11/21/2010 // NYC, New York, US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk New York – A new study suggests cancer survivors are generally more prone to follow health recommendations than cancer-free individuals. As reported by Reuters, researchers found that cancer survivors more often obtain recommended screenings and take other measures to stay healthy following participation...

11/10/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk New York – A new study suggests many cancer patients prefer the antidepressant venlafaxine to the epilepsy medicine gabapentin (Neurontin) in the treatment of hot flashes. As reported by Reuters, researchers found in a study of female cancer patients dealing with hot flashes, that most chose the antidepressant despite...

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...

10/07/2010 // US // Get Cancer Answers // News Desk U.S. – New research may show promise in the use of a brain cancer vaccine in the treatment of patients. As reported by HealthDay News, researchers from Duke University Medical Center and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center conducted a study on a small group of brain cancer patients and found that the...