Cancers

  • Robotic Surgery for Prostatectomy - A great Success

    By Bhargav Joshi

    Can anyone ever imagine going for a major surgery where smallest incisions are made, which is less scarring, and the return to normal life activities is much faster than expected? Well Da Vinci robotic surgery is an answer to all these questions.  Read..

  • Get all the Information about Prostate Cancer Treatment

    By Bhargav Joshi

    Prostate cancer impacts the prostate gland once cancer cells initiate to raise and grow, circulating to other parts of the body. The prostate gland is situated in the male reproductive system. The gland itself is covered around the urethra, which can frequently conduct to bladder-related symptoms.  Read..

  • The Limited World of Illness: Why Coping Mechanisms Are Important

    By Laurie Miller, CCH

    In April 2012, I had surgery for a brain tumor. At first my efforts were focused on managing life, not necessarily living it.  Read..

  • Uterine tumours, now controlled by the morning after pill

    By Adelisa Neumark

    Contraceptive accidents are something that no couple has complete control over. Even via the use of reliable daily contraceptives, there are chances that your daily pill may fail to provide you with protection. If you have used a condom as a contraceptive, there are chances that a condom slip or tear may occur, increasing your risk of conceiving. Such accidents have led to the discovery of contraceptive methods that can help you evade the risk of pregnancy under the circumstances. These contraceptive methods are called emergency contraception or the morning after pills, which like any other hormonal contraceptive consists of synthetic hormones.  Read..

  • How To Manage When A Health Crisis Hits!

    By Laurie Miller, CCH

    This was my thought last April 2012 when I was diagnosed with a 3 centimeter tumor in the left occipital region of my brain. What happened to simple illnesses like a cold, or if that wasn't getting my attention how about a less life threatening illness? Of course those questions can't be answered, so I made a decision. I would do the best I could and use all the tools available to me (medical and other wise) to manage this crisis, learn from it, grow with the experience and free myself from it! This is the first of several articles that will outline the process of healing and understanding how to make the best out of a health crisis.  Read..

  • Help To Overcome Fears About Surgery And To Recover Quickly Afterwards

    By Roseanna Leaton

    It is rare to discover a patient who really looks forward to surgery without having a few fears trying to hide themselves in the back of his or her mind. Some manage to keep those fears well hidden but others find this task a little more difficult to achieve.  Read..

  • The healing power of the golden spice Curcumin

    By Nalin Siriwardhana, PhD. and Amanda Fields

    Nalin Siriwardhana, PhD, interviewed Professor Bharat B Aggarwal from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.  Read..

  • Hypnosis Speeds Up Recovery From Cancer Operations

    By Roseanna Leaton

    An article published in The Daily Mail on June 14th, 2011 caught my eye. It was entitled "Hypnotism 'speeds up cancer op recovery'." This article went on to discuss the positive results of some recent research conducted by a group of Belgium anesthetists with patients who were undergoing breast cancer surgery.  Read..

  • Not4, a novel positive regulator of the JAK/STAT pathway

    By winer

    Though JAK/STAT signaling pathway play an important role in many regulation process, the pathway has been well conserved during evolution from flies to humans. Just as is reported in existing studies, the human JAK/STAT transduces various pro-proliferation and anti-apoptotic signals from numerous hematopoietic cytokines and growth factors, and at last leads to corresponding changes in target gene expression. Under the stimulation from the external environment and regulation by the cell itself, consequent disorder of the JAK/STAT pathway will be followed by several pathological conditions, including cancer; myeloproliferative neoplasms; serious immune deficiencies, such as severe combined immune deficiency; allergies; and autoimmunity diseases. Thus, some agents, Tasocitinib and INCB018424, have been used in the treatment of diseases above.  Read..

  • A NEW DISCOVERY FOR BREAST CANCER CELLS

    By Dr.keng

    Within the poster, I just wished to speak about more details about the final results the particular PI3K self-consciousness triggered in breast cancer tissues while current investigation content articles introduced. I'd personally also post your research results,including try things out information pictures, to verify individuals conclusion. Scientists examined service of various receptors tyroine kinases which include Fulfilled, PDGFR, IGF-1R, HER2, along with HER3 soon after making use of BEZ235 for you to slow down PI3K signaling pahtway. Along with researchers verified evident surge in Your ex family throughout cancers of the breast cell traces which include BT474 tissue as well as MCF-HER2 cells. Some other phosphorylation associated with RTK may also increase following PI3K self-consciousness.  Read..

  • A NEW DISCOVERY FOR BREAST CANCER CELLS

    By Dr.keng

    Within the poster, I just wished to speak about more details about the final results the particular PI3K self-consciousness triggered in breast cancer tissues while current investigation content articles introduced. I'd personally also post your research results,including try things out information pictures, to verify individuals conclusion. Scientists examined service of various receptors tyroine kinases which include Fulfilled, PDGFR, IGF-1R, HER2, along with HER3 soon after making use of BEZ235 for you to slow down PI3K signaling pahtway. Along with researchers verified evident surge in Your ex family throughout cancers of the breast cell traces which include BT474 tissue as well as MCF-HER2 cells. Some other phosphorylation associated with RTK may also increase following PI3K self-consciousness.  Read..

  • How long will i live with mesothelioma?

    By Gen Mer

    Mesothelioma (From greek, Meso=Middle and Thelio=Tunic, Clothing), is a malignant tumor of the serous membranes of the body. This membranes serve as lining between external and internal parts of the body  Read..

  • New Alternative Treatments & Good Nutrition Help Mesothelioma Patients

    By Allan Marrero

    Individuals who are affected by asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma and asbestosis are not only limited to conventional treatments such as symptom relief medications and surgery.  Read..

  • What are Mesothelioma Cancers?

