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Pancreatic Cancer Health Center

Find in-depth information on pancreatic cancer including symptoms ranging from pain in the upper or middle abdomen and back to jaundice.

Testing for bladder stones

Unlike the stones which form in the kidneys in the body, the bladder stones are firmer, harder and tougher to expel out of the body. We must be aware that bladder stones are those solid crystals which

Gynecologic Cancers 2013: Not the Usual Suspects

Dr. Maurie Markman shares his thoughts on the top advances in the management of cervical and ovarian cancers in 2013, as well as issues that will need to be addressed in the upcoming year.

Light at Night May Be Linked to Cancer

Chronic exposure to artificial light at night can take its toll on the body, throwing off the internal "clock" that governs the rhythm of life. Those disruptions may do more than make people feel tired; they may also lead to higher cancer risk, say researchers.

Asbestos Exposure Can Lead To Pleural Disease

If you have ever been exposed to asbestos or think that you might have been exposed, it is important to make sure that you are taking certain steps to make sure that your health is in good shape and if not, that you are doing whatever you can to be more healthy. There are a wide variety of medical p

Common Types of Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are actually quite common in females as they are the beginning stage of the menstrual cycle. These cysts are more commonly known as follicles and are the proponents that create and release estrogen ...

Oncology Pain Studies

Oncology is the area of medicine concerned with the development, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tumors. Unfortunately, many times the tumors associated with cancers --- and sometimes the treatments themselves --- are very painful, and therefore studies regarding treating...

Your Colon Health Trifecta

The simple trifecta -- diet, activiy, and mental health -- are powerful weapons you can use to fight colon cancer.

Bile Duct Cancer Vs. Cholecytitis

According to the American Cancer Society, bile duct cancer is usually caused by the development of glandular cells within bile duct's mucus glands. This condition is referred to as cholangiocarcinoma. Cholecytitis is a condition that occurs when the gallbladder becomes inflamed as a result of an in

Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Cancer strikes fear in the heart of almost everyone. Your chances of contracting it are to some degree genetically determined-there's not much you can do about your relatives. The good news: you can reduce your chances of cancer by simple changes in lifestyle.

Learn And Live With Cancer - Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Who would ever think that having lived with cancer would be considered a thankful experience? I do, and I'll tell you why in my article. The C-word that changed my life for the better in more ways than I could have ever imagined, forever! In the beginning I felt completely destroyed, a broken h

How To Choose The Best Home Care Service For Mesothelioma Patients

Much of the care that you are going to get as a mesothelioma cancer patient will be given in an outpatient setting, which includes home care. In many ways, home care for the person with cancer is no different than the home care that is given to people with other kinds of illness.