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NBC News Cancer

  • Colonscopy isn't just for high-risk people
    Using colonoscopy to screen average-risk people can reduce the overall risk of a late-stage colorectal cancer diagnosis by about 70 percent, according to a new study.
    - 4 Mar 13, 3:12pm -
  • Tech gurus to design cancer research game
    Scientists from a British cancer charity are teaming up with technology gurus from the likes of Amazon, Facebook and Google to design and develop a mobile game aimed at speeding the search for new cancer drugs.
    - 28 Feb 13, 4:28pm -
  • Star of 'Voicebox' anti-smoking ads dies of cancer
    The California woman who appeared in the dramatic 1996 anti-smoking television commercial “Voicebox,” has died after a 20-year battle with cancer. Debi Austin was 62. Austin, who was known as California's most well-known anti-smoking advocate, di…
    - 28 Feb 13, 12:20pm -
  • New breast cancer drug helps advanced cases
    The Food and Drug Administration approved a new "smart bomb" drug on Friday that can help women with one of the most hard-to-cure types of breast cancer.
    - 22 Feb 13, 9:43am -
  • Even a drink a day may boost cancer death risk
    The first update of alcohol-linked cancer deaths in the U.S. in three decades shows that booze can be blamed for nearly 20,000 deaths a year -- and it’s not just the heavy drinkers.
    - 15 Feb 13, 9:21am -
  • Cancer doctors want supercomputer's help
    IBM's Watson supercomputer has beaten expert "Jeopardy" quiz show contestants, and its predecessor defeated a world chess champion. Now, doctors hope it can help them outsmart cancer.
    - 8 Feb 13, 4:02pm -
  • FDA approves Celgene drug for blood cancer
    The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it approved a new drug from Celgene for patients with hard-to-treat multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood.
    - 8 Feb 13, 1:48pm -
  • Fewer African-American deaths from cancer, new report says
    The overall rate of African-American deaths from cancer is declining, according to an American Cancer Society report out today — and African-American men are seeing the fastest decline than any other group.
    - 5 Feb 13, 11:12am -
  • Cancer gene mutation linked to earlier menopause
    Jan 30 (Reuters) - Women who carry the BRCA mutations tied to breast and ovarian cancer may hit menopause a few years earlier than other women, according to a U.S. study of nearly a thousand women.
    - 29 Jan 13, 4:46pm -
  • Smokers' lungs safe for transplant, study finds
    Using lung transplants from heavy smokers may sound like a cruel joke, but a new study finds that organs taken from people who puffed a pack a day for more than 20 years are likely safe.
    - 29 Jan 13, 1:37am -

NCI Fast Fact Sheets

  • Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
    A fact sheet that describes hormone therapy (including antiestrogens, LH-RH agonists, aromatase inhibitors, and SERMs) and its role in preventing and treating breast cancer. Includes information about possible side effects.
    - 84 days ago, 3 Mar 17, 12:00am -
  • Obesity and Cancer
    A fact sheet that summarizes the evidence linking overweight and obesity to the risk of various cancers and to cancer survivorship.
    - 3 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • Physical Activity and Cancer
    A fact sheet that summarizes evidence linking exercise and other physical activity, including work and household chores, to reduced cancer risks.
    - 3 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk
    A fact sheet that reviews research about the possibility of a connection between personal hair dye use and cancer.
    - 13 Jan 17, 12:00am -
  • Reproductive History and Cancer Risk
    A fact sheet that describes what is known about the relationship between pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion, fertility treatment, and the risks of breast, ovarian, and endometrial cancers.
    - 30 Nov 16, 12:00am -
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines
    A fact sheet about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines for the prevention of infection with certain types of HPV, which is the major cause of cervical cancer.
    - 8 Nov 16, 12:00am -
  • Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
    A fact sheet that describes breast reconstruction after mastectomy, including surgical options, follow-up care, and breast cancer screening after reconstruction.
    - 17 Oct 16, 12:00am -
  • Tests to Detect Colorectal Cancer and Polyps
    A fact sheet that discusses the advantages and disadvantages of several colorectal cancer screening tests.
    - 13 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • Electromagnetic Fields and Cancer
    A fact sheet about research on electric and magnetic fields and studies examining their potential connection with cancer.
    - 14 Apr 16, 12:00am -
  • Cancer Vaccines
    A fact sheet about cancer vaccines. Explains how they are used to harness the body’s immune system to prevent cancers caused by viruses and as immunotherapy to treat some cancers and describes research related to their use.
    - 19 Feb 16, 12:00am -

