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Archives: January 2020

  • Understanding Breast Cancer

    January 24, 2020
    Breast cancer accounts for about 30% of cancer cases in the world. The disease can develop in both men and women. Most breast cancers begin in the milk glands or ducts. The causal factors of breast cancer include a family history of the disease, genetics, age, high alcohol consumption, and lifestyle, among others. However, any average woman is at risk...read more
  • Dr. Raetasha Dabney, MD explains some of the nutrients that are proven to fight cancer

    January 17, 2020
    Irving, Texas – January 17, 2020 – Cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow uncontrollably within the body. The cells develop when the standard control mechanisms of the body cease to work. Most cancers are linked to dietary factors, and scientists have proven that taking a diet rich in particular nutrients can help to fight the disease. “Cancer is a global...read more
  • Machine Learning Approach Helps to Improve the Diagnosis of Colon Cancer

    Researchers are developing a new imaging process that will provide an accurate computer-aided diagnosis of colon cancer in real-time. The team used deep learning, which is a type of machine learning on frames of imaging data from tissue samples to find out the accuracy of the method. During the pilot study; The team was able to find cancer with 100% accuracy...read more
  • Using High Dose Brachytherapy to Treat Skin Cancer

    January 14, 2020
    High dose radiation (HDR) brachytherapy is effective in treating non-melanoma skin cancers. Such cancers include basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). These types of non-melanoma cancers are highly curable but costly to treat since they disfigure patients. Treatments include external beam radiation therapy and surgical remover. HDR Brachytherapy is a noninvasive and non-scaring treatment option for skin...read more

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