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8 Things to Know About Metastatic Cancer

What is Metastatic Cancer? Metastatic cancer is a type of a cancer which spreads to a body part from another body part where it had initially started. The tumor which is formed as a result of metastatic cancer is called metastatic tumor. This tumor is also known as metastasis. In fact the process through which […]

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Staying Positive After a Cancer Diagnosis

Weathering a cancer diagnosis and treatment is a life-changing ordeal that often comes too suddenly for people to process fully. If you’re wondering how to stay positive and optimistic after your diagnosis, you’re not the only one. Here are some tips to help you: Talk to Survivors There’s nothing more comforting than being able to […]

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Air Pollution – Leading Cause of Lung Cancer

Although it may cause mass-panic, the specialists claim that the air that surrounds us is filled with chemicals that could cause cancer to people and they classify it as being carcinogenic for humans. The sad truth is that in this case there is nothing for average people to do to protect their health. Worrisome Data […]

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Novel Way of Preventing Metastasis in Cancer Patients

A new pathway for inhibition of metastasis has been discovered by the scientists at the Georgia State University. The discovery has been published in latest edition of the journal Nature Communications. This has lead to new hope in finding drugs that can help cure cancer Cell Migration Proteins The students of professors Zhi Ren Liu […]

Targeting Radiotherapy Following Breast Cancer Surgery

Clinical trials of breast conserving surgery have shown that most local recurrence following Breast Cancer Surgery occurs in the region where the tumour was removed from the breast, the “tumour-bed”. Currently, standard breast radiotherapy requires treatment to the entire breast followed by an additional boost treatment to the tumour bed region in woman at higher […]

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Expensive Post Recovery Care – A Bane for Cancer Survivors

A recent study on cancer survivors has revealed that the younger survivors are avoiding medical care owing to costs. In addition to the trauma associated with cancer, its survivors face a lifelong financial crisis due to the follow up medications and diagnostic visits at regular intervals. They are affected by the associated expenses even with […]

Multiple Myeloma – Symptoms of the Cancer

Multiple Myeloma – Symptoms of the Cancer

This is a type of cancer which affects the blood and the bone marrow. It is the second most widespread type of blood cancer. The first position of that dubious distinction goes to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The American Cancer Society estimates that 20,180 new cases of multiple myeloma were diagnosed in 2010. Multiple myeloma symptoms are […]

What Is It: Cancer Fatigue or Cancer Related Fatigue?

Fatigue is more than just tiredness. Everyone feels tired and can be reasonably sure to feel fine after a good night’s sleep. Fatigue is the kind of tiredness that is bone deep, which has no seeming reason and which is present even after rest and which can disrupt normal functioning and quality of life. Cancer […]

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Fact Sheet on the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is one of the most common types of treatment given to cancer patients. It involves the utilization of drugs or medications in treating different types of cancer. There are mainly two reasons why a cancer patient gets chemotherapy. First, it relieves symptoms like pain by controlling or eliminating tumor growths; second, it reduces the […]

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Lung Cancer – Different For Smokers And Non Smokers

Here is something that every smoker who argues against giving up smoking because even non smokers get lung cancer, should know about – smokers and non smokers get different kinds of lung cancer, according to a new study. According to Kelsie Thu, Ph.D. candidates at the BC Cancer Research Center in Canada, there are twice […]