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colon screening

Colon Cancer Could Be Eliminated By Screening, Say Doctors

Nearly 150,000 cases of colorectal cancers are diagnosed in the United States every year and its common symptoms are anemia, lethargy, dizziness and fatigue. However, regular screening could help apprehend this disease at a stage when it could be easily and fully treatable, which is pointed out by the American Cancer Society. The problem with […]

The Future Relies On A Vaccine To Fight The Skin Cancer

The Future Relies On A Vaccine To Fight The Skin Cancer

Being the most common cancer nowadays, the skin cancer gets diagnosed in very different stages but still presents a constant danger in the modern society. The common knowledge underlines that the sun exposure without protection is the sure way towards melanoma, but there are people who avoid the sun but get skin cancer from different […]

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Kids Need Parental Consent For Tanning Bed Use Due To Cancer Risk

People do all kinds of things for the ‘bronzed’ look; whether it is basking in the sun for hours to resorting to the tanning beds for a fake tan, but both are dangerous. The tanning bed works on the same principle as sunlight and it is the same exposure to certain harmful light rays that […]

Pride Can Only Hurt With Testicular Cancer

Pride Can Only Hurt With Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is believed to be the most common form of cancer which is found in men. It is not especially hard for abnormal cells to begin growing in the testicles. If you check on them frequently though, you should be able to determine rather quickly if you have any abnormal growths in that area. […]

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Prostate Cancer Linked To Infertility And Baldness

For those men who have a receding hairline or are balding, this may be heartening news: recent research has indicated that bald men are only half as likely to develop prostate cancer when compared with their more hirsute counterparts. Apparently the risk of developing prostate cancer is reduced by nearly 50% by hair loss as […]

Radiotherapy Vs Chemotherapy In Bone Cancer

Radiotherapy Vs Chemotherapy In Bone Cancer

When signs or symptoms which may indicate the presence of a bone cancer (like the unexplainable pain in the bone) appear, a medical check up becomes imperative. The presence of the pain does not always mean that the person has bone cancer because the most frequent pain appears as a result of trauma or arthritis […]

Examining Yourself Regularly Can Help Detect Skin Cancer

Examining Yourself Regularly Can Help Detect Skin Cancer

Most types of cancer can be effectively combated and treated if caught early. You may not realize how to do this, however, because if you are not watching for something to be wrong, you may never know when skin cancer may begin to develop. This is why you should begin skin checking routine to make […]

cryotherapy

Breast Tumor May Be Treated By Freezing/Cryotherapy

There is fresh hope for breast cancer sufferers now as a new nonsurgical therapy for breast cancer is being explored. It is freezing of the tumor or cryotherapy that is being viewed as a possible alternative to surgery, and which could one day replace lumpectomy or mastectomy with a simple outpatient procedure. It is being […]