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Residents of North Dakota may be at increased lung cancer risk
Date: 2010-12-30 08:55:02
Individuals who have lived for long periods in North Dakota may benefit from lung cancer testing. A new study has linked a mineral commonly used in the state's roadway to a significant increase in the risk of developing mesolthelioma.... Full Story

Cancer patients who smoke experience significantly more pain
Date: 2010-12-23 08:56:29
Individuals who have received positive cancer tests may now have another reason to quit their tobacco habits. A new study from Texas A&M researchers has found that cigarettes lead to worse pain among cancer patients.... Full Story

Women are more likely to use tanning beds than men
Date: 2010-12-22 08:40:19
Women may benefit from skin cancer testing, as a new study has found that they are significantly more likely to develop skin cancer as a result of excessive tanning bed use than men.... Full Story

Folic acid supplementation may be unnecessary
Date: 2010-12-14 08:56:18
Women who started taking folic acid supplements before or during pregnancy may benefit from colorectal cancer testing, as a new study has found that, despite the nutrient's ability to ward off defects, it may increase the risk of certain cancers.... Full Story

Unsafe neighborhoods may contribute to cancer risk
Date: 2010-12-10 09:00:13
The neighborhood where older individuals live may be a strong determinant of their need for cancer testing, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health.... Full Story

New service seeks to connect rural doctors to latest cancer research
Date: 2010-12-06 13:43:40
Cancer testing has shown that residents of rural areas are much more likely to develop and die from the disease. Some experts have speculated that doctors in these areas may not be keeping up with the latest developments in oncological care.... Full Story

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