NorthtexascancerJoined: March 2nd, 2013
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New Research Offers Promise for Cancer Immunotherapy
The human body comes equipped with an incredibly powerful tool designed to fight illness, infections and other unwanted invaders. Precise and unrelenting in its quest to wipe out sickness, the immune system is a well-oiled machine when it comes to keeping most people generally healthy. Unfortunately, it has been largely ineffective in protecting people from ...
immune system, t cells, cancer cells, cancer immunotherapy, cancer, cells, immune - Posted by northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
Cancer Risks Rise for Obese Women
The National Cancer Institute estimates that approximately 40 percent of all women will develop cancer at some point during their lives. With that figure in mind, taking steps to lower the risks can prove critical. For women who are obese, losing weight and adopting a healthier overall lifestyle can make a difference.While the link between obesity and certai...
losing weight, cancer risks, weight loss, lower risks, cancer, women, weight - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
Breast Cancer Risk Factors Women Can Control
An estimated one in eight women will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer at some point in their lifetimes. While preventing this disease is not always possible due to risk factors well beyond a woman’s control, there are some risks that can be mitigated to increase a woman’s chances of remaining breast cancer free throughout life.Here are just...
breast cancer, risk factors, cancer risk, steps women, cancer, breast, risk - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
Lowering Risk for Colon Cancer
According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one in twenty people in the U.S. alone will be diagnosed with colon cancer in their lifetime, making it one of the more commonly diagnosed cancers. As we begin to better understand the connection between risk factors and the development of cancer, we also better understand the ways in which we can lower...
colon cancer, risk factors, better understand, youve never, cancer, risk, colon - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
New Promise of Diagnostic Tools for Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer with hundreds of thousands of deaths per year and is responsible for nearly 30% of cancer deaths in both men and women each year. Even with early diagnosis, lung cancer is an insidious disease that can be enormously aggressive. Research dollars continue to be spent on not only finding a cure for lung canc...
lung cancer, diagnostic tools, yield results, wise count, lung, cancer, sputum - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
Colon Cancer Diagnosis
A diagnosis of colon cancer invariably leads to the question, “what next?” for any patient. We are unwilling participants in a club no one ever wants to join - with millions of other members - and yet we are inexorably linked to the rules of that club - finding the most effective cancer treatment in a setting that meets with our personal standard...
colon cancer, texas cancer, north texas, cancer diagnosis, colon, cancer, typically - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
Early Detection and Treatment Imperative to Cancer Care
There is a lot of attention that is paid to cancer research and subsequent findings related to cancer treatment. There are, of course, a lot of interested parties where advanced treatment is concerned. With more than a million cancer diagnoses every year in the United States alone, there is always a collective eye on what is being done to develop faster, mor...
early detection, texas cancer, north texas, finding better, cancer, screenings, treatment - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
What You Need to Know About Colon Cancer
Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in both men and women in the United States. It’s also a highly treatable form of cancer when it is caught in its earliest stages. To ensure that proper screenings are conducted when necessary, it is important for everyone to have a basic understanding of this disease and the warning signs...
colon cancer, risk factors, colorectal cancer, wont begin, cancer, colon, screenings - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
Putting Together a Comprehensive Treatment Plan for Lung Cancer
The term lung cancer can fill anyone with fear and it’s understandable. Lung cancer is one of the aggressive diseases that can be challenging to treat and can most definitely alter a person’s lifestyle. That’s why putting together a comprehensive plan for treating lung cancer is so important; and it starts with working with the best cancer ...
lung cancer, treatment plan, treating lung, texas cancer, lung, cancer, treatment - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
What To Look For In A Cancer Specialist?
When the diagnosis is cancer, you want the best specialist working by your side to help you fight the disease and win. Finding the best oncologist, however, can be difficult in the whirlwind of activity that tends to follow a diagnosis. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to help ensure you have a skilled, experienced and consummate professional h...
treatment options, texas cancer, north texas, cancer center, treatment, cancer, best - Posted by Northtexascancer - Posted 6 Years Ago
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