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Edible Barcode to Assist Cancer Patients with Medications

The widespread prescription medication use for cancer patients is increasingly risky and complex. Advances in prescription medications results in clinical therapeutic benefits for cancer patients. The average cancer patient takes a multitude of medications. Some medications are prescribed to combat ...

Drug Shortage Crisis for Cancer Patients

Paclitaxel, which is a generic version of intravenous drug Taxol, has now joined the shortage list compiled by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. This drug joins the list of 196 drugs. It is unclear how many cancer patients this puts at risk. There are plans to have an update on thi ...

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 ...

Could Fish Oil Cause Chemoresistance in Cancer Patients?

According to a new research, fish oil supplements may prevent the efficiency of chemotherapy for cancer patients. Mackerel, herring and three other fish oils are found to raise the blood levels of the fatty acid in patients with cancer. Dutch researchers conducted experiments on mice and discovered ...

Urine Test as an Early Detection for Kidney Cancer

According to a new study, urine test shows promise for early detection of kidney cancer.Dr. Ketan Badani, professor of urology at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York City, said that this study is a significant discovery because there is no proper screening mechanism for kidney cancer.Dr. Evan ...