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14 Things You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer
With 49,000 new cases and 11,000 deaths per year, breast cancer has experienced a doubling of cases during the past 25 years. And yet, we can prevent this cancer by some simple habits. The risk of breast cancer may be lowered, so play your part! Just like it is for lung cancer, the causes of breast cancer are easily identified, Only recently a number of these factors have been formally recognized by the light of specific studies. So lets take a look at what you can to to prevent breast cancer  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Metastatic Breast Cancer
In women, breast cancer is the common type of cancer and it is affecting one out of eight women. At any time, this cancer may develop and the risk increases with developing of cancer as the women get older. In most of the post-menopausal women, it is common and with the increase in age will increase the risk as well. When the cancer is spread beyond the breast, then it is said to be in metastatic state. This means that cancer has traveled from breast to another part of the body. The cells of  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

14 Things You Can Do to Prevent Cancer
The cost of cancer is very heavy for society, any action to eliminate the causes of the occurrence of a type of cancer is a benefit, not only in lives but also economic and social development. Some cancers could disappear over 90% if we could adopt a new lifestyle and eliminating the causes of these cancers. Cancer prevention is possible. Almost two cancer could be prevented by eating better. Moreover, early detection of tumors can often eliminate tumors before they become malignant  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Alternative Cancer Treatments
There are many instances where people have survived in spite of having been diagnosed with fatal cancers. The reasons behind this are many. Many people are trying alternative treatments for combating cancer. The radiation and chemotherapy which is the usual treatment routine for cancer patients is emotionally and physically draining. Most of the alternative treatments available are based on the fact that cancer is a physical symptom of imbalance in emotional, spiritual, mental and physical  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is generally described as cancer of head and neck. It can affect any part of the mouth like tongue, cheeks, lips, hard palate, soft palate, floor of the tongue, internal lining of the cheeks, gums, lymph nodes etc. the most common form of oral cancer is squamous cell carcinoma which affects the flat skin like lining of the mouth. 90% mouth cancer patients have been detected with this form of mouth cancer. There are other types of oral cancers affecting different areas of the mouth  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is tumor in the pancreatic gland of the body. This cancer is believed to be fatal and survival rate of a person suffering from this disease is very low. Generally excessive intake of eggs, coffee, red meat, alcohol, smoking and more intake of junk food is believed to be responsible for this tumor. But hereditary factors can't be ruled out. In fact, study of family history suggests that this is the foremost reason for pancreatic cancer. A person suffering from acute  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Stay Away From Cancer With a Healthy Diet
Staying fit and healthy should be a mantra of life to prevent all kinds of diseases like blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer etc. cancer is a very serious disease which at times turns fatal if not detected at early stages. The occurrence of this disease can be prevented by taking few measures. The foremost step to be taken is of changing ones eating habit. Nutritious food should be included in daily meal for staying healthy. Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, Kale, Brussels  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

How to Live With the Cancer Diagnosis
Having learned that you have cancer the emotional upheavals are unprecedented. Anxiety and tension grips you. The treatment and the prognosis are very strenuous and can take a toll on a person's emotional and mental health. Once you have been diagnosed, deal strength and perseverance. Below are some suggestions that would help in coping with the diagnosis- 1- Try to get to know the facts regarding the diagnosis like the cancer type, whether it has spread, the treatments available, the  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

