Archive for July, 2010

Esophageal Cancer Radiation Treatment

Esophageal cancer radiation treatment could be an integral treatment part. But then, since this type is not treated exclusively using radiation therapy. Normally esophageal cancer patients have to be treated in a special kind of environment which provides multi modality treatments including surgeons, medical oncologists, nutritionists, radiation oncologists and gastroenterologists. The main objective of esophageal […]

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Can Steroids Treat Cancer?

Can steroids treat cancer? This question has been in the minds of many people especially since it has been associated with athletics and bodybuilding. Those used in the treatment of cancer are not similar to the anabolic type because it is naturally generated from the body and is known as corticosteroids found in adrenal glands […]

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Life After Treatments

Hearing the words – YOU HAVE CANCER – can make your heart stop. The next words you hear are those of your diagnosis and prognosis. The first thing that races through your mind is when am I going to die? Cancer still has that stigma that it is a death sentence and we all know […]

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Cut Fat, Lose Weight and Prevent Cancer

There’s now yet another compelling reason to lose weight and cut consumption of unhealthy Omega-6 fats from vegetable sources. Research released from the Institute of Food Technologists indicates that as many as 1 in 3 cancer deaths could be prevented by reducing consumption of corn and vegetable oils and cutting calories. It’s important to understand […]

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Oncology and Methods of Diagnosis

Cancer refers to the uncontrolled development of cells within an organ. Oncology refers to the study of cancer and its treatment. The word oncology has originated from the word ‘ onkos ‘ which refers to tumor, bulk or mass. Oncologists are professionals who study or practice in the field of oncology. These medical specialists deal […]

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Melanoma Skin Cancer

When most people hear their doctor say the word ‘cancer’, they know that it’s a serious health issue and will be difficult to handle. While non-melanoma cancer is not quite as serious as other types, it can still lead to severe consequences. Melanoma skin cancer on the other hand will lead to fatalities if no […]

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Early Signs of Throat Cancer

Despite the bad odor that clings to the very notion of cancer because of its incurable nature, cancer can be treated in its initial stage. Throat cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and over 25,000 Americans are diagnosed with throat cancer every year. The root cause of cancer can be traced […]

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As the numbers of the victim increases, experts are pushing the means to find ways for cure or for early colon cancer detection. Colorectal cancer is the nation’s second leading cancer killer. That is the reasons why studies were done to minimize its fatal existence and to continue giving hope to those who have been […]

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Rooibos and Skin Cancer

Rooibos is a plant, Aspalathus linearis, native to the West Cape province of South Africa. It is used to make a caffeine-free herbal tea, sometimes called Red Tea, which is often touted for its health benefits. In addition to its use as an herbal tea, rooibos has been used in creams, cosmetics, sunscreen, and other […]

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Male Breast Cancer

Abnormal cell growth patterns in the breast or cancer of the breast occurs mostly among females and is rare among males. It is estimated that for every 100 breast cases, one involves a male victim. The good news is survival rate of both male and female cancer patients has been increasing, especially if the malady […]

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