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The Profound Challenge Of Cancer

People with extreme challenges, like those with cancer, sometimes ask themselves, "Where is God? If there is a God and if He is good why doesn't He put a stop to the suffering of Mankind?" I have wondered about this also...

Dealing With A Spouse That Has Cancer

Cancer is usually a terrifying word. People who have not dealt with cancer themselves before have a hard time understanding what these words mean. Whether the cancer is treatable or not, being diagnosed with cancer ...

How to Survive Stage 3 Breast Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer, you will be happy to know that there are many treatment options available to you today. Stage III breast cancer is diagnosed when a tumor greater than 5 cm is found in the breast, or a tumor less than 5 cm is found in either the breast and lym

Finding the C in Cancer

Many of us have heard nursing staff refer to cancer as being 'merciful'. Having had the opportunity to stand by the sickbeds of many cancer sufferers of various ages, gender and types of cancer, I feel it necessary to write an article that is both objective and enlightening.

How to Detect Lung Cancer

If you are worried that you may have lung cancer, I would like you to first relax. Understand that detecting lung cancer is a long process, and along the way there are many other reasons for everything that seems abnormal. If you fear that you have detected lung cancer in you or a close loved one, p

Breast Cancer Genes, Ovarian Cancer Probed

Women with a strong family history of breast cancer but who don't carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer gene mutations are not at a higher risk of ovarian cancer.

Cancer Center Nutritionists - Contributing to Healing

Nutritionists such as those employed at cancer centers can help patients make dietary choices that contribute to the success of treatment. Proper nutrition can supplement chemotherapy and radiation or surgery.

Gene Therapy Cures Adult Leukemia

Two of three patients dying of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) appear cured and a third is in partial remission after infusions of genetically engineered T cells. The technique may work for other cancers, too.

Is There a Prevention of Prostate Cancer?

What is prevention? Prevention - a set of measures aimed at combating the risk factors for a disease. As for the pathology of the prostate in men, the health of the body, the so-called "heart" men are very concerned with urologists and oncologists worldwide.

Mesothelioma Doctors

Mesothelioma is not a common form of cancer; it is a very complicated disease that impacts the tissues of many organs in the human body, especially the heart, lungs and abdomen. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos dust and flakes; as such, its victims are generally people who work in asbe

Colon Cancer Stages - Colon Cancer Survival Rate

Colon cancer stages are divided into four unique stages. Each of these stages varies in colon cancer survival rate. The earliest stage of cancer of the colon is called stage 0.

Breast Cancer and Aspirin Treatment

Does taking aspirin every day reduce the risk of breast cancer. The experts seem to disagree about this. Some research studies show that a low dose of aspirin every day will lessen your breast cancer risk but other research suggests that there is no benefit from it. This article explores the links b