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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 »
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 »
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 »
New Drug Effective for Rare Genetic Skin Cancer: Studies by HealthFinder Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink In early research, fewer tumors developed in patients with basal cell nevus syndrome. By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
COX-2 Inhibitors May Prevent Skin Cancer by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 10:08pm The anti-inflammatory medication Celebrex ® (celecoxib) may be useful in treating one of the more common types of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma. Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute assessed the effects of Celebrex ® on the development of basal cell carcinoma in 60 patients with basal cell nevu ... 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 »
Structural Disorders of Esophagus by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm DYSPHAGIA Dysphagia, a common symptom in those with esophageal disorders,may arise from a multitude of causes. Dysphagia ordifficulty swallowing refers a sensation of impairment of the normalprogression of the bolus from the mouth into the stomach. Dysphagiashould be distinguished from odynophagia or pain upon swallowing. ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »