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Cancer: Types, Symptoms & Treatments Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Cancer and Tumors category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Early Deaths From Childhood Cancer 400% More Common Than Previously Reported
    Study finds rate of deaths within one month of childhood cancer diagnosis under-reported in clinical trial data, with early deaths from some pediatric cancer subtypes up to four times as common as had been implied by clinical trial reports - Published: 2017-03-07
  2. Genetic Explanation For Higher Cancer Rates in Males Than Females
    In a new study researchers offer genetic explanation of why cancer is more common in males than females - Published: 2016-11-24
  3. Tobacco Use Accounts For 40% of All Cancers Diagnosed in US
    Smoking can cause cancers of the mouth and throat, lungs, voice box, esophagus, stomach, kidney, pancreas, liver, bladder, cervix, colon and rectum, and acute myeloid leukemia - Published: 2016-11-13
  4. How Cancer spreads in the Body - Unexpected Findings Reveal Insight
    Discovery could help with future development of novel treatments to prevent metastasis and secondary tumours - Published: 2016-06-24
  5. Meat Products: Carcinogens & Cancer Risks
    Processed meat has been classified in the same category as causes of cancer such as asbestos and tobacco smoking - Published: 2015-12-13
  6. Carcinomatosis: General Information & Treatment Methods
    Information regarding Carcinomatosis, a condition in which multiple carcinomas develop at the same time - Published: 2015-11-29
  7. Major Cancer Research Questions
    Leading cancer researchers address big questions facing the field as part of the inaugural issue of Trends in Cancer, published by Cell Press - Published: 2015-10-10
  8. Tumor-Tracer Computer Program Diagnoses Cancer in 48 Hours
    Tumor-Tracer is based on analyses of DNA mutations in cancer tissue samples from patients with metastasized cancer - Published: 2015-10-09
  9. Atrial & Other Myxomas: Symptoms, Tests & Treatment
    Information regarding types of myxomas - a primary heart tumor - including symptoms and treatments - Published: 2015-06-09
  10. Cancer-Linked BPA's: Plastics & Cans
    Recent research suggests a certain level of exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) chemicals found in plastics may cause cancer - Published: 2015-06-03
  11. Cancer: Signs Associated with Impending Death
    List of specific physical and cognitive signs associated with imminent death in cancer patients - Published: 2015-02-09
  12. Liposarcoma Information: Symptoms and Treatment
    A malignant tumor starting in fat cells in deep soft tissue, most commonly found in legs or thighs, but also found in abdomen, back, arms, chest, and neck - Published: 2015-01-05
  13. Cancer Causing Agents: List of Currently Known Human Carcinogens
    A list of currently known carcinogens, substances, chemicals, and products known to cause cancer in humans - Published: 2014-10-11
  14. Risk of Uterine Cancer Decreased with Bariatric Surgery
    Researchers report bariatric surgery resulting in dramatic weight loss in formerly severely obese women reduces risk of endometrial cancer by 71% and 81% if normal weight is maintained after surgery - Published: 2014-03-23
  15. Why the Risk of Cancer Increases with Age
    Researchers discover if a cell can no longer turn on critical developmental programs it might be easier for it to become a cancer cell - Published: 2014-02-08
  16. Childhood Cancer - Progress and Challenges
    Report from the American Cancer Society outlines progress made and challenges that remain in fighting childhood cancer - Published: 2014-02-01
  17. Newly Discovered Compounds Hundreds of Times More Mutagenic
    Compounds involved are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons formed naturally as the result of types of combustion from a wood stove to an automobile engine, cigarette or a coal-fired power plant - Published: 2014-01-06
  18. Bladder Cancer and Painkillers Connection
    Regular use of non-aspirin non-selective NSAIDs particularly ibuprofen may reduce bladder cancer risk - Published: 2012-11-11
  19. Over Half of All Cancer Cases Are Preventable
    Cancer prevention strategies would reduce the burden of heart disease and other chronic conditions as well - Published: 2012-03-29
  20. Smoking After being Diagnosed with Cancer
    American Cancer Society study provides valuable information on which cancer patients might need help to quit smoking - Published: 2012-01-23
  21. Fluoride Can Cause Cancer
    Association between fluoride and various cancers including evidence that fluoride can increase risk of osteosarcoma a type of bone cancer in boys and young men - Published: 2011-09-16
  22. Potential New Eye Tumor Treatment for Retinoblastoma
