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  • Can Diet Lower the Rate of Breast Cancer Mortality?

    July 24, 2018
    It has been proven that eating healthy foods leads to a healthier life. What is yet to be proven is whether diet can lower breast cancer deaths. Researchers in a new study found evidence which indicated that diet might lower the risk of dying from cancer. They analyzed data from over 48,000 women who had enrolled in the Women's Health...read more
  • Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best Facility for Screening, Diagnosing and Treating Cancer in Texas

    July 15, 2018
    The recent advancements in technology especially in proteomics and genomics have made identifying biomarkers for cancer detection and diagnosis an easy process in high-throughput screens. The advances have increased the interest in research and clinical relevance applicability of new tests. The best way to defeat cancer is by catching it in its early stages. Most cancer care facilities offer advanced...read more
  • How metastatic colorectal cancer progresses to the liver

    June 23, 2018
    Liver metastasis is the primary cause of colorectal cancer deaths, with almost 70% of the patients developing a liver tumor. The recent revelation of low levels of protein kinase C zeta (PKC zeta) in distant metastasis and colorectal cancer cells have not been able to show how this aids in the poor prognosis and spread of tumors in patients. A...read more
  • Finding the Best Cancer Treatment Facility

    June 15, 2018
    When it comes to cancer, not all hospitals and doctors are equal. The American Cancer Society suggests that one should find a doctor who is affiliated with a Commission on Cancer Accredited Center. A renowned cancer treatment facility has multidisciplinary teams, comprehensive care, access to information and state-of-the-art equipment. The American Cancer Society has guidelines for choosing health professionals and...read more
  • Detection and Prevention of Skin Cancer

    May 24, 2018
    More melanoma cancers are diagnosed each year in the U.S. Too much exposure to UV rays can cause skin cancers. The exposure may come from the sun and other man-made sources like indoor tanning beds and sun lamps. One does not need blood tests or X-rays to detect skin cancer early because it clearly shows on the skin. To...read more
  • When Can I go for Breast Cancer Diagnosis?

    May 8, 2018
    Most young women usually don’t think about getting breast cancer. Although less than 7% of cases of breast cancer occur in women under 40 years of age, breast cancer can occur at any age, and we should be aware of the risk factors. Breast cancer in younger women is likely to be aggressive and can fail to respond to...read more
  • Who Is At Risk of Developing Colon Cancer?

    April 24, 2018
    Colorectal cancer is ranked as third in causing cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United States. It is cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are grouped because they have common features such as having polyps on the inner lining of the colon or rectum. Screening for colorectal cancer is recommended...read more
  • Cancer and Heart Disease Mortality Rates; Is It Obesity?

    April 14, 2018
    Cancer and heart disease have topped the list of diseases causing mortality in America. Heart disease is still leading, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, although the prevention progress seems to be slowing. Heart disease mortality has declined at a higher rate than the cancer mortality, and soon cancer will be the leading cause of death....read more
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention in Texas

    March 28, 2018
    In the U.S., colon cancer takes the second position when it comes to the causes of cancer death. This cancer type affects both men and women, with over 140,000 cases diagnosed annually. About 50,000 persons die from colorectal cancer. Nevertheless, what is encouraging is that early screening, detection and treatment of the cancer increases the survival rate. Besides, death...read more
  • Top 3 Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing

    March 20, 2018
    If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you might have started researching more on that cancer type, its treatment method, and the survival rate. But, as you start researching, the information may overwhelm or even confuse you, especially when many of the articles are misleading and inaccurate. To follow a clear path towards your cancer care,...read more
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