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Kim Vaillancourt who delayed cancer treatments to save unborn child gives birth
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A pregnant mother who delayed cancer treatment to protect her unborn child has given birth. Kim Vaillancourt, 36, of Tonawanda, New York, was diagnosed with glioblastoma – a form of brain cancer – over Christmas when she was five months into her …

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Gentlemen, Know Thy Nuts (To Check For Testicular Cancer)
www.huffingtonpost.ca

"Testicular cancer is not very common," Dr. Vesprini says. It affects about 1,500 men per year in Canada. Although it can happen at any age, it is most common in young men — peaking between the ages of 20 and 40 years old. For reasons not yet known …

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Why Tommy Archer Stopped Taking Medication for Prostate Cancer – And Why It Worked
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Tommy Archer: Just the fact that if I took the medicine for depression, I couldn't drive a race car. Dr. Gupta: And Tommy wanted to get back on the track. So after two years of hormone therapy, he and his doctors decided to take a chance and bring his …

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Men: Why Ejaculating Is Really, Really Good for You
www.alternet.org

Rider and her team found that men who ejaculated at least 21 times a month in their 20s were 19 percent less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than men who ejaculated no more than seven times a month. Men who ejaculated more … “Ejaculation …

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Breakthrough: Experts reveal blood test can detect spread of breast cancer
www.express.co.uk

Secondary breast cancer is difficult to diagnose before symptoms are experienced and it occurs in up to a third of breast cancer patients, sometimes many years after seemingly successful treatment for localised, primary cancer that remained in the breast.

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Why these knitted bra inserts are in demand with breast cancer survivors
www.sheknows.com

That’s where Knitted Knockers comes in. These prosthetics are exactly what they sound like — knitted inserts that are “comfortable, beautiful and when placed in a regular bra they take the shape and feel of a real breast,” the organization behind the …

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Health: Root canals and breast cancer: Hidden link no one told you about
www.chronicle.co.zw

It is this bacteria that researchers claim results in disease (sometimes even decades later), including breast cancer. Dr Kulacz, a well-known dentist and author of The toxic tooth: How a root canal could be making you sick, has performed biopsies on …

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Traffic pollution could increase breast cancer mortality by 80% within five years
www.irishmirror.ie

Experts have warned even a small increase in traffic fume exposure increases the chances of dying from any form of cancer by more than a fifth. Scientists believe tiny specks of soot from traffic fumes act as a Trojan horse for other toxic chemicals to …

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Radiotherapy more effective than chemotherapy for early stage II testicular cancer
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Turin, Italy: A large study of testicular cancer patients has shown that radiation therapy is a better treatment than chemotherapy for patients with stage IIa disease (where one or more regional lymph nodes contain cancer cells but they are less than …

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Symptoms of Lung Cancer
www.lungcancer.org

It’s important to report any unusual physical feelings to your doctor. Often, these unusual feelings can be attributed to other causes, such as bronchitis. But a doctor should check anything that is unusual or worrisome. The signs and symptoms of lung cancer can take years to develop and they may not appear until the disease […]

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How is breast cancer treated?
www.cancer.org

If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, your cancer care team will discuss treatment options with you. It’s important that you take time to think about your choices. You will want to weigh the benefits of each treatment option against the possible risks and side effects.

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Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer
www.cancer.ca

Prostate cancer may not cause any signs or symptoms in its early stages because it is generally a slow-growing cancer. Symptoms appear once the tumour enlarges or grows into surrounding tissues and organs. The signs and symptoms of prostate cancer can also be caused by other health conditions. It is important to have any unusual symptoms […]

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