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prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Approved By FDA

It is thought that this is a development significant enough to herald a new era in the field of cancer therapy: the approval of the first cancer therapy that looks to use the patient’s own immune system to fight cancerous tumors. The FDA has approved a new drug called Provenge. This drug is also known […]

Brain Cancer Home Care - What Can Be Done

Brain Cancer Home Care – What Can Be Done

Brain cancer is an affliction that every person in the family may be impacted by; not just the sufferer. Home care would depend upon the impairments that a person has or the advancement or stage of the brain cancer. Although most patients would prefer to receive treatment in their own homes, this is not always […]

Estrogen Can Be The Main Cause For Breast Cancer Recurrence

Estrogen Can Be The Main Cause For Breast Cancer Recurrence

After analyzing blood samples from the breast cancer patients which have experienced recurrence, it was discovered that the estrogen level has risen in spite of the constant administration of estrogen blocking medication. This is how it was concluded that if the estrogen level inside the breasts of the cancer patients is high, the chances she […]

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Bladder Cancer Risk Doubles With Well Done Meat

It isn’t just the fact that too much meat is not very good for you and your cancer risk; it is also the way in which the meat is cooked that impacts your risk of developing cancer. It would seem that eating your meat rare is a better idea after all! Research now shows that […]

Bladder Cancer - Symptoms To Watch Out For

Bladder Cancer – Symptoms To Watch Out For

Bladder cancer can be of several different types, each that causes malignant growth of cells in the bladder. These malignant or abnormal cells divide and multiply rapidly to form a cancerous tumor in the bladder. Common symptoms of bladder cancer are: Blood being passed along with urine is the most common sign or symptom of […]

Dynamite May Cure The Prostate Cancer

Dynamite May Cure The Prostate Cancer

The prostate cancer is currently the most frequent male cancer in Europe and, on an average scale, every year is diagnosed around 177 new cases in every country. From these diagnosed cases, 7.3% of the patients die annually from this cause. In order to prevent the occurrence of prostate cancer, every man has to be […]

Staying Out Of The Sun Can Protect From Skin Cancer

Staying Out Of The Sun Can Protect From Skin Cancer

Sunlight is a great thing because it not only gives us the light for our day, but it can be a bright and cheerful way to help us get through the tough times. We enjoy the sunlight and this is not a bad thing. In fact, spending some time in the sunshine is also a […]

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Deadly Side Effects Of Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Experts are expressing concern that commonly used procedures for treating prostate cancer may be responsible for a deadly side effect: the formation of a potentially life threatening blood clot.  A Swedish study found that those men who received hormone treatment were more at risk of developing blood clots. It is thought that hormone therapy is […]