News tagged with american cancer society

HPV a growing cause of upper throat cancer (Update)

Actor Michael Douglas' comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus. The virus, HPV, is best known for causing cervical cancer. But experts say it also is a growing cause ...

Jun 03, 2013
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Cancer drug shortages hit 83 percent of US oncologists

Eighty-three percent of cancer doctors report that they've faced oncology drug shortages, and of those, nearly all say that their patients' treatment has been impacted, according to a study from researchers at the Abramson ...

Jun 03, 2013
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New therapy is tolerable in lung cancer

A promising new therapy for the most common form of lung cancer appears to produce largely manageable side effects, and an ongoing clinical trial is determining whether the compound treats tumors more effectively than what's ...

May 31, 2013
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