation

Review of trials finds Avastin with chemo doubles odds

5/22/2009
Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill

Health concerns raised by barbecued meats spur new ideas for the summer cookout

5/22/2009
New Research Sheds Light on Breast Cancer Prognosis

Two studies examine protein linked to tumor growth for clues to better treatments

5/22/2009
Many Black Women Refuse Breast Cancer Treatments

Poverty, fear play roles in skipping lifesaving therapies, researchers say

5/22/2009
Low Vitamin D Levels May Initiate Cancer Development

Study suggests loss of communication among cells tied to this nutritional deficit

5/21/2009
A New Way to Get Chemo to Pancreatic Tumors

Technique that doubles life span in mice may hold hope for people

5/20/2009
Research Reveals How Down Syndrome Shields Against Cancer

The findings might someday lead to better treatments, experts say

5/20/2009
Study Links Cancerous Tumors With Depression

Research with rats finds biological tie between growths and mood changes

5/19/2009
Stem Cell Study Offers Hope for Targeting Tumors

In mice, genetically engineered cells killed cancer but spared healthy cells

5/18/2009
Study Cites Gains in Gall Bladder Cancer Treatment

Early detection, aggressive surgery boosts survival times, researchers say

5/18/2009
Poor Women Seem to Be Skipping Breast Cancer Drugs

Theories vary as to why, but experts say consequence can be severe

5/18/2009
Short-Term Air Pollution Exposure May Damage DNA

Gene reprogramming can occur in just 3 days time

5/15/2009
An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment

Study identifies factors to help decide how aggressive therapy should be

5/15/2009
Sharing Cancer Info May Be Empowering

Telling children about genetic risks fosters openness, expert says

5/15/2009
Immune Therapy May Aid Kids With Neuroblastoma

Researchers praise new treatment for deadly cancer

5/15/2009
Ginger Eases Nausea From Chemo

Spice produced 40% reduction in symptoms among breast cancer patients

5/12/2009
Prior Cervical Dysplasia May Boost Cancer's Return

Women over 40 with history of the condition at greater risk, study concludes

5/12/2009
Healthy Behaviors Slow Functional Decline After Cancer

Diet, exercise may improve endurance in older, overweight cancer survivors, study shows

5/11/2009
More Cancer Tests Mean More False-Positive Results

Risk for incorrect but worrying findings rises 50 percent by the 14th test, study finds

5/11/2009
Where You Live May Affect Your Cancer Diagnosis

Risk of late-stage cancer greater in city dwellers than in rural residents, study shows

5/11/2009
3-Drug Combo Reduces Nausea After Chemo

Study finds adding casopitant mesylate to regimen cuts side effects