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Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

New agents have been investigated for the treatment of unresectable pancreatic cancer, and some promising treatments have been developed. Are you up on the latest developments?......[Read More]
Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-Treatment

Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-Treatment

Choriocarcinoma of the liver is a very rare tumor that appears to originate in the placenta during gestation and presents with a liver mass in the first few months of life. Metastasis from placenta to maternal tissues occurs in many cases, necessitating beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (beta-hCG) t......[Read More]
Breast Cancer Hero, Vicki Tashman

Breast Cancer Hero, Vicki Tashman

Vicki, like me, is a breast cancer survivor. At the age of 44 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and endured the grueling treatment, including chemotherapy. But unlike so many other women with breast cancer, Vicki did not run away and hide. No! She ran toward this deadly disease and in 2005 she fo......[Read More]
Obesity Linked to Esophageal Cancer

Obesity Linked to Esophageal Cancer

Obesity may make esophageal cancer (cancer of the esophagus) more likely, Australian researchers report.......[Read More]
What is the definition of necrosis?

What is the definition of necrosis?

What is the definition of necrosis?......[Read More]
Preventing Skin Cancer with Sunscreen

Preventing Skin Cancer with Sunscreen

If you find yourself heading outside frequently, and who doesn't, you need to take basic steps to prevent skin cancer. In this case, we are talking about sunscreen the proper use of it. ......[Read More]
Prostate Cancer Radiation Treatment

Prostate Cancer Radiation Treatment

External beam radiation therapy or radiotherapy is not new-fangled. Electron beam radiotherapy was first tested in 1915. This beam, the one used in X-Rays was not successful because it caused almost as much harm as ... ......[Read More]
Nicotine May Hinder Chemotherapy Drugs

Nicotine May Hinder Chemotherapy Drugs

Nicotine supplements such as patches or gum may weaken the potent punch that chemotherapy drugs pack against tumor cells in people with lung cancer.......[Read More]
GI Toxicity After Radiotherapy for Gynecological Malignancies

GI Toxicity After Radiotherapy for Gynecological Malignancies

Learn more about acute and subacacute gastrointestinal toxicity after fractionated stereotactic ablative radiotherapy in women having recurrent gynecological cancers in the upper abdomen.......[Read More]
Skin Cancer Symptoms and Symptoms

Skin Cancer Symptoms and Symptoms

Providing general information on skin cancer. Learn about the early signs and symptoms of skin cancer which will help you to prevent the further damage.......[Read More]
Breast Cancer and Affirmation

Breast Cancer and Affirmation

During my breast cancer, I constantly used affirmation. Affirmations are powerful when it comes to self improvement as well as spiritual growth.......[Read More]
Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

Alcohol may be good for your heart in moderation, but drinking as little as half a glass of wine a day may raise a woman's risk of developing breast cancer,wine a day may raise a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, a new study shows.......[Read More]
Teen Drinking Linked to Benign Breast Disease

Teen Drinking Linked to Benign Breast Disease

Teen and adolescent girls who regularly consume alcohol may be at greater risk for developing benign breast disease in their 20s than their teetotaling counterparts, Harvard researchers report in the May issue of Pediatrics.......[Read More]
Sexuality and Reproductive Issues (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI]-Th

Sexuality and Reproductive Issues (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI]-Th

Sexuality is a complex,multidimensional phenomenon that incorporates biologic,psychologic,interpersonal,and behavioral dimensions. It is important to recognize that a wide range of normal sexual functioning exists. Ultimately,sexuality is defined by each patient and his/her partner within a context......[Read More]
Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-General Informat

Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-General Informat

Childhood craniopharyngiomas are benign brain tumors found near the pituitary gland. Childhood craniopharyngiomas are rare tumors usually found near the pituitary gland (a pea-sized organ at the bottom of the brain that controls other glands) and the hypothalamus (a small cone-shaped organ .........[Read More]
Mastectomy Risks

Mastectomy Risks

According to the Mayo Clinic, a mastectomy is a type of surgery to treat or prevent breast cancer by removing some or all of the breast tissue.......[Read More]
Uterine Cancer Survival Rate - Dare To Know Your Chances

Uterine Cancer Survival Rate - Dare To Know Your Chances

A Uterine cancer survival rate refers to the percentage of people who were reported still living after being diagnosed with the cancer about 5 yrs ago. Endometrial carcinoma or Uterine Cancer is the most common malignancy of the female population. Each year, there are about 40,300 new cases diagnose......[Read More]
Finding Informative Articles on Lung Cancer

Finding Informative Articles on Lung Cancer

Cancer is one of the most visible issues in our modern day world. I cant help but be amazed that many individuals still smoke despite the dangers that it pose. In fact, I even saw individuals with holes in their necks that are still smoking. Anyway, most of us have probably read at least a few artic......[Read More]
Learn How To SPOT Skin Cancer

Learn How To SPOT Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology is making it easier than ever for doctors and patients to educate themselves and others about skin cancer. The new SPOT Skin Cancer website is full of information about this preventable disease.......[Read More]
Asbestos - The Silent Killer

Asbestos - The Silent Killer

Asbestos is the single biggest work place killer today. People who have worked with the material are at serious risk from developing lung cancer, asbestosis and mesothelioma, fatal respiratory illnesses that debilitate their victims. Evidence of asbestos deadly effect on those who breathe its fibres......[Read More]