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  • Early Trial Results for Colorectal Cancer Vaccine Show Great Promise

    July 13, 2019
    A phase one clinical trial showed that a new colorectal cancer vaccine caused immune cell activation and led to no serious side effects. The purpose of the trial was to find out whether the vaccine was safe for use and if it would activate immune cells. From the results, the trial was successful and opens the floor for more
  • Why Certain Cancers Are Becoming More Common

    June 24, 2019
    Whether it affects a colleague, neighbor, or loved one, cancer is so common such that nearly everyone knows of an individual diagnosed with it. While scientists continue to discover new treatments, cancer continues to affect the lives of millions every year. Sadly, certain cancer types are becoming more prevalent, and cancer experts are making efforts to establish the more
  • How Experts Use the Latest Techniques to Diagnose and Treat Colorectal Cancer

    June 13, 2019
    Colorectal cancer is estimated to affect approximately 146,000 people in the United States in 2019. The cancer occurs when the rectum or colon’s inner lining grows abnormal cells. Patients with colorectal cancer exhibit common symptoms, such as: Rectal bleeding Abdominal or rectal pain Mucus, at times mixed with blood Constant urge to go to the bathroom Continued change in bowel habits The techniques used more
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients May Enjoy Longer Life with New Treatment Options

    May 28, 2019
    Patients diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer may enjoy longer and fuller lives thanks to new treatments that are now available. Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body beyond the axillary lymph nodes. The increased number of secondary tumors make it difficult to handle which means doctors can only try to more
  • Stage Four Cancer Treatment Center in Texas

    May 22, 2019
    Cancer continues to affect the lives of more people in Texas and in the United States in general. It can be very stressful and traumatic to be diagnosed with cancer but even more so with Stage 4 cancer regardless of the type. Finding the best doctors and a great treatment facility is very vital at this point because more
  • Researchers Discover Why Breast Cancer Recurs

    April 27, 2019
    Many breast cancer survivors live with the possibility of the breast cancer recurring. It could even be after two decades but the likelihood looms in the shadows. To determine the possibility of a relapse, doctors have been looking at different things such as the size and grade of the tumor at diagnosis, the patient’s age and whether the tumor has spread into the more
  • Major Breakthroughs in Cancer Detection and Treatment to Look Out For

    April 16, 2019
    Cancer treatment has come a long way. It has taken a while, but cancer treatment has made great strides. The past few decades have especially been impactful. Technology has played a major role in the development of new interventions. Several treatment and detection methods are now in use and they include: The Auris Monarch robotic platform – A combination of robotics, data science, software and more
  • Immunotherapy: The New Weapon for Battle against Lung Cancer

    March 24, 2019
    Immunotherapy is the latest approach to treating lung cancer. It works by harnessing the immune system to counterattack lung cancer cells. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is not only the second common cancer in the United States, but also the leading cause or mortality. Immunotherapy provides hope for lasting treatment of lung cancers that may have spread to other body parts or more
  • Most Advanced, Patient-Friendly Breast Cancer Care and Treatments Available In Texas

    March 13, 2019
    Breast cancer ranks second (skin cancer is first) among the most commonly diagnosed cancers in American women. It forms when breast cells start mutating and multiplying uncontrollably, creating a tumor. If untreated, breast cancer cells can spread to other body parts. At cancer care centers in Texas, oncologists are trained and experienced to quickly diagnose breast cancer and design a treatment plan to suit more
  • Early Mammography Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality

    February 24, 2019
    Diagnosing breast cancer early helps to find effective treatments that will ensure the recovery and survival of patients. Research confirms the value of regular mammography screening in breast cancer patients. Women who get screening mammograms regularly lower their mortality rate from breast cancer significantly. However, doctors claim that even though mammograms save lives, many women are over-diagnosed. Over-diagnosis, in this case, means that: Either more

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