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  • ITF2357 – AN INHIBITOR SHOWING MULTIFARIOUS EFFECTS

    By winer

    Certain forward and backward modifications are facilitated by a set of enzymes which are known as HATs and HDACs. They maintain a balanced acetylation of the histone proteins. A decrease in the quantity of HATs leads to excess deacetylation of histone proteins. This further stimulates the neuronal degeneration. HDAC inhibitors like Valporate, Vorinostat and ITF2357 help in treating neuronal disorders.  Read..

  • Understanding Breast Cancer

    By Ann Anderson

    Cancer begins in cells, the building blocks that make up tissues. Tissues make up the organs of the body. The nipple is in the center of a dark area of skin called the areola. Fat fills the spaces between the lobules and ducts.  Read..

  • At Last Good News On Breast Cancer

    By Carl Hampton

    Survival rates of breast cancer sufferers are now up to 50 percent and two-thirds of all women survive cancer for at least 20 years. The Mayo Clinic in Minnesota is now working on predicting which types of lumps should be of more concern. After following almost 10,000 women with benign lumps, researchers found that those with cells that looked different from normal cells are four to five times more likely to develop breast cancer. There are some other factors that need to be taken into consideration as well, such as age and a family history of cancer. Due to recent discoveries, doctors can now more accurately determine whose a strong candidate for additional screenings or other preventive measures.  Read..

  • Breast Cancer - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    By Michael Russell

    Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women. In the US, about 180,000 women develop it each year. The disease can also occur in men, although cancer of the male breast accounts for less than 1 in 100 cases. The risk of it increases with age, doubling every 10 years.  Read..

  • Breast Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

    By Forest Sun

    One in 9 women is expected to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. One in 27 will die of it. Breast cancer attacks mainly women, however there’s 1% of breast cancer patients are men.
    As we get older, the risk of getting breast cancer increases. Basically, all women have a certain degree of risk of developing breast cancer. Women who have a family history of breast cancer have a much higher risk of contracting this disease. There are other factors that may attribute to the higher or lower the risk of developing breast cancer, some of them, e.g. Genetic risk factors, aging etc you can’t change, some e.g. lifestyle-related factors, you can.  Read..

  • The Fight Against Breast Cancer: Going Green

    By Jon M. Stout

    In the past few years, a number of women have turned to green vegetables in an effort to attempt to lower their risk of breast cancer. With the disease affecting as many as one in eight American women, it is only natural that women look to natural remedies in an attempt to improve their odds in the fight against this all-too-prevalent kind of cancer.  Read..

  • Breast Cancer Information - Every Woman Should Read This

    By Tyler J Stevenson

    Millions of women are affected with breast cancer all around the world. Breast cancer is growing like an epidemic and is predicted that 45,000 patients will die from breast cancer, this year. If you feel a solid lump in your breast, you must visit a specialist for consultation.
    Breast cancer symptom:
    Breast cancer in its early stages does not cause any pain. Unfortunately, in early stages when breast cancer develops, it does not show any breast cancer symptom. But as it grows, it can cause remarkable changes, which a woman should note.
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  • Natural Breast Cancer Treatment Strategies

    By Sandra Clair

    Many women suffering from breast cancer are interested in learning more about natural treatment options. This type of treatment is often referred to in the medical field and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) treatment, and there are actually a number of different types of treatment options that fall under this category.

      Read..

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  • Regular vegetables discovered to work against colon cancer

    By Groshan Fabiola

    A small study revealed that quercentin and curcumin wich are extracted from onions and curry could have a big impact on colon cancer, reducing it significantly.
    Five persons were chosen for this study that appeared in August. All five of them had a hereditary disorder called familial adenomatous polyposis that is the cause for the appearing of colon cancer by creating hundreds of colorectal polyps. Ussualy this is treated by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The problem with these drugs are their side really bad side effects like internal ulcers and bleeding.  Read..

  • How to treat colon cancer?

    By Groshan Fabiola

    Cancer is the name for a disease that can affect cells from all the organs and body’s structures and is considered to be life threatening. The colon and rectum are a part of the large intestine and their function is to absorb nutrients and water from the food that passes through the intestine before it goes out of the body. Colorectal cancer is the disease that affects the cells from the colon and rectum creating a malign or benign tumor.  Read..

  • Which is the best way of treating colorectal cancer?

    By Groshan Fabiola

    When the doctors decide to treat colorectal cancer they pay attention in what stage is the cancer situated. If the colon cancer is in the first stages the treatment will be different as if it was in the last stages. The age of the patient, its medical history and tolerance for certain medication will guide the doctor in establishing the most proper treatment method.  Read..

