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Cancer / Oncology Posted on 05 Nov, 2018
A new study investigates the potential use of a virus against cancer. Researchers hope that the findings will be useful for different types of cancer.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 01 Nov, 2018
Penile cancer is cancer that affects the penis and other male genitals. It often begins on the skin. Penile cancer is relatively rare and is highly treatable in the early stages. In this article, learn more about penile cancer, including its signs and symptoms, potential risk factors, and treatment options.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 31 Oct, 2018
New research suggests that having a larger brain may increase the risk of developing aggressive brain cancer. The higher number of brain cells may be why.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 30 Oct, 2018
Baby powder manufacturers have recently faced lawsuits that their product, a type of talc, may cause ovarian cancer. Learn about the claims and research here.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 29 Oct, 2018
Oral chemotherapy in the form of pills, liquids, or tablets is a treatment option for some types and stages of cancer. Advantages include not having to visit a clinic as frequently, while disadvantages include the risk of making dosing errors when taking the medication at home. Learn more about oral chemotherapy here.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 29 Oct, 2018
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. People should check every month for signs of melanoma and other skin cancers. In this article, we take a close look at the types of skin cancer and the symptoms to look for. We also discuss risk factors and prevention.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 26 Oct, 2018
Neuropathy from chemo can cause tingling and numbness in the hands and feet. It is a side effect of the chemotherapy drug that a person uses in their cancer treatment. Learn more about the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo, including natural and alternative remedies, such as vitamins, massage, and acupuncture.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 26 Oct, 2018
Many people use opioids to relieve pain, but they can lead to further problems, including constipation. Find out how to reduce the symptoms of constipation resulting from the use of opioids.
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 26 Oct, 2018
Opioids are important for controlling pain, but they can lead to opioid-induced constipation (OIC). Why does this happen and what other effects do opioids have on digestion?
Cancer / Oncology Posted on 26 Oct, 2018
Pancreatic cancer accounts for 3 percent of all cancers in the United States. It can be difficult to manage because symptoms often do not appear until the later stages. However, treatment is available, and some lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of developing it. Find out more about this type of cancer.