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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...

Breast Cancer Types & Stages

There are many different types and stages of breast cancer. All types of cancer have atypical cells that grow rapidly, destroying body tissue. When cancer is diagnosed, doctors order tests to find out cancer type, tumor size, how many lymph nodes are involved, and how far cancer has spread. The proc...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...

Estrogen Voted Onto List of Cancer-Causing Agents

Though hormone replacement therapy containing estrogen is great for protecting postmenopausal women against heart disease and osteoporosis, a government scientific advisory panel voted eight to one Friday to add steroidal estrogen to the nation's list of 'known' cancer-causing substances...More...

Infections Caused by Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is defined as a cancer of plasma cells found inside the bone marrow. The reason why this type of cancer is specified as "multiple" myeloma is because the cancer is found in different bones throughout the body. However, in most cases, cancer is found in bones of the upper arms, pelvi...More...

The Link Between Obesity and Cancer

Each year 10.9 million people worldwide are rocked by a diagnosis of cancer and with a well established link between obesity and cancer there are definitely preventable cancers within these statistics. Professor Martin Wiseman, medical and scientific adviser for the UK's World Cancer Research F...More...

Advanced Prostate Cancer Side Effects Experienced by Patients

Patients who have advanced prostate cancer have experienced many side effects that have resulted from the various treatments they have undergone to try and stop the spread of the cancer. There are also prostate cancer side effects that have resulted from the very disease itself. It is normal to be a...More...