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1. Linitis Plastica
Linitis Plastica
To put it simply, this is cancer that originated in the patient's stomach. Unsurprisingly, this type of cancer is often referred to as stomach cancer. This can be a deadly form of cancer, and every year, stomach cancer causes 800,000 deaths worldwide. Unfortunately, most cases of gastric cancer a...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:26
2. Emotional Support for Cancer Patients
Emotional Support for Cancer Patients
While battling cancer, a person will face tremendous physical strains on their own body, however this can only be the tip of an iceberg. Often time facing an illness like this results in a number of internal struggles as well. Cancer patients will have to deal with anxiety, insomnia, feelings of ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:53
3. What is Superficial Spreading Melanoma?
What is Superficial Spreading Melanoma?
By now, most people are aware that spending hours outside in the sun with no protection is probably not the smartest move. However, skin cancer is still one of the most common forms of cancer in the world (granted that many cases are diagnosed in older people, who did not know the dangers of too ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
4. Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month is September
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month is September
Did you know that September is Childhood (Pediatric) Cancer Awareness Month? You may not have heard about it, because unfortunately, it does not get anywhere close to the publicity that Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets. I really think this is sad, because I know that more people would be willin...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:31
5. A Look at Melanoma
A Look at Melanoma
Now, last week I wrote a lens discussing the different types of skin cancer, which is currently the mostly commonly diagnosed form of cancer around the world. Now, most of us already know that the skin is in fact the largest organ in the body, but it appears that not a lot of people are treating ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:36
6. A Look at Skin Cancer
A Look at Skin Cancer
As you may already know, the most common type cancer in the world today is skin cancer. Now, you may say that there are a number of reasons for this, such as not wearing sun screen or going to the tanning bed too often. However, many people may not realize that they are at risk of developing skin...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:38
7. Honoring Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month in April
Honoring Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month in April
If you haven't yet heard, April is honored as Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. While that is a very important public health event, April is also designated as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month too. This deadly disease is ignored far too often, and this is a national campaign which is working to...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:36
8. Legal Assistance Available for Mesothelioma Patients
Legal Assistance Available for Mesothelioma Patients
As you probably already know, significant exposure to asbestos (a material that has been used in the construction of certain buildings) can lead to the development of mesothelioma cancer. This is a rare form of cancer which has been linked to people who had inhaled these asbestos particles. If yo...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:35:41
9. National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
So, if you read my latest lens, then you know that March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, but did you know that it is also Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? That's right, and this is a very important time indeed. More people need to be aware of the risk of colorectal cancer as this is the secon...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
10. National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month
National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month
Kidney cancer, which is also called renal carcinoma, is not often detected during the earliest stages, and during the month of March, organizations and health care experts are working to raise awareness for this disease. Why? March is National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, and if you don't know ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:35:41
11. Understanding Colon Cancer
Understanding Colon Cancer
Currently, colon cancer is a quite common disease in the United States, with about 120,000 new cases of colon cancer being diagnosed each year. In most cases, the origin of this particular cancer can be traced back to a cluster of cells which sort of look like a strange little balloon (this is wh...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:52
12. Great Cancer Treatment Centers in Florida and California
Great Cancer Treatment Centers in Florida and California
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, then finding these best treatment is a crucial step on the road to recovery. For patients who live in the Sunshine State, there are a number of great options available to them. Today, I will only be focusing on two cancer treatment centers in Florida, but y...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
13. What is Adenocarcinoma?
What is Adenocarcinoma?
In another installment of my oncology focused lenses, I will be discussing adenocarcinoma with you, my valued readers. Now, if you are not familiar with adenocarcinoma, not to worry because that is exactly why I am writing this lens. Adenocarcinoma is a form of cancer which originates in the glan...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:26
14. The Stages of Pancreatic Cancer
The Stages of Pancreatic Cancer
If a tumor has developed in the pancreas, there is a chance that it can be detected using endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) or spiral CT on patients who are showing symptoms. A CT scan should be performed using a specific protocol for the patient's pancreas. If the results suggest that the mass is conf...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:37
15. The Stages of Lung Cancer
The Stages of Lung Cancer
As you are most likely aware, smoking is a leading cause of lung cancer. However, as it so happens, this disease will also occur in people who have never picked up a cigarette in their lives. In fact, of the 170,000 new cases of lung cancer that are diagnosed annually, around 17,000 of these deve...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:06:11
16. The Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer
The Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is primarily diagnosed via endoscopy, computed tomography (CT) scans, biopsy, laparoscopy, and exploratory surgery. However, all of these tests prove to be rather ineffective at detecting lesions of smaller size, mainly pre-stage or early stage cancers, which are the most treata...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
17. Treatment Options for Lung Cancer
Treatment Options for Lung Cancer
Following the initial diagnosis of lung cancer, physicians will need to accurately determine the stage to which the cancer has progressed. What stage the lung cancer is at will help physician's to determine the location of the patient's tumor, either the right or left lung. This will also tell th...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:53
