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Be Ready To Defeat Breast Cancer

Women world is largely affected by breast cancer. Death rate caused by BC is gradually reducing and diagnosed cases of BC are increasing every year that can be further helpful in lowering death rate because ...

Multiple Myeloma Cancer Survival Rates

Multiple myeloma is a form of cancer that affects the plasma cells. These cells often are able to invade the nearby bones. These plasma cells are part of the immune system and are normally present in the bone marrow and throughout the lymphatic system. Multiple myeloma has no known cure, but it is p

Vitamin E and You Smokers

I am dead set against cigarette smoking of any kind. Those of you that know me know how I feel about the risk you take when you smoke. So I created this article with trepidation, fearing I may be creating a situation where some of you may think that I have changed my opinion. I have not, but this in

Radio Waves Used to Treat Bladder Cancer

An unconventional treatment for bladder cancer is radio-wave therapy, which is performed by "blasting" the affected area with radio waves to reduce tumor size and decrease symptoms. Although little published scientific research on radio-wave therapy is available, it might be worth a look when conv

Mesothelioma Treatment-how To Increase Your Chances Of Remmission

Remission is a term generally used in cancer management to refer to a state of absence of any disease activity among patients with diagnosed to have cancer. There are two types of remission according to medical experts, these are:1} complete remission and 2} partial remission.

Dr. Nir Hus - Research Operations

When Nir Hus joined the University of Miami for marine science, a few people actually thought he would become one of the most respected research specialists and inventors in the world. In fact, the marine ...

Antioxidant Pills Don’t Cut Cancer Risk

Many antioxidant supplements showed no benefit in a recent analysis in reducing cancer risk. And beta-carotene supplementation was linked to an increased risk for cancer in smokers.

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)

Inhibition of EGFR in combination with YB-1 suppression may represent a potential therapeutic strategy in patients with basal-like breast cancer.

TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction

The TRAM flap (transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous) is a tissue flap procedure that uses muscle, fat and skin from your abdomen to create a new breast mound after a mastectomy. This procedure takes its name from the transverse rectus abdominus muscle in your tummy. A TRAM flap can be done for a

Breast Cancer Stages

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of breast cancer staging including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Breast Reconstruction

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of breast reconstruction including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Breast Cancer in Young Women

Learn more from WebMD about breast cancer in younger women, including risk factors, screening schedules, and treatment options.