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10/13/2010
Results from a French study on men and women treated with a variety of targeted cancer drugs show that the treatments negatively impact their sex lives.  The effects were significant and both sexes were subject to this side-effect.
10/12/2010
A analysis of over 85,000 women showed that living a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of breast cancer, even in women with a family history of the disease.
10/11/2010
Androgen deprivation therapy is commonly used to treat prostate cancer.  A recent stufy in Australia indicates that this treatment may lead to bone loss in treated men.
10/7/2010
A study with a group of men from Colorado showed that about 8 in 10 did not know that men could get breast cancer. While male breast cancer is not common, it does occur.
10/5/2010
Results presented at an American Association of Cancer Researchers' meeting suggests that race may be more important than insurance status in determining how long women wait to get a breast cancer diagnosis.
10/4/2010
Esophageal cancers associated with HPV infection are associated with multiple sexual partners and have a different prognosis than other esophageal cancers. The differences may mean that treatments for the diseases should also differ.
10/4/2010
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has released patient friendly versions of their cancer treatment guidelines. The NCCN is a 'go to' place for oncologists and now patients can learn from the same source.
10/4/2010
Over 80% of childhood cancer patients survive at least 5 years.  New evidence suggests that their expected lifespan is still reduced.
9/29/2010
A bacteria found in the waters off of Key Largo, Florida has been found by University of Florida researchers to produce a chemical, largazole, that has shown the ability to reduce the growth of colorectal cancer cells in experimental systems.  The researchers have shown that the chemical interferes… more