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Colon cancer: stages, symptoms, causes and treatment

Cancer of the colon For men it is surpassed by prostate and lung cancer, and for women by breast and lung cancer. Though not preventable, colon cancer has a high cure rate when discovered early. Incidence and Risk Factors of…

Cancer questions to doctor: what do you need to ask

Questions to doctor about cancer Talking to your doctor can be difficult if you have cancer. No matter what your diagnosis, simply hearing about it can leave you feeling frightened or overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are several things you can do…

Chest pain: symptoms, signs, causes and treatment

Chest pain Chest pain is one of the most common unpleasant sensations that occurs not only due to various diseases, but also against a background of many causes not related to pathologies of internal organs. But in any case, a…

Radiation Treatment for Cancer: side effects for skin, stomach and other organs

Side Effects of Radiation Therapy A good, albeit general, discussion on side effects commonly seen with radiation therapy. I’m often asked, “If radiation treatment is so sophisticated today, why are there still side effects?” It’s true that medical science has…

Causes of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

What Causes Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia? A short discussion of the possible causes of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, whose incidence appears to be on the rise. Between 1973 and 1990, the number of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases in children under 15 rose…

Coping with radiation therapy cancer treatment: issues, food, lifestyle, help and support

Diet and Lifestyle During Radiation Therapy The side effects of radiation therapy may include loss of appetite, fatigue, and changes in sleep patterns. This article gives coping tips for all of these problems. The disease of cancer and its treatments…

Radiation therapy for cancer: preparation, procedure, dosage

The Basics of Radiation Therapy The basics of radiation therapy: how and why it works, and what to expect when you receive it. The use of radiation for diagnostic and treatment purposes was a revolutionary step in the evolution of…

Colorectal cancer: symptoms, causes, treatment and prognosis

What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the digestive tract. Because early detection offers the best hope of curing this cancer, understanding its risk factors and symptoms can help save lives. People in high-risk…

Cervical cancer: symptoms, signs, causes and treatment options

Cervical Cancer: Symptoms & Treatment The treatments for cervical cancer vary according to the severity and stage of the cancer. If detected in its early stages, treatment is more minimal and less invasive than it is for cancer that has…

Cranial and Brain ultrasound: what is it, procedure, indications, cost in USA

Head ultrasound: cranial and brain ultrasound diagnostics Ultrasonography of the brain is a quick and informative ultrasound method for examining the structures of the brain in children under one year old. It allows you to visualize the child’s brain through…