Category: Cancer

Cancer Research
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Cancer Research

Turning the Corner: Advances in Cancer Research After nearly 200 years of clinical research, scientists are finally beginning to gain the upper hand when it comes to understanding cancer and developing new ways to beat the dreaded disease. While there are many different cancers, some of which are more difficult to treat than others, many...

November 30, 2015September 12, 2018by
Dealing with a Loss Related to Cancer
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Dealing with a Loss Related to Cancer

How to Cope with a Loss Related to Cancer When a death occurs, those that were close to the deceased experience a complicated emotional response known as grief. Grieving is completely natural, and it is necessary so that the deceased’s loved ones can process, understand, and move on from the loss. When cancer is the...

November 30, 2015September 12, 2018by
Helping a Child Understand a Parents Cancer Diagnosis
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Helping a Child Understand a Parents Cancer Diagnosis

Helping a Child Understand a Parents Cancer Diagnosis A cancer diagnosis can be rather intimidating for an adult, and the news could be even more overwhelming for their children, depending on how and when it is delivered. Helping a child understand a parent’s cancer diagnosis starts with honesty, but it also involves discussing the matter...

November 30, 2015September 12, 2018by
Supporting a Loved One with Cancer
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Supporting a Loved One with Cancer

How Can I Support a Loved One After a Cancer Diagnosis? A cancer diagnosis is not only going to affect the patient, but it will also change the lives of their family and friends. Those that are closest to the patient often want to help them through this difficult time, but it is not always...

November 30, 2015September 12, 2018by
Dealing with a Cancer Diagnosis
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Dealing with a Cancer Diagnosis

How To Cope With A Cancer Diagnosis A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing moment. In an instant, you feel like time and stopped and everything has changed. Most people report that they felt too overwhelmed with emotions to feel anything at all after a cancer diagnosis, instead just feeling understandably numb. Being diagnosed with cancer...

November 30, 2015September 12, 2018by
Prostate Cancer
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Prostate Cancer

Identifying Symptoms of and Treatments for Prostate Cancer A malignant tumor found along the prostate gland (a small gland located around a man’s urethra) is defined as prostate cancer. It is the most common cancer-causing death for men 75 years of age and older, but is a rare occurrence for men 40 years of age...

Thyroid Cancer
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Thyroid Cancer

Modern Medicine Offers a Higher Rate of Survival for Those With Thyroid Cancer Thyroid cancer, an extremely rare type of cancer, usually has a fairly positive prognosis thanks to early detection and effective therapeutic advancements in the field of treatment. There is a risk that the cancer can grow back and develop later in life,...

Leukemia
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Leukemia

Leukemia: Cancer of the Blood Cells Leukemia is a type of cancer that begins in the bone marrow and causes abnormal red and white blood cells to form. Blood cells are critical for immune function and supplying oxygen to other cells. The abnormal cells crowd out normal cells, impairing function. Symptoms There may be no...

Colon and Rectal Cancer
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Colon and Rectal Cancer

What To Know About Colon and Rectal Cancer For some reason, the lower part of the digestive system, the colon and the rectum, are susceptible to cancer. Between 200,000 and 3 million people are said to contract colorectal cancer every year in the United States. The good news is that if these cancers are found...

Prostate Cancer
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Prostate Cancer

Identifying Symptoms of and Treatments for Prostate Cancer A malignant tumor found along the prostate gland (a small gland located around a man’s urethra) is defined as prostate cancer. It is the most common cancer-causing death for men 75 years of age and older, but is a rare occurrence for men 40 years of age...

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