Mis. Cancer News

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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

5/25/2009
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
Conflicts of Interest Still Exist in Cancer Research

Medical journals need to be more vigilant, analysis suggests

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

Study finds adding casopitant mesylate to regimen cuts side effects

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