The Link Between Negative Emotions and Cancer
The stress and negative attitude can be dangerous for your wealth as well as health. Almost every medical expert clears up this fact that the higher the amount of stress is, the higher will be the density of your physical illness. Statistics reveals that mental stress and negative emotional is responsible for around 85% of physical disorders. Not only our mental health is affected due to it, but the physical health gets adversely affected too. Negative Emotional And Cancer has No Direct  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Bladder Cancer
Bladder is a hollow organ located in lower abdomen i.e. the pelvic region which stores urine coming from kidney. Bladder cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer; seen more in aged people. Men are said to be infected by this tumor more than women. Studies suggest that the ratio of men getting infected is 1:30 whereas for women the ratio is 1: 90. Bladder cancer can be benign i.e. restricted to the inner most lining of the bladder or it can also be malignant i.e. spreading to the  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Avoid Cancer With a Better Lifestyle
Cancer is a disease which can occur in any part of our body. It is generally caused when body cells in a particular region starts multiplying and grows more in number than required by that organ. These multiple cells take the form of a tumor. Cancer causing factors may be hereditary or a person's eating habit and lifestyle. Hence it becomes essential for everybody to make a change in one's eating habit and daily routine to ensure prevention of cancer. The first and foremost thing to  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Living With Cancer
It is the diagnosis that nobody wants to hear. Despite all the advancements the field of medical science has made especially in the treatment and cure of cancer, cancer as a diagnosis is dreaded by all people alike. Cancers are of many kinds and they affect many parts of the body. Some cancers are found predominantly in women while others like prostate cancer are exclusively found in men. Cancer can be extremely stress inducing. Stress is a state of physical or mental unrest. Stress is the  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Thyroid Cancer
The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland which is there in the front of the neck. The thyroid gland produces two kinds of hormones. One of which is responsible for regulating the heart rate, energy levels and body temperature. And the other one controls the level of calcium in the body. The thyroid cancer is a medical condition, where the cells are produced and divided in the thyroid gland but then these wouldn't die. In the body new cells are producing all the time and the die at  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Bone Cancer - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
The word cancer could be the last thing that any one wants to hear. The cancer is caused when there is any abnormal growth of the cells in a specific part of the body. When this happens in the bone tissues, it is called the bone cancer. There are three kinds of bone tissues in the bone - Compact tissue which is the hard outside of the bone. Cancellous tissue is on the inside which makes blood cells and the Subchondral tissue which are the tissues of the joints. The abnormal cell growth can  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

The 5 Biggest Causes of Cancer
Cancer is a deadly disease that is even capable of bringing death to the patient. Researchers are trying their best to find cure for this malignant disease. Cancer is of different types. The classification of cancer into different types is based on the part of the human body in which the disease has affected. Most of the people do not know much about the disease and this ignorance is the major reason why the death rate are so high. Even though, researchers have not fully succeeded in finding  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Urethral Cancer
Urethral Cancer is a painful and potentially lethal condition in which a cancer originates from the urethra, which is the tubular part of the excretory system of the human body which connects to the urinary bladder and discharges the urine from the body. Causes The occurrence of cancer in any part of the body is not explained. Most probably the development of cancer is associated with a chromosome problem that causes the appearance and growth of malignant cells. This could be caused as a  Read More>>>
  Dr. James Pendergraft

Risk Factors in Breast Cancer
Age is likely the most important overall factor associated with breast cancer risk. This cancer risk increases in the older post-menopausal population. For this reason, all cancer screening recommendations are based primarily on age. Obesity, however, may be the single most preventable risk factor associated with this disease. With the dramatic increase in obesity in the U.S., this may be the number one reason for a persistently high incidence in breast cancer. Other physical factors also  Read More>>>
  Mai Brooks

Lifestyle and Breast Cancer
Although all of the genetic and environmental factors are important to consider, the overwhelming evidence is that breast cancer is related to lifestyle. The following paragraphs outline the negative impact and positive impact on breast malignancy of several common lifestyle related issues. Post-menopausal Obesity Increases Risk: Despite the evidence on the protective effect of pre-menopausal obesity on pre-menopausal breast cancer, the evidence that obesity increases the risk of  Read More>>>
  Mai Brooks

Breast Cancer Stages
Breast cancer is divided into five stages. Stages 0-2 are considered "early", stage 3 considered "advanced", and stage 4 "late". Staging categories are important for predicting future prognosis, and determine optimal treatment recommendations. Stage 0 is DCIS, or ductal carcinoma in situ. Breast cancer arises from the cells that line the milk ducts. When the cancerous cells are still contained inside the duct, it is diagnosed as DCIS. This can only be determined  Read More>>>
  Mai Brooks

Breast Cancer Reconstruction
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women. In 2009, approximately 194,280 patients are estimated to be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and 62,280 with carcinom. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 79,500 women underwent breast reconstruction surgery post-mastectomy in 2008. Approximately 70% of these women had their breast(s) reconstructed with expander/implant(s), whereas the other  Read More>>>
  Mai Brooks