18. What is Pancreatic Cancer?
What is Pancreatic Cancer?
The pancreas is an organ which plays a crucial role in our digestive and endocrine systems. However, in some cases, cells in the pancreas may start to grow out of control and metastasize to other areas of the patient's body. This is what is known as pancreatic cancer, and it can be very deadly. T...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:26
19. The Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer
The Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer
As you may already know, November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This is an important time to help raise further awareness for a disease which caused the deaths of nearly 160,000 Americans in 2011 alone. As a whole, this is one of the most debilitating cancers in the United States, and health of...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:37
20. Lung Cancer Awareness
Lung Cancer Awareness
Lung cancer occurs as an uncontrolled growth (or division) or abnormal cells that have originated in one of both of the patient's lungs. In most cases, this form of cancer begins in the cells that line airway passages of the lungs. These cells are referred to as abnormal, because they will not de...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:06:11
21. Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Breast cancer research has shown that most new cases are discovered during a routine screening or checkup. Over the last decade or so, we have witnessed a steady decrease in the death rates from breast cancer, and it has a lot to do with the recent advancements in breast cancer screening methods ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
22. The Stages of Breast Cancer
The Stages of Breast Cancer
When breast cancer patients are given their pathology report, it will include information detailing what stage their breast cancer has advanced to. What this will tell them is whether their disease is still limited to one specific area of the breast, or if it has started to invade more healthy ti...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:55
23. Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full swing right now, and that means that more people are picking up the cause. Where some may think of fall or Halloween colors during October, right now there are more and more people that are starting to see pink! In honor of breast cancer awareness, more an...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:03:42
24. Breast Cancer Awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness
Every October marks a special time for many, many women around the world, as it is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Throughout the entire month, the medical community, grass-roots organizations, survivors, and their families have an opportunity to help raise further support, funding, and a...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:37
25. Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Cancer Treatment
In the last decade or so, we have witnessed an explosion of innovative and life-saving new advances in breast cancer treatment. These breakthroughs have brought renewed hope and enthusiasm to breast cancer patients and their loved ones. When not that long ago, newly diagnosed breast cancer patien...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:35:43
26. The Symptoms of Breast Cancer
The Symptoms of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer research has shown that at least 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with this deadly disease over the course of their lifetimes. This makes breast cancer the most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst the female population, accounting for nearly a quarter of all cancers in women he...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
27. Breast Cancer: A Deadly Disease
Breast Cancer: A Deadly Disease
Breast cancer has to be the most common cancer diagnosed amongst women in the United States by a significant margin. Accounting for nearly 26% of all cancers diagnosed in the female population, breast cancer is fatal in nearly 15% of all cases that are identified. That statistic alone makes it th...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:55
28. Breast Cancer Types: What Your Type Means
Breast Cancer Types: What Your Type Means
One of the most important aspects of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is that it provides a great opportunity to relay more information to people in need. Now, this disease is serious no matter what the circumstances are, but there are different types of breast cancer, and it is important t...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:26
29. Breast Cancer Survival Rates
Breast Cancer Survival Rates
With it being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I felt compelled to create a new lens on the survival rate for breast cancer. I know that there are people out there who are probably not interested in learning what the survival rate is, but this is still information that should be made more ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:34:37
30. Physical Therapy for Cancer Patients
Physical Therapy for Cancer Patients
There are more than one million people who are diagnosed every year with some form of cancer. When you include the vast number of people who are already living with cancer, you get a very large number of people who are currently getting treated and coping with potential side effects of this treat...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:35:43
31. Hospice Care for Cancer Patients and Survivors
Hospice Care for Cancer Patients and Survivors
