All posts by David Emerson

Health Insurance and Cancer: A Focus on the Cost of Cancer Care

The cost of cancer is almost as debilitating as the cancer itself. Do everything you can to learn about and prepare yourself for the financial toxicity caused by a diagnosis of cancer- When I was diagnosed

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Integrative, Evidence-based Non-Conventional Mesothelioma Therapy

Evidence-Based, Non-toxic Therapy that Research Shows Can Kill Mesothelioma as well as Enhance the Efficacy of Chemotherapy There are two important things for meso survivors and caregivers to keep in mind.

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Reduce Liver Toxicity In Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

“In children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and liver toxicity, Milk Thistle was associated with a trend toward significant reductions in liver toxicity.” While great strides against acute

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Learn, Anticipate and Prevent Multiple Myeloma Treatment Side Effects-

The under-reporting of the possible side effects of heart damage from cancer drugs puts (myeloma) patients at an increased risk for heart failure, according to two researchers at the Stanford University

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Early Lung Cancer, SBRT if Surgery is Not an Option

Stereotactic body radiation therapy provided an extremely high rate of local control (98%) at 3 years in a small trial of patients with inoperable early-stage lung cancer, according to the results of a

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Are Endometrial Polyps Overtreated?

A "watch and wait" course of action for patients diagnosed with endometrial polyps may be the best course of action, recent studies show:   See larger image Life Extension

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Colorectal Cancer Non-Conventional Therapies-

Colorectal cancer has been shown to respond to many antioxidant supplements before, during and after diagnosis. Depending on your age, stage at diagnosis and your prognosis and therapy plan nutrition,

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Esophageal cancer- Reduce Risk of Relapse with Cruciferous Veggies-

Epidemiological studies have consistently demonstrated a decrease in the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) associated with higher fruit and vegetable intake, although the association has

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DCIS, lumpectomy, atypical hyperplasia. Margins clear, so now what?

Since suspicious groups of microcalcifications can appear even in the absence of DCIS, a biopsy may be necessary for diagnosis. Dear Cancer Coach. I was diagnosed by sterotactic biopsy with ductal carcinoma

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New Guideline for Surveillance of Gynecologic Cancers

This article provides important information regarding up to date recommendations from the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology as to guidelines for the surveillance of gynecologic cancers: &n...

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