RSSArchive for November, 2008

Saturated Fat Linked To Cancer Of The Small Intestine

American Association for Cancer Research identify dietary intake of saturated fats as a possible risk factor for cancer of the small intestine, advancing the understanding of cancer development in this and other areas of the digestive tract. While relatively rare, rates of cancer of the small intestine have been increasing since the 1970s. Individuals with […]

5 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the leading killers of men. The National Cancer Institute estimates that 186,320 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, and 28,660 will die from it. Although itís one of the most common cancers suffered by men, there are ways to minimize the risk of getting it, said Dr. […]

Treatment Options For Melanoma Skin Cancer

When your doctor confirms that you have melanoma skin cancer, the first question that arises in your mind is which treatment is effective. Various treatment options are available to treat melanomas. However, you have to choose the right option to get better relief from the disease. At any stage of disease, people with melanoma have […]

Breast Implants May Increase Risk Of Rare Lymphoma

The results of a new study suggest that silicone breast prostheses may increase the risk of developing a rare form of lymphoma [Lymphatic Cancer] – cancer of the lymph system. However, the authors emphasize that because anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma (ALCL) of the breast is so rare, the absolute risk is still very low. Dr. […]

Personalized Therapy Best For Kidney Cancer

A study of nearly 1,500 patients treated for kidney cancer at the University of California-Los Angeles in the last 15 years indicates that patients may benefit from an individualized treatment approach. The one-size-fits-all treatment approach traditionally used for kidney cancer should be changed based on the results of this study, the researchers say. “We have […]