Good News: Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rates Might Shoot Up

In the early 1980s, there was a common belief amongst physicians that treating pancreatic cancer was a waste of time. However, with improved treatment methods, findings show that cancer survival rates have increased in the past few decades. A new drug regime that combines two drugs can now double the chances of survival for victims …

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Breast Cancer Screening Options

October was the Breast Cancer Awareness month and it’s time to have a closer look at some important facts and figures that should be an eye opener for all. According to the American Cancer Society, 2015 saw 281,840 new cases of breast cancer. There were a total of 40,290 deaths related to breast cancer during …

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What Warning Signs Reveal You Have Cancer?

Maintaining regular medical appointments can aid in detecting early signs of cancer to allow for better odds in treating this diagnosis. There are many symptoms that may warn you that there is something wrong, but do not specify what that is until you are already seated in an urgent care center with a more serious …

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Bladder Cancer: Discussing It with Your Urologist

Bladder cancer affects over 53,000 Americans every year, resulting in over 12,000 annual deaths. It is the sixth most common type of cancer in the nation. Fortunately, despite a gradual rise in cases over the past few decades, successful medical treatment has improved survival rates. The bladder is the organ that stores urine, then forces …

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Mitigating the Risks of Cancer Onset

Cancer is a terrible disease that affects many people each year in the United States. While there are some types of cancer that are difficult to avoid, and genetic predisposition can make your risk of getting cancer higher, individuals who believe there’s nothing you can do about it are just plain wrong. The truth is …

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A Key Component in Cancer Prevention and Treatment

While it is not a solution and much less a cure, many cancer studies recommend physical exercise as a good measure to alleviate some of the symptoms and help fight the disease. Consider these four main benefits of exercise for cancer patients: Improves the body’s defenses Aids in recovery and helps avoid collateral clinical complications …

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