Tag Archives: cancer

More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer rates amongst Asian-Americans are steadily increasing in contrast to other racial/ethnic groups, a new study suggests. Researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California reviewed information from 1988 to 2013 on breast cancer among women in California from seven Asian ethnic groups. These included Chinese, Japanese, ...

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Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The cancer drug Opdivo (nivolumab) could provide hope of a longer life for some individuals with advanced lung cancer, a new tiny study finds. At present, only about five percent of patients with sophisticated non-tiny-cell lung cancer survive five years or much more. But that price rose to ...

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9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

By DENISE GRADY March 21, 2017 A uncommon cancer very first linked to breast implants in 2011 has now been connected with nine deaths, the Meals and Drug Administration stated Tuesday. As of Feb. 1, the agency had received a total of 359 reports of the cancer related with the implants. The deaths were not triggered by breast cancer, the agency stated, ...

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Popular Prostate Cancer Therapy Is Short, Intense and Unproved

By GINA KOLATA March 20, 2017 Soon after learning he had early stage prostate cancer, Paul Kolnik knew he wanted that cancer destroyed quickly and with as tiny disruption as feasible to his busy life as the New York City Ballet’s photographer. So Mr. Kolnik, 65, chose a sort of radiation therapy that is raising some eyebrows in the prostate cancer field. ...

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Soy May Be Protective for Breast Cancer Survivors

By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The pros and cons of soy for breast cancer individuals have been debated for years. Now, study involving more than six,200 breast cancer survivors finds that those who ate the most soy had a reduce risk of death from all causes during the practically 10-year adhere to-up period. ...

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Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Understanding to manage their brain waves with a kind of coaching known as neurofeedback seems to help cancer survivors ease symptoms of chemotherapy-caused nerve harm, a new study suggests. Chemotherapy can damage nerves that manage sensation and movement in the arms and legs. This condition — known as ...

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Obesity could triple your risk of stomach cancer later in life

Overweight people in their twenties who then become obese later in life could be three times more likely to develop cancer of the esophagus or upper stomach, according to a study published Wednesday in the British Journal of Cancer. Researchers examined over 400,000 individuals’ reported height and weight at ages 20, 50, and at the time of reporting. Then, the ...

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Homeopathy for breast cancer surgery? Isn’t it bad enough that the patient has cancer and needs a mastectomy? [Respectful Insolence]

I like to refer to homeopathy as The A single Quackery To Rule Them All, so significantly so that I almost constantly get in touch with it that within the 1st two paragraphs of any post I write about some tasty bit of homeopathy pseudoscience. It is also a wonderful tool for teaching crucial pondering because it’s effortless to clarify ...

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Tree nuts literally fight cancer in the human body

Quick: What do Paleo dieters, hardcore vegans, and tree squirrels all agree on? DEEZ NUTS. Okay, you had to see that coming. But seriously: Over the last decade, R.D.s and nutritionists have revealed that nuts and seeds are on top of the heap of whole foods you should be eating everyday. These calorie-dense nuggets of antioxidant action—these protein-packed pieces of ...

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