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Treatment options for prostate cancer

SURGERY Surgery is usually only recommended after a thorough evaluation and discussion of all treatment options. A man considering surgery should be aware of the benefits and risks of the procedure. Surgery to remove the prostate gland is often recommended … Read more

Double therapy benefits breast cancer

Double therapy benefits breast cancer

Reuters News Double therapy including radiotherapy and chemotherapy ( known as synchronous chemoradiation) at the same time significantly helps tumors coming back and it should be considered as a new treatment approach across the world, cancer experts said on Sunday. … Read more

Broccoli could stop breast cancer spreading by targeting stem cells

Broccoli could stop breast cancer spreading by targeting stem cells

Broccoli contains sulforaphane, which seemed to kill off cancer stem cells in tests. According to scientists, broccoli could hold the key to preventing and even treating breast cancer. A chemical found in the vegetable superfood targets the cells that fuel … Read more

Cancer Treatment

Cancer Treatment

There are various types of treatment for cancer and doctors often combine several types of treatment depending on the patient’s age, history and lifestyle to get greater effect. This page presents some main types of cancer treatment. Surgery Surgery is … Read more

Novel Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Under Study

Novel Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Under Study

THURSDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) — Researchers appear to have found a new way to significantly shrink pancreatic tumors by targeting the tissue surrounding cancer rather than the cancer itself. Experimental therapy destroys tumor ‘scaffolding,’ researchers say. The approach relies … Read more

Cancer : Treatment

Treatment Treatment also varies based on the type of cancer and its stage. The stage of a cancer refers to how much it has grown and whether the tumor has spread from its original location. If the cancer is confined … Read more

Aging Population Could Send Cancer Costs Soaring

Aging Population Could Send Cancer Costs Soaring

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) — By 2020, the annual cost of cancer care in the United States is expected to reach at least $158 billion — a 27 percent jump from 2010, according to a report from the U.S. … Read more

Nutrition for Cancer Patients

Nutrition for Cancer Patients

Besides the methods of treatments such as surgery or radiation to destroy tumors and lengthen life, patients should take care to nutrition. The conceptions following about nutrition which cause serious consequences There still exist some misconceptions about nutrition for cancer … Read more

Four types of Bladder Cancer Treatment

Four types of Bladder Cancer Treatment

Bladder cancer is a type of cancer that begins in your bladder — a balloon-shaped organ in your pelvic area that stores urine. Bladder cancer begins most often in the cells that line the inside of the bladder. Bladder cancer … Read more