Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Combined
chemotherapy and radiation treatment appears to extend the lives of
older patients with brain cancer, new research finds.
Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight
20-somethings dramatically increase their risk of esophageal and
stomach cancer if they become obese later in life, a new study
Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of
older American women with early breast cancer may get more
radiation therapy than needed, which significantly boosts medical
costs, a new study indicates.
Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study
MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of
developing a second type of cancer may be high among Hodgkin
lymphoma survivors, especially those with a family history of
Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The cancer drug
Gleevec appears to keep chronic myeloid leukemia at bay a decade
into treatment -- with no signs of additional safety risks, a new
Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no link
between a common type of herpes virus and aggressive brain cancers,
according to a new study that refutes earlier reports.
Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The pros and cons of
soy for breast cancer patients have been debated for years.
More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC
FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S.
teens who use indoor tanning has dropped by half in recent years, a
new government study reveals.
Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Learning to control
their brain waves with a type of training called neurofeedback
seems to help cancer survivors ease symptoms of chemotherapy-caused
nerve damage, a new study suggests.
Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue
THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Whether from the
disease itself or the treatment, cancer can be exhausting, but a
new review says there are ways to beat back cancer-related