The recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report carrying good news about cancer survivorship is an urgent “heads up” for all of us in cancer care. The report states that between the years 1971 and 2001, the number of cancer survivors increased by more than three-fold (from 3 million to nearly 10 million).
Cognition is a highly sophisticated, multifactorial, interrelated set of neurologic functions responsible for attention, perception, memory, learning, language, and thinking.
Denosumab, a RANK Ligand Inhibitor for Prevention of Skeletal-Related Events Due to Bone Metastases From Solid Tumors in Adults
Denosumab is an IgG2 monoclonal antibody that inhibits osteoclastic bone resorption (breakdown) via inhibition of RANKL (receptor activator of nuclear factor-kB ligand).
Ginseng is an herb from the genus Panax of the Araliaceae family that is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is termed an “adaptogen,” as it is believed to have properties that help to restore balance to the body and protect the body from physiologic stress.
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The study represents one of the largest cancer genomics investigations reported, with more than 10 trillion chemical bases of DNA sequenced. While its results underscore the complexity of breast cancer biology, the mutations uncovered may provide further clues to inform personalized therapy of this common breast cancer subtype.
In July1999, I learned I was pregnant with my son. My sister was pregnant, too, and due to deliver in the fall. I was excited to share my happy news. But my father, then 65, had news of his own: he had been diagnosed with stage III colorectal cancer.
Today, March 8, is the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, Here is a small sampling of initiatives by health organizations and healthcare leaders dedicated to treating, preventing, and increasing awareness of women’s cancers, and improving women’s health.
Esophageal cancer generally has a poor prognosis; while preoperative chemotherapy is recommended, tumors often do not respond to treatment.
In a population-based screening study of nearly 20,000 men in Rotterdam, men with baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels