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Younger women who opt out of mastectomy after breast cancer more likely to die …
It also doubled the likelihood of the cancer spreading. And these women saw their risk of dying from cancer up 60 per cent, while their chances of dying young were up 70 per cent. British experts said breast cancer treatment has moved on with women now ... [...]
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Exercise can minimize side effects of drugs used in cancer treatment
But DeNysschen's research suggests that exercise can minimize the side effects of some drugs used in treating cancer. A pilot study that looked at the effect of exercise on breast cancer patients taking drugs known as aromatase inhibitors (AIs) showed ... [...]
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CDC Grand Rounds: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Advancing Research and Clinical …
On February 16, 2016, the CDC hosted a one-hour session on ME/CFS. Featured speakers included Dr. Charles Lapp, Dr. Beth Unger, Dr. Anthony Komaroff, and Dr. Avi Nath. The session was introduced by Dr. Harold Jaffe, CDC Associate Director for ... [...]
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When less is more for men with prostate cancer
Active Surveillance is Safe: Over the last two decades thousands of appropriately selected patients have been placed on active surveillance, and even patients who end up having treatment laterdo not jeopardize outcomes of their cancer therapy. For ... [...]
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Photo shoot boosts Cheshire cancer patient's confidence while sending message …
CHESHIRE — Feeling comfortable in her own skin while undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer was something that Jamie Collins struggled with, especially when she started losing her hair, but a local photographer helped her feel beautiful ... [...]
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Ten Keys to Beating Lyme Disease
Everyone with Lyme disease knows how important things such as taking antibiotics and finding an excellent health care practitioner can be. There are, however, many other factors involved in fighting Lyme that also make a huge difference in the healing ... [...]
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Governor Tom Wolf to begin treatment for prostate cancer
Tom Wolf said Wednesday he was recently diagnosed with a minor form of prostate cancer and will be treated in the coming weeks. Wolf, 67, said the .... Rugh said Texas Eastern installed the first natural gas pipeline on his property in 1958. "I've ... [...]
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Potential Cause Identified for Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance Among …
Newswise — BUFFALO, N.Y. — Improper functioning of the mitochondria, a cell's source of energy, may help account for the fact that African-American men with prostate cancer respond poorly to the same conventional therapies provided to ... [...]
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Survivor: 'Until there's a cure, mark your calendar for Mother's Day'
It has raised more than $4.5 million, enabling the hospital to provide state-of-the-art treatment and services to breast cancer patients and their families, said Dr. Jilma Patrick, a fellowship-trained surgeon at the Little Company of Mary ... [...]
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Smokers at higher risk of TB because of 'clogged-up immune cells'
The risk of becoming infected with TB is increased by exposure to smoke from cigarettes and burning fuel. Now, a new study shows this is because smoke clogs up immune cells and weakens their ability to fight TB bacteria. Macrophages When normal ... [...]
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'Alarming' underuse of trastuzumab in breast cancer
Nearly one-half of all eligible patients aged 65 years and older with Stage I–III breast cancer do not receive trastuzumab-based therapy, which has been proven effective. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers found that ... [...]
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Analysist's prediction: Global Prostate Cancer Treatment Market Expected to …
Prostate Cancer (PC) is a disease predominately of the elderly with 60% of cases diagnosed in men aged 65 or over. Prostate cancer is slow growing, and asymptomatic at its earliest stages. However, with the use of digital rectal examination, the PSA ... [...]
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