Pfizer’s Sutent improves survival in cancer study
• Cancer news • May 16 05
Pfizer Inc.‘s experimental drug Sutent improved survival and reduced tumor growth in patients with a type of stomach cancer, according to a pivotal-stage trial the company unveiled this weekend.
Sealants reduce playground cancer risk
• Cancer news • May 13 05
Sealants can help reduce the cancer risk from arsenic-treated wood found primarily in playground equipment and backyard decks, government scientists report.
Using an oil- or water-based sealant or stain at least once…
Smokeless tobacco ups risk of pancreatic cancer
• Cancer news • May 12 05
Using smokeless tobacco is associated with an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer , researchers report.
Dr. Paolo Boffetta from the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon,…
Some U.S. doctors are still not recommending regular Pap tests for their patients, putting these women at risk of dying from Cervical cancer, according to a U.S. government study released…
Obesity drug ‘may fight cancer’
• Cancer news • May 27 04
A drug currently used to treat obesity may also be able to fight prostate cancer, a study suggests.
Scientists in the United States say they have found that Xenical can stop the…