Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical
As established in the first part of this article, that a gene called PTEN (or MMAC1) that appears to be disabled or deleted in cancers of the breast, prostate, and kidney as well as in the brain cancer glioblastoma. It also pays to understand that this condition has other features that distinguish i
Hairy Cell Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-General Information Abou
Hairy cell leukemia is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). Hairy cell leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. This rare type of leukemia gets worse slowly or not at all. The disease is called hairy cell leukemia because the le
A European study provides the strongest evidence to date on the effect of pregnancy on breast cancer prognosis. The study author speaks to Medscape about the findings.
Scientists report treating sickle cell anemia in mice by making some skin cells from the mice act like embryonic stem cells.
Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-Stages of Malignant M
After malignant mesothelioma has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body. The process used to find out if cancer has spread outside the pleura or peritoneum is called staging. The information gathered from the staging process determines the s
Eight popular complementary interventions in cancer care are assessed on the basis of the scientific literature and what experts in the field say about their safety and effectiveness.
Prostate cancer is a devastating disease that affects more than 200,000 men in the US on an annual basis alone.
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Having diagnosed with an incurable ailment is like dying softly. People with this type of sickness feel like time is their enemy. Mesothelioma is one of those diseases where the victim will fell so helpless.
Mesothelioma Cancer is a very rare and extremely deadly form of cancer. In most cases the people that contracted it came in contact with a manmade substance called asbestos. This material was widely used in many products only a few short decades ago. It is still prevalent in many older buildings tha
Can any of the biomarkers developed in recent years help us make difficult treatment decisions in colorectal and other GI cancers? Dr. Axel Grothey summarizes the latest news from ASCO® 2011.
DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say
After uterine sarcoma has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the uterus or to other parts of the body. The process used to find out if cancer has spread within the uterus or to other parts of the body is called staging. The information gathered from the sta
These examples only begin to scratch the surface of what goes on in the breast cancer world. Based upon what I have learned, I believe that everyone
Chemotherapy side effects are inevitable. It is considered as one of the most famous methods of killing cells that causes cancer to the human body. Chemical compounds are being combined and used to kill microorganisms in the body. Though an effective treatment, chemotherapy still has side effects wh
Jean and Li had undergone the standard medical treatments for their breast cancer. They not only failed to find their "cure" but also end up worse off that they started with. The cancer spread to their liver. The question that patients may want to ask is - "What if I don't receiv
Many people who have a colonoscopy, a comprehensive but often painful screening test for colon cancer, complain that they are not adequately sedated.
Most doctors concur that high PSA levels produce a need to advise the patient and to follow up with additional testing to establish whether it is due to prostate cancer. If the patient does have prostate cancer not informing the patient and allowing time to go by absent diagnostic testing risks allo
Sometimes after being given a diagnosis of cancer, one may not be happy with the words spoken by the doctor. However, anyone who is condemned to being diagnosed with cancer can seek a second-opinion.