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Why the cervical cancer screening age does not need to be lowered by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 29 May 2012 9:43am Following calls from patient groups and MPs to lower the age for cervicalRelating either to the cervix (the neck of the womb) or to the cervical vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine). cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tu ... Read on »
Self-HPV test could screen for cervical cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 27 Jan 2012 4:30am The Human Papilloma Virus (HPVAn abbreviation for human papilloma virus, a sexually transmitted virus that can cause genital warts and may also have a role in the development of various cancers.) can often present as a precursor to cervicalRelating either to the cervix (the neck of the womb) or to the cervical ve ... Read on »
Male breast cancer survivor Peter Devereaux shares his story by Tami B. Posted Tue 01 Jun 2010 12:00am June 30, 2010 - Posted by tamilb Things have been moving at crazy pace lately as we continue to launch From Incurable to Incredible. I’ve been preparing for the TV appearance this weekend, as well as a radio interview on July 6 at 2 p.m. with Bill Cunningham on WLW 700-AM in Cincinnati.  In related news, Jo ... Read on »
Surgical Procedure Reduces Disability and Pain Caused by Spine Fractures in Cancer Patients by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 9:00pm Abiraterone Improves Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer A multinational phase III trial found that the drug abiraterone acetate prolonged the median survival of patients with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer by 4 months compared with patients who received a placebo . The prelim ... Read on »
Get tested for Cervical Cancer Prevention Week by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 23 Jan 2012 3:50am What better time is there to arrange your smear test than during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week? The awareness week was started by the European Cervical Cancer Association due to ineffective prevention programmes in many European countries and the fact that “..the vast majority of women in Europe still know litt ... Read on »
Benign Tissue or Malignant Tumors? Using CpG Dinucleotide Methylation Patterns to Diagnose Cancer in the Adrenal Glands and Adre by nih.gov 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 »
Genetic Blood Test To Identify the Most Aggressive Prostate Cancers Being Tested in the UK– Research on Why Some Cancer Tu by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 9:58pm Researchers were able to test and find patients with the “gad”gene signature and compared it to those without and those that did not have it survived 21 months versus those who did have it to where survival was around 9 months.  It’s called a six gene test and could help establish high and low risk groups of patients.  This helps with the type ... Read on »
Rosetta Genomics Cancer Test now Available in 48 States – Cancer of the Unknown by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 4:14pm About 6 months ago I had the opportunity to speak with Rosetta and some of the genomic testing they are doing, pretty amazing stuff especially with the test of being able to detect cancer of the unknown with lung tumors.  This will bring a great treatment opportunity to many as sometimes cancer moves to the lungs from other parts of the body, wh ... Read on »
Pancreatic cancer: Can it be cured? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 28 Mar 2012 10:13am This article overviews the symptoms and latest treatments for pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. and d ... Read on »
my TLSO brace: Part I by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:08pm After my spine surgery 1/30/09, my surgeon explained that my back was then very fragile and likely to remain for a long time weak and unstable. The chemo from my first encounter with breast cancer in 2004 caused osteoporosis in my spine. The surgery removed cancerous tumor from the thoracic area, corrected some benign displaced verteb ... Read on »