    By Kirsten Hawkins

    What are Mesothelioma Cancers?
    Mesothelioma cancers are the cancers that spread in the mesothelium tissues. Mesothelium in general is the name of tissue that forms lining of different body organs such as heart, lungs, abdomen and reproductive organs. The lining around abdominal organs is known as peritoneal membrane. Lining around lungs is called pleural membrane while the lining around heart is called pericardium.  Read..

  • Prostate Cancer Treatment

    By Richard Romando

    Prostate cancer is a complex heterogeneous disease that acts differently in different men. Therefore, treatment varies amongst individuals. A wide array of treatments exists for prostate cancer, which includes surgery, radiation, hormone deprivation therapy, chemotherapy, dietary changes and the use of various herbal supplements.  Read..

  • Diet For Healthy Prostate - Why Soy Is Not Just For Women

    By Rebecca Prescott

    Researchers from Canada have found that having a diet of red meat, organ meats, soft drink and bottled water increased the risk of getting prostate cancer. They compared the diets of 80 men with prostate cancer, and 334 healthy men, and the diet just described more than doubled the risk of developing prostate cancer.  Read..

  • Alternative Breakthrough Treatment for Prostate Cancer

    By Kenneth Little

    Your alternative breakthrough treatment for prostate cancer is to follow the encouraging example of John Fox. He has shown the way for baby boomers to respond proactively to the dreaded diagnosis and beat it with a combination of techniques.  Read..

  • Prostrate - How To Keep A Healthy Prostate

    By Sacha Tarkovsky

    Most men over the age of 50 are liable, according to statistics, to get prostate cancer.
    For American men, about 300,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, and some 35,000 men die of this disease annually. The numbers are increasing as well.  Read..

  • Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

    By ASTRO

    This year, nearly 175,000 Americans will learn they have lung cancer. Smoking is the greatest known risk factor for lung cancer, although being exposed to second-hand smoke, radon, asbestos and other chemicals can also increase your chances of developing the disease.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma Fact - Alarming Truth

    By Kirsten Hawkins

    Lately many people have been looking for mesothelioma fact and information. The startling mesothelioma fact is that mesothelioma Cancer is a rare cancer but every year about 2,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed in the United States and this number has been continuously increasing for the past 20 years. Initially mesothelioma was recognized as a tumor of the pleura, peritoneum and pericardium.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma Cancer Basics

    By LocateADoc.com Medical Staff Writers

    Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer, affecting about 2,000 Americans a year, found in the sac-like lining around many of the body's internal organs. The most common form is pleural mesothelioma, which is cancer of the lining surrounding the lungs. This type accounts for about 60% of all cases.  Read..

  • Asbestos Cancer Disease

    By Sara Reisness

    The history of the Asbestos Cancer disease Mesothelioma dates back to the early 1960s. The use of the silicate Asbestos can be traced back as early as World War II. However, the risks involved with Asbestos exposure were unknown at that time.  Read..

  • How Did I Get Cancer? - Asbestos!

    By Alfred J.James

    Exposure to asbestos usually occurs by breathing contaminated air in workplaces that make or use asbestos. Asbestos is also found in the air of buildings containing asbestos that are being torn down or renovated. Asbestos exposure can cause serious lung problems and cancer. This substance has been found in at least 83 of the 1,585 National Priorities List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Read..

  • Pomegranate juice helps fight prostate cancer

    By John von Radowitz

    A DAILY glass of pomegranate juice can hold back prostate cancer and could even prevent men dying of the disease, US scientists have discovered. Just one 8oz glass of juice per day increased the stability period of prostate cancer four-fold, scientists found.  Read..

  • Prostate Cancer Symptoms And Treatments

    By Lee Dobbins

    Prostate cancer is one of the most common type of cancer affecting 1 in every 6 males. In its early stages, prostate cancer has few symptoms and many of the symptoms associated with this disease are also symptoms found in other less serious illnesses.  Read..

  • Cancer's Sweet Tooth

    By Patrick Quillin, PHD, RD, CNS

    During the last 10 years I have worked with more than 500 cancer patients as director of nutrition for Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla.  Read..

  • Stopping Cancer's Spread

    By E.J. Mundell - HealthDay Reporter

    Before local tumors can begin to spread throughout the body, they need a road on which to travel.
    Now, new research reveals how that road gets built.  Read..

  • One-Third of Cancer Deaths Could Be Avoided

    By Rita Jenkins

    Of the seven million worldwide cancer deaths reported in 2001, 35 percent were attributable to nine well-known behavioral and environmental risk factors, according to an analysis published in The Lancet.  Read..

  • An Overview Of Mesothelioma Cancers

    By Kirsten Hawkins

    Mesothelioma cancers are the cancers that spread in the mesothelium tissues. Mesothelium in general is the name of tissue that forms lining of different body organs such as heart, lungs, abdomen and reproductive organs. The lining around abdominal organs is known as peritoneal membrane. Lining around lungs is called pleural membrane while the lining around heart is called pericardium.  Read..

  • Type of Cancer

    By Karen Lavender and Warren

    Cancer is one of those words that everyone dreads. There are various types of cancer and any type of cancer is really bad news. All types of cancer are life threatening (this is what makes them so dreadful).  Read..

  • Exercise and Weight Control May Help Women Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

    Women who exercise more and keep their weight under control may dramatically reduce their odds of developing breast cancer, a population-based study by a team of investigators at Meharry Medical College and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center suggests.  Read..

  • Sunscreen, Skin Cancer, and UVA

    By Larry Thompson - FDA Consumer Magazine

    Sunscreen: you slather it on before you go to the beach. It keeps you from being fried to a crisp. It helps prevent your skin from getting that wrinkled, leathery look. And it protects you from the ultraviolet rays that cause skin cancer.  Read..

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