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Impact of muscle volume on breast cancer outcomes

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analysed if the volume of muscle or the volume of fat in a patient with breast cancer had any impact on their survival. The study found that patients with breast cancer who had higher volumes of muscle survived better than patients with low volumes of muscle. Some background It is well known that obesity can have an...

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Radiofrequency Ablation and Surgery vs Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer Treatment.

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated how safe radiofrequency ablation combined with surgery is in comparison to lumpectomy as a treatment for breast cancer. The study found that there was a higher likelihood of having no cancer left in the breast with radiofrequency ablation and surgery compared to lumpectomy. Some background Radiofrequency ablation...

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“Your Life Depends on Your Own Advocacy”

“Your Life Depends on Your Own Advocacy”

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 1 comment

“Always trust your gut. Don’t leave your treatment in the hands of someone that you don’t trust or that does not seem like a team player. Yes, they are all smart—even brilliant—but read, read, read, and question them at every corner and challenge the standard of care. Exercise, healthy eating, learning the ropes of insurance, mediation/prayer...

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Clinical Trials Today

Clinical Trials Today

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Nocturia, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 4 comments

Prior to the 20th century, most people lived about 47 years in the developed world because of infectious diseases. In 1940, the first use of penicillin to treat infectious diseases occurred and penicillin became available in 1945 to the general public. Science and research conducted throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, created more antibiotics so that life...

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Using radiofrequency waves to kill breast tumors

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked how safe and effective it is to use radiofrequency ablation to kill off breast cancer tissue. The authors found that this treatment was very effective for smaller tumors but the effectiveness decreased as tumors increased in size. Some background Radiofrequency ablation is a medical procedure where pieces of tissue...

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Breast cancer treatment with Tamoxifen and its relation to Fatty Liver Disease

Posted by on Aug 19, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the risk factors and protective factors surrounding non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in relation to tamoxifen (Novaldex) therapy for women with breast cancer. The authors found that a high BMI was a risk factor for tamoxifen related fatty liver disease, while exercise was a protective factor. Some background...

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Cancer Vaccines

Cancer Vaccines

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 2 comments

When I think of vaccines, I think of the MMRV (measles, mumps, rubella and varicella) vaccines which help our bodies establish immunity against diseases that used to kill.  Now, there are vaccines being created for cancer. The rise of cancer vaccines According to Dr. Nora Disis, an oncologist and researcher in cancer vaccines at the University of...

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