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Asbestos Lawsuits - 3 Things You Should Know

Asbestos Lawsuits - 3 Things You Should Know

Asbestos related illnesses, most commonly mesothelioma cancer, are illnesses that result from exposure to asbestos fibers or dust. The problem with these illnesses is that the symptoms don't always become apparent until years after the initial exposure (sometimes up to 20 years later).......[Read More]
Meaty Diet Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Meaty Diet Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

A new study suggests that eating a lot of hot dogs, sausage, and other processed meats may raise the risk of pancreatic cancer. Another study shows that green tea may stave off prostate cancer.......[Read More]
Vitamin D for Cancer Prevention?

Vitamin D for Cancer Prevention?

Getting enough vitamin D might cut colon cancer and breast cancer in North America, according to a new research review.......[Read More]
It's OK to Not Be OK, Just Don't Stay There!

It's OK to Not Be OK, Just Don't Stay There!

If you are facing a major life (or business) crisis... it's OK to not be OK!!! Breast cancer has taught me that It's perfectly fine to be upset or angry about it. Just remember to not stay there because the longer you stay down in negativity the harder it is to get up again.......[Read More]
Family History and Breast Cancer Test

Family History and Breast Cancer Test

Genetic breast cancer testing can determine whether you have the genetic mutations that increase your risk for developing breast cancer. More than 254,000 women received a breast cancer diagnosis in 2009. For most, the disease was an anomaly--no one else in their families had ever had cancer. But, u......[Read More]
New Cervical Cancer Vaccine Guidelines

New Cervical Cancer Vaccine Guidelines

The American Cancer Society set out its recommendations for use of the new vaccine against cervical cancer today -- recommendations that veer from those of other groups when it comes to vaccinating women over age 18.......[Read More]
Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-General Informati

Bladder Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]-General Informati

Related Summaries Note: Other PDQ summaries containing information related to bladder cancer include the following: Bladder and Other Urothelial Cancers Screening Unusual Cancers of Childhood Statistics Note: Estimated new cases and deaths from bladder cancer in the United States in 2010:[ 1 ] New c......[Read More]
BEV: New Standard in Resistant Ovarian Cancer?

BEV: New Standard in Resistant Ovarian Cancer?

Stanley Kaye highlights studies on ovarian cancer from ESMO 2012, including updated data on bevacizumab and promising new agents for relapsed disease.......[Read More]
Prostate Cancer Treatment Overview

Prostate Cancer Treatment Overview

Prostate cancer is often curable, especially if the disease it caught in the earlier stages. Nowadays, approximately 90% of all prostate cancer diagnoses are made in the earlier stages and out of those, almost 100% of the patients have a relative survival rate of over five years.......[Read More]
Cervical Cancer-Other Places To Get Help

Cervical Cancer-Other Places To Get Help

Check this list of resources for information on and treatment of cervical cancer.......[Read More]
5 Curable Cancers

5 Curable Cancers

For some types of cancer, there’s greater hope for recovery after treatment. WebMD explains.......[Read More]
Syngeneic

Syngeneic

Find out the meaning of the term syngeneic and the advantages and disadvantages to this type of stem cell transplant.......[Read More]
Curing Various Cancers By Generic Kemoplat (Cisplatin)

Curing Various Cancers By Generic Kemoplat (Cisplatin)

Cancers is the disease that can be caused in any organs of the body. It is highly risky if this disease is neglected and left untreated. It can cause painful death. There are various cancers ... ......[Read More]
Leukemia-Cause

Leukemia-Cause

Experts do not know what causes leukemia. They do not always know why some people get it and others do not.......[Read More]
Prostate Cancer Vitamins And Supplements - Which Pills Should You Pop?

Prostate Cancer Vitamins And Supplements - Which Pills Should You Pop?

When looking for prostate cancer vitamins and supplements (to hopefully help prevent the dreaded disease), you will probably see a lot of options. Some are good, some may not help at all. Here are a few that can help.......[Read More]
Too Busy For a Mammogram

Too Busy For a Mammogram

It was brought home to me this week how very important it is to get your mammogram when you turn 40. I didn't and now I am waiting on a biopsy for a mass that they found. I have had breast exams the last couple of years but - a mammogram caught something that neither I nor my Doctor did.......[Read More]
Prognosis of Breast Cancer by Stage

Prognosis of Breast Cancer by Stage

Breast cancer is a type of cancer affecting either the ducts or lobes of the breast. There are five stages of breast cancer, each with a different survival prognosis. This article is based on the findings of the American Cancer Society, and takes into account the fact that these cancer patients may ......[Read More]
What Are the Causes of Prostate Cancer?

What Are the Causes of Prostate Cancer?

Prostate Cancer (PC) is one of the most common diseases which has been "hitting" men aged 50 and above. It's exact causes are unknown, yet there have been noted contributing factors which have been pointed out by some research as they have allegedly been affecting how cancer cells ten......[Read More]
An Ounce of Prevention For Colon Cancer

An Ounce of Prevention For Colon Cancer

With hectic schedules and constant demands on their time, many people are likely to cancel a checkup or put off a medical test every now and then. The question I like to pose to my patients is this: wouldn't you rather practice a little prevention now than deal with major medical treatment down......[Read More]
Rooibos and Skin Cancer - Can Rooibos Prevent Skin Cancer?

Rooibos and Skin Cancer - Can Rooibos Prevent Skin Cancer?

Rooibos is a plant native to South Africa which is used both as an herbal tea and in skin care products. This article reviews some recent scientific studies surrounding the potential of rooibos to prevent skin cancer. The article explores both the topical use of rooibos in sunscreen and skin care pr......[Read More]