Medical News Today

MD Anderson News Releases

MDA Cancer Newsline

  • Tools to Help You Quit Smoking
    It isn't easy to quit smoking, and often it takes more than one approach to be successful. Learn more about the interventional tools available to those who want to quit smoking for good.Guest: 
    - 20 Sep 15, 10:00pm -
  • Neurofibromatosis requires lifelong monitoring
    Neurofibromatosis is an inherited disorder that involves tumors around the nerves that can sometimes progress to cancer. MD Anderson has one of the nation's most comprehensive neurofibromatosis
    - 30 Aug 15, 10:00pm -
  • How to talk to children about having cancer
    Explaining to a child that they have been diagnosed with cancer is difficult. From very small children to adolescents, different approaches and techniques are available to explain what
    - 16 Aug 15, 10:00pm -
  • Shorter radiation therapy better for early stage breast cancer
    MD Anderson radiation oncologists have found that a shorter course of radiation treatment for women with early stage breast cancer results in fewer toxic side effects and improved quality
    - 5 Aug 15, 10:00pm -
  • The dangers of third hand smoke
    While most people may be familiar with second hand smoke, third hand smoke is a new area of concern for cancer researchers. The smoke residue left behind on interior spaces, carpeting
    - 2 Aug 15, 10:00pm -
  • Body image an issue for teens with cancer
    Even very young can experience body image issues. When children have cancer, these concerns may be amplified by physical changes such as weight gain, hair loss, or amputations. Parents
    - 19 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • New approaches to preserving fertility before cancer treatment
    Oncofertility is a fairly new field of cancer medicine dedicated to helping patients preserve their ability to have children. MD Anderson oncofertility experts explain their proactive
    - 5 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • Preventive gynecologic surgery an option for women with BRCA mutations
    Some women with known BRCA genetic mutations are having their fallopian tubes and ovaries removed to lower the risk of ovarian cancer. MD Anderson is conducting a clinical trial to
    - 3 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • Genetic mutations can cause lung cancer among non-smoking women
    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women, even those who have never smoked. MD Anderson researchers continue to discover genetic mutations that are causing lung
    - 19 Apr 15, 10:00pm -
  • Cancer Prevention Benefits of HPV Vaccine
    Available vaccines for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) have proven effective in preventing HPV-related cervical cancers. Yet, U.S. vaccination rates of boys and girls lag far behind
    - 5 Apr 15, 10:00pm -

Research Updates

  • newclinical cancer research; +290 new citations
    290 new pubmed citations were retrieved for your search.Click on the search hyperlink below to display the complete search results:clinical cancer researchThese pubmed results were generated on 2017/05/26PubMed comprises more than millions of cit…
    - 9 hours ago, 26 May 17, 3:01am -

Oncology News

General Oncology News

  • newEight FDA updates
    The FDA has announced several decisions and opinions related to hematology and oncology in the past month. HemOnc Today summarizes eight FDA actions that may be relevant to your practice.
    - 2 hours ago, 26 May 17, 10:00am -
  • newSociety recognizes St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital president, CEO
    The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center named James Downing, MD, the recipient of The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize.The prize recognizes individuals who made groundbreaking contributions with lasting impact on the field of p…
    - 9 hours ago, 26 May 17, 3:00am -
  • newAAFP, AMA: Congressional Budget Office report shows AHCA needs work
    The presidents of AAFP and AMA have unleashed a new round of criticism regarding the American Health Care Act, the bill initiating the repeal of the Affordable Care Act that narrowly passed the House earlier this month.The groups’ comments come aft…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 May 17, 1:51pm -
  • newFDA advisory committee supports biosimilar for anemia
    An FDA advisory panel today supported approval of a biosimilar version of Amgen’s epoetin alfa for the treatment of anemia from various causes.The Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted 14-1 in favor of Pfizer’s biologics license applica…
    - 23 hours ago, 25 May 17, 12:53pm -
  • Espresso, cappuccino lower prostate cancer risk
    Drinking 3 or more cups of Italian-style coffee, such as caffé espresso and moka, as well as their combinations with milk, including caffé latte, cappuccino and macchiato, each day can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, according to epidemiologica…
    - 1 day ago, 25 May 17, 8:30am -
  • Poor diet in adolescence, early adulthood increases risk for premenopausal breast cancer
    Women who consumed an inflammation-promoting diet during adolescence and young adulthood demonstrated increased risk for premenopausal breast cancer, according to study results published in Cancer Research. “A diet low in vegetables and high in sug…
    - 1 day ago, 25 May 17, 3:00am -
  • FDA advisory committee expresses support for L-glutamine for sickle cell disease
    An FDA panel today expressed its support for the approval of L-glutamine powder in the treatment of sickle cell disease.The Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted 10-3 in favor of Emmaus Medical’s new drug application for oral L-glutamine…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 17, 2:59pm -
  • Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA
    The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost estimate for the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act and estimated $119 billion in net savings f…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 17, 2:17pm -
  • Prescription drug prices rose nearly 10% in 2016
    The cost of prescription drugs increased by 8.77% last year, the fourth consecutive year drug prices have gone up, according to data from the Truveris National Drug Index. The company further stated the 2016 increase represents an average annual pric…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 17, 12:20pm -
  • FDA grants priority review to Opdivo for advanced liver cancer
    The FDA granted priority review to nivolumab for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, according to the drug’s manufacturer.The designation applies to use of nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb), a PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, in pati…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 17, 11:36am -

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