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  • Colon Cancer Overview
    on Jan 1, 2011 in colon cancer
     The human colon is a muscular, tube-shaped organ measuring about 4 feet long. It extends from the end of your small bowel to your anus, twisting and turning through your abdomen (belly). The colon has 3 main functions. To digest and absorb n...
  • Elizabeth Edwards's Cancer Spreads
    on Jan 1, 2011 in breast cancer
    Elizabeth Edwards's cancer fight has taken a turn for the worse, with the disease spreading to her liver and doctors recommending against additional treatment. "Elizabeth has been advised by her doctors that further treatment of her cancer would be...
  • Colon Cancer Causes
    on Jan 1, 2011 in colon cancer Cancer Causes
     Most colorectal cancers arise from adenomatous polyps-clusters of abnormal cells in the glands covering the inner wall of the colon. Over time, these abnormal growths enlarge and ultimately degenerate to become adenocarcinomas. People with an...
  • Colon Cancer Test
    on Jan 1, 2011 in colon cancer
    A new gene test is said to predict whether certain forms of colon cancer are likely to return in former patients. A large number of colon cancer patients have the cancer removed via chemotherapy, but often times there may a chance of round two in th...
  • Symptoms of Breast Cancer
    on Jan 1, 2011 in cancer symptoms breast cancer
    Initially, breast cancer may not cause any symptoms. A lump may be too small for you to feel or to cause any unusual changes you can notice on your own. Often, an abnormal area turns up on a screening mammogram (x-ray of the breast), which leads to f...
  • Colon Cancer Symptoms
    on Jan 1, 2011 in colon cancer cancer symptoms
     Cancer of the colon and rectum can exhibit itself in several ways. If you have any of these symptoms, seek immediate medical help. You may notice bleeding from your rectum or blood mixed with your stool. People commonly attribute all rectal...
  • Elizabeth Edwards Taught Lesson About Decisions to End Treatment
    on Jan 1, 2011 in cancer treatment
    Just a day after announcing she stopped all cancer treatment, Elizabeth Edwards has died, ABC News has confirmed. Between September and late November, Edwards' health went into decline. Her breast cancer spread to her liver, and eventually reached...
  • Colon Cancer Warning Signs
    on Jan 1, 2011 in colon cancer cancer symptoms
    Most colon cancer warning signs do not manifest until the disease becomes very advanced. Colon screening is the best way to catch colon cancer in its earlier stages. Colon cancer warning signs are also signs of other colon issues, such as hemorrhoids...
  • Breast Cancer Causes
    on Jan 1, 2011 in breast cancer Cancer Causes
    Many women who develop breast cancer have no risk factors other than age and sex. Gender is the biggest risk because breast cancer occurs mostly in women. Age is another critical factor. Breast cancer may occur at any age, though the risk of brea...
  • Breast Cancer Symptoms
    on Jan 1, 2011 in cancer symptoms breast cancer
    Early breast cancer has no symptoms. It is usually not painful. Most breast cancer is discovered before symptoms are present, either by finding an abnormality on mammography or feeling a breast lump. A lump in the armpit or above the collarbone tha...
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
    on Jan 1, 2011 in cancer treatment breast cancer
     Surgery is the mainstay of therapy for breast cancer. The choice of which type of surgery is based on a number of factors, including the size and location of the tumor, the type of tumor and the person's overall health and personal wishes. B...
  • Elizabeth Edwards Dies Of Breast Cancer
    on Jan 1, 2011 in breast cancer
    Elizabeth Edwards at Stand Up To Cancer Photo © Getty Images/Fredrick M. Brown The family of Elizabeth Edwards reported Monday that her breast cancer had spread beyond the breast and bones to her liver. This afternoon, they reported that she ha...
  • Colon Cancer Treatment
    on Jan 1, 2011 in colon cancer cancer treatment
     Medical Treatment The primary treatment of colon cancer is to surgically remove part or all of your colon. Suggestive polyps, if few in number, may be removed during colonoscopy. Chemotherapy after surgery can prolong survival for people who...
  • Elizabeth Edwards: Even in Last Moments, a Mother Above All Else
    on Jan 1, 2011 in breast cancer
     via (ABCNEWS) Even as she lay on her deathbed surrounded by family, Elizabeth Edwards was the one providing comfort to everyone around her, family friends said today. “As everything was with Elizabeth, she was sort of the strength f...
  • Elizabeth Edwards dies of cancer at 61
    on Jan 1, 2011 in cancer treatment
    Elizabeth Edwards, a best-selling author and the driving force behind husband John Edwards' political career before it was destroyed by his infidelity, has died of cancer. She was 61. Elizabeth Edwards reportedly was not in any pain and was...
  • Breast Cancer
    on Jan 1, 2011 in breast cancer
     Patients who have lung, brain, kidney and colon cancers can still get Avastin treatments, but the Food and Drug Administration has decided that they will revoke their approval of the drug for use in metastatic breast cancer.  Oncologists w...
  • Treatment of stomach cancer
    on Dec 31, 2010 in cancer treatment Stomach Cancer
    Treatment depends on the type of stomach cancer and how far it has spread. Your doctor will discuss your treatment options with you. There are three main treatments for stomach cancer. Surgery Surgery (including the use of lasers) involves removin...
  • Privacy Policy
    on Dec 31, 2010
    Privacy Policy for www.cancer-99.blogspot.com If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at herusate@gmail.com. At www.cancer-99.blogspot.com, the privacy of our...
  • Diagnosis of stomach cancer
    on Dec 31, 2010 in cancer diagnosed Stomach Cancer
     The earlier stomach cancer is diagnosed, the better your chances of recovery. If you develop any of the symptoms listed above and you are over 45, visit your GP. Your GP will ask about your symptoms and examine you. You may then be referred to...
  • Symptoms of stomach cancer
    on Dec 30, 2010 in cancer symptoms Stomach Cancer
      Early stomach cancer can cause very mild indigestion-like symptoms such as: heartburn and burping feeling bloated after eating only a small meal losing your appetite persistent stomach pain feeling or being sick difficulty swallowin...
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