Mis. Cancer News

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5/14/2007
Immune System Dysfunction Pinpointed in Melanoma Cases

Finding may boost cancer vaccine efforts, researchers say

5/14/2007
Chemical Compounds Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Pollutants, food ingredients, solvents may all cause harm, researchers say

5/11/2007
Daily Aspirin May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

But 300-milligram dose used in study comes with dangers, experts warn

5/10/2007
FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for Anemia Drugs

Prescribing medications in higher doses poses dangers, research has suggested

5/10/2007
World's Cancer Patients Face Inequities in Access to Newer Drugs

More than half will benefit, but it depends on where they live, study finds

5/1/2007
Testosterone Cream Did Not Boost Libido in Female Cancer Survivors

Lack of effectiveness may have been due to low estrogen levels among women, study finds

5/1/2007
Gene Discovery May Improve Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

MicroRNA holds promise, but bedside applications still years away, experts say

4/30/2007
Study Outlines Fat Hormone's Role in Breast Cancer

Leptin may enhance tumor growth, mouse study shows

4/29/2007
U.S. Cancer Group Launches Major Study

American Cancer Society hoping to track long-term health of 500,000 Americans

4/27/2007
Imaging Technique Could Help Fight Metastatic Cancers

Docs assessed treatment's success by watching water diffuse through tumors

4/20/2007
Studies Assess Risk of Developing Primary, Secondary Cancers

Genetics, lifestyle, environment interact to cause disease, researchers say

4/18/2007
Cancer Biomarkers Could Help Guide Treatment

New blood or biopsy tests predict patients' response to therapy, experts say

4/18/2007
Cancer Patients at High Risk of Drug Interactions

Better surveillance could prevent deadly incidents, experts say

4/17/2007
Cancer Vaccines Are Proving Their Mettle

Shots for pancreas, head-and-neck and cervical tumors appear effective, studies find

4/17/2007
Daily Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Risk

But the high dose needed brings its own dangers, experts warn

4/17/2007
Cutting Inflammation Could Cut Cancer Risk

Studies suggest anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help

4/16/2007
Antigen-Cloning Technique May Bolster Skin Cancer Vaccine

Research could find way to stimulate helper T-cells to fight melanoma

4/16/2007
Fruits and Vegetables Fight Off Cancer

Three studies suggest that eating well can reduce risk

4/13/2007
Minimally Invasive Lung Procedure Boosts Chemotherapy

Thoracoscopic lobectomy also shortens hospital stays, recovery times, study finds

4/11/2007
A Brother's Death, a Sister's Awakening

His inspiring fight against a crippling cancer taught her the value of life and love

4/10/2007
U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

But too many people are still smoking and not eating well or exercising, report says

4/9/2007
Rare Joint Cancer Yields Its Secrets

Understanding synovial sarcoma can bring effective treatment, experts say

4/6/2007
Cell Growth Factor Promotes Cancer's Spread

Inhibiting TGF-beta might prove effective therapy, researchers say

4/5/2007
Dogged Research Spots Gene Behind Pooches' Size

Discovery also gives insight into canine, human disease, experts say

4/3/2007
Breast Cancer Deaths Dropping Most in Women Under 70

Overall decline since 1990s attributed to tamoxifen, more screenings, experts say

3/29/2007
Periodic Health Checkups Boost Cancer Screening Rates

Regular visits tripled likelihood of colon or prostate tests, study finds

3/27/2007
Radiofrequency Method Zaps Lung Tumors

Using a needle, doctors subject cancer to electrical currents

3/27/2007
Blueberries May Help Curb Colon Cancer

The antioxidant-rich food cut precancerous lesions in rats

3/27/2007
Long-Term Aspirin Use Cuts Death Risk for Women: Study

Two decades of tracking shows low to moderate use has major impact on heart disease and cancer

3/26/2007
Docs' Referral Practices Limit Breast Reconstruction

Findings show only 16% of U.S. women who've had mastectomy have plastic surgery

3/22/2007
Saliva Tests Making Their Way to Routine Care

Screens are already in the works for cancer, other illnesses, experts say

3/20/2007
Childhood Leukemia Survivors at Long-Term Risk of Second Cancer

Odds for a variety of tumors kept rising in 30-year study

3/19/2007
Obese Men With Prostate Cancer Face Higher Death Risk

Study finds 2.6-fold increase in chance of dying compared to normal-weight men

3/16/2007
Immune Protein May Help Spur Cancer's Return

Finding opens new target for treatment, researchers say

3/14/2007
U.S. Faces Shortage of Cancer Doctors: Report

An aging population will put real strain on oncology care, experts say

3/12/2007
'Expert Centers' Give More Cost-Effective Cancer Care

Study finds these hospitals are more costly, but provide savings over long term

3/11/2007
Trial Uses Measles to Kill Bone Marrow Cancer

Researchers look to engineer the virus as treatment for multiple myeloma

3/9/2007
Heated 'Nanoprobes' Destroy Breast Cancer Cells

In animal study, tumor growth was slowed with no toxicity

3/7/2007
3/6/2007
CT Scans May Not Lower Lung Cancer Death Rate

New findings are at odds with those of an earlier trial, however

3/6/2007
Aspirin, NSAIDs Won't Prevent Colorectal Cancer: Study

U.S. task force recommendation says potential harm outweighs benefits

2/27/2007
Some Antioxidant Supplements May Raise Death Risk

But critics say the review of the data has serious flaws

2/27/2007
Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Cancer Death Risk: Study

Researchers urge further investigation into targeted therapies to improve survival rate

2/26/2007
Children With Cancer at Risk for Fragile Bones

Lack of exercise plus treatment side effects are to blame, experts say

2/22/2007
Cancer Drug May Turn Immune System Against Tumors

It's a new strategy in fighting malignancy, researchers say

2/22/2007
Words Can Help the Healing

Expressive-writing therapy is aiding cancer patients

2/21/2007
DNA May Predict Benefit of Lung Cancer Treatment

Two-gene test could help some patients avoid unnecessary chemotherapy, researchers say

2/21/2007
Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Increased Sarcoma Risk

They were nine times more likely to develop secondary malignancy, study finds

2/17/2007
'Great American Health Challenge:' Beat Cancer

American Cancer Society wants to help you cut your risk for the disease

2/15/2007
Health Tip: Understanding Hodgkin's Disease

A cancer of the lymphatic system