Oncology & Cancer Articles & Stories:

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

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic Breast cancer is a disease that is rife with a number of common misconceptions. Chances are that you've at least heard of several of these myths regarding breast cancer. To help you determine fact from fiction, here is some myth-busting on eight common breast cancer myths. Read More

Integrative Approach Shown to Double Life Expectancy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

Integrative Approach Shown to Double Life Expectancy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Research conducted by the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment has demonstrated a doubling of life expectancy among metastatic breast cancer patients who received integrative treatments. Diagnosed prior to 1998, the women participating in the clinical program received a combination of... Read More

6 Known Risk Factors For Colon Cancer Infographic

6 Known Risk Factors For Colon Cancer Infographic According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is around 1 in 20. Did you know that many risk factors linked with colorectal cancer are lifestyle related? Here are six risk factors for the disease to help you start colon cancer prevention today. 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

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination Cancer cells' uncontrolled growth is the result of their ability to undermine the cell's normal growth program. Following therapy, a second cancer signaling pathway will begin to open after the primary one has shut down - allowing for cancer cells to survive through the use of a 'back door'. N... Read More

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness It's easy to get caught up in all the attention that Breast Cancer receives during the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October. However, it's also easy to forget that it's not only women who can develop the devastating condition. In fact, it is estimated that over 2,300 new male breast cancer... Read More

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer occurs when some cells in prostate begin to multiply far more quickly than other cells in the region, resulting in a tumor. The disease can especially concerning since most prostate cancers develop without men experiencing any symptoms in the early stages for the disease. For t... Read More

Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic

Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic With the holidays we think of festive meals. Cancer patients can enjoy the holiday spirit and food while keeping to a healthy diet. While diets may vary for each patient - check with your doctor - here is a sampling of healthy choices suitable for most patients. Read More

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