Mis. Cancer News

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8/27/2007
Smoking Boosts Risk for Head, Neck Cancers

Habit is even more dangerous for women than men, major study finds

8/22/2007
Insurance Impacts Laryngeal Cancer Detection

Less or no coverage meant tumors were spotted later, study found

8/21/2007
Cranberry Could Juice Up Ovarian Cancer Treatment

In lab experiments, it boosted drugs' killing power 6-fold

8/19/2007
Coloring Compound in Fruits, Veggies May Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Lab tests show altering anthocyanin molecules could lead to new treatments, study says

8/16/2007
Healthy Lifestyle Key To Cancer Prevention

Obesity, tobacco cause half of all cancers, presidential panel says

8/13/2007
Scientists Create Breast Tumor Stem Cells

Achievement could spur research into cancer's spread, experts say

7/27/2007
Female Cancer Survivors Lack Frank Sex Talk From Docs

2 of 3 women say physicians never counseled them on disease's impact on romance

7/27/2007
Cancer Society's Virtual 'Relay for Life' Begins Friday

'Second Life' fund-raiser mirrors real-world relay race, organizers say

7/27/2007
Agent Orange May Boost Vietnam Vets' Hypertension Risk

Federal report also revisits risks for a number of cancers

7/26/2007
Myths About Cancer Risk Abound

Misconceptions linger around smoking, cell phones, other factors, Cancer Society survey finds

7/23/2007
Very Low Cholesterol May Bump Up Cancer Risk

But the effect is small, and people shouldn't abandon lifesaving statins, experts agree

7/19/2007
One Billion People Don't Get Enough Vitamin D

Expert suggests recommended daily intake be boosted to help prevent disease

7/18/2007
Natural Cancer-Fighting Protein May Also Slow Aging

Mice with extra p53 lived longer, even after factoring in cancer deaths, study finds

7/17/2007
CT Heart Scans Raise Cancer Risk

Study suggests the tests be carefully matched to patients' need, risk

7/16/2007
Chemical 'Paint' Helps Surgeons See Cancer's Borders

Removing all of the tumor is key to preventing recurrence, researchers say

7/13/2007
No Evidence Tomatoes, Lycopene Cut Cancer: FDA

The agency lays out details behind its decision to bar health claims

7/13/2007
Study Compares Colon Cancer Drug Regimens

Starting off with single agent works as well as combo approach, experts say

7/12/2007
Straight Talk From Docs on Grim Prognoses Works Best

Knowing the facts helps, even when outlook is poor, new research shows

7/11/2007
Inflammatory Genes Raise Lung Cancer Risk

2 variants alter immune system's response to infection, cell damage, study finds

7/9/2007
Genetically Altered Cold Sore Virus Fights Cancer

Herpes simplex strain showed no side effects in early trial, study says

7/9/2007
Diagnosis Delays Tough on Kids With Cancer

Little research done on how often these potentially dangerous problems occur, experts say

6/28/2007
Breast Cancer Survival May Run in Families

Daughters of women who succumb to the disease have heightened risk of dying if they develop it, Swedish study finds.

6/26/2007
Bisphosphonates Linked to Jawbone Disorder

Medications tied to bone deterioration in about 5% of cancer cases, study finds

6/22/2007
Drug From Sea Squirt Treats Rare Sarcoma

Tumors either disappeared or shrank in half of patients, study found

6/20/2007
Study Probes Whether Diet Can Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Trial to compare Mediterranean diet with U.S. Healthy People 2010 guidelines

6/15/2007
Turning an Anti-Tumor Gene Back On Could Fight Cancer

The next step is to develop drugs that can do so, scientists say

6/12/2007
Cancer Risk From Environmental Arsenic Can Last for Generations

Chilean study finds rates for malignancy were still high decades after clean-up

6/8/2007
Vitamin D Cuts Cancer Risk: Study

Women who took nearly three times the recommended amount reduced risk by 60 percent

6/8/2007
Stem Cells Can Be Cancer Cell Lookalikes

Whether they help drive malignancy is still not clear, scientists say

6/7/2007
New Biomarkers Classify Outcomes of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers

Protein patterns in tumors, blood serum predictive of who would fare better, studies find

6/6/2007
Ethanol Injection Helps Thyroid Cancer Patients

Alcohol cut tumor volume 50% in bone metastasis cases where radioiodine was ineffective

6/6/2007
Drug Boosts Adrenal Cancer Survival

Mitotane marks advance against rare, tough-to-treat cancer

6/6/2007
Cancer Drugs Appear to Boost Long-Term Memory

Mouse study hints at treatments for Alzheimer's, other brain diseases, in humans

6/5/2007
Drug May Help Combat 'Chemo Brain'

Small study found modafinil effective for women with breast cancer

6/5/2007
Disagreement With Doctor on Health Hurts Cancer Patients

Those with advanced lung, colon cancers more likely to die if disconnect exists, study found

6/4/2007
Disparities Persist in Cancer Care

Studies show racial, socioeconomic gaps continue with breast, childhood cancers

6/3/2007
Gene Has Strong Ties to Stomach Cancer

Discovery brings better understanding of one form of the disease

6/2/2007
New Treatments for Tough Cancers Show Promise

Studies found radiation, additional drugs slowed spread of lung, head/neck malignancies

6/2/2007
Ginseng, Flaxseed May Help Cancer Patients

But another study dampens enthusiasm for the use of shark cartilage against lung tumors

6/1/2007
Heart Disease Marker May Predict Prostate Cancer's Course

Patients with higher levels of C-reactive protein fared worse, study found

5/29/2007
Most Errors in Pediatric Chemo Make It to Patients

Dispensing, administration mistakes were most likely cause, study found

5/28/2007
Man's Best Friend Joins the Fight Against Cancer

New canine tumor tissue bank will help save dog and human lives, experts say

5/26/2007
Tips to Keeping the Barbecue Cancer-Free

Marinating, precooking can deny tumor-causing compounds a plate at the table

5/21/2007
Robotic Procedure Improves Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients

It leaves fewer stray cancer cells after prostate removal, study shows

5/21/2007
Supplements Don't Cut Lung Cancer Risk: Study

Taking multivitamins, C, E or folate conferred no statistically significant benefit

5/20/2007
Green Tea May Offer Protection From Bladder Inflammation

Herbal agents used were at levels found in normal dietary intake, study says

5/18/2007
Gardasil Guards Against Vaginal, Vulval Cancers

Researchers found cervical cancer vaccine reduced risk of lesions by 49%

5/17/2007
Many Americans Confused About Cancer: Survey

1 in 4 think there's not much you can do to prevent it

5/16/2007
Emotions, Fears Cloud Notions of Cancer Risk

A better grasp of the facts leads to smarter health choices, experts say

5/14/2007
Support Groups Don't Extend Cancer Patients' Lives

But they can improve a person's quality of life, study authors say