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Colon cancer? Breast cancer? C… by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 3:50pm Colon cancer? Breast cancer? Colon cancer? Breast cancer? What is the lesser of two evils? # stupidcancer Read on »
Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) (dog) by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:44am Osteosarcomas account for only 5% of all canine tumors, but 80-90% of malignancies involving the bone. Much more common in large breed dogs, osteosarcoma is an aggressive cancer of the bone that often requires amputation of the affected limb coupled with chemotherapy to provide temporary relief from this aggressive disease. Which ... Read on »
Texas Woman Fakes Breast Cancer for Breast Implants by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 27 Nov 2009 12:00am 2 Comments Aol Health features a story about Trista Lathern, a 24-year-old woman in Texas who claimed she had breast cancer. At least $10,000 was raised to help Trista Lathern after she announced she was battling breast cancer. But investigators say it was all a scam and that she planned to use the money to get breast implants. Lathern’s s ... Read on »
Breast Cancer and Bone Loss by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 12:00am A new report in the British Journal of Cancer assessed fracture risk in breast cancer patients based on current guidelines for treatment with bisphosphonates to protect bone health.  This study compared this assessment with emerging international guidelines.  Current Guidelines:  These state that bisphosphonates are appropriate for "patien ... Read on »
Breast Cancer and Bone Loss by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 8:30am A new report in the British Journal of Cancer assessed fracture risk in breast cancer patients based on current guidelines for treatment with bisphosphonates to protect bone health.  This study compared this assessment with emerging international guidelines.  Current Guidelines:  These state that bisphosphonates are appropriate for "patient ... Read on »
Bone and Cancer Foundation by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:53pm There is a new Foundation out there designed to provide information to patients and providers on the management of cancer that affects the bone. The website it http://www.boneandcancerfoundation.org. The web site also includes information on clinical trials. They have six publications on the website and in print. — Breast Cancer, Bone Metasta ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia Hails Senate Leadership on Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009 by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia (LCA-GA) acknowledged Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) for their leadership and support in establishing the first ever multi-agency, comprehensive program targeted at lung cancer. Entitled Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009, S.332 authorizes a five year pr ... Read on »
Novel Lung Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Fighting Early-Stage Lung Cancer by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm An experimental vaccine that triggers the patient’s immune system to identify and attack specific tumor cells is showing new promise for the treatment of early lung cancer. Thoracic surgeons at Rush University Medical Center are researching the vaccine called MAGE-A3 Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic, which is designed to kill cancer ... Read on »
Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT:Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who w by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 9:00pm Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT: Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who were screened with low-dose spiral CT than with chest X-ray The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lun ... Read on »