Genomic testing has become the standard of care for patients with early-stage breast cancer. Nurse navigators can play a key role in facilitating timely access to genomic profiling.
RA, rheumatoid arthritis, is a disease that affects the cells around the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis involves a lot of pain but in the advanced stages can also mean immobility because in time, the tissues around the joints are deteriorating.
Diets low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables apparently have no effect on the return of breast cancer, according to a seven-year government study released earlier this month. The study is of particular importance to the 2.4 million breast cancer survivors, and to states like Texas, where over
Being diagnosed with mesothelioma can be a daunting experience, but you still need to look for the right Beaumont mesothelioma attorneys to handle your mesothelioma case. When you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, you just don't know where to turn. Medical issues can be complicated and with them
Pancreatic cancer is also called exocrine cancer. The National Cancer Institute estimates that more than 42,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, and over 35,000 people will die from this disease annually, making it the fourth most common cause of cancer death. E
Stage 3 Breast Cancer is already considered a severe stage of breast cancer. Not only does this stage involve a considerable area of invasion, but it has already spread throughout the axillary lymph nodes and mild metastasis may already take place.
Researchers say they can now show how vitamin D has the power to protect some people from getting colorectal cancer, otherwise known as bowel cancer.
The practice of asbestos abatement or the removal of asbestos-containing products in a home, workplace, school, ship, or any other construction is best conducted by professionals. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a federal regulatory body has so described guidelines and laws for it and for
Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information
Prognostic Factors After First Relapse of Childhood ALLThe prognosis for a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) whose disease recurs depends on multiple factors.[1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14]; [Level of evidence: 3iiDi]The two most important prognostic risk factors after first ...
The CEA cancer marker is a protein that appears in the blood when there are certain types of cancer tumors in the body. Doctors use the CEA cancer marker to measure the progress of cancer treatments and tumors.
Cervical cancer is a common cancer among women. There has been a link established between the incidence of cervical cancer and the presence of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Today, young women are encouraged to take a vaccine for HPV in an attempt to reduce the risk of contracting cervical cancer l
Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]-Get More Informa
Call 1-800-4-CANCERFor more information, U.S. residents may call the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Cancer Information Service toll-free at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time. A trained Cancer Information Specialist is ...
Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy rates have substantially increased in recent years, but are they having a positive impact on survival?
Levels of Evidence for Cancer Genetics Studies (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [N
Creating evidence-based summaries on cancer genetics is challenging because the rapid evolution of new information often results in evidence that is incomplete or of limited quality. In addition,established methods for evaluating the quality of the evidence are available for some but not all ...
Ordinarily after the physical examination, when you see a group of people in nurse scrubs, you feel like your stomach is full of butterflies... especially if one of those tells you to approach the doctor personally, you feel like being so nervous, right? It is true most probably, if you tend to mani
An individual, who has developed mesothelioma as a result of a personal injury caused by asbestos exposure, can file a mesothelioma claim through a compensation lawsuit. In the majority of all cases, a victim of exposure to asbestos files the claim against the party who is allegedly responsible for
Sex is an essential part of healthy living for all of us. The sexual urge decreases in most men with time. However, it is a well known fact that men can father children well into their eighties. Most men who have prostate cancer are not in the first flush of youth and for some couples, sexual activi
Prostate cancer always suffered by men. These diseases become very scary by many people especially for men in the world. At America there are about 200,000 men suffering prostate cancer
This article explains about the environmental and genetic factors that cause cancer.
Lung cancer may manifest a lot of symptoms although, there are actually three symptoms to lung cancer that is already an evident proof of having been inflicted of lung cancer. Out of a number of symptoms that a patient having a lung cancer may manifest are: Hemoptysis, “smoker’s cough&rd