10/13/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk New York – A recent study suggests bisphosphonates are linked to an increased risk of stroke in patients with cancer. As reported by Reuters, the study found that the osteoporosis fighting drugs may also increase the risks of abnormal heart rhythms in these patients. As noted in the report, despite the findings, the...

09/23/2010 // Washington, DC, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers Today the U.S. House of Representatives officially declared September to be...

09/22/2010 // Canada // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Canada – The survival rates for patients with cancer in Canada are on the rise. As reported by Postmedia News on Canda.com, a recently released statistics report shows a six percent increase in the survival rate for Canadians who received cancer diagnoses between 2004 and 2006 from data in the early 1990s. Prithwish...

09/09/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – A recent study suggests a key ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms may be beneficial for...

09/02/2010 // Chicago, Illinois, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Chicago – Modifications to a drug used for cancer patients may be beneficial for Alzheimer’s patients. As reported by Reuters, changes to the cancer drug Gleevec could aid in the development of new medications that help fight against the development of brain-damaging plaques associated with Alzheimer’s...

08/23/2010 // Boston, Masschusetts, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Boston – Experts are saying that cancer patients are in need of more painkillers...

08/06/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – The recession has caused many cancer patients to discontinue medications used to prolong their lives. As reported by HealthDay News, California oncologists recently reported on a trend in cases of patients with reoccurring tumors that had been forced to discontinue some medications because of financial constraints....

08/03/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Washington – A recent study suggests cancer cells treat different sugars differently. As reported by Reuters, the study found that tumor cells may more promptly metabolize fructose. Dr. Anthony Heaney of UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of California Los Angeles are quoted in the...

07/28/2010 // Los Angeles, CA, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers Cancer treatment and support information for cancer patients and their families is vital. In an effort to provide that information in an easy to navigate fashion, The American Cancer Society has redesigned cancer.org. The website is now broken down into four main sections: Stay Healthy, Find Support...

07/20/2010 // Sioux City, Iowa, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk Sioux City, Iowa – Many cancer patients find themselves faced with transportation challenges when seeking treatment. As reported by KTIV News, some organizations are seeking assistance in helping provide transportation for getting patients to their medical appointments. June E. Nylen Cancer Center...