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What Stem Cell Theory Relating to Cancer is All About

Cancer is a large group of diseases caused by the abnormal and rapid division of cells with the ability to invade different parts of the body. The cells do not undergo a cell process apoptosis which is a programmed cell death hence can live longer than normal cells should. Cancer is among the leadi ...

Cancer Treatment & Reproductive Health

Fertility is an important issue to consider when cancer treatment is involved. Patients who are at a childbearing age (and hope to one day have children) should talk to their care team about the negative impact cancer treatments can have on their present and future fertility.Dr. Emily S. Jungh ... ...

4 Ways Cancer Patients Can Cope With Anger

Anger is a natural response to living with cancer for most cancer patients. People who are diagnosed with cancer react differently but for most of them, anger is the first emotional reaction. People who are diagnosed with cancer are often angry because the disease has disrupted their life ... ...

Using Ayurvedic Treatments for Balance

Ayurvedic medicine is becoming an increasingly popular holistic practice in the west and can help relieve a plethora of illnesses.  Used to diagnose and treat a variety of problems by employing natural materials and philosophies, it is an ancient Indian medical practice dating back more than 5 ... ...

Triple Cancer Survivor's Incredible Trek to the South Pole

Peter McIntosh from Surrey in the United Kingdom is a truly remarkable man. Earlier this week Peter, a 58-year-old chartered financial adviser, successfully arrived at the South Pole on the anniversary of Captain Scott’s fateful expedition on 1912 following a grueling 138 mile trek through th ... ...

Telling Your Friends and Family About Your Cancer

Discovering you have cancer can be devastating for you and people you love. People usually feel uncomfortable and don’t know what to say. They also might be afraid of upsetting you or losing you. To avoid saying the wrong thing, people sometimes don’t say anything. Sometimes just being ... ...

Cancer Patients Should Talk About Pain

It is common that cancer patients do not tell doctors about the pain they are experiencing. Doctors encourage cancer patients to speak up if they have pain and here are the reasons why they should.Focusing on diseaseCancer patients want their doctors to concentrate on their illness, not on their pa ...

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What Stem Cell Theory Relating to Cancer is All About

Cancer is a large group of diseases caused by the abnormal and rapid division of cells with the ability to invade different parts of the body. The cells do not undergo a cell process apoptosis which is a programmed cell death hence can live longer than normal cells should. Cancer is among the leadi ...

What Should You Know About Biopsies?

In a biopsy, doctors conduct an operation to remove a sample of tissue to analyse it under a microscope. If your doctor has recommended you for a biopsy, then he is suspicious that you may have cancer. It is the most accurate way to reach a definitive diagnosis of cancer. However, there are a lot o ...

12 Reports that Cannabis is an Effective Cancer Treatment

The utilization of cannabis for pharmaceutical purposes dates back to 2900 B.C. Fu Hsi, Chinese Emperor, at the time, refers to Ma (cannabis) for medicinal functions. By 1850, cannabis was touted as a medicinal therapy for cholera, convulsions, dysentery, gout, incontinence, leprosy, tonsillit ... ...

4 Skin Cancer Myths, Busted

About 10,000 people in the U.S. will die this year from a preventable disease called skin cancer. People usually apply sunscreen, wear a hat, and avoid the scorching sun. Regardless of these practices, about 3.5 million people are diagnosed with basal and squamous cell skin cancer in the U.S. every ...

4 Ways Cancer Patients Can Cope With Anger

Anger is a natural response to living with cancer for most cancer patients. People who are diagnosed with cancer react differently but for most of them, anger is the first emotional reaction. People who are diagnosed with cancer are often angry because the disease has disrupted their life ... ...

Discussing Acupuncture to Treat Cancer Side Effects

Recently I had a family member diagnosed with cancer and the recommended treatment was chemotherapy. At the age of 68, he is just above the median age of when most cancer patients are diagnosed. While chemotherapy is one of the most often prescibed forms of treatment, it’s well publ ... ...