Mis. Cancer News

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10/30/2007
Virus Shows Some Cancer-Killing Abilities

Results are promising but preliminary, experts caution

10/30/2007
Vitamin D Won't Help Prevent Most Cancers

Major study did find possible protection against colon tumors, however

10/26/2007
Survey Finds Many Women Misinformed About Cancer

Deaths rates could be cut with more testing and early detection

10/26/2007
Precancerous Lesions Raise Cervical Cancer Risk

Study finding may lead to changes in recommendations for Pap tests

10/22/2007
Emotional State Doesn't Affect Cancer Survival

Researchers found no difference between upbeat, less positive patients

10/15/2007
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

Report finds a doubling of the rate of decline over past decade

10/8/2007
Medicare Changes Didn't Alter Cancer Care

Survey finds little difference in chemotherapy treatment; some critics say that's not good enough

10/2/2007
Obesity Driving Rising U.S. Health Costs

Americans outspend Europeans when it comes to chronic disease care, study finds

9/26/2007
Fruits, Veggies Won't Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Study finds no link, but these foods do fight other health woes, experts say

9/25/2007
1 in 12 Outpatient Visits Is for Prevention: Study

They include cholesterol checks, gynecologic care and cancer screening

9/21/2007
Clues to Cell Death Could Fight Disease

Insights might produce treatments to kill off cancer cells, experts say

9/21/2007
Gene Chip Data Can Boost Cancer Outcomes

4 of 7 patients with incurable disease fared better, doctor says

9/19/2007
Stem Cells From Testes Produce Wide Range of Tissue Types

Work with mice might lead to treatments for diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's

9/18/2007
Tiny Sensor Could Spot Cancer Early

Device is one of many innovations that may revolutionize care

9/17/2007
Cancer Care Might Impair Driving

Head-and-neck cancer patients displayed more weaving, slower brake times

9/16/2007
Genetics Hold Promise, Challenges for Cancer Care

Discoveries are exciting but roadblocks remain, experts say

9/12/2007
Education Linked to Cancer Death Rates

Socioeconomic status and access to health care may explain the connection

9/11/2007
6 Years Later, 9/11 Health Questions Linger

Confusion, lack of data has rescue workers, medical experts frustrated

9/10/2007
Long-Term Fatigue Plagues Cancer Survivors

Researchers found effects last well after therapy ends

9/10/2007
Mental Health Woes Strike Half of Cancer Patients

Listening to patients is key to helping them feel better, researchers say

9/10/2007
Study Questions Dead-End Cancer Clinical Trials

Just 13% of 'positive' phase II studies go forward despite promise

9/6/2007
Vitamin C Plus Fat Might Spur Cancer

Mixing in the stomach, this combo encourages carcinogens, study suggests

8/30/2007
Direct Anesthetic Infusion Helps Colorectal Cancer Patients

Ropivacaine helped control postoperative pain, cut recovery time, study finds

8/29/2007
Self-Exams of Feet Can Catch Early Melanoma

Stay a step ahead of cancer with check for moles, freckles or spots, surgeons' group says

8/28/2007
Frequent Prostate Screens Fail to Improve Aggressive Cancer Diagnoses

2- and 4-year PSA tests equally effective at detecting larger disease, study finds

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