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Coping With Cancer Pain

Patients with advanced cancer often have pain as their chief complaint.Although advances in cancer treatment have lengthened survival among cancer patients, cancer pain remains under treated in patients.

Lung Cancer Health Center News Features

Lung cancer is diagnosed in an estimated 174,000 Americans each year. Here you'll find in-depth lung cancer information including its symptoms, stages, and treatments.

Racial Gap Persists In Cancer Care

Among Medicare patients, African-Americans remain less likely than whites to get cancer care, experts report in the journal Cancer.

Prostate Cancer - A Basic Primer For Men

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers known and it targets men, particularly men over the age of 65. The good news is that if it detected in its earlier stages it is highly treatable and the patients have a good prognosis for a full recovery.

Finding the Right Treatment for Breast Cancer

It can seem very scary getting a diagnoses of breast cancer. Although it is true that the amount of women who are receiving this news is rising, it is far from being a death sentence. ...

Hats for Cancer Patients

Cancer is a name for group of ailments which results from the abnormal growth of cells in some organs and tissues of the body. These malignant or tumor cells invade some organs of the body ...

The Skinny on Cancerous Moles

Do you have skin moles and worry that they may become cancerous? The good news is that most skin moles are, and remain, benign. However, these skin growths do have the potential to become cancerous. But how can you tell the difference between a cancerous mole and a benign mole? Here are some tips to

Managing Relentless Pain in Cancer Survivors

For many cancer survivors, treatment-related pain prevents a return to a normal life. A cancer pain expert discusses the options available to manage pain syndromes.

Melanoma Stage III Treatment

Melanoma refers to cancers that originate in the skin. Stage III melanoma is melanoma that has spread to the lymph nodes, but not to distant parts of the body. There are 3 types of stage III melanoma: stage IIIA, B and C. The stage is determined by the extent of lymph nodes involved, whether the met

The Secret Behind Breast Cancer

The best resistance to any illness, breast cancer included, is knowledge. Learn what may trigger this cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Did You Know About Green Tea and Prostate Cancer?

When it comes to green tea and prostate cancer prevention, health experts agree that it may help. If you are looking for a treatment, your best source for information is a doctor of naturopathic medicine or an ND. They are aware of standard treatments, as well as complementary and alternative treatm

Survival Tips For Chemo And Radiation, Part II

Last week we discussed the effects of radiation and how to overcome them with evidence-based natural therapies. This week our focus will be chemotherapy. There are innumerable forms and kinds of chemotherapy. According to the ...

Thalidomide Fights Cancer

Thalidomide, a drug best known for causing horrific birth defects, is prolonging the lives of people with a rare form of cancer, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine Thursday.

Cancer Curing Brain Theory Concept, Part III

As I continue my theory on curing cancer I wish to further CYA my position. I am not a medical doctor, thank god actually, because the malpractice insurance would drive me nuts. Also since I am not in the medical field at all you cannot sue me for this idea, concept of mine. Now then continuing Part

Good Fat to Prevent Cancer

Although the problems with dairy products-disrupting vitamin D balance and boosting IGF-I-are seen even with nonfat varieties, the full-fat versions certainly are not any healthier. The high-fat, zero-fiber combination found in most dairy products is likely to increase serum testosterone concentrati