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Most women with breast cancer do not need to take the breast cancer drug Femara after completing five years of standard tamoxifen treatment, researchers report.
Eating undercooked chicken contaminated with Salmonella bacteria can make a body mighty sick. But Salmonella also have been shown to be cancer fighters, and according to new research, when a genetically modified form of the bacteria is delivered along with radiation into mice bearing human skin ...
Chemotherapy is not commonly used to treat prostate cancer. However, there are two specific sets of circumstances where chemotherapy is typically used. It is important to know the basics about this important form of treatment.
Bladder cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in your bladder, a balloon-shaped organ in your pelvic area that stores urine. It is the fourth most common type of cancer in men and the eighth most common type in women. Tumors can develop on the surface of the bladder wall or in more severe cases, wi
Dr Vivianne Tjan-Heijnen reviews evidence from TEXT, SOFT, and ATLAS to identify optimal hormonal strategies for young women with early breast cancer, as presented at an ECC educational session.
Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of pancreatic cancer treatment including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
Almost 1.5 million cases of cancer are diagnosed each year, with 500,000 people dying from different types of cancer in that same 12 month period of time. Cancer is a disease that can affect almost any body part or organ, leaving most people desperate to find a cure. The more that is being learned
Most medical specialists will suggest that there is a close link between cancer and nutrition. While those people who attempt to consume nutritious foods throughout the whole of their lives may be much less likely ...
Don't panic if you're tasting metal instead of meat while you are on chemotherapy for colon cancer. Taste changes, called dysgeusia, are a common side effect of some treatments. Learn how to work around this side effect and maintain your appetite.
Dr Gilberto Lopes reviews the four top abstracts from the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer, including treatments for NSCLC as well as genomics and lung cancer prevention.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America originated from the desires in the heart of a man whose own mother had lost her battle with cancer. His name was Richard J. Stephenson. After seeing his mother go through the treatments that were available back then, he decided it was time for change, not just i
Does radical prostatectomy reduce mortality rates in the early stages of localized prostate cancer when compared to watchful waiting?
Elizabeth Edwards, 61, died of cancer this morning at her home in North Carolina, according to media reports.
Most breast lumps are not cancerous, but should be checked by a doctor. Learn more from WebMD about benign breast lumps and what to do about them.
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Learn about the disease-modifying effect of bone-targeted treatment and the impact on clinical cancer management.
If you study broadly and deeply you will come to know that Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) is very dangerous virus and it is a combined form of over 100 different types of HPVs. These viruses are also called papillomaviruses because these viruses can enhance the occurrence of genital warts or papillom
In the 21st century, many cancers have become treatable to the point that there are now "good" cancers to have and "bad" cancers to have. One of the key weapons in the arsenal used to fight cancer is radiation therapy. Radiation therapy, unlike chemotherapy, uses special particle
Coated tongue is a condition where the tongue presents a white film and possible swelling.
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For more information about childhood craniopharyngioma and other childhood brain tumors, see the following:What You Need to Know About™ Brain TumorsComputed Tomography (CT) Scans and CancerPediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC)For more childhood cancer information and other general cancer ...