News tagged with cancer death
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Cancer and chronic disease account for almost half of gradual deaths in European Union countries, suggests research published online in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.
Health Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers with UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new report from American Cancer Society researchers finds that despite declining death rates, cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the U.S. In 2009, the most recent year for ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A mysterious form of cell death, coded in proteins and enzymes, led to a discovery by UNC researchers uncovering a prime suspect for new cancer drug development.
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Routine screening for ovarian cancer is ineffective and at times can do more harm than good, a panel of cancer specialists has concluded.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—What kills cancer patients often isn't the primary tumor; it's when the tumor metastasizes—or spreads the cancer to other areas of the body.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A molecule that targets the cell's machinery for breaking down unneeded proteins can kill multiple myeloma cancer cells resistant to the frontline drug Velcade, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Analysis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patient records in the California Cancer Registry (CCR) database during the 20-year period of 1988-2008 indicates that Hispanics/Latinos with NSCLC have a higher overall survival ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—"Wittenoom kids" who spent their childhoods exposed to asbestos in the north-west of Western Australia are now developing a range of cancers or dying at a rate well above the average population, ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Two new studies paint a complex portrait of aspirin's impact on cancer risk and mortality, with one suggesting the drug may lower the risk of dying from prostate cancer and the other seeing ...
Cancer Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and Federal University of Minas Gerais, led by Dr. Andréa Teixeira-Carvalho and Dr. Mônica Cristina de Oliveira, have developed and characterized a circulating and pH-sensitive ...
Medical research Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—On the surface, Parkinson's disease and lung cancer have little in common, except that both have a devastating effect on many people's lives.
Cancer Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The risk of dying from breast cancer was not related to high mammographic breast density in breast cancer patients, according to a study published August 20 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Although the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) has reported a 29 percent reduction in prostate-cancer mortality for men who undergo prostate-specific antigen ...
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Death knows the small town of Prieska all too well.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0