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  • Why the Norwegian Directorate of Health Recommends Colorectal Cancer Screening Starting at 55

    September 24, 2018
    The American Cancer Society has updated the screening guidelines for colorectal cancer with recommendations that testing starts at the age of 45 – five years earlier than the current screening age guideline for screening at age 50. The recent screening age recommendation was updated due to the fact that more young people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and the...read more
  • How Myoepithelial Cells Actively Stop Situ Breast Cancer from Becoming Invasive

    September 14, 2018
    Situ breast cancer is a form of breast cancer that is non-invasive. Also known as ductal carcinoma in situ, this is where the cancer cells lining the milk ducts have not metastasized to the surrounding breast tissue. In infiltrating breast cancer, the cancer cells have already progressed beyond the ducts through the lymphatic and blood systems to the other...read more
  • Helping Cancer Patients Become Cancer Survivors – Choice Cancer Care, a Texas Cancer Center

    August 24, 2018
    When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. All of a sudden, you want to learn more about the disease, select the treatment plan, learn how to manage the possible side effects, and learn to balance the responsibilities and needs of daily life. To survive as a cancer patient, you need a strong support system, which is precisely...read more
  • Scientists Find New Cancer-Causing Components in the Colon

    August 15, 2018
    A new study published in the journal Nature Chemistry by Kevin J McDonnell from Norris cancer center in North Carolina found out that some elements that interfere with our chromosomes ability to restore itself predispose people to cancer. The researchers studied and identified the DNA processes 'DNA Charge Transport'' were: John Kirkwood and Arthur Reyes, a professor from California...read more
  • Early Stage Lung Cancer can Accurately be Detected through a Blood Test

    July 24, 2018
    The findings of a new study revealed that it could be possible to detect lung cancer in its early stages using a blood test. More often, lung cancer is diagnosed when at a late stage. Doctors have been working to find ways of diagnosing the disease earlier in patients who are at high risk such as smokers. In the study: ...read more
  • Utilizing Full-Service Cancer Care in Facilities in North Texas

    July 15, 2018
    The different approaches to cancer treatment are ever evolving, and so are cancer care facilities. Thoughtful diagnostic, staging and treatment solutions can now be found under one roof. The trend in consolidation is shaping the landscape of cancer care and making it easy for patients across the globe to access full-service cancer care. Cancer care today is transformed by economic...read more
  • Breast cancer Specialists in Texas

    June 23, 2018
    A report from the Center for Disease Control says that approximately 236,968 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. in 2014. Out of this, 41,211 died with the illness. The survival rates have increased recently, owing to advancements in early diagnosis and its treatment. Cancer is a complex disease, and it requires an entirely elaborate and comprehensive...read more
  • Who are the Prostate Cancer Specialists?

    June 15, 2018
    Prostate cancer can be extremely aggressive or relatively harmless. Some prostate cancers grow slowly and cause few clinical symptoms, while others are aggressive and spread rapidly to the lymph nodes, bones, and other organs. Screening tests can confirm the suspicion of the existence of prostate cancer. Positive results of prostate cancer from PSA blood tests or DRE are confirmed by...read more
  • The FDA-Approved Treatment against Breast Cancer Recurrence

    May 24, 2018
    Breast cancer, in its metastases stage, is an incurable disease with a survival rate of approximately 5-10% within five years. The mortality rate is likely to be at 40,610. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 15% of breast cancer patients have tumors that are HER2-positive. HER2 positive tumors are aggressive and can spread to other parts of the...read more
  • Symptoms of Colon Cancer

    May 8, 2018
    A malignant tumor that develops in the large intestine causes colon cancer. The tumor starts as a small growth on the inner lining of the rectum or colon. Most tumors do not develop cancer, but it's important to get screenings to avoid possible cancer diagnosis. Most of the cases of colorectal cancer do not have symptoms or warning signs until...read more

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