How to Detect Colorectal Cancer Early
Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer in men and women and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in Americans. In 2010, approximately 142,570 patients are estimated to be diagnosed with this malignancy, of which 102,900 are of colonic and 39,670 of rectal origins. An estimated 51,370 will die of this disease. Screening of asymptomatic patients with normal risk begins at age 50. In general, physicians recommend doing ONE of the below: 1) Colonoscopy every 10 years. A  Read More>>>
  Mai Brooks

How to Detect and Prevent Cervical Cancer
Thanks to widespread screening, the incidence of cervical cancer has decreased significantly. Pre-cancer lesions can be detected and removed before they become malignant. In 2010, approximately 12,200 patients are estimated to be diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. An estimated 4,210 will die of this disease. Screening tests include either conventional Pap smear or liquid cytology, with or without HPV (human papilloma virus) DNA test. The current recommendations from the  Read More>>>
  Mai Brooks

How Breast Cancer Will Affect You
Breast Cancer in Women Facts The emotional trauma brought about by cancer among women brings to light the importance of awareness of what breast cancer really is. Unknown to many, breast cancer is a single disease but a collection of diseases that originates in the ducts and lobules of the female breast. According the American Cancer Society study of 2007, breast cancer ranks next to non-melanoma skin cancer as the most prevalent cancer in women. It is estimated that about 178,000 women each  Read More>>>
  Thomas Cappetta

Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Anything that may increase the chance of developing a disease is considered a risk factor. As research has indicated women with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop breast cancer. The exact causes for breast cancer are not known. Often doctors cannot explain why one woman may develop breast cancer but another does not. What is known is that bruising, bumping or touching the breast does not cause cancer. Breast cancer is not contagious. It is not "caught" from  Read More>>>
  John Marston

What You Should Know About Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer death, exceeded only by lung cancer in 1985. One woman in eight who lives to age 85 will develop breast cancer at some time during her life. At present there are over 2 million women living in the United States who have been treated for breast cancer. About 41,000 women will die from the disease. The chance of dying from breast cancer is about 1 in 33. However, the rate of death from breast cancer is  Read More>>>
  Syble James

Nine Ways to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Mutation in either the BRCA1 or the BRCA2 gene, excess estrogen levels in the body, diet, excess weight, alcohol consumption, and cigarette smoking are all risk factors for breast cancer. While there's almost nothing we can do to change hereditary gene mutation, it is within our power to control the other factors and protect our breasts. Maintain a Healthy Weight A recent American Cancer Society study of more than 62,000 women found that the more weight women gain after age 18, the  Read More>>>
  Syble James

Your Diet Can Reduce Your Risk of Cancer
Several decades ago, many doctors were fairly in the dark about the role that diet played in human health. In fact, most doctors received little education in nutrition and the role that vitamins and minerals play in staving off disease. Doctors were taught to focus on treating the symptoms of disease rather than preventing the disease itself! In the year 2010, however, many doctors, like myself, take a more holistic approach and are far more aware of the link between their patient's diets  Read More>>>
  Mark Rosenberg, MD

Best Cancer Prevention Steps
Cancer is the second leading cause of death among Americans, yet many people are unaware of the cause of this devastating disease, and that they can control the risk factors which lead to cancer initiation and development. Cancer is a disease caused largely by poor lifestyle choices and external factors. While genetics can play a role by influencing a predisposition toward cancer, disease prevention is within our control. Sugar and Fructose Feed Cancer Cells Doctors and medical researchers  Read More>>>
  John Phillip

Ovarian Cancer Info
It is a frightening fact that somewhere around 1.5 percent of all women will develop ovarian cancer during their life. Although it is not as common as breast cancer, it is still considered to be the most serious and potentially fatal of  all of the gynecological cancers. Unfortunately this type of cancer is usually in advanced stages before it is diagnosed and this makes treatment difficult. Since the ovaries are not easily examined and the warning signs are not clear, it is common for a  Read More>>>
  M. Lieberman

The Hidden Truth of Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is without a doubt the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men. If it is detected early and confined to the gland, then the prognosis is excellent. The prostate is a small gland that is located near the bladder in men. There is basically two types prostate cancer. One type is gentle and it has minimal effects. The other type can spread throughout the body, if not treated, and cause significant damage. It is important for prostate cancer to be detected early so the appropriate  Read More>>>
  M. Lieberman

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