Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical
Find out how EGFR can be used to better match chemotherapy to lung cancer tumors.
Coalition aims for 80 percent participation by 2018
When your colon is distended, it means that a portion of your large intestine has become swollen in size. Often considered a form of intestinal pseudo-obstruction, this abnormal inflammation of colon places pressure on the intestinal walls and can eventually affect the overall process of digestion.
What group of patients experience enhanced improvement from T-DM1 therapy?
Xeloda or capecitabine is an oral chemotherapy drug that you take twice a day with water and on a full stomach. It is used to treat metastatic breast cancer, and can be taken alone or with Taxotere. Read more to learn about how Xeloda works, its side effects, and self-care tips.
In its early stages, prostate cancer often causes no symptoms. When initial symptoms do occur, they may vary to certain degrees. In general, the earlier prostate cancer is detected, the better the outlook for the patient in terms of cure or arresting the cancer progression.
The facts are disheartening: More than 1600 have already been killed and nearly a quarter million Haitians could contract cholera over the next several months.Death rates from cholera stand at 6.5 per
Since December 2000, scientists have been investigating the use of viper venom in the treatment of cancer. A protein, contortrostatin, was isolated from the southern copperhead. Dr. Francis Markland of the University of Southern California found that contortrostatin worked in two ways to prevent the
Mattress manufacturers are required by law to have their mattresses pass fire safety tests. Many of these manufacturers use fire-retardant chemicals in their models that consumers consider dangerous. Some manufacturers are taking new approaches to combat these concerns.
Can something as 'strange' as energy therapy help 'cure' cancer?It did for me.
Lance Armstrong's story of cancer survivorship reads like an oncology tall tale. After having testicular cancer spread to several parts of his body, the odds were not in his favor. Learn how Lance Armstrong faced cancer head on and lived to tell about it -- not to mention winning the Tour de Fr