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Caring For Patients With Cancer Of The Throat

Caring For Patients With Cancer Of The Throat

Do you have a family member who is diagnosed with throat cancer? If yes, then you should know that caring for patients with cancer of the throat is very delicate and requires special attention and care. The process that your patient is going through is never easy since he or she is under a lot […]

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Prostate Cancer Protection From Statins, Study Says

According to a new study conducted by Duke University Medical Center, cholesterol lowering medicine or statins may be useful in reducing cancer recurrence risk. Those prostate cancer patients, who had had a surgery called radical prostatectomy, could possibly reduce their risk of having their cancer reemerge or recur by taking statins or cholesterol lowering drugs. […]

Risk Factors For Ovarian Cancer

Risk Factors For Ovarian Cancer

Cancers can strike in frighteningly random seeming ways; with there being no guarantees that sensible, healthy living will help a person stave off the disease. The unpredictability with which cancers strike can bewilder; however increasing awareness of risk factors can help to understand them better. In general, the following are thought to be the risk […]

Can You Detect Cancer By Smell?

Can You Detect Cancer By Smell?

It may sound a bit like unscientific mumbo jumbo that a cancer could be detected by somehow sniffing out the person and their cancer, but there is evidence to show that this is possible. Research conducted using trained dogs was able to show that it is possible for dogs to detect cancer in patients simply […]

Blood Pressure Medication Linked To Cancer

Blood Pressure Medication Linked To Cancer

Commonly prescribed and used blood pressure medication may increase cancer risk, according to studies analyzed recently. Studies examined as many as sixty thousand people to arrive at their conclusions about these blood pressure medications which are used by tens of millions of people. The medications were seen to up the risk of cancers in general […]

Breast Cancer Management Post Surgery

Breast Cancer Management Post Surgery

Breast cancer itself is difficult enough to emerge from and if a woman has undergone surgery such as mastectomy, this process is still more difficult to emerge from. Keep the following in mind for breast cancer management post surgery: Take it easy: The post surgery time at home is a time for rest and recovery. […]

Diabetes Can Increase Your Cancer Risk Say Researchers

Diabetes Can Increase Your Cancer Risk Say Researchers

According to a joint statement from the American Cancer Society as well American Diabetes Association, those that have type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing cancer. Risk of developing several cancers such as endometrial cancer, liver cancer and pancreatic cancer have shown a twofold increase among those who have the lifestyle disease of […]

Nutritional Supplements For Breast Cancer - Part 1

Nutritional Supplements For Breast Cancer – Part 1

As one confronts the scepter of cancer, one wants to do all that is possible to resolve it and alternative therapies are undoubtedly something that may be considered. However, nutritional supplements for breast cancer can be confusing; either because one doesn’t know what works, or because one may have conflicting information. Also it is not […]