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Where You Live Affects Dying of Cancer

Posted on October 3, 2018

There is a new study that finds where you live may determine your likelihood of dying from cancer.  This study of Americans dying from cancers varies dramatically by where they live. It is said that currently lung cancer kills more people in the U.S. than any other cancer and the death rates are also more […]

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Smart Needles

Posted on September 28, 2018

A smart needle is embedded with a camera to help doctors perform safer brain surgery. The device was developed by the University of Adelaide researchers in South Australia and uses a very tiny camera to identify at-risk blood vessels. The probe is the size of a human hair and uses an infrared light to look […]

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Unknown Facts About Cancer Can Kill You

Posted on September 26, 2018

Robert Preidt, a HealthDay Reporter, reveals from a new survey that cancer isn’t inevitable, but many don’t know that several lifestyle factors affect their risk of developing the disease. In fact, just 1 in 2 Americans is aware that obesity can raise the risk of cancer and less than half understand that alcohol, inactivity, processed […]

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New Cancer Drug Delivery Method

Posted on September 24, 2018

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) from the Florida campus have developed a new drug delivery method that produces strong results in treating cancers in animal models that includes some hard-to-treat solid and liquid tumors. TSRI Associate Professor Christoph Rader led the study, and the article was published online in the journal Cell Chemical Biology. A […]

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Calluses & Throat Cancer Relationship

Posted on September 21, 2018

I thought the article I read by Ana Sandoiu was interesting, and one I had never even suspected. We all develop calluses at one time or the other, but some calluses and corns can become severe and very inconvenient. In some rare cases, an extreme thickening of the skin is a symptom of a particular […]

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Benefits of Daily Aspirin

Posted on September 17, 2018

A study led by Cardiff University concludes that stomach bleeds that are caused by aspirin are considerably less serious than the spontaneous bleeds that can occur in people not taking aspirin. The finding that was published in the journal Public Library of Science, with the extensive study of literature, reveals that while the regular use […]

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Breast Cancer Screening

Posted on September 14, 2018

Breast cancer screening should definitely not be stopped at a specific age, as there is no sufficient evidence to suggest screening should be stopped. The study was co-authored by Dr. Cindy Lee, assistant professor in residence at the University of California-San Francisco, and team. They presented their findings at the Radiological Society of North America […]

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Colorectal Cancer

Posted on September 12, 2018

Finding colorectal cancer early can be highly curable. This occurs when abnormal cells grow in the lining of the large intestine (colon), or the rectum. This can occur in both men and women and has the 2nd highest rate of cancer deaths in the U.S. Polyp growths occur on the inside of your intestines, but […]

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People Die From Chemotherapy – Not Cancer!

Posted on September 10, 2018

When a patient diagnosed with cancer refuses chemotherapy treatment, they live 12 ½ years longer on average than those who undergo chemo. This is revealed by Dr. Hardin B. Jones, a Berkeley doctor and former professor of medical physics and physiology at the University of California, who says that according to recent statistics, approximately 1 […]

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Fatigue & Multiple Myeloma

Posted on August 29, 2018

It is absolutely no fun to be tired and fatigued. Multiple myeloma comes with fatigue that is different from the tiredness you may have felt before. This is a bone-deep exhaustion that does not get better with rest. There are several things you can do to get the rest you need and boost your energy. […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon