How Chemotherapy is Used to Treat Cancer

Chemotherapy, commonly called “chemo”, is a systemic treatment that involves the use of chemicals (medication) to treat a disease. Although it can be used to treat a variety of diseases…

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Colon Cancer Awareness

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Recognizing Mesothelioma

February is Cancer Prevention Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness for preventable cancers. One such preventable cancer is mesothelioma. Due to its rarity today, most people have never heard…

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Environmental Cancer Causes

In the year 2016, the discerning American knows how common cancer risks are in daily life. Our genes, diets, habits and even some of our personal vices could all include…

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Understanding Blood Conditions

Most people don’t give much thought to the health of their blood until something like a cancer diagnosis, anemia or a clotting disorder wakes them up to the importance of…

What is an Embolism?

7 Steps You Should Take After a Cancer Diagnosis

In the U.S., about 14 million people are living with cancer, grappling with worries about treatment and uncertainty about their health and their future. Being diagnosed with cancer can quickly…

What is an Embolism?

History of Cancer

History of Cancer Emory University cites an Egyptian papyrus from 3000 B.C. as the earliest report of signs of cancer.  In 400 B.C., Hippocrates linked cancer to excessive black bile…

What is an Embolism?

Why It’s Risky to Procrastinate on Cancer Screenings

You’re hyper-vigilant about adhering to the dietary and lifestyle habits shown to help prevent cancer. You walk every day, have regular dental cleanings, eat your nuts and prioritize good sleep.…

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Four Most Common Cancers in Women

Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women worldwide, according to the National Cancer Institute. Some types of cancer are more common in women than in men. There…

What’s Next? Moving Forward After a Cancer Diagnosis

Few things in life are more traumatic than a cancer diagnosis. About half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will receive a cancer…