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Lifestyle changes can help prevent coronary disease later in life
It's the rare woman who doesn't fear a diagnosis of breast cancer. But truth be told, heart disease kills more women in the United States than the next seven causes combined, including breast cancer. Heart disease is responsible for one in three deaths ... [...]
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13 Ways Diet and Lifestyle Can Help You Live a Longer Life
Several studies show that nuts have beneficial effects on heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, belly fat levels and even some forms of cancer (9, 10, 11, 12). When it comes to old age, a recent study ... [...]
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Cancer survivor is calling for more women to join her in the Race for Life
WITH just two weeks to go until one of Southend's biggest charity runs, a breast cancer survivor is calling on local women to sign up. Time is running out to secure a place for the 5k Race for Life event, taking place at Garon Park, Southend, on Sunday ... [...]
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'This was a life saver' — Men urged to be prostate cancer aware
Men over 50, those with a family history of prostate cancer and black men are most at risk, statistics show. A survey of thousands of men, including more than 500 in Scotland, found only 8% know what the prostate does while only half know where it is ... [...]
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Symptomatic and quality of life outcomes following treatment for clinically …
Study arms that included at least 100 men with localized prostate cancer in receipt of surgery, radiotherapy or active surveillance and reported symptomatic and quality of life (QoL) data from 6 months to five years after treatment were eligible. Data ... [...]
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The fight of his life: Palmyra council president battles brain cancer
“They didn't tell me how long I had to live or anything like that, they just gave me the diagnosis.” Doctors at Penn State Hershey Medical Center told Hennessy he had grade four glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive form of brain cancer, ... [...]
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How a Tiny Tick Changed My Life Forever
My father and brother had died of brain tumors. My mother had had a benign one. My number had come up, I thought. My doctor wanted to run more tests. There was another low blood sugar reading. An MRI was done of my brain, and I had full body CT scans ... [...]
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Relay for Life one of Bull's chosen projects
After her own experience with breast cancer, she found an outlet for her appreciation for her treatment and survivor status in participation in Relay for Life and the Executive Women's Club's fundraising for cancer research and patient services. Bull ... [...]
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Prostate cancer survivor: "It was really really scary but now I've got my life …
Over the past year, Rod has held several fundraisers for Prostate Cancer UK and has now told his story so more men go and get themselves tested, no matter how minor the symptoms. Rod is a supporter of Men United, the Prostate Cancer UK movement, ... [...]
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A Cross-Sectional Comparison of Quality of Life between Physically Active and …
Men with prostate cancer experience many side effects and symptoms that may be improved by a physically active lifestyle. It was hypothesized that older men with prostate cancer who were physically active would report significantly higher levels of ... [...]
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Acupuncture Improves Management of Hot Flashes, Quality of Life in Breast Cancer
Women with breast cancer who used acupuncture plus enhanced self-care to manage their hot flashes and climacteric symptoms were better able to manage their symptoms compared with those who used enhanced self-care alone, a study in the Journal of ... [...]
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Early Use of Supportive Medications Not Associated With End of Life Care
Therefore, researchers sought to characterize early use of medications to treat common breast cancer symptoms, including anxiety, depression, insomnia, and pain, and to evaluate the association between early use of these drugs and end-of life care. [...]
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She's Fighting for Your Life: Exclusive Interview With Breast & Ovarian Cancer …
Colletta's interest is in educating women to inform them about early diagnosis and how they can minimize the potential impact of breast and ovarian cancers on their lives. She also wants to educate women about life after breast and ovarian cancers. She ... [...]
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“Kylie Minogue saved my life”
Julie had not experienced or noticed any symptoms of breast cancer herself, and it was only after husband Mark brought home a newspaper emblazoned with the headline: “Kylie Minogue diagnosed with breast cancer” that he told his wife he had noticed a ... [...]
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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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EAU 2016 State-of-the-art lecture: Long term quality of life in survivors …
Dr. Johansson concludes that minimizing negative perceived side-effects should remain a high priority in prostate cancer care. We need to avoid over-treatment. We also need to provide appropriate counseling to all patients on evolving side effects with ... [...]
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