    New research demonstrates a specific small segment of RNA could play key role in growth of malignant childhood eye tumor retinoblastoma - Published: 2011-08-05
  23. Cancer in Seniors - As We Age the Risk Increases
    Cancer is a common event among older people and as we age the risk increases even if no one in the family has had the disease - Published: 2011-07-09
  24. Cancer Survivors Expenditure on Health Care
    People are considered cancer survivors from the moment they are diagnosed through the end of their lives - Published: 2011-06-14
  25. New Substances Added to List of Carcinogens
    US Department of Health and Human Services has added eight substances to its Report on Carcinogens - Published: 2011-06-11
  26. Improved Prognosis for Esophageal Cancer
    The main cause of esophageal cancer is reflux of gastric acid from the stomach with heartburn the main symptom - Published: 2011-05-25
  27. Sugar and its Role in the Spread of Cancer
    Scientists close in on molecular moves that let tumor cells act as stowaways in lymphatic system - Published: 2011-04-26
  28. Recognizing the Symptoms of Oral Cancer
    Early stages of oral cancer can develop without causing noticeable symptoms - Published: 2011-04-13
  29. Late Diagnosis Major Factor in Hospital Cancer Deaths - Ireland
    Study found while patients who die in hospital with cancer are very ill a late diagnosis of their cancer is a major factor in hospital cancer deaths - Published: 2011-04-11
  30. Nearly 12 Million U.S. Cancer Survivors
    A cancer survivor is defined as anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer from diagnosis through the balance of their life - Published: 2011-03-10
  31. Radiation Places Dialysis Patients at Increased Risk of Cancer
    High radiation doses put a significant number of dialysis patients at increased risk of cancer - Published: 2011-02-25
  32. New Treatment for Breakthrough Cancer Pain Accepted for Use in Scotland
    Archimedes Pharma Announces Scottish Medicines Consortium Decision to Approve PecFent for use on the NHS in Scotland - Published: 2011-01-17
  33. Cancer Pain Common Among Survivors
    Surviving cancer may also mean surviving pain according to a study showing 20 percent of cancer survivors at least two years post diagnosis have current cancer-related chronic pain - Published: 2011-01-15
  34. Smoking May Worsen Pain for Cancer Patients
    Cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagnosis experience greater pain than nonsmokers - Published: 2010-12-21
  35. Outcomes after Recurrence of Oral Cancer Vary
    Patients who have recurrence of oral squamous cell carcinoma tend to do worse if the new cancer appears at the same site early or if it appears in the lymph nodes - Published: 2010-12-20
  36. Major Initiative to Address Cancer in the Workplace
    Launch of major multi-year initiative to help employers address a growing healthcare challenge of cancer in the workplace - Published: 2010-12-19
  37. How HPV Virus Triggers Cervical and Mouth Cancer
    HPV infection is known to increase the risk of developing cancers of the cervix and mouth - Published: 2010-12-15
  38. Cancer Symptoms Prevalent at All Stages Including Remission
    Physical symptoms prevalent no matter what stage of cancer including remission - Published: 2010-10-11
  39. Ground Breaking Findings on Understanding Cancer
    An altered energy production in human metabolism is characteristic of cancer - Published: 2010-10-05
  40. Racial Disparities in Head and Neck Cancer
    Head and neck cancer outcomes associated with race may be more closely linked to social and behavioral factors than biological differences - Published: 2010-09-26
  41. Fetal Exposure to Radiation and Risk of Childhood Cancer
    Fetal exposure to radiation and the risk of childhood cancer what is the likelihood of a risk - Published: 2010-09-07
  42. Drug Screening to Treat Common Childhood Cancer
    Scientists find new twist on drug screening to treat common childhood cancer - Published: 2010-08-18
  43. Suspected Cancer Carcinogens - Report Outlines Knowledge Gaps
    Gaps in research for 20 suspected carcinogens whose potential to cause cancer is as yet unresolved - Published: 2010-07-15
  44. Cancer Survival Rate Statistics by Type of Cancer
    Cancer rate survival statistics compare patients diagnosed with cancer with the survival rate of people in the general population - Published: 2010-07-15
  45. Cancer Death Rate Dropping
    Continued drop in overall cancer mortality rates over last 20 years - Published: 2010-07-07
  46. Genes Associated with Throat Cancer Found
    NPC is a cancer that forms in the epithelial lining of the nasopharynx in the upper throat that lies behind the nose - Published: 2010-05-30
  47. Mobile Cell Phones and Brain Cancer Study
    Cell phone data analysis from a study of glioma and meningioma the most common types of brain tumor - Published: 2010-05-16
