Cancer Articles & Stories:

Should PSA Screening to Detect Prostate Cancer be Routine?

Should PSA Screening to Detect Prostate Cancer be Routine? Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in American men behind skin cancer. This year alone, there are expected to be close to 233,000 newly diagnosed cases. Although this number is high, prostate cancer death rates are still relatively low. Roughly 98.9% of men diagnosed with the di... Read More

Do Healthy Women Benefit from Routine Pelvic Exams?

Do Healthy Women Benefit from Routine Pelvic Exams? The pelvic exam is a routine part of a women's gynecologic examination, but a new review performed by the American College of Physicians demonstrates that for healthy women it is likely doing harm rather than good. The doctor's group is now issuing new guidelines that advise against it. Read More

Double Mastectomy Does Not Lower Death Rate for Unilateral Breast Cancer

Double Mastectomy Does Not Lower Death Rate for Unilateral Breast Cancer Undergoing a double mastectomy for early-stage breast cancer is not linked to a reduction in mortality risk when compared to breast-conserving therapy plus radiation. However, the number of women undergoing the procedure continues to rise. This is the result of new research published in JAMA. ... Read More

Some Facts You May Not Know About Second Opinions

Some Facts You May Not Know About Second Opinions It is always a good idea to seek a second opinion following a diagnosis of a serious condition. Many patients worry about informing their doctor that they intend to get a second opinion, but they should not. Most doctors are comfortable with the request, as it is standard practice for patients... Read More

Tips for Selecting the Right Physician and Health Care Plan

Tips for Selecting the Right Physician and Health Care Plan Selecting a new physician can be complex, especially if you have recently moved to a new location or changed your insurance plans. Asking for recommendations from contacts such as relatives, coworkers, and neighbors is a common means of beginning your search. However, others may not have enoug... Read More

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention

Cancer Patients Facing Sleep Issues Can Benefit from Behavioral Intervention Cancer patients who struggle with sleep, due to pain or the adverse effects of cancer treatment, can rely on two behavior interventions for relief - cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). This is according to Penn Medicine Researchers w... Read More

African American Women and Breast Cancer Facts

African American Women and Breast Cancer Facts For African American women, the risk of getting breast cancer is lower than for white women, but the risk of dying from breast cancer is higher. Here are some other facts regarding the disparities between African American women and white women regarding breast cancer. Read More

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates?

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates? A new study shows that most women either do not know or have the wrong information about the stage of their breast cancer tumor. Having the accurate information helps women better comply with treatments. Here is a brief guide to Breast Cancer Tumor Staging. Read More

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

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk A new study has found that patients who had received chest radiation to treat Wilms tumor - a rare type of childhood kidney cancer - faced an elevated risk of developing breast cancer in the future. The majority of information regarding incidences of breast cancer in childhood cancer survivors... Read More

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