ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF MEDICINE FOR CANCER PATIENT

Posted April 18th @ 18 April, 2014

ohn D.Samara http://www.childcancerandyou.org Alternative forms of medicine like: Acupuncture can be used for providing pain relief. Herbal Medicine helps strengthen the body's ability to eliminate cancer cells. They do not however cure cancer, but can definitely prolong the life of a person suffering from cancer. Homeopathy is effective in providing relief from the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Mind and Body Treatment focuses on a persons emotions, behaviour and faith. It is ...
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The Risk of recurrence in prostate cancer

Posted April 13th @ 13 April, 2014

Prostate cancer disease Prostate cancer - the most common form of cancer in men is Prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death. The Main risk factors include age (incidence increases in men over the age of 65 years). It is more prevalent in the western world and about 10% of cases can be linked to family history. The recurrance Rate of the prostate cancer is high. Mostly, the Prostate cancer is a continuum; progressing through localized, locally advanced, advanced and ...
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Choosing Your Cancer Caregiver & Tips for Cancer Caregivers;

Posted April 7th @ 7 April, 2014

Choosing Your Cancer Caregiver & Tips for Cancer Caregivers; Part of a Series from "Positive Attitudes, Affirmations & Actions to Help Survive Your Cancer Experience" ISBN#: 978-0-9766370-0-4. Battling Cancer is an individual journey that takes all of heaven and earth to combat. Choose your caregivers well!!: Your Caregiver walks a fine line between reality, support cheerleader, hand holder, master "hugger" and "inspiration machine", and friend, who must give that medicine, drives you ...
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Prostate Cancer with Low PSA

Posted March 30th @ 30 March, 2014

One of the problems with screening tests for cancer is that there is an assumption that if you have a negative test, you don't have cancer. Many people just don't realise that you can have cancer with a negative screening test. For prostate cancer serum PSA levels of 4 μg/L or more are considered to show the possible presence of cancer. An analysis of men in a large randomised study shows that cancer is also found in men with lower levels. Although the risk of finding a cancer on biopsy is ...
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Understanding Breast Cancer

Posted March 29th @ 29 March, 2014

Understanding Breast Cancer By Dr. Rita Louise © Copyright Body, Mind & SoulHealer 2005. All rights reserved. Our body is made up thousands of cells that differ in size, shape and function. Controlled by our DNA, each cell is programmed to perform certain tasks and after a specified period of time - die. This is normally done in an orderly manner. However, if our cells are exposed to carcinogens, viruses or ionizing radiation, for example, the DNA can become damaged creating havoc with this ...
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Haven't you got your breast cancer awareness bracelet yet?

Posted March 22nd @ 22 March, 2014

By now you should be familiar with the yellow 'LiveStrong' rubber cancer awareness bracelets. They were popularized by seven-time Tour de France cycling champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong. The money from their proceeds goes for cancer research. If he has planning to pitchfork cancer awareness into society's consciousness, Lance Armstrong has done a really good job. His rubber bracelets are ubiquitous today, an ever present awareness tool for cancer, and a fund-raising tool for cancer ...
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Two Substances That May Reduce the Risk Of Cancer

Posted March 21st @ 21 March, 2014

Food helps us by supplying many vital micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals. Your genetic composition can make you susceptible to some types of cancer. Your way of eating plays a major role in increasing or reducing the risk of cancer. Phytochemicals are non-nutritive substances found in plants. They protect us against diseases when they are in our body. Isoflavones and Lycopene are phytochemicals. Isoflavones decrease the risk of breast cancer for premenopausal women, while Lycopene ...
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Recommendations For Early Breast Cancer Screening

Posted March 19th @ 19 March, 2014

Women need to empower themselves about the benefits and risks of mammography and examine the additional screening tools available today. One current philosophy suggests breast health screening should begin at age 25. Where does this recommendation come from and why is this valid? For MOST women, the recommendation for annual breast cancer screening begins at the age of 40. Unfortunately, the American Cancer Society stated that the number one cause of death in women between the ages of 40-44 is ...
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Breast Cancer Prevalence

Posted March 17th @ 17 March, 2014

In November 2003, the American Cancer Society stated that breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between the ages of 40 and 44. In the United States, there are approximately 200,000 new cases of breast cancer and more than 40,000 deaths; making the U.S. one of the countries with the highest death rates due to breast cancer. Perhaps the most alarming statistic is 1: 8 women will eventually develop breast cancer over their lifetime. Generally Accepted Risk Factors for developing ...
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New Advances In Early Breast Cancer Detection

Posted March 16th @ 16 March, 2014

In November 2003, the American Cancer Society stated that breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between the ages of 40 and 44. In the United States, there are approximately 200,000 new cases of breast cancer and more than 40,000 deaths; making the U.S. one of the countries with the highest death rate due to breast cancer. Perhaps the most alarming statistic is 1: 8 women will eventually develop breast cancer over their lifetime. One of the most powerful steps a woman can take to ...
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