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Medical Breakthrough For Recurrent Melanoma Patients

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, with more than 75,000 people diagnosed each year. Imlygic®, a new oncolytic viral therapy recently approved by the Food & Drug Administration,  helps to fight skin cancer in patients with melanoma recurrence after initial surgery. Read more about advancements in the treatment of melanoma in the following article: New…Read More »

Common Cancer Types

Cancer develops when abnormal cells grow and multiply abnormally, leading to cancerous tumor growth. Cancer manifests in many forms, but there are some cancers that are far more common than others. Warning signs of cancer that you should look out for include: A new lump or growth Abnormal bleeding Prolonged cough Unexplained weight loss Change…Read More »

Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day

The first Sunday in June is well known in the cancer community as National Cancer Survivors Day. Though we celebrate survivorship every day, days like these give cancer patients and their families an opportunity to appreciate their victory against cancer. Survival rates are increasing The American Cancer Society reports that two out of three people…Read More »

Sugar Linked to Breast and Lung Cancer

In a recent study conducted at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center, sugar has been linked to an increased risk for breast cancer and metastasis (the spread of cancer) to the lungs. The study investigated the impact of dietary sugar on mammary gland tumor development and metastasis in mice. The study Researchers tested…Read More »

Understanding Cancer Treatment

Though the thought of cancer treatment can be daunting, your apprehension can be lessened by developing a better understanding about how cancer treatment works. When it comes to treating cancer, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery are the most successful and widely used options. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and cancer surgery are often used hand in hand,…Read More »

Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is a uncommon form of cancer caused by abnormal cell growth within the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located at the base of the neck. With January being Thyroid Health Awareness month, it’s important to understand the warning signs of thyroid cancer. What does the thyroid do? The thyroid serves many functions that affect your…Read More »

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