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  • Benign neglect may be best for many prostate cancers

     
    For most men over 65 with localized prostate cancer, conservative management of their tumor -- which might be characterized as benign neglect or wait and treat only if symptoms occur -- may be the best course of action, according to......
  • Grim statistics aside, pancreatic cancer researchers look to the future

     
    With Patrick Swayze's death today comes a highly public reminder that the cure rate for pancreatic cancer is abysmal. This year, an estimated 42,470 Americans will be diagnosed with the disease. And an estimated 35,240 will die. Smoking can increase......
  • Canadian researchers show how a breast tumor evolves

     
    For the first time, Canadian researchers have decoded the DNA of breast cancer cells when the tumor was localized and after it had spread, providing previously unavailable information about how changes in DNA lead to metastasis and yielding some insight.....
  • Risks to cellphone users found in higher-quality studies

     
    Some studies have found that using cellphones increases the risk of head and neck tumors, but others have not. A new analysis of 23 epidemiological studies, however, has found an elevated risk among the studies that were of higher scientific......
  • So long to a tail-wagging boy: Saying goodbye to a beloved dog named Dillon

     
    As anyone who's ever loved and lost a pet knows, dealing with the grief that comes with the death of a furry friend is heart-wrenching. Our colleague Diane Pucin is a sports writer by trade and a pet lover at......
  • Passing cancer from mother to baby

     
    Infants can inherit a lot of things from their mothers ??? curly hair, high cheekbones, slender fingers. And, scientists now show, cancer. Doctors have long believed that it was possible for babies to contract cancer in utero. The medical literature......
  • Viral link to prostate tumors questioned

     
    A new study conducted in Germany contradicts at least two earlier studies by finding no link between prostate tumors and a virus that had been found in some tumors. University of Utah researchers recently reported that they found traces of......
  • Did the American Cancer Society really change its tune on screening?

     
    To hear the New York Times tell it, the American Cancer Society has just had an epiphany about screening for breast and prostate cancer: The benefits of catching some cancers early must be weighed against the harms of treating tumors......
  • When cancer spreads to the brain

     
    The first set of guidelines dealing with cancer that has spread to the brain calls for treatment with both surgery and radiation therapy instead of just radiation alone. The document, released today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons meeting in........
  • 'Grey's Anatomy': McDreamy tackles 'the great white of tumors'

     
    For the second week in a row, 'Grey's Anatomy' changed up the usual episode format. Usually, there are several different medical cases addressed by doctors with different specialties. In Thursday night's episode, there was just one case, epic enough to......
  • Cancer and the bacterial connection

    IN the 1890s, a New York surgeon named William Coley tested a radical cancer treatment. He took a hypodermic needle teeming with bacteria and plunged it into the flesh of patients. After suffering through weeks of chills and fevers, many showed...