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When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room? Cancer and cancer treatment complications don't always fall under a doctor's office hours. Issues may appear at any time of the day or night, and a medical emergency can arise suddenly. Under normal circumstances, a fever may just be a typical sign of illness and nothing to fret about. However... Read More

8 Prostate Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Prostate Cancer Myths Infographic A number of people believe that they are aware of the basics regarding prostate cancer, with some even believing that they have a strong grasp of the essentials - despite not being doctors or cancer experts. However, people's beliefs about prostate cancer, and cancer in general, are often flat... Read More

Does Emerging Evidence Finally Prove 'Chemo Brain' Exists?

Does Emerging Evidence Finally Prove 'Chemo Brain' Exists? Recent research suggests that chemotherapy may impact the memory of even younger cancer patients. The findings were presented at Teenage Cancer Trust's International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer. Read More

Mastectomy Pros and Cons Infographic

Mastectomy Pros and Cons Infographic If you've been told by your doctor that you may have a high risk for developing breast cancer in the future, you're likely looking for ways to reduce that risk. Although preventive mastectemy can greatly lower your risk of developing breast cancer, this procedure is a significant decistion tha... Read More

Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients Sleep efficiency, the ratio of time asleep to time spent in the bed, may be predictive of survival time for women with advanced breast cancer. The study results were published in the journal Sleep. Read More

What Changes After a Cancer Diagnosis

What Changes After a Cancer Diagnosis We are all aware that the body undergoes changes during and after cancer treatment. What often isn't discussed are the emotional, social, and mental changes that also occur during this challenging process. Here are 7 things that are likely to change following a cancer diagnosis. Read More

The 6 Steps to Take Following a Positive Cancer Diagnosis Infographic

The 6 Steps to Take Following a Positive Cancer Diagnosis Infographic It is a scenario that fills a person with dread - waiting in the doctor's office and hearing the word cancer. Individuals receiving a cancer diagnosis claim to be shocked when they first receive the news and were unable to process much of the information that was given afterward. After the ini... Read More

3D VS 2D Mammography Infographic

3D VS 2D Mammography Infographic Mammograms remain at forefront for early detection of breast cancer. Now 3D mammograms are improving breast cancer tumor detection, helping physicians make more accurate diagnoses. Read More

Liver Cancer Risk May be Lowered by Drinking Coffee

Liver Cancer Risk May be Lowered by Drinking Coffee Researchers from Italy have found that drinking coffee can lower an individual's risk of liver cancer by about 40%. Some of the results indicate that if you consume three cups a day, the risks can be cut by over 50%. Read More

Pancreatic Cancer and Obesity Directly Linked

Pancreatic Cancer and Obesity Directly Linked UCLA Investigators have discovered the first direct link between pancreatic cancer and obesity. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly types of cancer in humans. Like other forms of cancer, early diagnosis can improve a person's long-term survival. However, this especially aggressive form... Read More

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