Since its beginning, the purpose of hospice care has been to allow the sick to be treated in a more comforting environment like their own home. Many cancer patients have chosen hospice care services, because it can allow them some feeling of peace towards the end. The term "hospice" was first use...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:58
32. Home Health Care for Cancer Patients
Home Health Care for Cancer Patients
Home health care has been a very beneficial option for many people who have suffered from cancer or a number of other medical conditions. Now, as we continue into the future, it has become easier for medical professionals to practice in even the most remote places on the world. So, with that in m...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:28
33. Cancer Clinical Trials
Cancer Clinical Trials
Our best shot at developing a comprehensive cure for cancer is through continued cancer clinical research projects. It used to be that cancer clinical trials were viewed as a last ditch effort for cancer patients who had received no benefit from their initial cancer treatments or therapies. Howev...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:35:47
34. Choosing an Oncologist
Choosing an Oncologist
Now, I don't doubt that if you have found this lens, then you are already well aware of what an oncologist does. However, in my own way, I think that laying down some basic information on oncology could be helpful here. The word "oncology" actually has Greek roots, and it can be translated to mea...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:32:41
35. Cancer Camps & Retreats
Cancer Camps & Retreats
Do you remember those summer days of old when you were at camp with your friends? Okay, so maybe you didn't get a chance to go to camp when you were younger, not everyone does. My dad happened to be youngest sibling in his family (by a significant number of years). His older brother and sister we...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:33:58
36. Plasmacytoma
As you may have heard before (especially if you have ever read any of my other lenses), early detection of cancer can mean the difference between dying and surviving your illness. Methods of detecting cancer are one of the most important cancer fighting tools we have in our current arsenal. In fa...
healthy-living - Thu, 23 Aug 2012 05:14:07
37. Angiosarcoma
A sarcoma is actually used as a general term to describe cancerous tumors which have developed in the connective tissues of the body. The word "sarcoma"can actually trace it roots all the way back to the ancient Greeks, where it could be translated as "fleshy growth". There are a variety of sarco...
healthy-living - Sun, 19 Aug 2012 02:20:44
38. Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma
Did you know that the word "lymphoma" can be used to identify more than 67 subtypes of cancer which affect the lymphatic system? Oncologists have divided these 67 subtypes into two major groups of lymphoma: Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Incredibly, Hodgkin Lymphoma represents o...
healthy-living - Fri, 10 Aug 2012 07:12:43
39. The Nodular Melanoma
A recent clinical study put into perspective just how deadly this form of skin cancer can really be. Nodular melanoma only accounts for about 14% of all melanoma cases. However, medical researchers have found that nodular melanomas made up roughly 37% of the ultimately fatal forms of melanoma. So...
healthy-living - Tue, 07 Aug 2012 22:32:34
40. National Cancer Research Month
The odds are that you know someone that has been affected by cancer, most of us do these days. It is the sad truth that many of us have to live with. When I was just two years old, my grandfather passed away from lymphoma. I can't even imagine how hard that had to have been for my mom and grandmo...
healthy-living - Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:07:12
41. Remember Sunscreen for UV Safety Month
For many of us living in the U.S., July is a fairly sunny and hot month. It is that time of year where you may want to spend time buy the pool and work on that tan. Well, this is also the time of year where a lot of people go home looking like lobsters, because they decided not to put on any suns...
healthy-living - Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:31:52
42. Skin Cancer Awareness Month
If you plan on spending a lot of time outside this summer, it can be easy to forget just how important it is to stay protected while spending time in the sun! It is important to remember that skin can be damaged by the ultraviolet (UV) rays coming from the sun, even if you are just outside for a ...
healthy-living - Sun, 21 Jul 2013 04:41:31
43. Why is World Cancer Day so Important?
Every year on February 4th, people from around the globe join together in honoring World Cancer Day. This has become a very important day where organizations and individuals all around the world have the opportunity to lend support to all the people that have been affected by cancer. This year, t...
healthy-living - Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:38:08
44. Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
As one of the most deadly forms of cancer known to man, the treatment of pancreatic cancer can be very difficult. For those of you who don't know, the human pancreas is located in the part of the abdomen that also holds the liver and some other vital organs. When cancerous tumors originate in the...
healthy-living - Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:02:04
45. What is the Second Most Common Type of Skin Cancer?
If you were wondering what the second most common form of cancer is, that would be no other than squamous cell carcinoma. So, it doesn't sound familiar? Well, incredibly enough, there are many people who are not familiar with squamous cell carcinoma, even though there are many people who have bee...
healthy-living - Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:38:14

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