Mis. Cancer News

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12/9/2008
Cancer to Surpass Heart Disease as World's Leading Killer

Biggest rise in cases and deaths coming in developing nations, report says

12/9/2008
Statin Use Doesn't Inhibit Lymphoma Drug Therapy

Cholesterol-lowering meds may actually help patients on rituximab, study suggests

12/8/2008
Mineral May Reduce High-Risk Bladder Disease

Study says selenium, particularly for women and those with p53 gene mutation, may help

12/8/2008
Single Men Less Likely to Get Prostate Screens

This held true even for men with a family history of the disease, researchers say

12/8/2008
Scientists ID Protein Aiding Breast Cancer Spread

Called Menainv, research suggests it's a promising candidate as marker for metastasis

12/8/2008
Laws Governing Indoor Tanning by Teens Don't Work

Study says lax enforcement probably to blame; experts cite risk of skin cancer

12/5/2008
Treatment Options Are Many for Prostate Cancer

Some doctors say many tumors can be left untreated, depending on man's age

12/5/2008
New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies

But further study needed before method can become standard, researchers say

12/5/2008
New Criteria Could Expand Number of Liver Transplant Candidates

Closer look at tumors boosts chances for those denied under current protocols, study says

12/4/2008
Higher Chemo Drug Dose Prolongs Lives of Leukemia Patients

Side effects similar to those seen with standard dose of daunorubicin, study shows

12/4/2008
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Well Tolerated

Reactions such as hives called 'idiosyncratic,' study finds

12/3/2008
Prostate Cancer Stimulates Nerve Growth

And this phenomenon is tied to more aggressive disease, researchers say

12/3/2008
Latest Breast Imaging Techniques Offer New Views

Neither will replace mammography for screening yet, experts say

12/3/2008
More High-Risk Women Preempt Breast Cancer

Growing number with genetic, familial susceptibilities opt for double mastectomy

12/2/2008
High Salt Levels Common in Many Foods

Cereals, licorice, pancakes, among other products, home to sodium, study says

12/2/2008
CT Colonography Screens for Cancer, Osteoporosis

Abdominal scan checks bone mineral density with no additional radiation, minimal cost

12/1/2008
Radioactive 'Seed' Rx Helps Women With Implants Fight Breast Cancer

In these cases, the implant makes it more difficult to treat the malignancy, experts explain

11/28/2008
Transfusing Anemic Cancer Patients Boosts Clot Risk

But the danger is about the same as using drugs for treatment, study suggests

11/27/2008
Women Smokers Lose 14.5 Years Off Life Span

November is lung cancer awareness month, and doctors urge everyone to kick the habit

11/26/2008
Genes May Predict Lymphoma Treatment Outcome

Screens might be used to determine which patients will benefit, researchers say

11/25/2008
Gene Test Could Predict Colon Cancer's Return

Key DNA might also help guide treatment choices, researchers say

11/25/2008
Weight Boosts Older Women's Breast Cancer Risk

It's the added pounds, not impaired detection, that's to blame, study concludes

11/25/2008
U.S. Cancer Rate-Death Rate Combo Drops for 1st Time

But smoking-related cancers continue to rise in some regions of country, report finds

11/25/2008
Some Breast Cancers May Regress on Their Own

Study of women receiving mammography suggests it happens

11/24/2008
'Fresh' Transfusions Improve Odds for Cancer Patients After Surgery

But only if the blood was less than nine days old, study found

11/21/2008
Latin Women More Likely to Be Unhappy With Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

Spanish-speaking women need more culturally targeted information, study finds

11/21/2008
New Approach Keeps Tumor Cells From Refueling

Finding might one day lead to a novel technique to combat cancer, study says

11/21/2008
ADHD Medications Don't Pose Cancer Risk

Study found 2 popular drugs do not cause genetic damage that can lead to disease

11/21/2008
Iressa as Good as Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer

Daily pill easier to take, has fewer side effects than chemotherapy, experts say

11/20/2008
Colorectal Cancer Screens Detect Unrecognized Disease

Finnish study says about 40% returned positive results in review of national program

11/20/2008
Inhibiting Protein May Keep Cancer Cells From Refueling

Researchers say finding could be key to new disease-fighting therapies

11/20/2008
Colorectal Cancer Treatment Costs Vary Widely

Chemotherapy figures alone may differ by almost $37,000 per patient, study finds

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