  • How to avoid being affected by Colon Cancer

    By Bobby Heavens

    The best available approaches for a low risk of developing Colon cancer are:
    o a diet high in green vegetables, particularly cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts or cauliflower.
    o a diet low in red meat. In particular, avoid burnt meat, which contains cancer-promoting chemicals called cyclic amines.
    o keeping to a normal body weight and taking regular exercise.
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  • How is Rectal Cancer Treated: Patient Information

    Rectal Cancer Treatment by Stage
    Treatments of cancer of the rectum depend on the stage of the disease and the patient's overall condition.  Read..

  • Keep Colon Cancer Away by Having a Clean Colon

    By rsbombard

    What the recent studies are showing is pretty scary. Our country has the highest number of colon-rectal cancer cases being reported in the entire world. And the disease is equally extensive among males as they are in females. In fact the disease today is killing more Americans than it ever did before. To some it is too embarrassing a subject to talk about. But it must be realized that cancer and deaths resulting from that are much more serious things and should be dealt brushing aside all sorts of inhibitions.
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  • Some answers to colon cancer questions

    By Groshan Fabiola

    1. What is colon cancer?

    Cancer is a disease which can affect cells from all organs. The colon cancer affects the cells of the colon, determining them to proliferate in an uncontrollable way. This mass of abnormal cells will form a tumor inside the colon. The cancer of the intestine is quite frequent and two thirds of this type of cancer is situated in the colon.  Read..

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  • What Should You Do When Faced With Mesothelioma?

    By Jordan Poole

    Asbestos is a problematic substance that has plagued the manufacturing and construction industries for decades. Generally, workers account for the greatest number of patients who suffer from health problems due to exposure to asbestos. However, others are are also at risk of inhaling this dangerous material and developing physical complaints. However, patients do not actually experience the drawbacks of asbestos exposure until decades after exposure.  Read..

  • How to Effectively Cope with Mesothelioma

    By Jordan Poole

    After being diagnosed with mesothelioma, many patients struggle to budget their monetary resources in order to keep with the financial demands of the disease, let alone its treatment. Many of these patients end up either cash-strapped or even turning to bankruptcy because of huge, seemingly never-ending medical bills. In fact, recent studies show that mesothelioma patients often experience great financial burden in the process of their treatment.  Read..

  • Who is at Risk for Mesothelioma?

    By Robert Linebaugh

    Mesothelioma, the deadly disease which has topped news headlines for the last decade, is contracted through exposure to airborne fibers of asbestos. Sadly, the under-regulation of asbestos usage in years past, and arguably still today, exposed millions to airborne fibers and as a result thousands contracted the disease.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma Treatment Is Certainly An Aid To The Ailment

    By Fred Lindell

    Description of mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma is mainly caused due to contact with asbestos, which has zeolite. When inhaled, the asbestos fibers reach the pleural layer of our lungs and damages the mesothelial cells. When consumed, the asbestos fibers get to our abdominal cavity and cause peritoneal mesothelioma that can spread to the other parts of the body.
    However, it takes the disease 20 to 50 years to attain a full shape and by then the average life of that person shrinks.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma Hope and Help

    By Nick Johnson

    The detrimental nature of being diagnosed with Mesothelioma has become widely recognized, and the unfortunate fact that asbestos-related illnesses are far reaching is only lately becoming understood. While most Mesothelioma patients have had jobs where they have had a higher than average contact with asbestos, it is now apparent that they brought home more than just hugs to their family members at the end of a long day.  Read..

  • Finding the Best Mesothelioma Lawyer

    By Scott Taylor

    Mesothelioma is a serious form of rare cancer. There is no known cure for mesothelioma cancer. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer you will no doubt have many questions and concerns and may have wondered if you need a mesothelioma attorney.  Read..

  • Choosing a Mesothelioma Attorney

    By Maggie Kay

    Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit is a long and dwindling process. Selection of a mesothelioma attorney whom you trust and have a good rapport with is very important.
    If you are thinking about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, you must meet with a variety of lawyers before making your final decision. Choosing from a long list of mesothelioma lawyers can be a daunting task, so here is a guide to help you through the process:  Read..

  • Giving Your Body What it Needs: Nutrition Regimes for Mesothelioma

    By Rick Ferring

    If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, no matter at what stage, it means that your body needs extra assistance to fight off the cancerous cells. One of the best ways to ensure that your physical health can move back to normal functioning is by caring for it through the proper nutrition. Knowing what is best for your body while you are going through the process of destroying Mesothelioma is your first step to recovery.  Read..

  • Catching a Killer - New Steps Taken in Treating Mesothelioma

    By Maggie Kay

    There's a silent killer out there. It creeps up on its victims, attacks them quietly and unsuspectingly, and initiates a wound that develops over many years before it eventually causes pain. This unstoppable murderer is known as mesothelioma.
    Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor that develops on the mesothelial cells of either the lungs, heart or abdominal organs, and plagues those who have been exposed to asbestos for a prolonged period of time. Many who fall victim to this disease are people who have worked in specific trades or fields prior to the 1970s, such as blacksmiths, electricians, millwrights, and oil refinery  Read..

