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Low-Risk Prostate Cancer-Active Surveillance

“Active Surveillance” is based upon the prolonged natural history of low-risk prostate cancer and is an attempt to balance the risks and side effects of over-treatment against the possibility

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Osteoporosis- Whole-body Vibration, Exercise Therapy

“Osteoporosis is not an inevitable part of aging: it is preventable. So, it is vital that all of us, of all ages, start taking care of our bones now before it is too late” … Conclusions The

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High Risk for Depression- Should you Take Antidepressants as a Preventative?

…although antidepressants are usually well tolerated, these medications can come with side effects ranging from headaches to diarrhea to life-threatening reactions.” Depression is a poorly

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Multiple Myeloma- Symptoms and Side Effects- Omega-3 Therapy

“Our study suggests that EPA and DHA (omega-3 fatty acids) induce selective cytotoxic effects in Multiple Myeloma and increase sensitivity to Velcade (bortezomib).” Multiple myeloma, the blood

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Cachexia Prevention- Pancreatic Cancer

“More than 80% of patients suffer from significant weight loss at diagnosis and over time develop severe cachexia. Early nutritional support is therefore essential.” A diagnosis of pancreatic

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Frankincense Oil- Bladder Cancer Cells

Comprehensive gene expression analysis confirmed that frankincense oil activates genes that are responsible for cell cycle arrest, cell growth suppression, and apoptosis in bladder cancer cells If you

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Curcumin Surpresses Gastric Cancer, Enhances Chemotherapy

“Curcumin prominently inhibited gastric cancer cell proliferation and promoted cell apoptosis…Curcumin dramatically inhibited tumor growth, increased gastric pH…” In the age of

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Plasmacytoma- Extramedullary? Suprasellar?

“Overall survival rate was 74% at follow-up (median 12 months), with 18% having parasellar recurrences and 38% progressing to systemic MM after presentation of a solitary plasmacytoma (median 3

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Gastrointestinal endoscopic ultrasound

Cancer Coaching-When Is Gastrointestinal endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) Necessary for a Newly Diagnosed Cancer of the Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, or Pancreas? If you have been diagnosed with either Esophageal, Stomach,

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Pre-Surgery Immunotherapy- HPV- Head and Neck Cancer

Two doses of nivolumab given about 1 month prior to surgery are well tolerated and reduces tumor size in about half of patients with squamous cell head and neck cancer If you have been diagnosed with head

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