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Warning Signs of Lung Cancer

Recognizing the early warning signs of lung cancer is very important, as most sufferers when first diagnosed with the disease are already in an advanced stage. Signs of the disease can be both obvious or more subtle, with the latter usually giving the sufferer no immediate signs for concern....More...

Breast Cancer: Hormonal Risk Factors

Aside from genetic risk factors, the other most significant group of risk factors for breast cancer is hormonal.Hormones play a large part in breast cancer because it's a form of cancer that commonly occurs in women and rare in men and women's breasts undergo a complex hormonal evolution t...More...

Electronic Health Records

Implementation of electronic health records has been legislated and initiated in many clinical sites, but will the steep learning curve have a payoff for patients, clinicians, and researchers?...More...

Surgery for Breast Cancer and Lymph Nodes?

Recently I viewed a program on TV where they discussed if surgery is the only way to go when a women has breast cancer and they believe it could be in the Lymph nodes as well closest to the cancerous breast. Now there is mounting evidence that removal of cancerous nodes are actually unnecessary! In ...More...

Why is Mesothelioma So Deadly?

Mesothelioma, cancer of the mesothelium, is caused by exposure to asbestos. The disease can take decades to appear or to develop to the point that it is detectable. Once it forms, it takes time for the disease to be diagnosed and then treated. So why, exactly, is it so deadly?...More...

What Are Asbestos Settlements?

Asbestos settlements are very popular these day and billions of dollars have been paid out to respective victims. However, you need the right team to achieve success in your lawsuit and that is the difficult part of the puzzle....More...

Pancreatic Cancer and Treatment History:

It is estimated that 25 percent of the population of the United States will face diagnosis of cancer during their life time, with 1.3 million new cancer patient's diagnosis each year. Less than a quarter ... ...More...

Diagnostic Tests for Prostate Cancer

Although an increasing number of men are now diagnosed with asymptomatic prostate cancer, many men with this form of cancer have either locally advanced cancer or distant metastasis at the time of diagnosis. Because there are no current ways to prevent the development of prostate cancer it is import...More...

Chemo and Safety

Chemotherapy drugs are excreted through body fluids during and after the actual treatment. Caregivers must learn how to protect themselves from accidental exposure....More...

Medical Use of Marijuana in Palliative Care

Marijuana has been documented to provide relief to patients in palliative care. However, healthcare providers should use caution when discussing medical marijuana use with patients. Find out why....More...