Mis. Cancer News

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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

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