Mis. Cancer News

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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
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