Cancer: Symptoms, Types, News and Updates Document List

Summary: Our library below features 78 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Cancer and Tumors category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Cancer and Tumors Publications

Constant Global Rise in Early-onset Cancer in Under 50s
Study researchers identify the risks factors and trends behind an increasing incidence of early-onset cancers around the world.
Publish Date: 2022/09/06 - Updated: 2023/01/04

Chart of Cancer Awareness Ribbon Colors
List, table and printable chart outlining the colors of awareness ribbons that represent different types of cancer and their causes (Charts / Graphs / Tables).
Publish Date: 2019/02/28 - Updated: 2023/09/10

No Need for Coffee Cancer Warning in California
Statement from U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. regarding FDA support for exempting coffee from California cancer warning law.
Publish Date: 2018/09/02 - Updated: 2020/03/19

Cancer Researchers Hit Bullseye with New Drug Target for Ewing Sarcoma
The revelation brings a surge of hope to the field of pediatric oncology which has long been challenged to find new drugs against childhood cancers.
Publish Date: 2018/01/26

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.
Publish Date: 2017/03/07 - Updated: 2017/03/08

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.
Publish Date: 2016/11/24 - Updated: 2021/04/21

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.
Publish Date: 2016/11/13

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.
Publish Date: 2016/06/24 - Updated: 2018/05/01

Cancer Risk from Meat and Processed Meat Products
Processed meat has been classified in the same category as causes of cancer such as asbestos and tobacco smoking.
Publish Date: 2015/12/13 - Updated: 2021/07/10

Carcinomatosis: General Information and Treatment
Information regarding Carcinomatosis, a condition in which multiple carcinomas develop simultaneously, usually after dissemination from a primary source.
Publish Date: 2015/11/29 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Cancer Research Questions and Answers
Leading cancer researchers address big questions facing the field as part of the inaugural issue of Trends in Cancer, published by Cell Press.
Publish Date: 2015/10/10 - Updated: 2022/10/08

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.
Publish Date: 2015/10/09

Atrial and Myxomas: Symptoms, Tests, Treatment
Information regarding types of myxomas, a primary heart tumor, including symptoms and treatments.
Publish Date: 2015/06/09 - Updated: 2021/08/16

BPA Cancer Link in Paper Receipts, Plastics, Cans
Recent research suggests a certain level of exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) chemicals found in plastics may cause cancer.
Publish Date: 2015/06/03 - Updated: 2021/01/02

Signs of Impending Death from Cancer
List of highly specific physical and cognitive signs associated with imminent death in cancer patients.
Publish Date: 2015/02/09 - Updated: 2020/10/11

Liposarcoma: Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis
Liposarcoma is a malignant tumor that arises in fat cells in deep soft tissue such as inside the thigh or the retroperitoneum, most commonly found in the legs or thighs, abdomen, back, arms, chest, or neck.
Publish Date: 2015/01/05 - Updated: 2023/01/30

List of Known Carcinogens That Cause Cancer in Humans
List of currently known cancer carcinogens, substances, chemicals, and products known and suspected, to cause cancer in humans (Informative).
Publish Date: 2014/10/11 - Updated: 2023/10/09

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.
Publish Date: 2014/03/23 - Updated: 2021/08/19

How 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.
Publish Date: 2014/02/08 - Updated: 2021/09/06

Childhood Cancer Report: Progress and Challenges
Report from the American Cancer Society outlines progress made and challenges that remain in fighting childhood cancer.
Publish Date: 2014/02/01 - Updated: 2021/09/09

Novel Compounds Much More Mutagenic Than Known Carcinogens
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.
Publish Date: 2014/01/06 - Updated: 2021/09/20

Bladder Cancer and Painkillers Connection
Regular use of non-aspirin non-selective NSAIDs particularly ibuprofen may reduce bladder cancer risk.
Publish Date: 2012/11/11

