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A Date to Remember: High Schooler Takes Mom with Brain Cancer to Prom
But earlier this year, a life-altering diagnosis shattered her plan. She found out she has the most aggressive form of brain cancer, and may have only nine to 20 months to live. “I've really tried to keep my head in today,” Huffaker said last Tuesday ... [...]
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High Risk of Arthritis in Down's Syndrome
"Despite the higher prevalence and incidence, delay in diagnosis is a feature consistently reported, and as a result of delayed diagnosis they also have delayed treatment and have significant joint damage and disability at the time of diagnosis," she ... [...]
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Johnson High students, faculty show support for Maddie Williams, who has rare …
“I took her to the hospital that day because she had a headache and was throwing up,” Jennifer Williams said. “That's when they did the MRI and saw the brain tumor.” Maddie, 16, has grade-three anaplastic ependymoma, an uncommon type of brain cancer. [...]
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Early oncological and functional outcomes following radical treatment of high …
Assess early oncological and functional outcomes following radical treatment of men with high-risk prostate cancer and aged more than 70 years. A total of 335 men with high-risk prostate cancer (prostate-specific antigen ≥20ng/ml or biopsy Gleason ... [...]
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Herbal Rescue for High Blood Sugar
If you've ever wondered why we're seeing such an epidemic of diabetes and prediabetes, all you have to do is look at our diets. In a very short time, we have dramatically increased our consumption of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and refined ... [...]
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The high cost of publicly funded cancer drugs
This change in price now means that abiraterone can be given to prostate cancer patients who have mild symptoms but evidence of the disease spreading. The drug will also be used in patients who have not previously responded to hormone therapy and ... [...]
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A recipe high in protein and fibre
... recommended that you use a heart-healthy oil for cooking, such as canola or olive oil, and replace part of the coconut milk or cream with low- fat milk or yogurt. Some studies show that turmeric and curcumin, commonly found in curries, have ... [...]
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High white blood cell ratio linked to recurrent cancer
A high ratio of two types of immune system cell is linked to an increased risk of disease recurrence after a diagnosis of early stage breast cancer. The findings,* published in the online journal ESMO Open, might guide future treatment and monitoring ... [...]
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iGoPink Scholarship Serves Local High School Seniors
The Woodlands, Texas (March 17, 2016) - The Breast Cancer Charities of America is in the process of accepting applications for their iGoPink Scholarship, which is granted to students whose families have been affected by breast cancer. The iGoPink ... [...]
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Regular Tracking for Prostate Cancer Can Give Men High Quality of Life
Monitoring for prostate cancer instead of surgery or radiotherapy seems to be a better method of prevention. For those with a low risk of prostate cancer, this approach worked very well. In fact, it was the ideal form of treatment. The quality of life ... [...]
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Tamoxifen Drug Can Protect Women With a High Breast Cancer Risk For 20 Years …
"We hope these results will stimulate more women, particularly younger women, to consider treatment options for breast cancer prevention if they have a family history of the disease or other major risk factors." A total of 7,154 pre and post-menopausal ... [...]
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High white blood cell ratio linked to recurrence risk in early stage breast cancer
All the women had early stage breast cancer, defined as stages I or II, with no spread to other parts of the body. On the basis of their blood counts taken after diagnosis, but before treatment, 134 of the women had a low NLR (1.97 or lower) and 166 ... [...]
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Study links high sugar intake to increased risk of breast cancer
The new study suggests high sugar intake may raise the risk of breast cancer and metastasis. Study coauthor Peiying Yang, PhD, assistant professor of palliative, rehabilitation and integrative medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer ... [...]
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Attention, fathers! Your stress can put your child at high diabetes risk
Pomegranate juice helps lower cholesterol levels and prevent hypertension because it is packed with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Some studies have also suggested that having pomegranate juice daily can slow down the progress of prostate cancer. [...]
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Los Angeles urologist discusses warnings for high intensity focused ultrasound …
LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 26, 2016 -- High intensity focused ultrasound, also known as HIFU, is a cancer treatment that uses high frequency sound waves to destroy cancer cells while leaving surrounding tissue unharmed and causes less ... [...]
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Why do Northland men die of prostate cancer at such high rates?
Undertaken regularly, it can point to early signs of prostate cancer. But it's highly controversial, as it has a high rate of false positives. Because prostate cancer is generally a slow-growing cancer affecting older men, screening can lead to men ... [...]
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