Mis. Cancer News

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9/5/2008
Drug Re-Sensitizes Breast Tumors to Treatment

Phase II study finds sorafenib helps reverse disease resistance to anti-hormonal therapy

9/5/2008
FDA to List Drugs Under Review for Safety Issues

But officials say patients taking meds on Web site shouldn't overreact or stop taking them

9/5/2008
9/5/2008
Blacks With Lung Disease Face Increased Cancer Risk

Men with prior history of COPD 6 times more likely to develop malignancy, study suggests

9/4/2008
2 Million Cancer Cases Tied to Tobacco Use

The U.S. review covered the period from 1999 to 2004

9/4/2008
Genetic Mutations Linked to Deadly Cancers

Findings of 3 studies focus on brain and pancreatic tumors

9/3/2008
Study Links Serum Calcium, Prostate Cancer Death

High, but still normal, levels triple risk of aggressive disease

9/3/2008
Height May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

But the findings could be pure chance, one expert says

9/2/2008
No Definitive Link Seen Between Vytorin and Cancer

Review results are reassuring, one cardiologist says

9/2/2008
Breast Cancer Drug Not Tied to Cognitive Decline: Study

Researchers say finding is 'good news' for postmenopausal women taking anastrozole

9/2/2008
Secrets of Telomerase Revealed

Researchers unlock active region of enzyme involved in cancer, aging

8/29/2008
Some Hiroshima Survivors at Thyroid Cancer Risk

Radiation may have caused chromosomal change that raises odds for malignancy, study finds

8/28/2008
Normal Cells May Predict Cancer Virulence

Finding suggests that treatment that only aims at malignant cells might fall short

8/27/2008
Combination Therapy Helps to Combat Myeloma

Adding Velcade to standard drug therapy prolonged survival, study finds

8/27/2008
Mistaken Beliefs About Cancer Abound

Global survey says many inflate environmental risks, downplay behaviors that count

8/26/2008
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Ups Risk for Other Cancers

Risk for lung, colon and breast tumors is doubled, researchers say

8/25/2008
LDL Cholesterol Tied to Increased Cancer Risk in Diabetics

Using these levels as markers could help clinicians better treat patients, Chinese study finds

8/22/2008
FDA Investigates Possible Vytorin-Cancer Link

But the agency says patients can still take the cholesterol-lowering drug

8/21/2008
Dietary Supplements May Pose Risk to Older Cancer Survivors

It's unclear if pills help keep them healthier or put them in danger of disease recurrence

8/21/2008
Drug Stops Bone Loss From Breast Cancer Chemo

Zoledronic acid stabilized mineral density in premenopausal women, study finds

8/20/2008
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Won't Cause Cancer

New analysis shows no effect from statin meds, which include Lipitor, Crestor

8/20/2008
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Worth the Cost: Study

But authors admit the data is sketchy and the shot proves more expensive for older women

8/19/2008
Mathematical Model Helps Predict Cancer Tumor Size

Calculations were close to what was actually seen in clinical practice, Stanford team says

8/19/2008
Obesity Rates Up in 37 States: Report

At least 20% of adults are obese in every state except Colorado

8/19/2008
Imaging System Lets Doctors 'See' Cancer During Surgery

Fluorescent dyes light up diseased tissue on video monitors, helping spare healthy cells

8/18/2008
New Imaging Technique Could Spot Early Cancers

Lasers heat nanotubes, then docs listen for ultrasound waves released showing tumors

8/13/2008
HRT Drug Boosts Stroke Risk in Older Women

Tibolone should not be used by those 60 and older, study says

8/12/2008
Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer Face Joint Issues

Obesity, previous HRT, chemo also raised chances for those on endocrine treatment, study says

8/12/2008
Risk of Breast Cancer Relapse Can Linger

Study shows recurrence after five-year mark, but numbers aren't as high as some might suspect, study says

8/12/2008
Surgery Helps With Prostate Cancer, Sometimes

New study fails to settle question about best treatment for the disease

8/12/2008
New Chemotherapy Combo Holds Promise for Lung Cancer

But expert notes research is still in early stages

8/12/2008
Older Patients With Cancer at Heightened Suicide Risk

3 studies urge better management of patients' emotional distress to improve quality of life

8/11/2008
Researchers Hunt Normal Cells That Give Rise to Cancer

Identifying these progenitors may provide context for tumor formation, new treatments

8/8/2008
Obese Men Face Twin Threat From Prostate Cancer

Delayed diagnosis, less successful surgery, pair of studies finds

8/7/2008
2 New Genes Tied to 3 Cancers

Finding could improve early detection of breast, thyroid and kidney diseases, researchers say

8/6/2008
One-Fifth of British Childhood Cancer Survivors Smoke

Study finds despite hazards, many put themselves at increased risk for second malignancies

8/6/2008
Study Links Agent Orange to Prostate Cancer in Vietnam Vets

But some researchers say the finding fails to establish cause-and-effect

8/6/2008
Exercise Lowers Risk of Colon Cancer

But not all doctors informing patients of this simple preventive approach, study says

8/5/2008
Vitamin C Shows Promise as Cancer Treatment

The nutrient shrunk brain, ovarian and pancreatic tumors in mice

8/4/2008
New Guidelines Rule Out Prostate Screening for Men Over 75

The hazards outweigh benefits, government task force reports

8/4/2008
Many Cancer Patients Turn to Complementary Medicine

Women, especially breast and ovarian tumor patients, more likely to use these therapies

8/4/2008
Immunotherapy Boosts Treatment of Kids' High-Risk Sarcomas

Patients with recurrent or metastatic disease had better-than-normal survival, study finds

8/1/2008
Methadone Kills Resistant Leukemia Cells

Low doses of drug used to treat opioid addiction worked without toxic effects, study finds

8/1/2008
Breast CT Scans Could Be Comfortable Alternative to Mammograms

Newer technique didn't squeeze breasts, still spotted lesions, study finds

8/1/2008
Cannabis-Linked Cell Receptor Might Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Findings may serve as new path for better treatment of disease, study suggests

7/31/2008
Eradicating Gut Bacteria Improves Stomach Cancer Outcomes

Removing H. pylori left patients two-thirds less likely to suffer recurrence

7/31/2008
New Test IDs Cancer Cells in Tumors

Helps pinpoint which type of cancer is present

7/30/2008
New Clues to How Cancer Spreads

Healing cells called fibrocytes create niches in healthy organs where disease can spread, study finds

7/29/2008
2 Breast Cancer Screening Strategies Prove Effective

But recall rate for abnormal mammograms was lower in Norwegian practice than in U.S.

7/29/2008
Exercise Testing for Cancer Fails to Follow Guidelines

Study urges national, international standards to ensure safety, reliable results