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An Advance in Therapy for Patients With NSCLC

An Advance in Therapy for Patients With NSCLC

Does bevacizumab combined with pemetrexed and cisplatin provide improved efficacy in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer? Dr. Mark Kris examines the literature and answers this question.......[Read More]
Reality Check: Cancer Not Covered By Most Health Insurance Plans, Cancer Insurance To The Rescue

Reality Check: Cancer Not Covered By Most Health Insurance Plans, Cancer Insurance To The Rescue

There are 1.2 million Americans diagnosed with cancer every year.Most health insurance policies do not cover this specified disease” or dreaded disease”. The cost of cancer diagnostics, operation or removal and cancer treatment are overwhelming to the victim and to their fa......[Read More]
Leukemia-Treatment Overview

Leukemia-Treatment Overview

The goal of treatment for leukemia is to destroy the leukemia cells and allow normal Learn more.......[Read More]
Multidisciplinary Cancer Treatment

Multidisciplinary Cancer Treatment

Getting a cancer diagnosis can make you feel uncertain and overwhelmed with questions. The multidisciplinary cancer treatment approach involves a number of different medical and allied health care professionals working together to develop an individualized plan of care for each patient.......[Read More]
Signs of Hodgkins Disease

Signs of Hodgkins Disease

According to the National Institutes of Health, Hodgkin's disease is a form of lymphoma. Lymphoma is defined as a cancer of the lymph nodes, liver, spleen or bone marrow. Swelling of the lymph nodes is the most common early symptom. The causes of Hodgkin's disease are unknown. The condition is usual......[Read More]
Sunburn - Minimizing The Risk

Sunburn - Minimizing The Risk

Sunburn is an immediate type of sun damage but its effects may not show for several hours after exposure. This condition can be quite painful and uncomfortable but, worse still, it can lead to the serious illness of skin cancer.......[Read More]
Skin Issues Wearing You Out Consult Professional Dermatologist In Melbourne

Skin Issues Wearing You Out Consult Professional Dermatologist In Melbourne

If you are facing any skin problem, then you can visit dermatology clinic for getting the treatment. A specialised dermatologist offers treatments for different skin related issues. ......[Read More]
Virtually Exhausted: Doctors, Others Get a Taste of Cancer Patient Fatigue

Virtually Exhausted: Doctors, Others Get a Taste of Cancer Patient Fatigue

Health care workers can now experience severe fatigue, a common complaint among cancer patients, by using a virtual reality device.......[Read More]
Treatment For Breast Cancer - The Mind

Treatment For Breast Cancer - The Mind

Your mind is a powerful tool for self-healing and recovery from cancer.It is the ultimate natural breast cancer cure. Discover how stress causes cancer in the body, and how you can use your mind to beat cancer.......[Read More]
Tobacco & Cancer of the Tongue

Tobacco & Cancer of the Tongue

Statistics show that 80 percent of individuals diagnosed with cancer of the tongue are smokers. Seventy percent of those diagnosed with oral cancer also drink alcohol heavily, in addition to smoking. All forms of tobacco have been shown to increase your likelihood of developing oral cancer. Pipe smo......[Read More]
Use of Chemotherapy at End of Life in Oncology Patients

Use of Chemotherapy at End of Life in Oncology Patients

This study assessed the uses of and factors associated with end-of-life chemotherapy at 2 centers.......[Read More]
Help Me Decide Breast Cancer Treatment Type

Help Me Decide Breast Cancer Treatment Type

The diagnosis of breast cancer is overwhelming. After the initial phase of diagnosis comes the discussion of your breast cancer treatment type. This decision should involve more than just your physician. Choosing the most appropriate breast cancer treatment type is a decision that ideally involves t......[Read More]
Brain Cancer Causes and Threat Factors

Brain Cancer Causes and Threat Factors

Brain Cancer Causes:Brain cancer is perhaps amongst the scariest kinds of most cancers as it has constrained treatment options and will affect the human body in a number of techniques.......[Read More]
What Is Metastatic Colon Cancer?

What Is Metastatic Colon Cancer?

Metastatic colon cancer is cancer of the colon and/or rectum that has spread to other areas of the body. Colon cancer metastasizes most often to the liver. It also may spread to areas of the lungs, bones or brain.......[Read More]
Dr. Jones: Knocking Down High Cost as a Barrier to Colon Cancer Screening

Dr. Jones: Knocking Down High Cost as a Barrier to Colon Cancer Screening

High Cost Colonoscopy will never be a barrier to colon cancer screening in Kentucky, if Dr. Whitney Jones has his way. Through his tireless work to pass colon cancer screening legislation, Dr. Whitney is advancing his personal mission to lower deaths due to colon cancer.......[Read More]
Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Breast Cancer Risk

Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Breast Cancer Risk

The role of fruit and vegetable consumption as dietary modifiers of breast cancer risk has been studied for over four decades. Do we have any solid answers yet?......[Read More]
Malignant Mesothelioma: Myths About This Disease

Malignant Mesothelioma: Myths About This Disease

There are so many different complications that can cause the human body to get worn out and stop functioning like it normally would. The one kind of disease that people ought to be really cautious ... ......[Read More]
Common Signs of Colon Cancer

Common Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is one of the most deadliest cancers that people can go through. What makes it so dangerous is how difficult it is to catch early. Learn the early symptoms so you can treat it in time.......[Read More]
Mammogram - What You Need to Know

Mammogram - What You Need to Know

The American Cancer Society recommendations state that all women should have annual mammography screening from the age of forty. Breast screening saves lives, detecting cancers in the breast before they can be felt. Mammogram is ... ......[Read More]
Chromosomal Abnormalities in Elderly With Multiple Myeloma

Chromosomal Abnormalities in Elderly With Multiple Myeloma

Find out how genetic abnormalities affect prognosis in elderly patients with multiple myeloma.......[Read More]