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  • Cyramza cleared for use against non-small cell lung cancer tumors
    Cyramza cleared for use against non-small cell lung cancer tumors
    Expanded use of Cyramza (ramucirumab) to treat patients whose non-small cell lung cancer tumors have metasticized during or following platinum based chemotherapy has just been approved by the FDA. The drug, which is to be used in conjunction with...
  • De-stress your holiday
    Survivor tips for de-stressing your holiday season
    PORTLAND, Oregon — The holidays are stressful enough for households trying to preserve traditions and make everyone happy. But imagine the added burden of dealing with a serious illness.Becky Olson, co-founder of Breast Friends, a nonprofit...
  • Camp Kesem Giving Tuesday activities
    Camp Kesem photo campaign raises funds and awareness on Giving Tuesday
    While everyone is busy during the holiday season, a moment to reflect the generosity and goodness of others can epitomize the meaning of holiday spirit. While eager shoppers kicked off the holiday season, Camp Kesem and other charities focused...
  • Previously inoperable head and neck cancers now treatable with robotic surgery
    Previously inoperable head and neck cancers now treatable with robotic surgery
    Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a technique to perform cancer surgery on a previously-unreachable area of the head and neck with robotic-assisted surgery. The findings were published online on December 9...
  • Experts offer advice for living with pancreatic cancer and holiday eating
    Experts offer advice for living with pancreatic cancer and holiday eating
    Chef Michael Ferraro and registered oncology dietitian Jessica Iannotta give advice on holiday eating. Cancer is a prevalent disease that affects many people; however, not everyone is aware of pancreatic cancer. It is estimated that more than 46...
  • "Gut Thrive in 5" program: Free webinar on healing the gut naturally
    "Gut Thrive in 5" program: Free webinar on healing the gut naturally
    Gastrointestinal distress may have many causes, but the end results are usually the same; pain, gas, diarrhea, and declining health. GI disorders are the root of multiple health issues, including autoimmune disease and cancer, so healing one's...
  • Wine & good food
    Red wine really may prevent cancer
    There have been a lot of anecdotal stories about red wine preventing cancer. Research shows red wine actually may prevent cancer. The University of Colorado Cancer Center reported on Dec. 3, 2014 on how red wine prevents cancer.It has been noted...
  • Doctor!
    People's lives are at risk when they ignore cancer symptoms
    When cancer hits the best chances of a cure are with early detection and treatment. Cancer Research UK reported on Dec. 2, 2014 people are putting their lives at risk when they dismiss cancer symptoms. According to new research people could be...
  • Cancer: Know Your Enemy
    Cancer: Know your enemy
    By: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BScChemotherapy can be an effective tool at killing cancer cells when it is used appropriately. The biggest challenge is knowing which drug is best suited for an individual’s cancer. Over the years we have learned...
  • Aaron and Nora
    Tear-jerking obituary divulges true identity of Spider-Man
    Describing the unique odyssey that is any individual’s fight with cancer is maybe best left to the person doing the fighting. Not to defer risks trivializing the arduousness of the battle and the perseverance required to see the fight...
  • Seize the day
    Tips for living with a chronic condition.
    Living with a chronic condition often causes us to ask a lot of questions that we haven’t really thought about before. The most obvious one is: “Why me?” Others might include “What’s really important in my life?,...
  • Oncology research
    Definiens pioneers tissue imaging in oncology and personalized cancer treatment
    The medical field is constantly changing, evolving and becoming more comprehensive and nowhere is this more evident than in the field of cancer research and oncology. It was recently announced that Google is in the process of copying human genome...
  • Pancreatic Cancer is a growing concern
    Pancreatic Cancer is a growing concern
    Cancer is a disease that affects many. Although people are aware of common cancers such as breast or lung cancer, pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of cancer related deaths in the U.S.; however, it is still unfamiliar to some. The disease...
  • Overweight woman
    The burden from cancer associated with being overweight and obese is shocking
    The scope of the obesity epidemic worldwide has been gaining more attention daily. The problem of being overweight or obese doesn't end with concerns about a person's appearance. The Lancet reported in a news release on Nov. 25, 2014 being...
  • Our Journey with Prostate Cancer:Empowering Strategies for Patients and Families Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.com
    Our Journey with Prostate Cancer Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.com
    Author: Judith Anne DesjardinsPublisher: Spirit House PublishingISBN: 978-0-9904994-0-4Other than skin cancer, one of the most common cancers among American men is prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society predicates that for the year 2014 in...