Mis. Cancer News

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11/20/2008
Smokeout '08: The Perfect Time to Quit

American Cancer Society urges people to stop for a day, then for life

11/19/2008
Technique Tracks Cancer-Killing Cells

Innovative approach could aid research, treatment, experts say

11/18/2008
Diet, Exercise May Modify Breast Cancer Risks

Combined, they produce more potent anti-disease effect in postmenopausal women, study says

11/18/2008
Home-Based Programs Benefit Older Cancer Survivors

They improved ability to live and function when enrolled in tailored interventions

11/18/2008
Canola Oil Consumed During Pregnancy Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Offspring

Mouse study found it was better than corn oil during gestation and lactation

11/18/2008
Genetic Trait Could Predict Lung Cancer

But research is preliminary, scientists stress

11/18/2008
Non-AIDS Cancer Risk Higher for Those With HIV

As life span has increased, they now face greater threat from other disease, study says

11/18/2008
Vitamin C, E Supplements Won't Help Prevent Cancer

Findings follow similar results for the prevention of heart disease

11/17/2008
Wealthy More Likely to Have Breast Reconstruction

Black women less likely than white women to have reconstruction after mastectomy

11/17/2008
Smoking, Drinking Raise Risks of Esophagus, Stomach Cancer

Certain of these tumors are rising in incidence, experts note

11/17/2008
Stay Upbeat, Exercise to Help Prevent Cancer in Old Age

Risk factors study found little link between drinking and malignancies

11/17/2008
Study Singles Out Beachgoers' Skin Cancer Risk

The most vulnerable use the least sunscreen, have greatest desire to tan

11/17/2008
Toxic Chemicals Blamed for Gulf War Illness

Report also cites drug given to U.S. troops to protect them from nerve gas

11/17/2008
Psychological Counseling Boosts Breast Cancer Outcomes

Interventions cut risk of recurrence, lengthened disease-free survival, study finds

11/17/2008
Finding Points to Possible Blood Test for Brain Tumors

Tiny sacs, released by glioblastoma cells, can be detected, study shows

11/15/2008
Many Ignore Symptoms of Bladder Trouble

November is health awareness month, so check with a physician if you're in pain

11/14/2008
Lung Cancer Genetics Different in Black Patients: Study

Finding may explain why treatment and outcomes are different among races

11/14/2008
Saturated Fats Linked to Cancer of Small Intestine

These fats are found in red meat and processed meats, researchers say

11/11/2008
Calcium, Vitamin D Won't Prevent Breast Cancer

But findings apply to postmenopausal women only, counters editorial

11/10/2008
Freezing Ovaries Preserves Fertility, Scientists Report

New technique could help cancer patients or women who want to delay childbirth

11/6/2008
Negative Cancer Messages Backfire With Blacks

Positive approaches more likely to prompt minorities to get checked for disease, study says

11/6/2008
Free Web Site Lists Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Studies are taking place at more than 1,100 facilities across the U.S.

11/6/2008
Migraine Might Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Lower estrogen levels among sufferers may be the reason why, researchers say

11/5/2008
Technique Preserves Future Fertility in Girls With Cancer

Doctors retrieved immature eggs from ovarian tissue

11/5/2008
First-Ever Mapping of Cancer Patient's Genome

Study of leukemia patient's DNA may lead to routine gene scans, experts say

11/5/2008
Researchers ID Genetic Markers for Esophageal Cancer

Having 4 or more of these 11 genotypes triples risk of disease, study funds

11/4/2008
Silicone Breast Implants Might Raise Risk of Rare Lymphoma

But researchers stress absolute chances of disease are still small

11/4/2008
Folic Acid and Other B Vitamins Won't Help Prevent Cancer

Seven-year study of supplements found no change in disease risk

11/3/2008
U.S. Reported 25,000 Cases of HPV-Related Cancers Annually

Most frequent tumor sites were cervix, head and neck, government study finds

11/2/2008
Excess Weight Seems to Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Exercising 30 to 60 minutes a day may offer needed protection, experts say

11/1/2008
Tailored Treatment Boosts Kidney Cancer Survival

Study concludes one-size-fits-all therapy needs to be changed

11/1/2008
FDA Faulted for Stance on Chemical in Plastics

BPA widely used in baby bottles, food containers; has been linked to diabetes, heart disease

10/31/2008
America's Pending Shortage of Cancer Doctors

And what you can do to make yourself a more proactive patient

10/31/2008
Preeclampsia Might Protect Against Testicular Cancer

Study suggests link between high blood pressure in pregnancy and risk of the malignancy

10/31/2008
Special Mouth Rinse Spots, Tracks Human Papillomavirus Infection

Study may lead to better diagnosis and monitoring for head/neck cancers

10/31/2008
Vigorous Exercise Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

But benefits only apply to normal-weight women, study says

10/30/2008
Statins Lower Blood Marker for Prostate Cancer

But it's not clear if the cholesterol-lowering drugs protect against the disease

10/30/2008
Cancer Cells' Chromosomes Hint at New Treatments

A genetic aberration may lead to effective, targeted therapies

10/30/2008
Research Reveals Why Tamoxifen Doesn't Always Work

Receptors on the surface of breast cancer cells may be the key, scientists say

10/29/2008
Hot Flashes, Night Sweats a Good Sign for Breast Cancer Patients

Symptoms correlated with lower recurrence rates, study finds

10/29/2008
Tests Could Predict Benefit From Cancer Drugs

Markers in blood or tumor tissue may help those fighting colon, lung or pancreatic malignancies

10/28/2008
Biologics Don't Raise Cancer Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Review finds no connection between drugs that block tumor necrosis factor and malignancies

10/27/2008
Statins Lower Risk of Clots in Cancer Patients

Study found those who took them were less likely to get venous thromboembolism

10/27/2008
Most Off-Label Cancer Drug Use for Palliative Care

International review finds it's an accepted treatment in adults as well as children

10/26/2008
Purple Tomato Extended Lives of Cancer-Prone Mice

Snapdragon flower pigments produced color, antioxidants in genetically modified fruit

10/24/2008
Colon Cancer Drug Won't Help Those With Certain Gene Mutation

People with changes in K-ras gene won't benefit from cetuximab, study finds

10/23/2008
U.S. Urged to Renew the War on Cancer

Leadership has to come from White House to offset growing complacency, presidential panel says

10/22/2008
T-Cell Infusion Therapy Boosts Melanoma Survival

Strategy caused tumor regression, relapse-free outcomes in about half of patients treated

10/22/2008
Researchers Find More Genes Linked to Lung Cancer

Discovery could lead to new targeted, individualized treatments, experts say

10/22/2008
New Prostates Grown From Single Stem Cell

Researchers think feat could shed light on how cancer develops