Lung cancer can either spread locally and involve nearby tissues, for example the cavity outside the lungs, layers around the heart, or may travel to distant locations like local lymph glands or the bones, liver, brain or the opposite lung. Other organs where lung cancer tends to spread are the adre
In general, normal cells and cancer cells grow in the body. Chemotherapy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy [http://adjuvantchemotherapy.blogspot.com/2009/04/neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-for-breast.html] attack cells that are in growth, thereby hitting both normal and diseased cells. So if the immune system c
Kindness, Humility, etc. are all qualities of the past. The qualities that our generation looks out for most is: Coolness, Loyalty through bro-code and most importantly, Badass-ness.
Scientists are testing a drug made from cottonseed extract against head and neck cancer.
Ovarian cancer is deemed to be the most deadly gynaecological cancer and is the fifth leading cause of cancer related deaths is the United States. Claiming close to some 15,000 lives each year, it is one form of cancer difficult to recognize because it displays no symptoms till it has advanced to a
For some types of cancer, there’s greater hope for recovery after treatment. WebMD explains.
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Food is very influential on human life. Alkaline food will prevent and even kill cancer.
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If you don't know by now: Wear Your Sunscreen! Suncreen with SPF 15 or higher can significantly reduce the possibility of melanomas, the malignant tumors that contribute to skin cancer. The good news is that melanomas, when recognized and treated early, are almost 100% curable. The big problem
While the precise cause of breast cancer is not identified, the risk of developing it enhances with age. The risk is chiefly high in women over the age of 60. Due to their age, these women are already at increased risk for osteoporosis. Given the increasing occurrence of breast cancer and the develo
Every mesothelioma case will need support and help, many find it hard difficult to accept the diagnosis, others feel bitter and angry. Every mesothelioma victim must have access both to information about the disease and to emotional support, including someone to talk to when they feel like.
A polyp is simply a cluster of cells that protrude through the wall of an organ. With bowel polyps, also known as colon polyps, these protrusions form along the lining of the large intestines. The key difference between these polyps and the polyps that can form in other areas of the body is that bow
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Effect of Acupuncture on Immune FunctionAt least seven human studies have evaluated the effect of acupuncture on immune system function in patients with cancer.[1,2,3,4,5,6,7] These studies were all conducted in China. Five were reported in English,[1,2,3,6,7] and two were reported in Chinese with E
There are a number of areas located within the United States that have been the victims of industrial or hazardous waste dumping or accidental hazardous chemical spills. When these spills and dumps occur, the land is left contaminated and runs the risk of causing health problems for area residents.
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One in three adults who have been screened for colon cancer fail to follow up with repeat screenings as recommended, according to a new survey.
Symptoms of mesothelioma take many years to become apparent. In other words it has a long latency period and this makes it difficult to diagnose and treat. This makes it very important to recognize the symptoms early on and get immediate medical help.
If you're newly diagnosed with cancer, these helpful tips for your next steps will help work with your doctor and develop the best treatment plan possible.