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Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment

Occupational hazards have always existed in many industries. In the years dating back to the 1940's asbestos was considered a miracle discovery due to the insulation values. Asbestos was used in the retention of heat ...

Stomach Cancer Survival Rates

The survival rate of stomach cancer will rely on several factors. Generally though, it features a high mortality because many of these cancer are detected late in the progression.

Guidelines for Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy is a surgical removal of both breasts designed to prevent or drastically reduce the potential occurrence of breast cancer. It is most typically used in cases where genetic examination or family history indicate a high risk of cancer development. The physical and emo

Mesothelioma Lawyers

Mesothelioma was a recent addition to the family of malignant cancers. The origins of the disease lay in certain asbestos-related industries especially asbestos-mining industry. Additionally, there were shipyards, insulation factories and construction companies where the workers were, unintentionall

The Season of Miracles

During this hectic and stressful holiday season it's easy to forget the little miracles that are all around us. We run around like crazy forgetting to stop and appreciate all life has to offer us. It took the death of my beautiful 19 year old niece who suffered a glioblastoma, to teach our fami

European Survival Statistics by Cancer Type

Different survival rates are associated with different cancer types. Many factors influence a colorectal cancer patient's survival. These figures provide average survival rates for Europeans based on their exact type of colorectal cancer.

Poor Communication in Cancer Care

Learn to understand helpful and unhelpful communication from the patient perspective and to document changes in patient needs and priorities.

Mesothelioma Legal Advice

Because the dangers of being exposed to asbestos, while they were unknown to most of those working with it, were in fact known by the government and the manufacturers, if you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, legal advice should be sought out immediately. Any companies that either used asbestos, or p

How to Diagnose Tumors and Infectious Organisms?

How to Diagnose Tumors and Infectious Organisms? When people go through any minor or a major surgery their consultant advises histopathology of the removed tissue. Mostly patients don't know what histopathology is, but they still ...

Why Screen For Colon Cancer?

The colon and rectum constitute the final stages of the digestive system. They apply final processing to food before it is eliminated from the body. They are also the sites of one of the deadliest forms of cancer in the industrialized world-colorectal cancer.

Plumbers at Risk for Mesothelioma from Asbestos

The same insulation that is protecting water pipes in hundreds of thousands of homes and commercial buildings, poses a serious health threat to the plumbers called on to repair or replace those pipes. Insulation containing ...

What to Expect After Lymphoma Treatment

After lymphoma treatment is over you are faced with new dilemmas and newer terms. Find out the meaning of remission, cure and relapse as it applies to lymphoma.

Rectal Melanoma Incidence Statistics

Rectal melanoma is a rare cancer of the rectum. These rectal melanoma statistics provide specifics regarding how often rectal melanoma occurs.

When Breast Cancer Spreads

Here's what to expect when breast cancer has spread to a lymph node or farther in the body.