  48. Building a Healthy Immune System to Fight Cancer Disease and Illness
    Steps to help fight cancer illness and disease by building a healthy immune system in your body - Published: 2010-04-09
  49. Administering Chemotherapy to Seniors with Cancer Medicare Covers Only Half the Cost
    Medicare covers only half the cost of administering chemotherapy to seniors with cancer - Published: 2010-02-04
  50. Worse Outcomes in Cancer Patients with Cognitive Impairment
    Cancer patients with dementia have a dramatically lower survival rate than patients with cancer alone - Published: 2009-12-14
  51. Heat Therapy Offers New Treatment for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    Patients with soft-tissue sarcomas at high risk of spreading were 30% more likely to be alive and cancer free almost three years - Published: 2009-09-22
  52. Does Sugar Feed Cancer
    New information on the notion that sugar feeds cancer tumors - Published: 2009-08-17
  53. Compound that Kills Cancer Stem Cells Found
    Cancer stem cells that drive tumor growth and resist chemotherapies and radiation treatments that kill other cancer cells are not invincible - Published: 2009-08-15
  54. Declining Cancer Mortality Rates
    The number of cancer deaths has declined steadily in the last three decades - Published: 2009-08-13
  55. Forecasting Cancer Recurrence
    Predicting cervical cancer recurrence based on how the tumor changes size in response to radiation therapy - Published: 2009-07-28
  56. Boosting Immune System of Cancer Patients
    If you have cancer you must aim to strengthen your body immune system - Published: 2009-07-02
  57. Thyroid Cancer Information
    Early thyroid cancer often does not have symptoms as the cancer grows symptoms may include a lump in the front of the neck hoarseness or voice changes - Published: 2009-04-05
  58. Ureter Cancer Information
    Ureter Cancer forms in transitional cells in the lining of the bladder ureter or renal pelvis - Published: 2009-04-05
  59. Small Intestine Cancer
    Small Intestine Cancer forms in tissues of the small intestine the most common type is Adenocarcinoma - Published: 2009-04-05
  60. Malignant Salivary Tumors - Rare Cancer
    Malignant Salivary Tumors is a rare cancer that forms in tissues of salivary glands in the floor of the mouth and throughout the oropharynx - Published: 2009-04-05
  61. Head, Neck & Throat Cancer Symptoms
    Information regarding symptoms of head and neck carcinoma, cancer tumors in the head or neck region - Published: 2009-04-02
  62. Gallbladder Cancers
    Gallbladder Cancers includes cancers that are formed in tissues of the gallbladder and the bile ducts in the liver - Published: 2009-04-01
  63. Esophageal Cancer Information
    Esophageal cancer originates from the lining of the esophagus and presents as either squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma - Published: 2009-04-01
  64. Osteosarcoma: Common Form of Bone Cancer
    Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer affecting the large bones of the arm or leg and occurs most often in younger individuals - Published: 2009-04-01
  65. Bladder Carcinoma: Bladder Cancer Stages & Information
    Bladder Carcinoma or bladder cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the bladder - Published: 2009-04-01
  66. Anaplastic Adrenal Cancer
    Anaplastic Adrenal Cancer is a sub-type of adrenal cancer which shows virtually no cellular differentiation - Published: 2009-04-01
  67. Adrenal Cancer Information
    Adrenal Cancer forms in the outer tissue layer of the adrenal gland - Published: 2009-04-01
  68. New Cancer Gene Identified
    Researchers have identified a new cancer gene common to many cancers and affects the basic regulation of our genes - Published: 2009-03-29
  69. Calcium Intake Lowers Cancer Risk in Women
    Women with higher intake of calcium appear to have a lower risk of cancer overall - Published: 2009-02-23
  70. Dormant Cancer Cells rely on Cellular Cannibalization to Survive
    A team found a gene called ARHI acts as a switch for self cannibalization in ovarian cancer cells - Published: 2009-01-03
  71. How to Help Someone With Cancer
    If a friend or family member has cancer your support and encouragement are likely to be most welcome - Published: 2008-11-15
  72. What is Metastatic or Advanced Cancer
    When it comes to the prevention advanced and metastatic cancer, the only way to control its spread is to detect it at the earliest stage and destroy it - Published: 2008-07-20
  73. Are All Cancers Hereditary?
    When looking at family history for cases of cancer patterns, genetic specialists like to examine the last three generations - Published: 2008-07-20
  74. Cervical Cancer Information
    Cervical cancer is a disease when body cells in the cervix act up until they develop a tumor - Published: 2008-02-20


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