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Can You ID the Signs of Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare, but especially aggressive form of this disease. Since its symptoms are largely unknown by women or are mistaken for other issues, this disease is often not...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Use of Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery Declines

Despite its ability to lower recurrence chances, researchers are finding that used of post-prostate-cancer surgery radiotherapy is on the decline in the United States. The trend is raising alarm bells...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Ground Gained in Americ’s War on Cancer

Early detection, better treatments and awareness efforts are all playing a part in helping America gain ground in its continued battled against cancer. The latest numbers show a reduction in overall...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Why Monitoring is Sometimes Recommended with Prostate Cancer

A positive diagnosis of prostate cancer doesn’t always mean that a man will face surgery, chemotherapy, radiation of other more aggressive forms of treatment. Sometimes doctors prefer taking a...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
A Blood Test May Shed Light on Breast Cancer Risks

Medical professionals looking for an edge in helping detect breast cancer in its earliest stages may soon have a new tool in their corner. Researchers are working on a new blood test that can help...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Radiation After Mastectomy Numbers Raise Alarm

Radiation therapy following a mastectomy to treat breast cancer is a standard of care for patients with N2/N3 breast cancer that cuts the risk for recurrence while improving overall survival rates in...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Post-Prostatectomy Psa Might Signal Need for Radiation Therapy, Study Shows

Radical removal of the prostate gland to treat cancer generally results undetectable PSA levels following surgery. When this isn’t the case, however, patients may sometimes find themselves at risk for...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Better Lifestyle Habits Don’T Always Stick After Prostate Cancer Treatment

When prostate cancer is the diagnosis, it’s not at all uncommon for men to swing into action, improving their lifestyles in hopes of helping beat the disease. Diet tends to improve, the frequency of...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Can Losing Weight Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?

Men who are overweight or obese have higher risk factors for the development of a wide variety of medical conditions. From an increased risk for heart disease to higher risk for development of some...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Study Uncovers Way to Reduce Early Recall Rates for Lung Cancer Screening

Heavy smokers and others at high risk for the development of lung cancer will find that early detection of this disease may lead to higher chances of survival. With that in mind, it’s not uncommon for...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Cancer Screening: when Should It Begin?

Early detection of cancer is critical for increasing the odds for survival. That’s a given that most people keenly understand. What they don’t necessarily understand is exactly when screenings for...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Camera Pill Takes Colon Cancer Screening to a New Level

While there’s no shortage of routine medical examinations that people dread showing up for, the colonoscopy just might top the list. Despite its unpleasant and invasive nature, this screening exam has...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Study Supports Prostate Seed Therapy Effectiveness

It’s not at all uncommon for people to think the most radical, invasive form of treatment is the best path to take when cancer is the diagnosis. After all, getting the offending cells out of the body...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Wha’s Involved in a Prostate Cancer Exam?

You’ve reached that age where your doctor suggests the time has come to work regular prostate screenings into your annual routine. While this isn’t particularly fun news, heeding the advice could very...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
Tips for Surviving Prostate Cancer Treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, chances are you have a ton of questions about what comes next. Treatment for this particular disease may not be fun, but you can get through it even if...

Rheta Mankin Dec 31, 1969
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