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Avastin: New Drug for Cervical Cancer Approved by FDA

The chemotherapy drug Avastin, made by Genentech, (a unit of Roche) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use against late-stage cervical cancer. This is the seventh indication for the drug, which is also used to treat other cancers like colon cancer, lung cancer and kidney cancer. T ...

FDA Approves Cancer Screening in a Box

The demand for reducing the cost of healthcare is fostering a new generation of accessibility. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the FDA recently approved optical imaging devices, for oral cancers, developed by bioengineers at Rice University. The team explains, in the Journal o ...

Prostate or Gynecological Cancer? Consider da Vinci Surgery

Finding out one has either a prostate or a gynecological tumor can be a traumatic experience for most patients, both physically and psychologically. The burning question patients have is, what options are present to remove it? This site has discussed preventative means in great depth through diet a ...

Mayo Clinic Offers At-Home Colon Cancer Test

The Mayo Clinic is offering an alternative for patients who want to avoid a colonoscopy for cancer detection. This week, the clinic announced that it will be the first in the United States to offer the Cologuard test. Cologuard has been approved by the FDA.For patients using the Cologuard test, the ...

Cancer - From a Child's Perspective

(From the diary of a GBM Grade 1V brain tumor patient's daughter )Post 1CANCER - From a child's perspectiveI was a thirteen year old, happy go lucky girl studying in a boarding school. Nestled within a comfortable and protective environment,I was oblivious to all the harsh realities people ... ...

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FDA Approves Cancer Screening in a Box

The demand for reducing the cost of healthcare is fostering a new generation of accessibility. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the FDA recently approved optical imaging devices, for oral cancers, developed by bioengineers at Rice University. The team explains, in the Journal o ...

Prostate or Gynecological Cancer? Consider da Vinci Surgery

Finding out one has either a prostate or a gynecological tumor can be a traumatic experience for most patients, both physically and psychologically. The burning question patients have is, what options are present to remove it? This site has discussed preventative means in great depth through diet a ...

Cancer - From a Child's Perspective

(From the diary of a GBM Grade 1V brain tumor patient's daughter )Post 1CANCER - From a child's perspectiveI was a thirteen year old, happy go lucky girl studying in a boarding school. Nestled within a comfortable and protective environment,I was oblivious to all the harsh realities people ... ...

Mayo Clinic Offers At-Home Colon Cancer Test

The Mayo Clinic is offering an alternative for patients who want to avoid a colonoscopy for cancer detection. This week, the clinic announced that it will be the first in the United States to offer the Cologuard test. Cologuard has been approved by the FDA.For patients using the Cologuard test, the ...

Avastin: New Drug for Cervical Cancer Approved by FDA

The chemotherapy drug Avastin, made by Genentech, (a unit of Roche) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use against late-stage cervical cancer. This is the seventh indication for the drug, which is also used to treat other cancers like colon cancer, lung cancer and kidney cancer. T ...