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  • What You Need to Know Concerning Colorectal Cancer in Young People

    November 16, 2020
    Colorectal cancer is no longer a disease for the old: its prevalence among young people is on the rise. The rate is on the decrease for people older than 50, but on the increase for young people (under 50 years). According to a JAMA Surgery study, the results predict that the rate of colon cancer will go up by 90%...read more
  • Medication and Lifestyle May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

    October 12, 2020
    Breast cancer has a high recovery rate if detected early, but of course, nobody wants to be diagnosed with breast cancer. There are two drugs used to treat breast cancer that can also help to prevent the disease. One drug prevents the activity of estrogen in the selective cell while the other cuts down the number of circulating estrogens that...read more
  • Why Colorectal Cancer Incidence Is on the Rise among the Youth

    September 19, 2020
    Only about 5% of colorectal cancers are hereditary. Most of these cancers develop in people with no family history or known genetic dispositions. The rise in colon cancer among young people is alarming, and various theories have come up for the causes, including the sedentary lifestyles they live and gut microbiome changes. There was evidence earlier in the year linking...read more
  • Less Clinical Challenges in Colorectal Cancer Treatment 

    August 26, 2020
    In an attempt to treat and prevent colorectal cancer, oncologists are integrating immunotherapy with chemotherapy. For a patient to have high chances of survival, the two drugs, nivolumab and ipilimumab, are both combined for cancer treatment instead of using a single one. However, the mixture is relatively toxic. In comparing the two applicable methods for cancer treatment, there is a slight...read more
  • Adhering to Diabetes Medication Can Improve Survival in Patients with Colorectal Cancer

    July 13, 2020
    Adhering to anti-diabetic prescriptions can improve the survival of those patients battling both diabetes and colorectal cancer. According to research, patients adhering to oral diabetes medication had a significantly lower risk of overall mortality compared to those who did not. In the study, about 60% of diabetic patients are taking their medications as prescribed. The team wanted to find out if...read more
  • Factors that Help Reduce the Risk for Cancer

    June 14, 2020
    You can reduce your chances of developing cancer by addressing certain risk factors. This is because cancer affects many people worldwide, and most are not aware of the cause and the preventive measures to take. According to research, cancer may result from a single cell mutation that grows out of control. Other factors increase the risk, which, if well assessed...read more
  • Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care from Advanced Facilities and Expert Teams

    May 14, 2020
    Breast cancer requires treatment in a multidisciplinary setting. Different medical professionals and specialists come together to develop a treatment strategy that will work for each patient. Our center brings together expert oncologists in advanced cancer therapy and supportive care professionals to ensure a patient has an effective treatment plan. Our professional team of breast specialists comprises surgeons, certified specialists in...read more
  • What is Crucial When Choosing Treatment for Prostate Cancer?

    April 15, 2020
    There is no clear cut formula for choosing prostate cancer treatment. However, the mere diagnosis of the disease causes deep anxiety, especially when one thinks of the following: The risk of having short or long term urinary incontinence and/or erectile dysfunction after treatment The time commitment you have to put in for treatment and recovery The risk of infection after surgery or...read more
  • New Novel Treatments for Breast Cancer

    March 14, 2020
    The American Cancer Society concludes that the 5-year rate for survival for breast cancer is 99% if the disease is caught early. However, breast cancer occurs in different ways. Every individual’s breast cancer is different and affects them differently. The location, size, and stage of breast cancer determines the treatment option for a patient. Standard treatments for breast cancer include surgery,...read more
  • Herbal Supplements to Avoid If You Have Cancer

    February 13, 2020
    Some natural supplements can harm a patient who is undergoing cancer treatment. They may actually counteract treatments such as chemotherapy and disrupt your progress. It is advisable to consult with your doctor before using herbal supplements. Natural supplements are healthy. Adding them to your daily regimen can help boost your energy levels, immune system, and overall health. But with a...read more

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