Mis. Cancer News

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5/11/2009
Conflicts of Interest Still Exist in Cancer Research

Medical journals need to be more vigilant, analysis suggests

5/6/2009
Genes Linked to Spread of Breast Cancer

Study identifies three genetic ties to brain metastasis

5/5/2009
Biomarkers May Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer

Cancer expert is wary of finding, however

5/4/2009
Hospital Volume Imperfect Gauge of Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Review finds inconsistent results, questions validity of numbers

5/4/2009
Smoking Packs a Tougher Wallop for Women

Research suggests greater female susceptibility to carcinogens

5/4/2009
Delivering Chemo Directly Into Brain Tumors Shows Promise

Survival times for those with malignant gliomas increased, study found

5/1/2009
Anemia Drugs May Raise Death Risk in Cancer Patients

Latest findings support recent label warnings for Procrit, Aranesp, experts say

4/30/2009
Breast Self-Exam Rates Go Up With Counseling

Instruction and encouragement take the worry away, researcher says

4/30/2009
Young Women's Breast Tissue Offers Clues to Cancer Risk

Tissue density tied to chances of disease in middle-age and beyond, study suggests

4/29/2009
Minorities to Bear Brunt of Rise in U.S. Cancer Cases

Rate among Hispanics, blacks will double over next 20 years, report warns

4/28/2009
Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Lung Cancer Risk

Controversial food byproduct even showed protection for women, study finds

4/28/2009
Gene Alteration May Affect Breast Cancer Therapy

Less toxic regimen could be sufficient for some women, study finds

4/27/2009
Well Water Might Raise Bladder Cancer Risk

Study cites sun and smoke as other factors linked to the disease

4/27/2009
Heart, Bone Problems May Follow Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men on hormone-lowering therapy may require close monitoring, researchers say

4/27/2009
Drug May Help Against Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Study shows those who respond to lapatinib survive longer

4/25/2009
Nanoparticles May Help Attack Cancer More Directly

Method tested in mice could allow more potent treatment with fewer side effects

4/24/2009
Don't Lower Age for Cervical Cancer Test, Study Urges

Researchers say older women need screening as much as younger ones

4/23/2009
Agent Orange Exposure Tied to Prostate Cancer Return

Study finds vets at higher risk of aggressive recurrence only 8 months after surgery

4/23/2009
No Verdict Yet on Grape Seed Extract vs. Breast Cancer

Researchers plan more controlled study at different dosages

4/23/2009
Kids Given Photos of Sunburn Damage Covered Up Better

Study says every preteen should get UV snapshot of what exposure can do to their skin

4/22/2009
Osteoporosis Drugs Might Not Raise Cancer Risk

Two studies suggest bisphosphonates don't increase chances of esophageal tumors

4/22/2009
Acupuncture Cuts Dry Mouth in Cancer Patients

Small study suggests larger trials needed to assess therapy over longer time

4/22/2009
Soy May Not Lead to Denser Breasts

Study finds no link to condition that can increase cancer risk

4/22/2009
HRT May Protect Women From Colon Cancer

Finding echoes earlier research involving hormone therapy

4/22/2009
Gene Studies Reveal Cancer's Secrets

Key alterations hold clues to blood, bladder and ovarian malignancies, researchers say

4/21/2009
A 'Smart Bomb' for Prostate Cancer?

Tested in mice, new chemo delivery system may increase accuracy, researchers say

4/21/2009
Walnuts May Help Keep Breast Cancer at Bay

Study in mice finds fewer, smaller tumors in those that ate the nuts

4/21/2009
Charring Meat May Boost Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Increases production of carcinogens thought to invite disease, study finds

4/21/2009
Wine May Guard Against Lymphoma Recurrence

Patients who drank before diagnosis had reduced risk of relapse or death, study finds

4/21/2009
Experts Highlight Inroads to Preventing Cancer

Folic acid supplements, smoking and genetics are among research targets

4/20/2009
Grapefruit Juice Boosts Anti-Cancer Drug's Effects

Small study finds 8-ounce glass enhances absorption of rapamycin 3 to 4 times

4/20/2009
Radiation Exposure Linked to Aggressive Thyroid Cancers

Environmental or therapeutic contact also led to poorer outcomes, study finds

4/20/2009
Robotic Surgery Practical for Some Head, Neck Tumors

But more research needed to define advantages, limits of procedure, study suggests

4/20/2009
Older Men Need to Take Closer Look for Melanomas

If you can't examine your own back, have a loved one take a look, study says

4/20/2009
Doctor-Patient Talks Key to Blacks Getting Cancer Screens

Poor communication a major problem in low screening rates but one that can be fixed, study suggests

4/20/2009
Study Rates Breast Cancer Risks Among Races

Researchers find white and black women share certain risks; other factors more distinctive

4/20/2009
Targeted Treatments Show Mettle Against Advanced Cancers

Progression-free survival longer when treatment aimed at specific tumor traits

4/20/2009
Chemo Combo Shows Promise Against Ovarian Cancer

Lab-based study focused on certain types of malignancies

4/20/2009
Science Makes Inroads Against Prostate, Other Cancers

In studies, an immune boost fights prostate tumors, and better drugs outwit brain, pancreatic malignancies

4/18/2009
Research Takes Aim at Pancreatic Cancer

Discovery and testing in mice may lead to better detection and treatment

4/17/2009
'Phase 0' Trials Aim to Speed Cancer Drug Development

Report on first such study involves effort to improve chemotherapy effectiveness

4/16/2009
Dense Breasts Complicate Testing and Treatment

Risk factor is one women can do little about, experts say

4/15/2009
Sleep May Be Cause, Not Consequence, of Cancer Issues

Researchers suggest treating insomnia as a way to address pain

4/15/2009
New Technology Allows Better Monitoring of Cancer Cells

Researchers foresee an increased ability to diagnose the disease

4/15/2009
New Drug Being Tested for Pancreatic Cancer

Lab findings show potential for use alone or in combination, scientist says

4/14/2009
Radiation-Chemo Combo Boosts Lung Cancer Outcomes

Getting both simultaneously linked to longer survival, study concludes

4/13/2009
Wristbands May Lessen Nausea After Radiation

Small study finds acupressure cut symptoms beyond mere placebo effect

4/13/2009
A Drop of Blood May Help Assess Cancer Therapy

Technique could one day quickly detect if treatment is working, study suggests

4/13/2009
Blacks Less Likely to Get Optimal Lung Cancer Treatment

Disparity in care is as wide today as it was in the early '90s, study says

4/13/2009
Race May Not Be Key in Cancer Disparities

Study finds differences drop or disappear when scale is reduced