Category Archives for Newly Diagnosed

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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Diagnostic Testing for MGUS

Whether you “watch and wait” or undergo non-toxic MGUS therapies, regular diagnostic testing is now a part of your life You’ve been diagnosed with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined

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Cancer Coaching-Ballooning Survivor population in the U.S.

Cancer Coaching- “Patients diagnosed with cancer will likely have comorbid conditions that need to be managed, and Rowland estimates 16 percent will have had a previous malignancy” The article

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Diet to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer, Reduce Risk of Relapse

Our results suggest a beneficial effect of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil in the primary prevention of breast cancer (BC) You may fear a breast cancer diagnosis, you may

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Omega-3 fatty acids- Kill Myeloma Enhance Chemotherapy

“Our study suggests that EPA and DHA induce selective cytotoxic effects in Multiple Myeloma and increase sensitivity to bortezomib” I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2/94. Several years

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Cord-Blood Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation- Side Effects

“Researchers have identified a new diarrheal syndrome that affects patients who have undergone cord-blood hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation” A cord-blood hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation is

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Myeloma in Complete Remission-Maintenance Chemo?

Dear Cancer Coach-I just read your story and want to thank you for sharing. I am 47 and was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in August 2014. I started chemo, had a great response and went into remission

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Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer- Genetic Diagnostic Factors

Gene-expression profiling has identified 4 distinct genetic subtypes of head and neck cancer which show some parallels to lung squamous cell carcinoma biology… I am a long-term cancer survivor and

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Barrett’s Esophagus- Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment

Minimally invasive, cost-effective alternative to endoscopy identifies precursor to cancer of the esophagus (Barrett’s esophagus) Do you have symptoms of Barrett’s Esophagus or Gastroesophageal

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