  • What Exactly Puts People at Risk for Mesothelioma?

    By Robert Linebaugh

    Mesothelioma is a very serious disease. One of the reasons it is so serious is that many people do not know what puts them at risk for mesothelioma. The basic risk of getting mesothelioma has to do with asbestos exposure. Asbestos is very common in many things and therefore it is not very difficult to be exposed to it.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma - The Silent Assiassin

    By Bob Miles

    Mesothelioma afflicts the abdomen and chest. It usually results from asbestos exposure. In fact, over 90% of all cases result from this cause. This statistic scares to many people because of asbestos’ presence in the insulation of so many buildings. Malignant cells appear in a protective lining covering the body’s internal organs known as the mesothelium. Mesothelioma can be divided into three known forms: pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial. Contrary to what most people believe, there is no known cause and effect relationship between smoking and mesothelioma. Unfortunately, however, the lifetime risk of mesothelioma for those subjected to heavy asbestos exposure is thought to be as high as one in ten.  Read..

  • Difference Between Pleural and Peritoneal Mesothelioma

    By John Porter

    Does a chill of fright hover on you when the very thought of Mesothelioma cancer comes to your mind? Mesothelioma is definitely a dangerous disease whose last word is death. It is quite obvious that you will be worried at the very thought of it.  Read..

  • California Mesothelioma Laws And California Mesothelioma Lawyers

    By Barry Tipton

    Finding a highly qualified and competent California mesothelioma attorney involves a little investigation. Newly diagnosed victims of Mesothelioma in California often have ample questions involving their health, their future, and their lawful recourses in the event of a mesothelioma diagnosis. The facts of mesothelioma are not easy to hear, nor are they easy to deal with. While a Mesothelioma doctor is equipped to answer medical and health questions as they relate to Mesothelioma, only a qualified Mesothelioma attorney is capable of answering questions that are associated with the legal ramifications of a mesothelioma diagnosis.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma: What is it and why is it becoming so so well known?

    By Jere

    Mesothelioma cancer occurs more commonly in men than in women, the ratio being 3:1. Studies have confirmed the association of mesothelioma cancer with exposure to asbestos. Nearly 60-80% of patients diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer report a history of exposure to asbestos.  Read..

  • What is Mesothelioma and What to Do if You Have Been Diagnosed With It

    By Steve Dimeck

    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, but the deadliest one of all. It strikes about 3000 hard working people in the United States each year, mostly men over 40 years of age. It is caused by direct asbestos exposure, or from asbestos dust brought home on the worker's clothing.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma & Immunotherapy - Interferon

    By Best Advice

    Immunotherapy is a relatively new field of cancer treatment including mesothelioma. It’s considered a fourth modality or way to treat cancer. Immunotherapy concentrates on boosting the immune system to fight off cancer growth. In relation to mesothelioma, the body sees the mesothelioma cells as being normal. Therefore, the immune system refuses to fight them off because they don’t recognize the cells as being dangerous.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma: New treatments for Mesothelioma cancer

    By Hector Milla

    There are more treatment possibilities for Mesothelioma cancer than surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy: the clinical trials. They offer no only benefits, but also risks that cancer patients should know before taking part in one of these research studies. The U.S. National Cancer Institute sponsors clinical trials, because Mesothelioma cancer is difficult to control.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma: A Brief Overview

    By Andy Bowen

    Introduction
    Mesothelioma is a cancer which affects the tissue which surrounds and protects various organs in the body. This tissue is called the Mesothelium, and Mesothelioma causes it to become abnormal, divide without control, and invade and damage nearby organs. The most common form is pleural mesothelioma which affects the sac that lines the chest cavity and protects the lungs (the pleura). Other forms are peritoneum mesothelioma (which affects the abdominal cavity) and pericardium mesothelioma (affecting the lining around the heart). The tumours can be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) although they are most often malignant.  Read..

  • What are Mesothelioma Cancers?

    By Kirsten Hawkins

    What are Mesothelioma Cancers? Mesothelioma cancers are the cancers that spread in the mesothelium tissues. Mesothelium in general is the name of tissue that forms lining of different body organs such as heart, lungs, abdomen and reproductive organs. The lining around abdominal organs is known as peritoneal membrane. Lining around lungs is called pleural membrane while the lining around heart is called pericardium. These linings perform two functions.  Read..

  • Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

    By ASTRO

    Lung Cancer Symptoms This year, nearly 175,000 Americans will learn they have lung cancer. Smoking is the greatest known risk factor for lung cancer, although being exposed to second-hand smoke, radon, asbestos and other chemicals can also increase your chances of developing the disease. Quitting smoking not only decreases your chance of getting lung cancer but it also helps make treatments for those with the disease more effective.  Read..