Over Half of Cancer Cases Preventable
Investigators outline obstacles they say stand in the way of making a considerable dent in the cancer burden in the United States and around the world.
Publish Date: 2012/03/29 - Updated: 2022/04/08

Smoking After being Diagnosed with Cancer
American Cancer Society study provides valuable information on which cancer patients might need help to quit smoking.
Publish Date: 2012/01/23 - Updated: 2013/08/01

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.
Publish Date: 2011/09/16

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.
Publish Date: 2011/08/05

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.
Publish Date: 2011/07/09

Cancer Survivors Expenditure on Health Care
People are considered cancer survivors from the moment they are diagnosed through the end of their lives.
Publish Date: 2011/06/14

New Substances Added to List of Carcinogens
US Department of Health and Human Services has added eight substances to its report on Carcinogens.
Publish Date: 2011/06/11 - Updated: 2022/03/10

Improved Prognosis for Esophageal Cancer
The main cause of esophageal cancer is reflux of gastric acid from the stomach with heartburn the main symptom.
Publish Date: 2011/05/25

The Role of Sugar in the Spread of Cancer
Cancer allows tumor cells to turn the intricate and extensive system of lymphatic vessels into something of a highway to metastasis. However, scientists close in on molecular moves that let tumor cells act as stowaways in the lymphatic system.
Publish Date: 2011/04/26 - Updated: 2022/04/15

Recognizing Symptoms of Oral Cancer
Early stages of oral cancer can develop without causing noticeable symptoms, dentists offer the most important line of defense against the disease.
Publish Date: 2011/04/13 - Updated: 2022/04/22

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.
Publish Date: 2011/04/11

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.
Publish Date: 2011/03/10

Radiation Puts Dialysis Patients at Increased Cancer Risk
High radiation doses put a significant number of dialysis patients at increased risk of cancer.
Publish Date: 2011/02/25 - Updated: 2022/05/26

PecFent Cancer Pain Treatment
Archimedes Pharma announces Scottish Medicines Consortium decision to approve PecFent for use on the NHS in Scotland.
Publish Date: 2011/01/17 - Updated: 2022/06/30

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.
Publish Date: 2011/01/15 - Updated: 2011/06/07

Smoking May Worsen Pain for Cancer Patients
Cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagnosis experience greater pain than nonsmokers.
Publish Date: 2010/12/21

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.
Publish Date: 2010/12/20 - Updated: 2015/04/17

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.
Publish Date: 2010/12/19

How HPV Virus Triggers Cervical and Mouth Cancer
HPV infection is known to increase the risk of developing cancers of the cervix and mouth.
Publish Date: 2010/12/15 - Updated: 2015/04/17

Cancer Symptoms Prevalent at All Stages Including Remission
Physical symptoms prevalent no matter what stage of cancer including remission.
Publish Date: 2010/10/11

Ground Breaking Findings on Understanding Cancer
An altered energy production in human metabolism is characteristic of cancer.
Publish Date: 2010/10/05

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/26 - Updated: 2015/04/17

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/07 - Updated: 2017/03/10

Drug Screening to Treat Common Childhood Cancer
Scientists find new twist on drug screening to treat common childhood cancer.
Publish Date: 2010/08/18

Suspected Cancer Carcinogens Report Outlines Knowledge Gaps
Gaps in research for 20 suspected carcinogens whose potential to cause cancer is as yet unresolved.
Publish Date: 2010/07/15 - Updated: 2020/09/08

Types of Cancer Survival Rate Statistics Table
Statistics table data shows approximate cancer survival rate in percentage within 5 years after being diagnosed with various types of cancers.
Publish Date: 2010/07/15 - Updated: 2020/04/04

Cancer Death Rate Dropping
Continued drop in overall cancer mortality rates over last 20 years.
Publish Date: 2010/07/07 - Updated: 2016/11/05

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.
Publish Date: 2010/05/30 - Updated: 2015/04/17

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.
Publish Date: 2010/05/16 - Updated: 2011/02/20

