RSSArchive for September, 2008

Are You Aware Of The Dangerous Warning Signs Of Brain Cancer?

Do you know how to identify the brain cancer symptoms? Tumor that is majorly responsible for brain cancer, primarily damages the vital neurological pathways, when the cancer reaches advanced stage. So, it is very important for you to identify the warning signs of brain cancer in initial stages. Identify the symptoms in early stages to […]

Hepatitis B Exposure May Increase Risk For Pancreatic Cancer

In a first-of-its-kind finding, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that exposure to the hepatitis B virus (HBV) may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. The study also suggests that patients with this lethal form of cancer treated with chemotherapy may face danger of reactivation of their HBV. […]

Cancer Patients Experience Increased Risk Of Learning And Memory Problems

Cancer patients with tumors that have spread to the brain (brain metastases) who undergo stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and whole brain radiation have more than double the risk of developing learning and memory problems, compared to those who only have stereotactic radiosurgery, according to a study. “Results of this study show that initial stereotactic radiosurgery alone, […]

Vaginal Cancer: Cancer That Mainly Affects Reproductive Health!

Vaginal cancer is one of the rare forms of cancer that mainly affects your vagina, a muscular tube that mainly connects uterus with other genitals present outside of your vaginal portion. It often occurs in the cells that line up the surface of your vagina. However, vaginal cancer can occur at any age throughout your […]

Colon X-ray Spots Cancer, Reduces Dread Factor

A long-awaited federal study of an X-ray alternative to the dreaded colonoscopy confirms its effectiveness at spotting most cancers, although it was far from perfect. Medicare is already considering paying for this cheaper, less intrusive option that could persuade more people to get screened for colon cancer. And some experts believe the new method may […]

Avastin Slows Progression Of Lung Cancer

The results of a study presented that Avastin combined with gemcitabine-cisplatin chemotherapy improves the time lung cancer patients live without progression of the disease, according to Swiss drugmaker Roche. There was also a positive trend to extended survival. Patients with previously untreated, advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) survived up to 30 percent longer without […]

Essential Changes That You Have To Make After Gastrectomy!

Are you recommended to have gastrectomy? More often, gastrectomy is preferred for most severe stomach cancer symptoms. When you have gastrectomy, it is quite common for you to experience nausea, vomiting, nutritional deficiency, weight loss, diarrhea and also dumping syndrome that takes place when the food enters into your small intestine quickly. You can certainly […]

Colon Cancer Treatments Need Improvements

Two new studies contain disappointing news for people who’ve undergone colon cancer treatment. Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, according to background information in the JNCI study. As many as 80 percent of people diagnosed with colon cancer have localized disease, which means at the time of surgery, […]