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Causes of Skin Cancer - Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma or Squamous Cell Carcinoma, do you know the r by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:32pm The incidence of skin cancer has increased greatly in recent years, due in part to greater exposure to UV radiation from the sun. In 1990, 600,000 Americans were diagnosed with either basal cell or squamous cell cancers. This is up from 400,000 in 1980, a staggering 50% increase.   Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world ... Read on »
Cancer is not just one disease but many. Learn the basics. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 20 Feb 2012 10:02pm from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. Cancer is not just one disease ... Read on »
Fat Lips and Cancer by Ron Sparks Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 12:09pm 1 Comment Not BinaryBiker's Lip I have a fat lip – and it’s making me nervous. Yesterday I discovered what felt like a small lump below my lip.  It was painful to the touch.  It felt like an ingrown hair along the shaving line of my bottom lip.  Throughout the day I felt it and it was sorebut there was no visible sign of the zit or ingrown ... Read on »
Lung cancer metastasis: new drugs in the market? by Dr. Nagaraj Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 5:12am Lung cancer: The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body as you breathe in. They release carbon dioxide, a waste product of the body’s cells, as you breathe out. Each lung has sections called lobes. The left lung has two lobes. The right lung is slightly larger and has three lobes. Tw ... Read on »
Can Anti-Oxidants Actually Cause Cancer? by Karen Bettison Posted Sun 03 Oct 2010 12:00am Apparently they can in smokers and in those at risk for lung cancer, according to some research. Here's the article from the National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/prevention/antioxidants/print Skip to content ... Read on »
Cancer Vaccines by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 10:32pm Cancer Vaccines Key Points Cancer vaccines are designed to boost the body’s natural ability to protect itself, through the immune system , from dangers posed by damaged or abnormal cells such as cancer cells (see Questions 1 – 3 ). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two types of vaccines to preven ... Read on »
Tea and Cancer Prevention: Strengths and Limits of the Evidence by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:00am Tea and Cancer Prevention: Strengths and Limits of the Evidence Key Points Tea contains polyphenol compounds, particularly catechins, which are antioxidants and whose biological activities may be relevant to cancer prevention (see Questions 2 and 3 ). Few clinical trials of tea cons ... Read on »
Cancer cells and cancer terminology by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Jul 2011 12:00am Cancer is a disorder of the cells at the DNA level. can·cer/ˈkansər/Noun 1. The disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. 2. A malignant growth or tumor resulting from such a division of cells.  (Image from  Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer .) Defining Canc ... Read on »
HYPERTHYROIDISM, CATS ON A LEASH, WINTER TRAVEL TIPS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Dec 2010 12:00am Now that December has arrived, it's time to consider Helpful Buckeye's "Winter Travel Tips." Top 5 Winter Travel Tips A winter vacation can be a wonderful change of scenery for you and your dog. But like any trip, you must plan ahead and take certain precautions. Here are five simple things you can do to make winter travel with your ... Read on »
Gastric cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Definition Gastric cancers are malignancies of the stomach. Alternative Names Cancer - stomach; Stomach cancer; Gastric carcinoma Causes Several different types of cancer can occur in the stomach. The most common type is called adenocarcinoma, which refers to the way the cancer looks under the microscope. There are several ty ... Read on »