Building a Healthy Immune System to Help Fight Cancer Disease and Illness
Steps to help fight cancer illness and disease by building a healthy immune system in your body.
Publish Date: 2010/04/09 - Updated: 2021/12/04

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.
Publish Date: 2010/02/04 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Worse Outcomes in Cancer Patients with Cognitive Impairment
Cancer patients with dementia have a dramatically lower survival rate than patients with cancer alone.
Publish Date: 2009/12/14

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.
Publish Date: 2009/09/22

Does Sugar Feed Cancer
New information on the notion that sugar feeds cancer tumors.
Publish Date: 2009/08/17 - Updated: 2016/11/05

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.
Publish Date: 2009/08/15

Declining Cancer Mortality Rates
The number of cancer deaths has declined steadily in the last three decades.
Publish Date: 2009/08/13

Forecasting Cancer Recurrence
Predicting cervical cancer recurrence based on how the tumor changes size in response to radiation therapy.
Publish Date: 2009/07/28

Boosting Immune System of Cancer Patients
If you have cancer you must aim to strengthen your body immune system.
Publish Date: 2009/07/02 - Updated: 2018/03/16

Thyroid Cancer: Types and General Information
Thyroid Cancer forms in the thyroid gland, an organ at the base of the throat that makes hormones that help control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Ureter Cancer: General Information
Ureter Cancer forms in transitional cells in the lining of the bladder ureter or renal pelvis.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Small Intestine Cancer: General Overview
Small Intestine Cancer forms in tissues of the small intestine the most common type is Adenocarcinoma.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Malignant Salivary Tumors: Symptoms, Treatment
Malignant Salivary Tumors is rare cancer that forms in tissues of salivary glands on the floor of the mouth and throughout the oropharynx, parotid, and submandibular glands.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2023/02/01

Head, Neck and Throat Cancer Symptoms
Information regarding symptoms of head and neck carcinoma, cancer tumors in the head or neck region.
Publish Date: 2009/04/02 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Gallbladder Cancers: General Overview
Information regarding Gallbladder Cancers which includes cancers that are formed in tissues of the gallbladder and the bile ducts in the liver.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Esophageal Cancer: General Information
Esophageal cancer originates from the lining of the esophagus and presents as either squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Osteosarcoma Bone Cancer Information
Information regarding bone cancer including Osteosarcoma, the most common type of bone cancer that affects the large bones of the arm or leg and occurs most often in younger individuals.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Bladder Carcinoma: Bladder Cancer Stages and Information
Bladder Carcinoma or bladder cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the bladder.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Anaplastic Adrenal Cancer
Anaplastic Adrenal Cancer is a sub-type of adrenal cancer which shows virtually no cellular differentiation.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

Adrenal Cancer: Symptoms, Stages, Information
Adrenal cancer (adrenocortical cancer) is rare cancer that begins in one or both of the small triangular glands (adrenal glands) located on top of your kidneys.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

New Cancer Gene Identified
Researchers have identified a new cancer gene common to many cancers and affects the basic regulation of our genes.
Publish Date: 2009/03/29

Calcium Intake Lowers Cancer Risk in Women
Women with higher intake of calcium appear to have a lower risk of cancer overall.
Publish Date: 2009/02/23

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.
Publish Date: 2009/01/03

Ways You Can Assist Someone with Cancer
If a friend or family member has cancer your support and encouragement are likely to be most welcome.
Publish Date: 2008/11/15 - Updated: 2021/09/07

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.
Publish Date: 2008/07/20 - Updated: 2016/10/29

Are All Cancers Hereditary?
When looking at family history for cases of cancer patterns, genetic specialists like to examine the last three generations.
Publish Date: 2008/07/20 - Updated: 2016/05/27

Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Stages, Risk Factors
Cervical cancer is a disease in which body cells in the cervix or the uterus lower part are malfunctioning.
Publish Date: 2008/02/20 - Updated: 2021/01/19

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