Category: Cancer


Umbilical Cord Blood Can Save Lives

July 5th, 2012 — 1:38pm

At one time we thought it was useless after birth. Now it’s priceless and it’s saving lives.
The blood in every umbilical cord contains stem cells — the building blocks of healthy blood. Continue reading »

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Fruits, Vegetables and Colorectal Cancer What’s the Connection. Part 2

December 14th, 2011 — 12:48pm

Complicating factors the ACS listed include:

  • The complexity of the diet in terms of biochemical components.
  • There are more than 100 types of cancers with a variety of possible causes.
  • It is difficult to do controlled studies on human populations Continue reading »

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Fruits, Vegetables and Colorectal Cancer What’s the Connection. Part 1

December 14th, 2011 — 12:39pm

Scientists estimate that about one-third of the more than 500,000 cancer deaths that occur in the United States each year may be attributable to dietary factors. It is often suggested, therefore, that individuals can reduce their risk of getting cancer by increasing or decreasing their consumption of certain foods. Continue reading »

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Prostate Cancer: Medications

September 22nd, 2011 — 11:38am

Drug treatment with hormones is mainly used to relieve symptoms of advanced prostate cancer.
It can often help improve symptoms, but it is not a cure.
It may be the only treatment given for prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It may help to prevent or relieve symptoms such as bone pain.
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