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Prostate cancer survivor Leonard in drive to save lives
New figures just released from the NI Cancer Registry confirm prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death amongst males in NI. The good news is that early detection can saves lives so the sooner symptoms are presented to a GP, the ... [...]
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Photography Exhibit Chronicles the Lives of Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
'Through this program, we are aiming to do that not only by communicating the facts about metastatic breast cancer but by sharing the stories of women who are living with it.' Research conducted as part of this initiative revealed that the majority of ... [...]
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Bill Wyman's bravery in announcing prostate cancer will save lives
Well done to Bill Wyman for telling the world he's got prostate cancer. By being open, Bill will help to demystify the disease and make a diagnosis less scary for all. If you catch prostate cancer early enough the prognosis is extremely positive. Men ... [...]
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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy improves lives, fights cancer
Women who are in the early stages of breast cancer and live on the Treasure Coast now have an advanced alternative for radiation treatment. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, or IORT, offers treatment in a single session of high-intensity, highly ... [...]
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Women in Wales 'put their lives at risk' by not visiting GP after noticing …
Women in Wales are putting their lives at risk by waiting for weeks to visit their GP after noticing symptoms of breast cancer, according to new research. Nearly one in five women wait for more than a month to visit their doctor after spotting a ... [...]
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Cancer patients are losing valuable time — and risking their lives — with …
Dr. Kurian Joseph, a radiation oncologist at the University of Alberta, says he had a patient who rejected treatment after her breast cancer spread to her shoulder, fearful she might damage the nerves leading to her hand. When she returned 18 months ... [...]
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3-D mammography saving lives in breast cancer fight
There has been a breakthrough for women with dense breast tissue or what was formally called fibrocystic breast disease. A new test, now available to be paid for with your yearly physical, can detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, when treatment ... [...]
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44-Year-Old Man's Underwear Selfie Could Save Lives
A prostate cancer patient is taking a stand in his underwear to potentially save lives. Kurt Jewson, 44, is currently undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. Jewson says if he had insisted upon a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test when his doctor ... [...]
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A Story Half Told: Photo Essays Share the Lives of Five Women Living with …
For Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told, Merendino and four other photographers were commissioned by Pfizer to capture the daily lives of 5 women who are living with the disease. .... The same cannot be said about pseudoscientific "natural remedies". [...]
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