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If You Are Struggling With Cancer Here Are 10 Reasons Why

If You Are Struggling With Cancer Here Are 10 Reasons Why

Today we are being educated about cancer from what we see and hear on television or read in the newspapers and a lot of this information is not true. Unfortunately the decisions we make on our treatments options are based on this information. What we don’t realise is just removing the growths
Hormones Do Not Worsen Breast Cancer Prognosis, Study Shows

Hormones Do Not Worsen Breast Cancer Prognosis, Study Shows

Breast tumors in women using hormone-replacement therapy (HRT) do not differ in severity from those in women who did not use HRT and have a similar projected outcome, researchers in Scotland have found.
Childhood Cancer Up in Europe Since the 1970s

Childhood Cancer Up in Europe Since the 1970s

Cancer affects more European children and teens than 30 years ago. Thankfully, it's still rare among people younger than 20, and European survival rates have improved with every decade.
Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-About This PDQ Summary

Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-About This PDQ Summary

About PDQPhysician Data Query (PDQ) is the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) comprehensive cancer information database. The PDQ database contains summaries of the latest published information on cancer prevention, detection, genetics, treatment, supportive care, and complementary and ...
Lung Cancer Health Center News Features

Lung Cancer Health Center News Features

Lung cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 174,000 Americans each year. Here you'll find in-depth lung cancer information including its symptoms, stages, and treatments.
FISH in Triple-negative Breast Cancer: Strategy of the Future?

FISH in Triple-negative Breast Cancer: Strategy of the Future?

How will using the FISH assay in TNBCs produce drastic changes in clinical practice?
Cancer Ruins Relationships

Cancer Ruins Relationships

This article deals with the impact cancer has on the relationships of those whose loved once come down with it. The love of family and friends is a real asset in the battle against cancer.
Elizabeth Edwards Dies of Cancer

Elizabeth Edwards Dies of Cancer

Elizabeth Edwards, 61, died of cancer this morning at her home in North Carolina, according to media reports.
Hodgkin's Lymphoma-Topic Overview

Hodgkin's Lymphoma-Topic Overview

Is this topic for you?Lymphomas are either Hodgkin's lymphomas or non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Hodgkin's lymphomas have a type of cell called Reed-Sternberg cells. Lymphomas without these cells are non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. This topic is about Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). To learn about
Gene May Explain Why Some Have Higher Stomach Cancer Risk

Gene May Explain Why Some Have Higher Stomach Cancer Risk

People who become infected with the bacterium Helicobactor pylori are at higher risk for either ulcers or stomach cancer -- but not both, according to a study in Nature.
Side Effects of Prostate Medication

Side Effects of Prostate Medication

Prostate medication is used in the treatment of various issues regarding the prostate, most notably benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate. The medication works by preventing the transformation of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, which is responsible for the develo
Table Sugar Feeds Alcohol - Alcohol Shortens Life, Causes Cancer

Table Sugar Feeds Alcohol - Alcohol Shortens Life, Causes Cancer

An unsolved mystery surrounds the reason alcohol causes cancer and takes years off of one's life. The mystery may remain because scientists hesitate to address the dangers of the socially accepted drug, alcohol. Alcohol is placed in a social category of its own outside the drug pill box and the
How Is Bladder Cancer Treated?

How Is Bladder Cancer Treated?

Bladder cancer affects an organ in the abdomen. The bladder stores urine until it passes through the body. There are several treatments available for this type of cancer. It is important to be knowledgeable of the treatments available in case this disease ever affects you personally.
Folic Acid, B12 May Increase Cancer Risk

Folic Acid, B12 May Increase Cancer Risk

There is new evidence that folic acid, taken in large doses, may promote some cancers.
Gallbladder Cancer Symptoms

Gallbladder Cancer Symptoms

Gallbladder cancer is ultimately a cancer within the tissue of this specific organ in the body. While it is a rather rare form of cancer, it will essentially start deep within the gallbladder and progress out until it permeates the outermost layer of the organ. It is most common in women, but men ar
Going Gold And Raising Awareness For Childhood Cancer

Going Gold And Raising Awareness For Childhood Cancer

A worldwide air ambulance company wants you to know more about National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
What Is Colon Cancer?

What Is Colon Cancer?

About 112,000 people are diagnosed with Colon Cancer in the United States every year. While some of these are diagnosed early in the illness process, for many it is very late and the cancer might not be stoppable. This article describes colon cancer, risk factors, and how to reduce the risk of not n
Second Malignancies in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Second Malignancies in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

The reporting of two and even three malignancies in patients with CLL is occurring with increasing frequency. Why is this important?
Information on Breast Cancer Bracelets

Information on Breast Cancer Bracelets

Breast Cancer affects many women all over the world. It is a terrible disease that can cause death. Funding for research for a cure is not a cheap venture. If you want to help the cause, you do not have to donate a lot of money if you cannot afford it. Instead, you can simply buy inexpensive breast
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma

Get current data regarding patient selection for SLNB in melanoma and learn about areas where the procedure remains controversial. . .