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Finance & Family

Cancer: A new 'drug sponge' may reduce chemo's toxic effects

08/02/2019 06:00am | 1109 views

By Maria Cohut

Researchers have developed an innovative, personalized absorber that can "catch" toxic chemotherapy drugs when they "leak out" of a treated organ. This could help reduce the adverse side effects of these cancer treatments.

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Finance & Family

Cryopreservation Giving Kids With Cancer a Brighter Future

15/10/2018 06:00am | 1657 views

 

In recent years, significant strides in pediatric cancer research have drastically decreased the odds of children dying after they are diagnosed. As the chances of children dying from cancer are decreasing, health care providers are taking steps to protect children from future side effects of cancer treatment. One of the newest ways is a procedure called cryopreservation.

 

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Preventive Care

What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?

02/10/2018 06:00am | 1709 views

 

By Jennifer Huizen

It is often difficult to diagnose ovarian cancer in its early stages because the symptoms are similar to those of other conditions. Anyone who experiences unexplained abdominal symptoms that last for more than 2 weeks should see a doctor.

 

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Preventive Care

9 Breast Cancer Symptoms That Aren’t Lumps

08/08/2018 03:52pm | 2337 views

While they may be your first thought when it comes to breast cancer symptoms, lumps aren't the only sign that something may be wrong.

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Preventive Care

In Breast Cancer Treatment, Patients Come First

13/03/2016 06:28pm | 5386 views

For every woman who receives a breast cancer diagnosis, the initial shock is followed by a steep learning curve. How to choose the right doctor, how to decide on the best treatment plan, where to find promising clinical trials, and how to manage both the physical and emotional fallout of the disease – all of it is daunting.

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