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Brain Cancer Treatment

Brain Cancer Treatment

Learn more from WebMD about brain cancer treatment, including surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.......[Read More]
Peritoneal Cancer

Peritoneal Cancer

Science has made great development in finding the cures for a number of diseases. Peritoneal cancer is one form of these diseases. ......[Read More]
Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]-Treatment of Symptoms

Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]-Treatment of Symptoms

When side effects of cancer or cancer treatment affect normal eating, changes can be made to help the patient get the nutrients needed. Medicines may be given to increase appetite. Eating foods that are high in calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals is usually best. Meals should be planned to mee......[Read More]
Good Practice on How to Dodge Cancer

Good Practice on How to Dodge Cancer

What steps should you be taking to refrain or stay away from cancer? What about those that already have cancer? How can you help battle it? Cancer. It's becoming ever more the topic of discussion these days. In this review, I will break it down into easy to understand terms by discussing a few ......[Read More]
What Are the Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) Subtypes?

What Are the Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) Subtypes?

In solid tumor cancers, staging is important to determine the extent of the disease, and to help plan treatment. In the case of leukemia however, doctors will look at tissue samples from bone marrow aspiration and biopsy to determine the acute myelogenous (or myeloblastic) leukemia (AML) subtype ins......[Read More]
Lists of Drugs For Breast Cancer

Lists of Drugs For Breast Cancer

Current cancer treatments-"cut, burn, and poison"-are recognized as crude and painful. Promising new methods focus on delivering anticancer drugs precisely to the cancer and on increasing the immune system's ability to fend off cancer. There are lists of drugs for breast cancer, each ......[Read More]
Smokefree-A Product For Both Smokers And Non Smokers

Smokefree-A Product For Both Smokers And Non Smokers

Smoking is one of the major reasons for causing cancer among masses and every year many lose their lives but still people do not quit the habit.......[Read More]
Everything You Need To Know About Cancer

Everything You Need To Know About Cancer

There are about 200 different types of cancer, and one in three people will be affected by the disease at some stage in their life. In this article: What is cancer? Diagnosis Advice & Support ......[Read More]
Symptom Distress in Older Adults Following Cancer Surgery

Symptom Distress in Older Adults Following Cancer Surgery

What factors influence symptom distress in patients undergoing cancer surgery?......[Read More]
What Causes Gallbladder Infections?

What Causes Gallbladder Infections?

Gallbladder diseases may range from annoying to seriously painful. Interpreting your symptoms and becoming aware enough to discuss them freely with your physician will ensure a suitable medical investigation, prognosis and treatment.Besides gallbladder cancer and bilestones, anybody could hav......[Read More]
Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-Recu

Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-Recu

Recurrent paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. The cancer may come back in the paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity or in other parts of the body.......[Read More]
How Much Does the HPV Vaccine Cost?

How Much Does the HPV Vaccine Cost?

A look into the cost of getting the HPV vaccine and how to pay for it. The HPV vaccine is recommended for young women between the ages of 9-26.......[Read More]
What Are the Main Lymphoma Symptoms?

What Are the Main Lymphoma Symptoms?

Lymphoma is a malignancy found in the lymphatic system, specifically in the lymphocytes. The lymphatic system is responsible in maintaining the body's defense against pathogens, as they are a part of the immune system of the body. In this article we are going to look at what the main Lymphoma s......[Read More]
Treating Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma?

Treating Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma?

A 41-year-old female presented with right proptosis. MRI revealed a large sinonasal mass invading both frontal lobes.......[Read More]
Ask the Experts - Appropriate Therapy in Stage IV NSCLC?

Ask the Experts - Appropriate Therapy in Stage IV NSCLC?

A 77-year-old nonsmoking patient was recently diagnosed with stage IV nonsmall-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after presenting with right-sided radicular pain (localized at L5). He has a 3x5 cm adenocarcinoma in his left upper lobe (LUL) (markers unknown), moderate mediastinal nodes, and no obvious .........[Read More]
EPA: Pollution Cancer Risk Is Falling

EPA: Pollution Cancer Risk Is Falling

Thirty-six out of 1 million U.S. residents will develop cancer due to breathing toxic air pollution, according to estimates by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).......[Read More]
teeth and chemotherapy

teeth and chemotherapy

how to take care of your teeth before, during and after chemotherapy......[Read More]
Asbestos Contaminated Insulation Revealed

Asbestos Contaminated Insulation Revealed

Insulation in your home is something that many take for granted. Good insulation results in less energy costs. A problem is that many homes have were vermiculite insulation containing hazardous asbestos fibers.......[Read More]
The Connection Between Colorectal Cancer and Asbestos

The Connection Between Colorectal Cancer and Asbestos

Cancers that affect the digestive system can be especially difficult to manage because they can interfere with your ability to process your food and absorb the nutrients that you would need to help fight the disorder. One such gastrointestinal cancer is colorectal, which can actually be divided into......[Read More]
An Introduction to Mesothelioma

An Introduction to Mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma? It is a simple question with a surprisingly complex answer. Let's take a look at some of the basic and key aspects of Mesothelioma that you need to know. Where do we ... ......[Read More]