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Crohn's Disease And Intestinal Cancer - Both Pains In The Gut

Crohn’s Disease And Intestinal Cancer – Both Pains In The Gut

Crohn’s disease and colorectal (intestinal) cancer are both diseases of the intestines, although Crohn’s disease affects a larger area of the gastrointestinal tract than colorectal cancer. Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disease that can affect any portion of the digestive tract, from the mouth to the anus. Colorectal cancer, on the other hand, involves cancerous […]

Lymphedema - Post Chemo Consequence

Lymphedema – Post Chemo Consequence

Lymphedema (the other name is lymphatic obstruction) is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system. The lymphatic system turns the interstitial fluid back to the thoracic duct, that goes to the bloodstream where it is re-circulated back with risk of infection. The symptoms of the disease include […]

Ovarian Cancer Can Be Prevented With The Right Diet

Ovarian Cancer Can Be Prevented With The Right Diet

We all know that ovarian cancer, has a great frequency, being on the fifth place among malignant cancers affecting women (after breast cancer, lung, the colon and uterus). We also know that periodic medical examinations, which detect cancer in the earliest stages, can make possible the prescription of the right treatment leading to healing. I […]