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History of Breast Cancer Infographic

History of Breast Cancer Infographic

Breast cancer has been a challenging health issue throughout the history of mankind. This infographic provides a brief overview of the history of breast cancer - from ancient Egypt to modern times. Read More


Male Breast Cancer - 7 Facts to Know

Male Breast Cancer - 7 Facts to Know

Everyone, whether male or female, are born with some breast cells and tissue. Although males do not develop milk-producing breasts, a man%u2019s breast cells and tissue are still capable of developing cancer. Even though breast cancer among men is rare, they carry a higher mortality from the ... 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


Cancer Rising at an Alarming Rate, According to WHO

Cancer Rising at an Alarming Rate, According to WHO

A recent report from the World Health Organization's cancer agency indicates that cancer rates are rising at an alarming rate globally and urges stronger preventative measures to slow the disease. Read More


Metastatic Prostate Cancer Death Rate Remains Unchanged

Metastatic Prostate Cancer Death Rate Remains Unchanged

Mortality rates from metastatic prostate cancer have not declined over the prior 25 years, according to a study of over 19,000 men with an advanced form of the urological condition. Reporting the results in the journal Cancer, the study investigators from the University of California, Sacramen... Read More


Not All Women Should Undergo Axillary Lymph Node Surgery, According to New Guidelines

Not All Women Should Undergo Axillary Lymph Node Surgery, According to New Guidelines

Once a patient has been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer, the lymph node in the region closest to the cancer %u2013 known as the sentinel node - often is removed and forwarded to a pathologist for closer examination. The removal of this one node is known as sentinel node biopsy or diss... Read More


Excessive Middle Age Protein Intake as Harmful as Smoking

Excessive Middle Age Protein Intake as Harmful as Smoking

Two new studies find that low protein consumption may hold the way to a long and healthy life, at least until the oldest age range. They also emphasize the need to analyze not just calories when determining what constitutes a sound eating regimen, but where those calories are coming from; for... Read More


Study Finds Link between Blood Disorder Prognosis and Smoking History

Study Finds Link between Blood Disorder Prognosis and Smoking History

Cleveland Clinic investigators have found a connection between smoking's impact on how myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, progresses in diagnosed patients. This study is the first of its kind to detail specific genetic changes in MDS being linked to a type of environmental exposure. This findin... 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


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