HealthDay News: Cancer
Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Herceptin is the
best drug treatment for a type of breast cancer called
HER2-positive and should remain the standard of care for that type
of tumor, according to new findings from a long-term clinical
Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity and inflammation in late adolescence are associated with increased risk for colon and rectal cancer in adulthood, a new study of Swedish males suggests.
Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer
SUNDAY, Sept. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say
they've identified a sign of early development of pancreatic
cancer, a leading cause of cancer death. And, they add, their
discovery might lead one day to a new test to detect the disease in
its initial and more treatable stages.