Mis. Cancer News

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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

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