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mesothelioma cancer

Mesothelioma Cancer – Important Facts that should be Known

Mesothelioma cancer affects the linings of the lung and abdomen membrane. This kind of cancer reaches the malignant stage in no time if the cause is “asbestos”; exposure to which is one of the most common reasons for mesothelioma cancer. There are different names of this disease owing to the area it affects – Pleural […]

myths about cancer

7 Cancerous Myths about Cancer

There are some ‘well known facts’ about cancer that aren’t really facts. A lot of these misconceptions might sound scientifically accurate to a layman, but they aren’t. And instead of helping, these misconceptions can and do cause more harm than good. They cause people to worry more than they may need to and often stop […]

Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Cancer – A Life Killer

Endometrial cancer is basically a type of cancer occurring in the uterus. High levels of estrogen are believed to be the cause of this cancer. It starts in the lining of the uterus where the layers of cells that produce estrogen are present. It is part of a group of cancers known as sarcomas. It […]

metastatic cancer

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 […]

staying positive after a cancer diagnosis

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 […]

lung cancer

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 […]

metastasis

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 […]