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Cancer Treatment

I Asked My Doctor About Low Libido During Breast-Cancer Treatment
Then a fellow breast cancer survivor told me about a clinic called the Program in Integrative Sexual Medicine (PRISM). PRISM is one of growing number of programs across the country dedicated to treating sexual dysfunction in women with cancer. Here is ... [...]
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Your Good Health: Woman, 66, suffers heart attack after cancer
... with a history of chest radiation from Hodgkin's disease, the other disease where chest radiation often is used) absolutely should let their general doctor or cardiologist know about it so that preventive treatment, such as aspirin or a statin, can ... [...]
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Victoria Derbyshire Speaks Candidly About Hair Loss Following Chemotherapy …
Victoria Derbyshire has shared a new instalment of her video diary, in which she speaks openly about the hair loss she's suffered, as a result of her chemotherapy. Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in August last year, Victoria has documented ... [...]
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Wake Forest Baptist chosen for first US contract for Dignicap
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will serve as the first confirmed U.S. site for providing a scalp-cooling device, known as DigniCap, to patients undergoing chemotherapy for stage 1 and stage 2 breast cancer. Dignitana Inc., the Swedish manufacturer ... [...]
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Catherine Britt beams as she marks her last round of chemotherapy for breast …
And after undergoing chemotherapy, award-winning country singer Catherine Britt has reached a milestone in her recovery. On Tuesday, the 31-year-old shared on Instagram a picture of herself getting her last chemotherapy treatment, ahead of four weeks ... [...]
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'The hardest part of breast cancer was losing my hair'
When Victoria Welinder was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 32, one of the first things she thought was: “Will I need chemotherapy and will I lose my hair?” “It was a really big ... Hair loss is one of the most well-known side effects of ... [...]
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Global Breast Cancer Treatment Market to Reach $17.2 Billion by 2021
The global breast cancer therapeutics market is set to increase in value from $10.4 billion in 2014 to $17.2 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 7.3%, according to GBI Research. The company's latest report states that this strong growth will be primarily due ... [...]
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Acupuncture May Help With Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer Treatment
People suffering from breast cancer often experience hot flashes after undergoing treatments that suppress female estrogen hormones.  While hormone replacement therapy can help reduce hot flashes, estrogen can increase the risk of cancer, which makes the procedure, not a good option. [...]
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