Mis. Cancer News

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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
Scientists Block Prostate Cancer Cells' Spread

Fighting inflammation could reduce metastasis, mouse study suggests

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

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

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