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Skin cancer on face – causes, symptoms and early signs, prevention of face cancer

Face cancer Malignant lesion of the skin is among the most common forms of cancer. Skin cancer on the face in most cases occurs after the age of 50 years, but the disease is not excluded in young people. The…

Brain tumor types and symptoms guide

Brain tumors may start in the brain (primary tumors) or they may start elsewhere in the body and be carried to the brain in the blood (secondary tumors). Secondary brain tumors are more common, only about 10% of brain tumors…

Corticosteroids – Rheumatrex, Plaquenil, Zoatrix for chemotherapy

Rheumatrex (methotrexate) If your joint disease takes an aggressive turn, and you are not responding all that well to NSAIDs, methotrexate is the next logical step. Its toxic effects appear to be lessened when it is given in low doses…

Cytokines for Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Cytokines for Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes HGFs and cytokines are important peptide regulators of cell proliferation, differentiation and maturation, and programmed cell death (apoptosis). These regulators interact with specific receptors on the cell surface and trigger signal transductions. Although HGFs…

Pelvic pain in women and men: symptoms, causes and treatment

What causes pain in your pelvic area? Pain in the pelvic region is not only a symptom of many diseases, but also one of the major factors determining the quality of life of a person. According to the WHO, every…

Pain in lower abdomen in women

Pain in the lower abdomen in women. Causes of pain in the lower abdomen in women. What to do with these pains? In women it is a common symptom and is often a problem due to an unclear etiology of…

Myelodysplastic Syndrome (Myelodysplasia): overview and statistic of MDS cancer

What is Myelodysplastic Syndrome Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a severe hematologic disease that belongs to the group of oncopathologies and is not amenable to therapy. At the heart of the ailment lies the disruption of the process of reproduction of…

Breast cancer mammogram: all about breast cancer screening

Mammography – breast cancer screening Overview: The Department of Health and Human Services supports a wide variety of programs in research, treatment and screening for breast cancer. Early detection of breast cancer is crucial for successful treatment, and HHS programs…

Alcohol and breast cancer: drinking wine can increase risk of cancer

Alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer in women Recent, well-designed studies now confirm that alcohol use probably increases a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer, and, most surprisingly, that it doesn’t take much to have an effect. While this…

Anti cancer foods and supplements

Eat to Live: Cancer Preventing Foods We’ve all heard the old saying: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to cancer, however, it’s really the truth. Harsh treatments like chemo and radiation leave patients…