Category Archives: Cancer

Malignancy, tumor and abnormal cell growth

A New Method to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain

If you are cancer patients and have to receive chemotherapy agents such as taxanes (paclitaxol- Taxol and docetaxel-Taxotere), vinca alkaloids (vinorelbine-Navelbine) and platinum compounds (cisplatin, carboplatin – Paraplatin and oxaliplatin – Eloxatin), it is likely that you might experience chemotherapy … Continue reading

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New Hope for Patients with Advanced Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women with nearly 500,000 deaths due to colorectal cancer every year.  When detected early at localized stage I, the 5-year survival rate can reach 90%. At this stage, surgical … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Fatigue Related to Breast Cancer?

If you are a breast cancer survivor, there is 30% of chance that you might experience fatigue which affects your quality of life.  What can you do then?  A small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some … Continue reading

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Eating too Much Red Meat Can Increase Your Risk of Kidney Cancer

If you eat lots of red meat, you might have an increase risk of developing kidney cancer. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at the dietary habits (including meat consumption) of close to 500,000U.S.adults age … Continue reading

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An Effective Treatment to Prevent or Delay Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome often presents in adolescence, with irregular menstrual cycles, acne, or too much body hair.  It is likely that PCOS develops during childhood and puberty when excessive amounts of fat are stored. That excessive weight gain overexposes the … Continue reading

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New Prostate Cancer Agent Improves Survival by Nearly 5 Months!

Excellent news for prostate cancer patients whose cancer has progressed after hormonal treatment and chemotherapy!   An experimental oral agent, MDV3100 (Medivation) was found to improve survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer by 4.8 months The new agent, called MDV3100, is … Continue reading

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A New Agent That Might Change the Lives of Many Cancer Patients

This is not only good news for all prostate cancer patients, but is also good news for all cancer patients. The investigational radiopharmaceutical radium-223 chloride (Alpharadin) has recently been shown to improve survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer and … Continue reading

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Cetuximab Increases Survival in Patients with Lung Cancer with High EGFR Expression

Good news for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)!  If you have NSCLC, you might like to ask your oncologist to check whether you have high expression of EGFR.  Patients with high EGFR expression represented about 25 percent of people … Continue reading

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Barbecued Meat Increased the Risk of Kidney Cancer

We all love barbecue, but a study suggested eating too much barbecued meat might increase the risk of kidney cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma).  Barbecue involves cooking meat at high temperatures.  However, cooking meat at high temperatures might result in the … Continue reading

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Soy Intake Prevents Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Women

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is one of the common malignant tumors worldwide.   In the United States, the age-standardized incidence rates of NHL per 100,000 persons in 2008 were 16.3 in men and 11.5 in women.  The National Cancer Institute previously predicted … Continue reading

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