The term cancer itself is so dreadful that it can make a person tremble with fear and distortion. On hearing the news that an individual is affected with this deadly disease, can actually disturb the ...
Colon cancer is one of the worst cancers that people can be diagnosed with. There are many different types of colon cancer that will determine where the cancer originated from and how harmful it is to the patient.
Lung cancer is characterized by unrestrained growth of cells of the lungs. The National Cancer Institute reports that approximately 225,000 cases are diagnosed annually in the United States. No complete cure for lung cancer exists, but numerous non-surgical treatment methods are available which effe
Several activities can help you to take care of your lungs.thorax x-ray of the lungs image by JoLin from Fotolia.comThe lungs are critical organs in the human body. They work every second to keep you alive. The oxygen you need to survive enters your lungs when you inhale, while carbon...
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Obesity increases risk for clear-cell renal cell carcinoma, but obese patients appear to experience longer survival than nonobese patients. Why the paradox?
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Yes, you read that title right. You will definitely have prostate cancer before you die, unless you do all you can to watch out for it and deal with it before it spreads to the rest of your body. I don't mean to scare you or anything of that sort but to let you know that no one is spared from p
Mary Kay Ash, founder of the ultra successful MaryKay Inc., which is known all over the world among the best cosmetic companies for both selling or buying product, knows exactly about what cancer can do to a family. In 1980 Mel Ash, Mary's beloved husband, was diagnosed with lung cancer, a dise
Dr. Maurie Markman considers which is better for patients with cancer: combination targeted therapies against multiple genetic mutations, or sequential use of agents targeting individual mutations.
Prostate cancer is a disease which occurs in men. As we all know, cancer is a very fatal disease that once an individual has it, it may lead to his death if left untreated. Men need to be very careful with regards to their health especially when they grow old. Cancer of the prostate occurs during ol
Over exposure to the sun is known to promote favorable conditions for skin cancer. Even so, some don't know what type of skin cancers exist or what skin cancer looks like. Skin cancer usually appears as an unusual mole on the skin that could be new, or an old mole that looks different. There are thr
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Dr. H. Jack West reports on a small but promising study that showed increased survival in KRAS mutated lung cancer using selumetinib and docetaxel.
Photograph courtesy National Cancer Institute. All rights reserved. Available online: http://visualsonline.cancer.govIn a fine - needle breast biopsy, your doctor inserts a thin needle into a lump and removes a sample of cells or fluid. The sample is examined under a microscope. ...
A link to a list of current clinical trials is included for this treatment section. Check with your doctor for clinical trials that are not listed here but may be right for you. Standard Treatment Options for Myelodysplastic SyndromesStandard treatment options for myelodysplastic syndromes ...
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The moment a woman comes to know that that she is inflicted with the invasion of breast cancer she feels like thinking that her sojourn in this beautiful world is going to be for a limited days, fear