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Freezing Ovaries Preserves Fertility, Scientists Report

New technique could help cancer patients or women who want to delay childbirth

Negative Cancer Messages Backfire With Blacks

Positive approaches more likely to prompt minorities to get checked for disease, study says

Free Web Site Lists Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Studies are taking place at more than 1,100 facilities across the U.S.

Migraine Might Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Lower estrogen levels among sufferers may be the reason why, researchers say

Technique Preserves Future Fertility in Girls With Cancer

Doctors retrieved immature eggs from ovarian tissue

First-Ever Mapping of Cancer Patient's Genome

Study of leukemia patient's DNA may lead to routine gene scans, experts say

Researchers ID Genetic Markers for Esophageal Cancer

Having 4 or more of these 11 genotypes triples risk of disease, study funds

Silicone Breast Implants Might Raise Risk of Rare Lymphoma

But researchers stress absolute chances of disease are still small

Folic Acid and Other B Vitamins Won't Help Prevent Cancer

Seven-year study of supplements found no change in disease risk

U.S. Reported 25,000 Cases of HPV-Related Cancers Annually

Most frequent tumor sites were cervix, head and neck, government study finds

Excess Weight Seems to Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Exercising 30 to 60 minutes a day may offer needed protection, experts say

Tailored Treatment Boosts Kidney Cancer Survival

Study concludes one-size-fits-all therapy needs to be changed

FDA Faulted for Stance on Chemical in Plastics

BPA widely used in baby bottles, food containers; has been linked to diabetes, heart disease

America's Pending Shortage of Cancer Doctors

And what you can do to make yourself a more proactive patient

Preeclampsia Might Protect Against Testicular Cancer

Study suggests link between high blood pressure in pregnancy and risk of the malignancy

Special Mouth Rinse Spots, Tracks Human Papillomavirus Infection

Study may lead to better diagnosis and monitoring for head/neck cancers

Vigorous Exercise Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

But benefits only apply to normal-weight women, study says

Statins Lower Blood Marker for Prostate Cancer

But it's not clear if the cholesterol-lowering drugs protect against the disease

Cancer Cells' Chromosomes Hint at New Treatments

A genetic aberration may lead to effective, targeted therapies

Research Reveals Why Tamoxifen Doesn't Always Work

Receptors on the surface of breast cancer cells may be the key, scientists say

Hot Flashes, Night Sweats a Good Sign for Breast Cancer Patients

Symptoms correlated with lower recurrence rates, study finds

Tests Could Predict Benefit From Cancer Drugs

Markers in blood or tumor tissue may help those fighting colon, lung or pancreatic malignancies

Biologics Don't Raise Cancer Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Review finds no connection between drugs that block tumor necrosis factor and malignancies

Statins Lower Risk of Clots in Cancer Patients

Study found those who took them were less likely to get venous thromboembolism

Most Off-Label Cancer Drug Use for Palliative Care

International review finds it's an accepted treatment in adults as well as children

Purple Tomato Extended Lives of Cancer-Prone Mice

Snapdragon flower pigments produced color, antioxidants in genetically modified fruit

Colon Cancer Drug Won't Help Those With Certain Gene Mutation

People with changes in K-ras gene won't benefit from cetuximab, study finds

U.S. Urged to Renew the War on Cancer

Leadership has to come from White House to offset growing complacency, presidential panel says

T-Cell Infusion Therapy Boosts Melanoma Survival

Strategy caused tumor regression, relapse-free outcomes in about half of patients treated

Researchers Find More Genes Linked to Lung Cancer

Discovery could lead to new targeted, individualized treatments, experts say

New Prostates Grown From Single Stem Cell

Researchers think feat could shed light on how cancer develops

New Cancer Patients Retain Little Medical Information

Those with poorest prognosis remember the least, study finds

Chest CT Scans Detect Spread of Head, Neck Cancers

This imaging was best at spotting disease progression in high-risk patients, study finds

3-D Doppler Ultrasound Helps ID Breast Cancers

Method detects masses with higher blood flow speeds, likely indicating disease, study says

Poverty Raises Mortality Risk With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Getting chemotherapy did improve chances of survival, study found

Education Helps Women Make Safer Tanning Choices

Instructional booklet altered attitudes about indoor salons

Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk

Large study found no danger from chemical produced during high-temp cooking

Small Victories in the War Against Ovarian Cancer

New diagnostics and a potential vaccine offer hope, experts say

Rethinking Prostate Cancer in Older Men

Research suggests aggressive treatment is viable, even for patients in their late 70s

Mammograms Remain Best Way to Spot Breast Cancer

Friday is National Mammography Day

Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Chemotherapy

Besides hair loss and nausea, side effects include fatigue, vomiting, mouth sores and pain

Nicotine May Spur Breast Cancer's Spread

Early study suggests it pushes cells to migrate to distant sites

Stomach Bacteria Might Guard Against Certain Throat Cancer

H. pylori could help prevent some esophageal adenocarcinomas, study suggests

Gene Signature for Liver Cancer Recurrence Found

A 186-gene panel, discovered in normal cells surrounding the tumor, may predict cancer survival, new research contends

Younger Breast Cancer Survivors Risk Disease in Other Breast

Study suggests link to radiation therapy, but experts say treatments are safer today

Scientists ID Virus That Infects Cancer Cells

Finding may lead to new treatments to attack other tumor subtypes, study says

Cancer Screenings for Medicaid Patients Miss Targets

Only about half receive recommended tests for colon, breast, cervical disease, study finds

Caffeine Consumption Doesn't Raise Overall Breast Cancer Risk

Large study did discover link with benign breast disease, or when tumor was larger

Liver Transplant Patients at Higher Cancer Risk

1 in 6 likely to develop some form of disease by 20 years after operation, study says

Metabolic Syndrome Raises Colon Cancer Risk 75%

Finding suggests need for more careful screening for these patients, researcher says