Category Archives for cancer

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatocellular Carcinoma, known as HCC in short, is a kind of primary liver cancer. It is common in patients suffering from cirrhosis of liver or other chronic liver diseases. If the cancer is diagnosed

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Curcumin vs. cancer: The scientific evidence continues to pile up

Dr. Saraswati Sukumar, from Johns Hopkins, has been studying curcumin for many years. The primary active ingredient in the spice turmeric, says Dr. Sukumar, is arguably the most potent anti-cancer nutrient

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Chemotherapy-induced Cardiomyopathy- How long have I got?

“Chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy (CI-CM) is the most frequent complication of cytotoxic drugs cardiotoxicity and portends a poor prognosis” According to the study below, Chemotherapy-induced

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How to Deal with Anxiety and Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can have a huge impact on most patients, families, and caregivers. Feelings of depression, anxiety, and fear are very common and are normal responses to this life-changing experience. Lately,

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Cancer Coaching- Nutrition = anti-inflammation, angiogenesis, antioxidation

In 15 human studies, 3,738 patients who took non-prescription antioxidants and other nutrition actually had increased survival. Dear Cancer Coach- Is there any research about whether nutrition in general,

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Sorafenib for Heptocellular/Liver Cancer- Less is More

Patients with the most common type of liver cancer who are taking the chemotherapy drug sorafenib can begin their treatment with a lower dose than is currently considered standard, and it will not affect

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Ginsenosides/Ginseng as Cancer Therapy

“Based on our review, we found good evidence from in vitro and in vivo animal studies showing enhanced antitumor effect when ginseng is used in combination with some anticancer drugs…” A

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Xarelto Lawsuit Highlights Risks of Conventional Blood Thinners

“Given all this information, people who are on Xarelto, or those caring for those who are, may have some concerns. Experts say it’s best to take those concerns straight to the doctor or specialist

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Evidence to Manage My Heart Disease is “Weak”

This problem (weak evidence) is by no means unique to heart disease. Many medical decisions are based on weak evidence or even human hunches rather than high-quality evidence… Evidence-based medicine

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Meredith Ann- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia – “Except I kept getting worse and then somehow a mono diagnosis turned into an acute myelogenous leukemia one instead.” When I was nineteen and nearing the

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