Mis. Cancer News

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5/2/2008
Treating Stomach Infection Early Protects Against Cancer

Study finds early use of antibiotics reversed damage caused by H. pylori

5/2/2008
Biomarker Spots Which Lesions Likely to Progress to Prostate Cancer

Finding could help men with precancerous lesions avoid unnecessary needle biopsies

5/1/2008
Health Tip: Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

And help reduce your cancer risk

4/30/2008
Genetic Changes May Dictate Course of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Findings could help determine which therapies will benefit certain patients

4/30/2008
Too Few Cancer Survivors Pursue Healthy Lifestyles

Many aren't exercising enough or getting proper nutrition, study finds

4/29/2008
Cervical Cancer Screens Effective But More Can Be Done

Women who don't have timely tests 5 times more likely to be diagnosed with advanced disease

4/29/2008
Medicare Costs Soar for Cancer Care

Expenditures will continue to rise as the population ages, experts say

4/29/2008
International Consortium Will Hunt Down Genetics of Cancer

Genomic data will be made available for free to researchers around the world

4/28/2008
Brain Tumor Biomarker May Improve Patient Outcomes

Measuring elevated levels of urine enzyme could lead to earlier detection, treatment

4/26/2008
Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks

It's the shine that attracts ultraviolet rays, but sunscreen base can help, expert says

4/25/2008
Diluted Seawater Boosts Nutritional Content of Tomatoes

A 12% solution increased levels of antioxidants, researchers say

4/25/2008
Immune-Boosting Lung Cancer Therapy Shows Promise

It cut relapse after surgery to same extent as chemo but without side effects

4/25/2008
Factors in Cancer Death Rates Stay Stagnant

Efforts that fueled recent declines have hit a plateau, report says

4/25/2008
Laparoscopic Surgery on Pancreas Has Fewer Complications

Patients had less blood loss, shorter hospital stays, study finds

4/24/2008
Stored Ovarian Tissue Needs Testing Before Re-Implantation

Inadequate safeguards could mean a return of cancer, study warns

4/23/2008
Gene Predicts Breast Cancer Prognosis

Experiments in mice could lead to better diagnosis and treatment, experts say

4/23/2008
Scientists Discover How Stomach Tumors Form

Blocking IL-11 protein prevents inflammation, hints of new treatments for disease

4/23/2008
Scan Detects Oxygen Levels in Tumors

Technology could one day guide individualized therapy for cancer patients

4/22/2008
New Anal Cancer Therapy Fails to Improve Outcomes

Experimental use of cisplatin no better than standard treatment, researchers say

4/22/2008
Larger Skin Lesions More Likely to Be Melanoma

Study backs current skin cancer-screening guidelines

4/21/2008
Mammograms Still a Good Idea for Elderly Women

Study finds it reduces risk of being diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer

4/21/2008
Melanomas on Scalp and Neck More Deadly

Survival rate was lower than with malignancies diagnosed on face, ears, study finds

4/21/2008
Treatment Bias Can Skew Results of Observational Studies

Researchers suggest cancer studies like this should be viewed with caution

4/21/2008
Many Cancer Survivors Are Overweight and Sedentary: Study

This, despite research that says proper diet and exercise can keep disease from recurring

4/18/2008
Exercise Combats Cancer Fatigue

Review suggests it be included as basic component before and after treatments

4/18/2008
Dealing Cervical Cancer a Knockout Blow

Doctors step up efforts to vaccinate young women against virus that causes the disease

4/18/2008
Talk Therapy Proves Effective for Terminal Cancer Patients

Supportive group therapy diminished depression almost as much as drug treatments

4/18/2008
Gleevec Pushes Advanced Melanoma Into Remission

Woman's case first showing the cancer may have an Achilles' heel, report suggests

4/17/2008
Mouth Swab May One Day Diagnose Lung Cancer

It offers prospect of quick, noninvasive identification of the dangerous disease

4/15/2008
Chemo May Not Affect Memory in Breast Cancer Patients

Stress of diagnosis more likely cause of reports of 'chemofog,' 'chemobrain,' study suggests

4/15/2008
Extra Drug Improves Rectal Cancer Treatment

And contraceptive drug helps kill cervical cancer cells missed by chemotherapy

4/15/2008
Space Radiation a Risk for Astronauts

Risk of colon cancer, premature aging poses worries for manned missions to moon, Mars

4/15/2008
Drug Proves Effective in Slowing Melanomas

Riluzole, used to treat Lou Gehrig's disease, inhibits aggressive growth, study finds

4/15/2008
Breast Cancer Unchanged in Black Women, Despite Drop in HRT Use

More estrogen-receptor negative tumors may be a factor, experts suggest

4/15/2008
Experimental Cancer Vaccines Show Promise

They target malignancies of the cervix, prostate and breast, among others

4/15/2008
Women's Awareness of Cancer Risk Linked to Race, Ethnicity

Study finds these factors influence how likely they are to undergo screenings

4/14/2008
Detecting, Diagnosing Breast Cancers

Studies evaluate importance of imaging devices in prognosis, treatment of disease

4/14/2008
Stem Cell Marker Controls Pair of Key Cancer Pathways

Work suggests, but does not prove, that stem cells drive breast cancer formation, researcher says

4/14/2008
Molecule Disrupts DNA Sequence in Ewing's Sarcoma

Finding could yield first targeted therapy for the rare disease, researchers say

4/14/2008
Drinking May Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Effect was especially strong for estrogen-sensitive tumor types, study found

4/14/2008
Biomarker May Predict Response to Cancer Therapy

Dutch researchers identify cell type that is potential target for these agents

4/14/2008
Breast Cancer Vaccine Works Against Deadlier Form of Disease

It reduced mortality among women with HER2 malignancies, study shows

4/11/2008
Doctor-Patient Talks Affect Use of Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Disparity in practice linked to race, age and socioeconomic status, study finds

4/11/2008
Cancer Drug Trials Often Halted Early

Without thorough review, Italian study says the trend poses risks to patients

4/10/2008
New Drug Protects Against Radiation Damage

Derivative of protein produced by bacteria blocked cell death pathway, study finds

4/9/2008
High-Dose Chemo Fails Against Small Cell Lung Cancers

Tripled dose was ineffective and toxic, so strategy should be abandoned, study says

4/9/2008
Cancer Stem Cells Created in Lab

Experts say discovery could unlock secrets of cancer one day

4/9/2008
Breast Cancer Lymph Node Biopsy May Need Closer Look

Stray 'micrometastases' could be missed, harming long-term survival, study suggests

4/8/2008
Green Tea, Mushroom Extract Combo Slows Sarcomas

2 Chinese studies show cancer treatment extended survival time in mice

4/8/2008
Two Liver Cancer Treatments Better Than One

Survival time rose with combo therapy for advanced disease, study finds