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The PSA Test - How Does It Work
by verlyn. The purpose of this article is to remove some of the mystery surrounding the PSA test and its use in signaling the potential presence of prostate cancer.The cells of the prostate gland produce prostate-specific antigen. A rectal exam and a PSA (pros...
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There Are Limits To The Prostate Cancer (PSA) Test
by verlyn. This article is written to provide information about the Prostate Cancer PSA test, both positive and negative.The Federal Drug Administration approved the PSA test to be used with a rectal exam to detect prostate cancer. The PSA is just one tool a d...
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How To Handle Impotence Caused By Your Prostate Cancer Treatment
by limkhim. It can be very depressing for you if you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and as a result of your treatment, have to combat impotence as well. You have feelings of inadequacy and feel as if you have lost your manhood. Prostate cancer treatme...
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How To Care For Someone With Mesothelioma
by snook2. Mesothelioma is a killer lung disease. When it strikes, there is nearly no way out for the patient. Simple activities like talking become difficult. Even eating to keep the patient alive becomes a tough chore. Caring for someone with Mesothelioma req...
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First Signs of Lung Cancer
by mikeherman1. Lung cancer is a major killer of men and women across the country. Air pollutants, secondhand smoke, cigarette smoking especially, and other causative factors contribute to the disease. Most of us think that the lung cancer is mostly common among the...
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Why is Mesothelioma So Deadly?
by snook2. On the way to modernization, humans have to admit that many sacrifices had to be made. Sky scrappers and tall buildings bring wealth to the world. What we might not realize is, the buildings where we spent hours working at our jobs can potentially be...
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Watching Out for Ovarian Cancer
by granola. One of the cancers that are among the deadliest is ovarian caner. It is rare, but it is among the most deadly, with a low survival rate in the final two stages. This is because it is a relatively silent killer that often progresses beyond any hope of...
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Cancer Prevention
by nemock. A new study, published in the Lancet, suggests that specific lifestyle changes would impact more than a third of cancer deaths worldwide. Many cancers have preventable causes that could be managed and prevented through changes in lifestyle and enviro...
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Top 7 Tips to Prevent Cancer
by raymondlee12. A complex mix of factors related to environment, lifestyle, and heredity plays a role in the causation of cancer. For example, 80 percent of all cancers are related to the use of tobacco products, to what we eat and drink, and to our exposure to radi...
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Information On What is Mesothelioma
. Mesothelioma is an uncommon form of cancer, usually associated with previous exposure to asbestos. Signs and symptoms of the disease include among other things, shortness of breath and rapid unexpected weight loss as in patients with Mesothelioma, nu...
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Prostate Cancer Clinical Test and Statistics
. Larger-volume tumors of the prostate are common among older men. Available tests for the early detection of cancer have limited specificity, which necessitates a relatively high biopsy rate. The positive predictive value of combined digital rectal ex...
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What is Brachytherapy?
. There are several ways of giving radiation dosage to a cancerous tumor. The most common method is to deliver the required dosage from an external beam of radiation produced outside the body. In this case the source of radiation beam is located 80-100...
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Colon Cancer - Does Wheat Bran Reduce the Risk?
by kevinflatt. K-State, Wichita State collaborative research studies wheat bran from different wheat varieties, effect on suppressing colon cancerMANHATTAN -- We've heard the conflicting information: Wheat bran can reduce the risk of colon cancer in humans; wheat b...
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Why the opposite breast should be evaluated with MRI?
. Breast cancer is a worldwide problem with which causes 502,000 deaths per year worldwide. In the United States breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women. Every year more than 40,000 women in the United States die of breast ca...
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What You Need To Know About Mesothelioma
. There are a lot of maybes that get thrown about when talking about cancers of the various types. But the maybes I want to talk about are those that come with one of the most silent, and devastatingly tragic forms of cancer: mesothelioma.Maybes:Maybe ...
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Vitamin D Prevents Most Types of Cancers
. John Cannell, MD, Executive Director of The Vitamin D Council, reports on the Vitamin D Conference in Victoria.The Vitamin D Conference just finished in Victoria was nothing short of spectacular. On the bus into Victoria, I met a representative from ...
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Cancer Information: Preparing for the Worst
by ajeetKhurana. According to the 2007 report of the World Health Organization, the next thirty years will witness a significant global rise, in the number of deaths due to non-communicable diseases, especially cancer. This prediction is mainly due to the ageing of t...
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Mesothelioma - Cancer of the lung lining
by Garry. Mesothelioma is a very rare form of lung cancer that arises in the mesothelium. The mesothelium is made up of parietal and visceral membranes, thin layers of tissue, which surround organs and body cavities, such as the lungs or abdomen. The visceral ...
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Breast Cancer Prevention Still Needs More Attention
by edmondjg4. Breast cancer prevention is important for women to learn about, especially since breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women. The American Cancer Society's web site reports that over two-hundred thousand women were diagnosed with thi...
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The Health Risks of Cigar Smoking
by premiumebooks. We have all heard of the risks associated with smoking cigarettes, but what are the risks of cigar smoking? Are the risks of smoking cigars just as dangerous, or more so? According to the National Cancer Instituted, regular cigar smoking can result...
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Smoking Greatly Increases The Risk For Lung Cancer
by RHendersen. Lung cancer is the most deadly of all cancers. It is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, according to the American Cancer society (ACS). More people die of this than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. The ACS predi...
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Saving Lives Through Breast Cancer Awareness
by RHendersen. The insidiousness of breast cancer is without parallel - affecting over a million people a year worldwide and claiming the lives of women at a rate second only to lung cancer. As women battle for their lives on a daily basis, a grassroots movement to...
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Discoveries About Antibodies Provide Hope For Cancer Prevention
by edmondjg4. Dedication and perseverance are the tools used in the last thirty years to develop and approve antibodies for cancer prevention. Monoclonal antibodies, or "Mabs", have been the result of medical researchers' long and laborious hours behind microscope...
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The Key Facts Behind Prostate Cancer
. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of UK men. If it is found early and is still confined to the gland itself then the chances of survival are excellent. Modern surgical techniques, combined with drugs such as Viagra, mean that an o...
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Colon Cancer - General Information
by jcander. Cancer of the colon is also called colorectal cancer as it can arise in both the colon (the lower part of the digestive tract) and in the very lowest section of the colon, which is known as the rectum. It is a serious condition that affects the colon...
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