Pancreatic Cancer Survival Time

Pancreatic cancer is usually a diagnosis which means the survival of the patient is in months or a couple of years. The tumours which originate from the pancreas are locally advanced by the time it is even detected by the usual clinical methods. The tumour may also spread to distant organs in advanced cases. The symptoms of pancreatic cancer are very few and they are seen only when the cancer is locally advanced. This makes…

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This Summer, Make Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention a Priority

National Skin Cancer Awareness Month is observed nationwide each May in an effort to educate the public about the dangers of skin cancer. Despite widespread warnings of the risks associated with unprotected sun exposure, approximately two million people will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. About 68,000 of these cases will be melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. “The annual rates of all forms of skin cancer are increasing each year, representing…

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Knowing the Signs of Genital Warts

Condylomata acuminata is a medical condition caused by the human papillomavirus or HPV. It is sexually transmitted and occurs in 50% of sexually active adults across the US. It is more popularly known as genital warts or venereal warts. 1. What is HPV? HPV is a serious infection. There over a hundred known strains of HPV, some are low-risk that can cause warts, others are high-risk and are known to cause the dreaded cervical cancer…

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Manhattan Dental Implants Experts Talk About the Effects of Smoking on Oral Health, PART 2

Welcome to the second installment of this two-part article series on the impacts of smoking upon one’s oral health. In Part 1, we spoke to a Manhattan dental implants surgeon who highlighted the following deleterious health impacts:Smoking or chewing tobacco stains and discolors your teeth.Smoking irritates the soft tissue in the mouth, causing it to become red and inflamed.Smoking impedes the healthy production of saliva in the mouth; a condition known as “dry mouth”.Smoking causes…

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Fatih Uckun Professor of Research at the Keck School of Medicine

A Professor of Research at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in its Department of Pediatrics and an Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics in the Selçuklu School of Medicine, Selçuk University in Konya, Turkey, Dr. Fatih Uckun has previously served for 13 years as a researcher and professor at the University of Minnesota. His medical interests lie in developmental therapeutics and biopharmaceuticals, especially in the area of pediatric cancers and leukemia….

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The Best Info Of Cancer Support

Support And Cancer. You should join a support group when you have been diagnosed with cancer. You will be able to meet people who have been through what you are going through. You will be able to learn how they got through their situation and the things they did to cope. It can be very useful and helpful. If you have cancer, join a support group. A support group can offer you valuable information, advice,…

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Alimta: Associated Side Effects

Alimta is one of the key medications administered in combination with other drugs for the effective control of a malignant form of cancer. According to the facts put forth by the PMPRB or the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, the introductory price of Alimta was found to be within the guidelines extended by them only because Canadian drug stores were successful in maintaining the prices at the same level as compared to other countries that…

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Something on Prostate Cancer

If you have just learned that you have prostate cancer or know someone who has been diagnosed with it, you may be feeling depressed and angry. However such type of cancer can be treated and you can go on living a normal and healthy life again. The treatment of prostate cancer can vary depending on the advancement of the disease, the patients physical state, and other factors. The first signs of Prostate cancer that someone…

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Cruciferous Vegetables, Cancer Beater – a Real Cancer Prevention Diet

If you smoke, or ever have, and you eat lots of broccoli (or other cruciferous veggies such as cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnip greens, mustard greens or collard greens), you might be doing yourself a great favor in terms of lung cancer. This according to research just presented at the American Association of Cancer Research meeting held last week in Washington D.C. by a team from Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo, NY when they concluded…

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