Mis. Cancer News

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4/10/2009
Harmless Virus May Be Deadly to Breast Cancer

Reovirus seeks out and destroys tumor cells, researchers say

4/8/2009
Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety

Brief counseling before, after surgery eases concern over side effects, study finds

4/8/2009
Common Industrial Chemicals May Not Boost Cancer Risk

Use of PFOA, PFOS as additives is already being phased out, experts note

4/7/2009
Single Cell May Produce Multiple Lung Cancer Tumors

Finding suggests biological and clinical management of these growths needs to be tailored

4/7/2009
New Prostate Cancer Drug May Hold Promise

Researchers apply for large-scale testing after 'very promising' early results

4/6/2009
Colon Screenings Don't Follow Guidelines, Study Suggests

VA study shows elderly ill men getting same screenings as healthy folks

4/6/2009
Yale Plans Closer Look at Exercise and Cancer

Studies will chart recovery of active women with breast or ovarian disease

4/6/2009
Broccoli May Ward Off Serious Stomach Ailments

Results of small study hint at cancer-preventing ability, researcher says

4/2/2009
Daily Naps May Raise Older Women's Death Risk

Addressing where the drowsiness comes from may be the solution, researchers say

4/1/2009
Active Ingredient in Marijuana Kills Brain Cancer Cells

Experts say finding worth further study, but patients shouldn't light up just yet

4/1/2009
Gene Mutation Doubles Risk of Aggressive Colon Cancer in Blacks

Study found whites much less likely to have this variant

3/31/2009
People With MS May Have Lower Cancer Risk

Overall odds are reduced, study finds, but risk rises for certain malignancies

3/31/2009
Gene Screen Could Help Spot Melanoma

Activity of key proteins separate cancer from benign mole, scientists say

3/31/2009
As CT Radiation Accumulates, Cancer Risk May Rise

Those who have the most scans over a lifetime face greatest risk, experts say

3/30/2009
Scientists Identify More Breast Cancer Genes

Findings should lead to deeper understanding of the disease, experts say

3/26/2009
AIDS Drug Slows Spread of Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer

Study finds it suppresses enzyme vital to tumor growth

3/25/2009
Gene Test May ID Younger Women at Risk for Melanoma

Variation found in more than 40% of females under 50 raises odds almost 4-fold

3/25/2009
Black Women at Higher Risk for Aggressive Breast Tumors

Triple negative growths 3 times more likely regardless of age, weight, study finds

3/25/2009
Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer

Study finds cleaved galectin-3 may serve as treatment target against disease progression

3/24/2009
HPV Data May Aid Vaccine's Effectiveness

Most cervical cancers arose from strains covered by the shot, study finds

3/24/2009
Soy May Help Shield Asian-American Girls From Breast Cancer

Early consumption seems most beneficial, but needs further study, experts say

3/24/2009
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer

Even men genetically predisposed to disease benefit from eating fish, study finds

3/24/2009
Catching Ovarian Cancer Early May Miss Aggressive Tumors

The finding casts the usefulness of screening into doubt, scientists say

3/24/2009
Flushing From Alcohol a Risk Factor for Esophageal Cancer

Recognizing the enzyme deficiency would save many lives, study suggests

3/23/2009
Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Life Span

Major study finds an effect, but critics say meat offers important nutrients

3/23/2009
Dogs Help in Hunt for New Cancer Drugs

Research with canines may one day lead to new therapies to benefit humans

3/23/2009
Gold Nanospheres Show Promise in 'Boiling' Out Cancer

Smaller than dust flecks, new therapy 'cooks' bad cells while leaving healthy ones alone

3/22/2009
What to Expect From a Colonoscopy

While many patients are nervous, doctors say it isn't as scary as some believe

3/20/2009
Combo Screening Doesn't Spot Early Ovarian Cancer

Even finding it early may not save lives, researchers say

3/19/2009
Gleevec Prevents Return of Intestinal Cancer, Study Confirms

Drug is shown to be most effective on larger tumors

3/19/2009
PSA Testing: What Should Men Do?

Fallout from 2 studies, pro and con, has experts in a quandry

3/18/2009
Obesity Tied to Poor Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Study finds risk of disease recurrence, death nearly twice that of normal-weight patients

3/18/2009
2 Studies Conflict Over Value of Prostate Cancer Screening

Doctors acknowledge that the PSA test is a far from perfect tool

3/18/2009
Progress Reported Against Gene Involved in Hepatitis C

Finding could lead to new treatments for the disease, researchers say

3/18/2009
When Breast Cancer Recurs, Finding Pre-Symptoms Is Key

Early stage cancers are usually smaller and more contained, study finds

3/17/2009
Most Devout Most Likely to Fight Death to the End

Those with advanced cancer, strong faith more often wanted lifesaving measures, study finds

3/16/2009
'Watchful Waiting' Safe With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers

Study suggests close monitoring offers some men better quality of life

3/13/2009
Cancer Drug May Offer New Hope for Lupus Patients

Small U.K. study says Rituxan could become 1st new drug for disease in 50 years

3/13/2009
Younger Women With Breast Cancer Face Added Peril

Disease is more aggressive, requiring more radical treatments, study suggests

3/12/2009
Freckles, Moles May Indicate Risk for Eye Cancer

Factors that lead to skin cancer make uveal melanoma more likely, too, study finds

3/12/2009
Pancreatic Drug Trial Halted on Promising Results

Sutent showed greater survival rates, Pfizer says

3/11/2009
Genes May Decide Which Smokers Get Lung Disease

Certain DNA could encourage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, research shows

3/11/2009
Combo of Tests Might Spot Ovarian Cancer Early

Preliminary findings offer hope against a silent killer

3/10/2009
Study Links Blood Type and Pancreatic Cancer

Findings shed light on gene serving as marker for others involved in tumor development

3/10/2009
Folic Acid Supplements Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

But 10-year study also showed having enough folate in diet might offer protection

3/10/2009
'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer

Procedure involves freezing tumor rather than removing entire gland

3/9/2009
DNA Variations May Alter Risk of Hodgkin's Disease

Proteins that repair genetic damage are focus of new research

3/9/2009
Dying Feel Abandoned by Docs in the End

Continuity of care, closure important for dying, families and docs, study finds

3/9/2009
Technique Might Prevent Some Bladder Removals

Method helps doctors better distinguish cancer types, researcher says

3/9/2009
Wine Color Won't Change Breast Cancer Risk

Despite red wine's healthy reputation, study finds it won't lower cancer odds