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The Spread of Lung Cancer to the Adrenal Glands

The Spread of Lung Cancer to the Adrenal Glands

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
Chemotherapy and the diverse side effects

Chemotherapy and the diverse side effects

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
5 Steps to Being Badass

5 Steps to Being Badass

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.
Cottonseed Drug May Help in Head, Neck Cancer

Cottonseed Drug May Help in Head, Neck Cancer

Scientists are testing a drug made from cottonseed extract against head and neck cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Stages

Ovarian Cancer Stages

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
5 Curable Cancers

5 Curable Cancers

For some types of cancer, there’s greater hope for recovery after treatment. WebMD explains.
Differences Between Pediatric and Adult Malignant Astrocytomas

Differences Between Pediatric and Adult Malignant Astrocytomas

What are the important clinical differences between pediatric and adult gliomas?
Beating Cancer Through Food - The Best Anti-Cancer Foods For Breast Cancer Patients

Beating Cancer Through Food - The Best Anti-Cancer Foods For Breast Cancer Patients

Food is very influential on human life. Alkaline food will prevent and even kill cancer.
Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]-nci_ncicdr0000062750

Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]-nci_ncicdr0000062750

This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Skin Ca
Prevent Skin Cancer

Prevent Skin Cancer

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
Breast Cancer and the Problem of Osteoporosis

Breast Cancer and the Problem of Osteoporosis

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
Mesothelioma - Support And Advise For The Mesothelioma Victims

Mesothelioma - Support And Advise For The Mesothelioma Victims

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.
Bowel Polyps Symptoms

Bowel Polyps Symptoms

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
Acupuncture (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI]-H

Acupuncture (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Health Professional Information [NCI]-H

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
The EPA's Superfund

The EPA's Superfund

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.
A PALB2 Mutation Associated With High Risk of Breast Cancer

A PALB2 Mutation Associated With High Risk of Breast Cancer

Is targeted clinical testing of high-risk mutations justified?
How to Protect Yourself From the Cost of Cancer?

How to Protect Yourself From the Cost of Cancer?

Cancer is expensive... why pay for it if you don't have to? Read more...
Many in U.S. Skip Follow-up Colon Cancer Screening

Many in U.S. Skip Follow-up Colon Cancer Screening

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.
Mesothelioma Cancer: Early Recognition of Symptoms is Key to Successful Treatment

Mesothelioma Cancer: Early Recognition of Symptoms is Key to Successful Treatment

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.
Helpful Tips if You're Newly Diagnosed with Cancer

Helpful Tips if You're Newly Diagnosed with Cancer

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.