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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

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

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

To Defeat Cancer - We Must Stand Together
Cancer is a killer. Walk into any public place anywhere and ask for a show of hands regarding people who know someone with cancer and 85% of the hands will spring into the air followed by stories of battles won and lost of bravery and fear all fought on a global battlefield yet fought hand to hand, one on one and more times then not, to the death. For those who fight and survive, your path is altered in someway, you will never be the exact same person you once were, life's lessons can be  Read More>>>
  Tim Giardina

The Emotional Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis
Most of us live our lives without much thought about a serious accident or illness. Can you imagine how stressful and unhealthy it would be to act differently and worry constantly about disease. We take for granted that we will be OK as long as we don't live too dangerously. Then, one day, a doctor tells you that you have cancer. This is bad news. Your first reaction can be disbelief, questioning, fear and anger. The immediate thought that comes to mind is: will this cancer kill me and  Read More>>>
  Claude Lambert, MD

Supporting Your Loved Ones with Cancer
There are no set rules or guidelines to help your loved one who is dealing with a potentially deadly disease. Even though we all mean well, sometimes our concern is a cause of irritation for the patients and in such cases we have to dig deep for understanding, patience and love. A few tips to help you support your loved one: First Deal with Your Own Feelings As hard as it might be, your loved is looking to you for support and understanding. To be there for them in every way, it is important  Read More>>>
  Danielle Summers

Skin Cancer Prevention
Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, with over a million cases diagnosed in the U.S. each year. Because it's so common and so rarely fatal, it's often thought of as a less serious form of cancer, particularly among younger, lower-risk age groups. But this is a mistake, as this type of cancer can be quite serious. Malignant melanoma, the least common of the three major forms of skin cancer, is fatal in almost 25% of cases. Even the more common but less dangerous  Read More>>>
  Caterina Christakos

Fighting Cancer - The Best Strategy
As I was thinking of the journey ones goes through while overcoming cancer, I was reminded of an unforgettable spectacle that we have all seen at least once on television. I am referring to the launch of the space shuttle. Do you remember watching this huge machine slowly ascend in a rolling cloud of smoke, spitting fire and with a rumble that sounds like a continuous roll of thunder? What an awesome spectacle! I had the privilege of witnessing the Atlantis launch on November 16, 2009, from  Read More>>>
  Claude Lambert, MD

Breast Cancer Signs & Symptoms
The best way to deal with breast cancer, both before being diagnosed and after, is to be completely knowledgeable about it. Educating yourself about its symptoms, signs and causes can help you detect it early and also avoid it. With every one woman in eight being at the risk of getting this cancer, it is the best thing we can do for ourselves. To understand this type of cancer, it is important that you understand its signs and symptoms so you can detect it at an early stage and prevent any  Read More>>>
  Danielle Summers

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

Beliefs & Attitudes Influence Cancer Outcomes
Cancer is a very threatening disease. The outcome can be a cure, a temporary remission or death. Neither one is really predictable. We see disseminated cancers go into prolonged remissions and apparently more benign ones taking a disappointing course. What has puzzled doctors for a long time is this: why do we often see two similar patients with the same degree of disease and receiving the same treatment, experience totally different outcomes? One will die within a short time while the other  Read More>>>
  Claude Lambert, MD

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