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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


7 Cancer Causing Foods Infographic

7 Cancer Causing Foods Infographic

Can food cause cancer? Researchers have long known that some food can help prevent cancers. Now scientists are zeroing in on what foods, or what dangerous ingredients- that are mixed with some of our favorite foods, are dangerous to our health. Read More


The Importance of Simple Blood Tests for Cancer Screening

The Importance of Simple Blood Tests for Cancer Screening

Lately we have been hearing about new research breakthroughs that may allow doctors to accurately diagnose the presence of cancer from a simple blood draw. Recently investigators at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, MD., reported that they are researching a blood test that... 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


Melanoma Recurrence a Reality for 6% of Patients After 10 Years

Melanoma Recurrence a Reality for 6% of Patients After 10 Years

Melanoma skin cancer recurrence is more common 10 or more years following initial treatment than experts previously believed, occurring in over one in 10 patients. This is according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. However, the research found that th... Read More


Kidney Cancer Surgery Has Many Benefits, but Cost Is Not Among Them

Kidney Cancer Surgery Has Many Benefits, but Cost Is Not Among Them

Robot-assisted surgery for removal of kidney tumors has risen quickly in use, and has both replaced and proven safer than conventional laparoscopic procedures for the same purpose, according to a study by researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. However, the study also finds that r... Read More


Common Cancer Drug Response Revealed By Mammograms

Common Cancer Drug Response Revealed By Mammograms

A new method for evaluating the effect of tamoxifen has been engineered by researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. Tamoxifen is a common medication used to prevent the relapse of breast cancer. The key to this new method lies in monitoring changes in the proportion of dense tissue, ... Read More


Cardio Could Hide the Secret to Curing Liver Cancer

Cardio Could Hide the Secret to Curing Liver Cancer

Routine exercise has been proven to lower the chance of developing liver cancer in a world-first mice study that builds hope for all patients who face risk from hepatocellular carcinoma. The research was revealed at the International Liver Congress 2013 and is to be reported in thejournal EMBO... Read More


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