Latest Cancer: Misc. news

Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups

Cancer death rates are decreasing faster in blacks than whites in the United States, according to a report published online Feb. 14 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Structural, Clinical Barriers Prevent Cancer Trial Participation

Structural and clinical barriers prevent most cancer patients from participating in clinical trials, according to a review published online Feb. 19 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Country-Specific Norms Created for Cancer-Related Quality of Life

Country-specific norms have been established for the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer questionnaire to measure the self-reported quality of life of cancer patients, according to a study published in the January issue of the European Journal of Cancer.

No Increased Risk for Cancer for ART-Conceived Children

Children conceived by assisted reproductive technology do not appear to have a significantly increased cancer risk, according to a study published online Feb. 4 in Human Reproduction.