Category Archives for Newly Diagnosed

Mesothelioma- Multimodal approach may triple overall survival-

Mesothelioma Therapies That You May Not Learn about From Your Oncologist to Increase Survival Mesothelioma (meso) is an aggressive cancer with a poor overall survival outlook. Therefore I look at mesothelioma

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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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Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy for Women Not Diagnosed with Breast Cancer?

“Tamoxifen is very good at preventing breast cancer, but it also has to be weighed against an increased risk of uterine cancer, stroke or blood clotting negative effects,“ A friend of mine

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Radiation-induced Lumbo-sacral Plexopathy in Cancer Survivors

Radiation-induced lumbo-sacral plexopathy is a chronic handicap, frightening because progressive and usually irreversible, usually appearing several years after radiotherapy Cancer patients undergo radiation

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Stem Cell Transplantation- Side Effects, GvHD, Complications and Overall Survival

“Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation remains a dangerous procedure with many possible complications; it is reserved for patients with life-threatening diseases” You have been diagnosed

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Multiple Myeloma Patients are ALL “Toxicity-Vulnerable”

Are you a “Toxicity-Vulnerable” Multiple Myeloma Patient?”  It isn’t just old people who are “vulnerable to chemotherapy toxicity.” Everyone suffers collateral damage

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Non-Toxic Therapy for Colon Polyps

“While the majority of colon polyps will not become cancer, certain types may be precancerous. Having polyps removed reduces a person’s future risk for colorectal cancer” If you have been

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Can Your Lumpectomy Spread Breast Cancer?

“Studies have shown a spike in breast cancer metastases 12 to 18 months after a lumpectomy or mastectomy.” Cancer Coach- My mother had DCIS in 2012 and had a lumpectomy along with radiation

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Glottic, Laryngeal Cancer-Preservation of the Larynx Improves QOL

“A retrospective review of patients with laryngeal cancer using SEER-Medicare data demonstrated that chemoradiation was 4-fold more likely to be used in patients with advanced laryngeal cancer; however,

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Non-toxic, Inexpensive Arthritis Therapy with Curcumin/Resveratrol

“the treatment with co-encapsulated polyphenols showed the most pronounced effects, where an inhibition of 37–55% was observed between day 16 and 22 after arthritis therapy.” Management of

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