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Chemo Safety: Can Biomarkers Help?

Dr. David Kerr reports on 'toxgnostics,' the use of genetic markers to identify patients at high risk for adverse side effects from chemotherapy and logically modify doses before treatment

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a test that uses a special type of camera and a special test medicine (radioactive tracer) to look at organs in the body.

New ALK Inhibitor 'Fantastically Active'

Dr. David Ross Camidge talks to Dr. Jack West about early data on a new ALK and ROS inhibitor that holds great promise for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

Can Dentists Predict Heart Disease?

When your dentist peers into your wide open mouth, the last thing you imagine he will see is your heart. Well that's true, he may not exactly be looking into your heart, but dentists are ofte

Novel Cancer Drugs Target Tumor Roots

Anticancer drugs that starve tumors of their blood supply are showing promise for the treatment of advanced kidney, thyroid, and ovarian tumors.

Recognizing the Dedicated Effort to Treat Emesis

Dr Mark Kris recognizes the achievements of the dedicated group of researchers who developed antiemetics, helping to overcome one of the most feared side effects of cancer treatment.

Do You Know These Simple Tips to Fight Breast Cancer?

Quite a number of 100% natural options have been verified in studies to be of assistance, hence below are several strategies you have available to become knowledgeable on methods to fight. Consume Broccoli - That's right, enjoying broccoli can help you lower your odds of having breast-cancer. I

Colorectal Cancer! What Can You Do?

Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon, large intestine and the rectum. This disease is common in North America and occurs almost as frequently as lung cancer in both men and women. Colorectal cancer amounts for about 15 percent of all malignancies and for about 11 percent of cancer deaths in both

Ask the Experts - Significance of Positive Peritoneal Washings in...

A 60-year-old woman had a staging laparotomy with TAH+BSO because of endometrial carcinoma G2. Pathology revealed a 40% myometrial invasion. Nodes were not examined. Peritoneal washings contain adenocarcinoma cells. General health is excellent. What are the treatment recommendations?

Ten Challenges in the Management of Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a complex disease primarily affecting babies and preschool children. Learn more about the innovative treatment approaches aimed at the challenges of this rare disease.

Cancema Skin Cancer

Cancema, the black salve. Sounding like something out of a nightmare or a horror book, cancema is rather considered by many to be a tremendous combatant against skin cancer. It is interesting to note that it is used not only to combat skin cancer in people but in their pets as well.

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

They all have roughly the same symptoms and of the four, only prostate cancer is potentially life threatening. All men are at risk of developing prostate cancer. It is the most common cancer for men and statistics show that it affects one in six males, though only one in 36 males will die of it. It