Mis. Cancer News

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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

6/26/2009
Eating Animal Fat May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer

Added risk is tied to red meat and dairy products, study finds

6/25/2009
Cell Protein Could Help Spur Malignancy

Discovery may lead to new cancer treatments, scientists say

6/25/2009
Abused Kids Face Higher Cancer Risk

'Fight or flight' hormone may play a role, researcher suggests

6/24/2009
For Kids With Leukemia, Radiation May Be Safe to Skip

Today's chemotherapy regimen often is enough, study finds

6/24/2009
Bariatric Surgery Cuts Cancer Risk for Women

Finding adds to the link between obesity and cancer, experts say

6/23/2009
Determining Who Will Respond to Brain Tumor Therapy

Blood biomarker, combined with MRI scan, helps predict outcome, study finds

6/23/2009
Schizophrenia Linked to Higher Risk of Dying From Cancer

Study finds lung and breast cancer rates especially elevated

6/23/2009
Whites More Likely to Get Rare Bone Cancer

Reasons for racial disparity remain unclear, researcher says

6/22/2009
Lab Study Finds Protein That May Inhibit Cancer Spread

Tests in mice show prosaposin injections reduce tumor growth

6/22/2009
Promising Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Experimental drug beat back inoperable cancer in two patients, study claims

6/22/2009
Obesity Greatly Raises Endometrial Cancer Risk

Odds are 22 times higher for very overweight women, study finds

6/19/2009
Chemicals in Marijuana Smoke May Harm DNA

Lab tests find cannabis even more toxic than tobacco

6/19/2009
Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer

Men in small study took capsules equivalent to brewed beverage

6/18/2009
New Prostate Cancer Biomarker Discovered

Finding also might apply in other types of cancer, researcher says

6/18/2009
Study Finds Possible Genetic Indicator of Colorectal Cancer

If perfected, screening method could make disease detection easier, experts say

6/18/2009
Pesticides Linked to Blood Disorder

Precancerous condition more prevalent among those who apply the chemicals, study shows

6/17/2009
Radiation May Raise Stroke Risk After Hodgkin's

Expert urges use of alternative to 'toxic' treatment

6/17/2009
Genes May Raise Risk of Neuroblastoma in Kids

Finding sheds light on cause of lethal cancer, expert says

6/17/2009
Taking Aim at Relapse of Leukemia in Kids

Researchers say discovery could lead to lifesaving drugs

6/16/2009
Racial Clusters Seem to Affect Access to Colon Care

U.S. areas with more black residents lack specialists, study shows

6/15/2009
Chemo Drug May Help Sun-Damaged Skin

Small study finds it also may reduce precancerous lesions

6/15/2009
Nicotine Receptors Could Be Lung Cancer Treatment Target

Compound inhibited receptors and led to cancer cell death in mouse study

6/12/2009
Evolution May Have Made Humans More Cancer Prone

Scientist thinks bigger brain could explain difference from chimps

6/11/2009
Health Secrets of Red Wine Uncovered

But for maximum benefits, sip don't gulp, research shows

6/10/2009
Longer Hormone Treatment May Improve Prostate Cancer Outlook

European and U.S. studies find similar results

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