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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

  • HIV Infection and Cancer Risk
    A fact sheet that describes the increased risk of certain types of cancer by people infected with HIV. These cancers include Kaposi sarcoma, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cancers of the anus, cervix, liver, and lung. Also describes what peop…
    - 47 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • Cancer in Children and Adolescents
    A fact sheet about statistics, types, causes, and treatment of childhood cancers in the United States.
    - 81 days ago, 1 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk
    A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, and who to contact for more information.
    - 15 Jun 17, 12:00am -
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test
    A fact sheet that describes the PSA screening test for prostate cancer and explains the benefits and limitations of the test.
    - 9 Jun 17, 12:00am -
  • 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.
    - 3 Mar 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -

Medical News Today

MD Anderson News Releases

MDA Cancer Newsline

  • Cancer Newsline: Bone Health
    While cancer itself can result in remodeling or weakening of the bone and lead to fractures, some cancer treatments can also adversely affect bone health. In this episode of Cancer Newsline, we discuss ways cancer and cancer treatment can affect
    - 19 Jun 17, 6:45am -
  • 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 -

Research Updates

  • clinical cancer research; +177 new citations
    177 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 2017/07/18PubMed comprises more than millions of cit…
    - 18 Jul 17, 3:06am -

Oncology News

General Oncology News

  • newSquamous cell carcinoma associated with increased mortality
    Squamous cell carcinoma was associated with a 25% increase in all-cause mortality compared with patients in the general population.Investigators of this study searched PubMed, Web of Science, and Embase databases for information on mortality associat…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Nov 17, 10:28am -
  • newHigh BMI linked to larger breast cancer tumor size
    BMI was the only consistent risk factor for detecting breast tumors larger than 2 cm among women, according to findings being presented at next week’s annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.“Ever since breast cancer screening…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Nov 17, 4:21am -
  • 16 cancer care facilities receive achievement awards
    The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer presented Outstanding Achievement Awards to 16 accredited cancer programs.The awards are intended to recognize cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing quality care; motivate other…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 17, 6:00am -
  • Yale School of Medicine appoints chair of surgery department
    Nita AhujaNita Ahuja, MD, has been named chair of the department of surgery at Yale School of Medicine.Ahuja also will serve as chief of surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital.Her appointment will take effect on Feb. 1.“From my very first visit to Yale…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Nov 17, 6:00am -
  • High compliance with Optune linked to greatest survival benefit for glioblastoma
    Patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma who used the Optune device more than 90% of the time had the greatest chance for survival, according to a company-issued press release.Optune (Novocure) is a portable device that delivers tumor-treating-fiel…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 10:49am -
  • ASCO expands enrollment for TAPUR study
    ASCO announced four cohorts of Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry, or TAPUR, will enroll additional patients with a variety of cancers.The combination of nivolumab (Opidvo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) plus ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers S…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:46am -
  • VIDEO: Physicians should take special considerations for metastatic renal cell carcinoma management
    MIAMI — Saby George, MD, FACS, offered background in special considerations that should be taken when treating patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma at the International Kidney Cancer Symposium.In particular, George, a professor of medicin…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:34am -
  • Liver tumor program launched to ‘work in a fashion of teamwork’
    The Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health launched a new liver tumor program, designed to provide multidisciplinary care for patients with primary and secondary liver and bile duct cancers, according to a press release.Theodore H. Welling“…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 6:35am -
  • Women underutilize CT scans for lung cancer
    Margaret ZambonWomen were less likely to use CT scans for lung cancer screening than men, even though they are higher risk than men for the disease, according to a presenter at CHEST 2017.“Prior research into gender differences in cancer screening…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 3:00am -
  • FDA approves Sutent to reduce risk for recurrent kidney cancer
    The FDA today approved sunitinib malate for the adjuvant treatment of adults at high risk for recurrent renal cell carcinoma following nephrectomy.“This is the first adjuvant treatment approved for patients with renal cell carcinoma, which is signi…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 1:26pm -

MedPage General Oncology News

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