  • Choosing a Mesothelioma Attorney

    By Maggie Kay

    Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit is a long and dwindling process. Selection of a mesothelioma attorney whom you trust and have a good rapport with is very important.

    If you are thinking about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, you must meet with a variety of lawyers before making your final decision. Choosing from a long list of mesothelioma lawyers can be a daunting task, so here is a guide to help you through the process:  Read..

  • Asbestos and Mesothelioma

    By MesotheliomaFirms.com

    Asbestos is a dangerous and potentially deadly substance that was once widely used in a range of items, from ceiling and wall tiles to insulation and auto brakes. In the past, most people outside of the industry were totally unaware of the dangers relating to asbestos. However, over recent years the dangers and deadly effects of asbestos have become all too apparent, with more and more cases of the most deadly of these effects - mesothelioma - coming to light every day.  Read..

  • Giving Your Body What it Needs: Nutrition Regimes for Mesothelioma

    By Rick Ferring

    If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, no matter at what stage, it means that your body needs extra assistance to fight off the cancerous cells. One of the best ways to ensure that your physical health can move back to normal functioning is by caring for it through the proper nutrition. Knowing what is best for your body while you are going through the process of destroying Mesothelioma is your first step to recovery.  Read..

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  • Get all the Information about Prostate Cancer Treatment

    By Bhargav Joshi

    Prostate cancer impacts the prostate gland once cancer cells initiate to raise and grow, circulating to other parts of the body. The prostate gland is situated in the male reproductive system. The gland itself is covered around the urethra, which can frequently conduct to bladder-related symptoms.  Read..

  • The Key Facts Behind Prostate Cancer

    By Chris Marshall

    Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of UK men. If it is found early and is still confined to the gland itself then the chances of survival are excellent. Modern surgical techniques, combined with drugs such as Viagra, mean that an operation to treat prostate cancer does not signal the end of a patient's sex-life.  Read..

  • Prostrate Cancer Treatments – Understanding The Procedures

    By Al Falaq Arsendatama

    Prostrate cancer treatments can be categorized into two categories, based on the stage in which the cancer is. First category is called the Early Stage Prostrate Cancer Treatments and these treatments are administered in Stage I and Stage II. The second category is referred to as the Advanced Stage Prostrate Cancer Treatments and these are administered in Stage III and Stage IV.  Read..

  • Alternative Prostate Cancer Treatment

    By Milos Pesic

    Many men are opting for what is called Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) Treatments. This includes supplementation, the use of herbs, therapies, yoga, massage, etc. An alternative prostate cancer treatment available to an individual is taken on immediately in complementing existing doctors’ prescriptions, or entirely to make full use of, in lieu of conventional treatments.  Read..

  • There's hope in prostate cancer treatment

    By Groshan Fabiola

    Nowadays there are so many diseases in the world that some people just might lose hope. But be sure that there will always going to be many others struggling to find a cure for any or all diseases and making life better. This is also true regarding prostate cancer.
    Recently, at a presentation about prostate cancer, one doctor made a remarkable speck in which he has presented a new treatment for men who suffer from advanced prostate cancer.  Read..

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  • How To Prevent Skin Cancer - Risk Factors Revealed

    By Guest

    Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, but there are steps that one can take to help reduce their risk of developing the disease.  Read..

  • Skin Cancer Symptoms + Treatments

    By Chris Chenoweth

    Learn the symptoms and treatments for skin cancer.
    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and is increasing in frequency every year. Because it is curable if diagnosed early, you should be aware of the symptoms and treatments.  Read..

  • How Effective Is Sunscreen for the Prevention of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer?

    By Craig A. Elmets, MD

    The answer varies: For SCCs, very effective; for BCCs, not so much.
    Dermatologists routinely recommend sunscreen for protection against nonmelanoma skin cancers, but little evidence supports this recommendation. In one of the few studies to address this important issue (see Lancet 1999; 354:723 and 1038), researchers found that daily sunscreen use over a 4.5-year period produced a 35% reduction in the incidence of squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) but had no effect on the incidence of basal cell carcinomas (BCCs). The researchers continued to follow the participants after the study ended to determine whether the treatment regimen would have a lasting effect on SCCs and whether there might be a late effect on BCC occurrence.  Read..

  • Skin Cancer Slowed With Skin Treatments

    By L Magne

    Chemical Peel, and Laser Resurfacing Reduce Number of New Cancers
    From the desk of Dr. Magne, author of Cancer Free For Life
    Acid skin peel, and laser resurfacing, all remove precancerous skin growths and slow skin cancer -- but patients prefer the peel.
    Precancerous growths, which are small areas of discrete roughness to the skin, come from too much sun. Particularly when a person has a lot of them, they tend to become squamous cell carcinomas: skin cancer.  Read..

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