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Early lung cancer detection by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 06 Oct 2010 2:10pm Science Centric Researchers from Northwestern University and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) have developed a method to detect early signs of lung cancer by examining cheek cells in humans using pioneering biophotonics technology. ‘By examining the lining of the cheek with this optical technology, we ... Read on »
A great 60-minute run after skin cancer surgery by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 23 Jan 2012 6:59pm I ran/walked for 60 minutes this morning and completed 3.35 miles. I could tell that I was going a bit faster than I've been doing, and my mileage shows that. As I've explained before, I don't push for any particular pace; I just let my body control the pace. During the first 1.5 miles, I used my run/walk routine of 3 minutes running and 40 secon ... Read on »
New Tool Shows Promise for Early Lung Cancer Screening by HealthFinder Posted Fri 08 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Optical sweep of cells from cheek lining may detect which patients need more testing, study finds. ... Read on »
Benign Tissue or Malignant Tumors? Using CpG Dinucleotide Methylation Patterns to Diagnose Cancer in the Adrenal Glands and Adre by Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed new methods to distinguish malignant adrenocortical tumors from benign tumors and normal tissue in the adrenal glands/cortex using the methylation patterns of cytosine-phosphate-guanine dinucleotide (CpG) sequences. A biopsy or oth ... Read on »
Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck Treating these and other body changes from HIV drugs by Enid Vázquez - Test Positive Aware -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had th ... Read on »
To the American Cancer Society: Tell Americans (And the Wall Street Journal) the Truth by Brad R. Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 8:25am Wall Street Journal numbers guy Carl Bialik wrote an article in April about the how the health risks from smokeless tobacco use were distorted and overblown by officials from the American Cancer Society (read it here ). Specifically, Bialik pointed out that claims of a “50” fold elevated risk for mouth cancer for smokeless users have no scie ... Read on »
My Most Popular Search Term: “Lip Cancer” by Ron Sparks Posted Mon 30 May 2011 1:12am "Lip Cancer" is my most popular search term If there were a content on the most popular search terms that land results on the term “lip cancer” would be the clear winner – with over seven (7) times the hit relevancy than any other term.  This is my SEO claim to fame: lip cancer.  Apparently, many people with mouth sores ... Read on »
Not Me Monday by Amy B Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:10pm Welcome to Not Me! Monday! This blog carnival was created by MckMama. You can head over to her blog to read what she and everyone else have not been doing this week. Another week of the things I did not do....... I did NOT get on the scale this morning and when I looked down say very loud ..This this THAT number that I said if I got to ... Read on »
Olympic Hopeful's Dreams Include Beating Cancer by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 10:53am By Mike Pesca Seun Adebiyi was looking for a challenge because graduating from Yale Law School and missing a spot on the Nigerian Olympic swim team by one-tenth of a second was not enough. Neither was earning his pilot's license, overcoming a fractured spine, immigrating to Alabama when he was 6, helping his mother pick crops to make ends ... Read on »
Plastic Surgery and Breast Cancer by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Sun 10 Oct 2010 6:56pm ©Brenda Coffee. All rights reserved. I know a little something about plastic surgery and breast cancer. After 10 breast cancer surgeries, I’ve become well-versed in lumpectomies, mastectomies, DIEP Flap reconstruction, tissue expanders, silicone gel implants, nipple reconstruction, chemo ports, plus surgery to repair a wandering implant t ... Read on »