Today’s advancements in breast reconstruction surgery techniques offer women more natural-looking results that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also help renew self-confidence and esteem.   In 2017, more than 252,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States and, according to...

One of the most common problems associated with cancer treatment is fatigue. Fatigue lasts a long time after treatment ends, including feeling weak, tired or completely void of energy. Fatigue comes from factors of cancer treatment like poor nutrition, dehydration, medications, pain, stress and anemia....

One of the latest medical techniques which are used for the diagnostic purpose is ‘’Magnetic Resonance Imaging’’. BY the aid of this sophisticated medical diagnostic technique, a number of diseases can be diagnosed quite easily and efficiently. This efficient imaging diagnostic technique brings the accurate outcomes.With...

A cancer developing in cells lining your lymph or blood vessels, Kaposi sarcoma usually appears as tumors in your mouth, on skin or on other parts of your body. Some Kaposi sarcoma tumors grow in the lymph nodes, lungs or digestive tract. Kaposi sarcoma causes brown,...

Cancer is one of the most difficult diagnoses. It immediately causes a great deal of stress in your life. Add to your diagnosis and treatment the typical stress of work, home life and finances, and your cancer diagnosis seems insurmountable. Although there is no proof that...

Acute lymphocytic leukemia, sometimes called acute lymphoblastic leukemia or ALL, develops in young white blood cells called lymphocytes. These lymphocytes live in your bone marrow, the spongy inner tissue of your bones responsible for making new blood cells. Leukemia is a quickly progressing cancer. It invades...

Cervical cancer begins as pre-cancerous changes. This means doctors can find this type of cancer early enough to stop cancer from developing. Finding and treating pre-cancers is critical, as is possibly preventing cervical cancer through elimination of controllable risk factors. Not all cervical cancer is...

Risk factors are lifestyle choices, behaviors, traits or other exposures increasing your risk of having a particular disease. Each type of cancer has its own risk factors, some of which you control and others you do not. For example, you can stop smoking but cannot...

Many people survive colorectal cancer after their treatment removes or destroys the disease. Reaching the end of treatment is both exciting and stressful. Of course, you will worry about your cancer coming back. Most people surviving cancer do. Some people never completely achieve remission of their...

Being diagnosed with colorectal cancer leads to development of a treatment plan. You face choices in your treatment and need to weigh those options for their benefits, risks and side effects. How is colorectal cancer treated? Healthcare professionals use several treatments for colorectal cancer. Which treatment fits...

Leukemia is a cancer affecting your blood cells, specifically those helping new blood cells form. Most people with leukemia have cancer that affects their white blood cells, the ones important for our immunity. But some leukemias affect other types of blood cells. There are multiple types...

For many men breast conditions are benign, not cancerous. For others their breast condition is malignant, cancerous. Non-cancerous Male Breast Conditions Some benign breast conditions include: ·        Gynecomastia The most common male breast abnormality, gynecomastia is not a tumor. It is a benign increase in a man’s breast tissue...