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Archive for September, 2014

Research findings on breast cancer prevention


Date: September 19th, 2014

Research findings on early detection of breast cancerFor successful treatment of any kind of cancer, including breast cancer, early detection is of paramount importance. However, research on breast cancer is now being focused more on prevention, which aims at finding ways of decreasing the risk of getting breast cancer ever.

Treatment for inflammatory breast cancer


Date: September 18th, 2014

Learn more about inflammatory breast cancerThe typical breast cancer usually starts as just a single tumor. The lump on the underarm or breast area is usually hard and painless. However, inflammatory breast cancer is a rare kind of the disease and since it doesn’t show the usual symptoms of breast cancer, it can be gravely dangerous.

What you should know about brain tumors


Date: September 7th, 2014

Various types of brain cancers / tumors The CNS- central nervous system that consist the spinal cord and the brain is virtually involved in all functions of the body. When a tumor has developed in the spinal cord or brain, there are many vital abilities that could be affected like movement, memory and speech.

The connection between cell phones and brain cancer


Date: September 6th, 2014

Should you worry about cell phone causing brain cancer?Using cell phones on long time has been found not to be linked with increased risk for brain tumors as suggested by a new research. The researchers behind this study reviewed the data of the whole Danish population aged above 30 years for a period of more than 18 years, which comprised of about 360, 000 users of cell phone.

Genetic testing to help predict risk for brain cancer


Date: September 5th, 2014

The impacts of going for a genetic testPeople having a history in their family of some common conditions like heart diseases and cancers such as brain tumors can benefit a lot from genetic testing. In a nutshell, these test helps in identification of genetic mutations or signs, which could warn that a mutation could be present just before the actual disease manifests itself.

After bone cancer treatment: reconstructive & plastic surgery


Date: September 4th, 2014

What next after bone cancer treatment? Most people having bone cancer might consider having plastic or reconstructive surgery after treatment. This helps in repairing the damage resulting from the cancerous tumor being removed from the cartilage, bone, surrounding soft tissues and ligaments.

Treating bone cancer with radiation therapy


Date: September 3rd, 2014

Radiation therapy as a treatment for bone cancer Ideally, speaking, radiation therapy is not a primary treatment for bone cancer. The most preferred form of treatment is surgery even though some bone cancers like Ewing’s sarcoma or Ewing tumor are treated with radiation which is equally as effective as surgery.

An overview of bone cancer treatment


Date: September 2nd, 2014

The type of the bone cancer and its stage are the main determinants of the kind of treatment to be used. For instance, for primary bone cancer, which originates from the bone will get a different treatment from cancer which has metastasized or spread to other body parts. Bone cancer surgery may be provided alone or could be combined with radiation and chemo.

Treatment of bladder cancer with chemo and radiation


Date: September 1st, 2014

Options available for bladder cancer treatment Bladder cancer can be treated through chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy and biological therapy. A combination of different treatments may be given at times. A number of things will determine the most appropriate treatment for you, including: