Mis. Cancer News

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4/8/2008
Scientists Block Prostate Cancer Cells' Spread

Fighting inflammation could reduce metastasis, mouse study suggests

4/8/2008
Food as Medicine?

Caffeine, green tea, tart cherries may fight MS, cancer and heart disease, studies suggest

4/7/2008
Did Medicare Reimbursement Changes Affect Prostate Cancer Treatment?

Study suggests a link between less drug therapy and more surgical castration

4/4/2008
'Nanomachine' Releases Anticancer Drugs Inside Cells

In response to light, its pores let loose chemicals targeting disease

4/4/2008
Patient Navigators Boost Colon Screens in Urban Minorities

Personal interventions cut no-show rates 30%, study finds

4/4/2008
Gum Disease, HPV a Double Whammy

The two work in tandem to increase risk of tongue cancer, study shows

4/4/2008
Most Cancer Survivors Say Chemo Fears Unfounded

Potentially lifesaving treatments are easier now, survey suggests

4/2/2008
Topical Cream Treats Precancerous Lesions of Vulva

Researchers note invasive surgery is currently the most common treatment

4/2/2008
New Scan 'Sees' Tumors Deep Inside Body

Imaging technique could help surgeons remove all cancerous tissue

4/1/2008
Report Claims Clinical Trials Miss Many Populations

Women, elderly, minorities among those routinely excluded or under-represented, researchers say

4/1/2008
Fasting Before Chemo Protects Healthy Cells

Two days without food primed them for chemical onslaught and exposed cancer cells, study finds

4/1/2008
Genomic Profiling of Breast Cancers a Better Treatment Tool

Findings point to personalized therapies that help predict disease recurrence

3/29/2008
You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention

Up to half of cancer deaths could be avoided with lifestyle changes, experts say

3/27/2008
Gaps Persist in Use of Less Invasive Breast Cancer Procedure

Non-white women, aged and the poor less likely to receive sentinel lymph node biopsy, research shows

3/25/2008
DNA-Based HPV Tests More Accurate Than Pap Smears

Findings show they detect more precancerous cervical lesions

3/25/2008
Some Cancer Trials Overstate Findings, Analysis Claims

Group-randomized research sometimes uses inappropriate statistical analysis of a prevention effort

3/25/2008
Identical Genes From Parents May Raise Cancer Risk

Finding could someday aid in diagnosis, treatment, experts say

3/25/2008
HRT Raises Recurrence Risk Among Breast Cancer Survivors

Trial was halted early after risk of both recurrence and new malignancies surfaced

3/25/2008
MRI Can Be Predictor of Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Spread

Those having radiation therapy may want to request more aggressive therapy, study finds

3/25/2008
High-Risk Blacks Less Likely to Get Colonoscopies

Those with family history are referred less often than whites, study finds

3/25/2008
Health Tip: Get Screened for Cancer

Here are tests you should have

3/25/2008
Woman's Abdominal Organs Removed in Unique Cancer Surgery

Taking out stomach, pancreas, liver, spleen, small intestine and large intestine led to lifesaving operation

3/24/2008
Many Phase 3 Cancer Drug Trials Yield Effective Medicines

Between a third and a half of these studies bring real clinical improvements, researchers say

3/24/2008
Researchers Gain Insights Into 'On-Off' Switch for Cells

Finding could one day lead to new treatments for diseases such as cancer

3/22/2008
Music as Medicine

Music therapy can help reduce anxiety and improve physical health

3/21/2008
Full-Body Scans May Help the Highly Cancer-Prone

People with Li-Fraumeni syndrome have a 90% chance of malignancy by age 60

3/20/2008
Cancer Poses Challenges for Husbands' Frame of Mind

They take their cues from wives' emotional well-being, study suggests

3/19/2008
Environmental Toxins, Radiation May Be Tied to Breast Cancer

Exposure to plasticizers and other chemicals in childhood may hike adult cancer risks, report says

3/18/2008
Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes a Mixed Bag

Study finds quality of life suffers, but mental acuity may actually improve

3/15/2008
Parkinson's Drug May Fight Cancer

Dopamine prevents tumors from gaining a blood supply, studies suggest

3/14/2008
Combo Treatment Ups Survival When Cancer Spreads to Abdominal Lining

Studies found it made difference when disease moved from colon, appendix

3/14/2008
Obesity Linked to Poor Prognosis for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Study focused on locally advanced breast cancer and inflammatory breast cancer

3/14/2008
Fallout From Atomic Bombs Still Causing Health Problems

Survivors who were children prone to cancers; those not-yet-born a bit luckier, new research suggests

3/14/2008
Fighting Cancer With a Pen

Research finds that 'expressive writing' helps to ease patients' burden

3/13/2008
Radioimmunotherapy After Chemo Safe for Common Lymphoma

Combo treatment improved overall survival rates in follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma

3/13/2008
FDA Panel Supports Anemia Drugs for Cancer Patients

But adds strong caveats on their use for some undergoing chemo

3/12/2008
Doctors See How Cancer Drug Can Damage Kidneys

But the finding shouldn't keep physicians from using Avastin, researchers say

3/12/2008
Genetic Markers May Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence

DNA evidence in lymph nodes could alter treatment approach, study suggests

3/11/2008
Post-Op Chemo Fails to Boost Survival in Stomach Cancers

Drug-surgery combo showed no significant improvement in outcomes, study finds

3/11/2008
Specialized Care for Ovarian Cancer Improves Outcomes

Dutch study cites better survival rates, but one expert urges caution

3/11/2008
Outcomes Improve for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

Survival rates have increased, likely because of advancements in therapy

3/10/2008
Gulf War Illness Strongly Linked to Chemical Exposure

Review found vets with the syndrome were more exposed to particular compounds

3/10/2008
New Drug for Brain Cancer Too Dangerous for Pediatric Patients

Study found it caused permanent bone damage and stunted growth

3/10/2008
PSA Test Losing Diagnostic Value, Study Says

Advances in biopsy techniques rendering prostate cancer screen less useful, but some experts disagree

3/8/2008
Yoga Eases Menopause Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Improvement after breathing, stretching program still evident 3 months later, study finds

3/7/2008
Researchers Design Promising Cancer Drug

It activates p53 tumor-suppressor function without causing DNA damage

3/6/2008
Soaking Potatoes Before Frying Cuts Suspected Carcinogen

Findings show even a simple washing reduces acrylamide levels by up to 23%

3/4/2008
Treatment Combo for Pancreatic Cancer Has Limited Benefit

Chemo/chemoradiation therapy extended survival but not significantly

3/3/2008
Embryonic Stem Cell Protein Inhibits Melanoma

Finding helps identify cellular pathways involved in cancer metastasis

2/29/2008
Carb Intake, Obesity Tied to Rise in Esophageal Cancers

Increased dietary intake of these refined compounds mirrors growth of disease, study says