October 13, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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How Common Is Multiple Myeloma?

Ask the experts How common is multiple myeloma? Doctor’s response In the United States, the lifetime risk getting multiple myeloma is about 1 in 143. In 2017, an estimated 30,300 adults (about 17,900 men and 12,430 women) will be diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Furthermore, it is estimated that about 12,590

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October 12, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and routine screenings remain the most reliable way to detect the disease early, a breast cancer expert says. Latest Cancer News “Breast cancer can be treated more

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October 12, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Are All Tumors in the Bladder Cancerous?

Ask the experts Are all tumors in the bladder cancerous? Doctor’s response Tumors or swelling of a part of the body, usually without inflammation, are caused by the abnormal tissue growth. Tumors can be either benign (not malignant or cancerous) or cancerous (malignant, out-of-control cell growth). Bladder cancer or bladder

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October 12, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Health Tip: Food Safety for People With Cancer

(HealthDay News) — Since people with cancer typically have a weakened immune system, they may be at greater risk of contracting foodborne illness. Latest Cancer News Radiation and chemotherapy often weaken the body’s immune system by affecting the blood cells that protect against germs and disease. Foodsafety.gov suggests these steps

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October 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say

TUESDAY, Oct. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — How to keep from developing skin cancer should be something all doctors discuss with the parents of their young, fair-skinned patients, suggests the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Latest Cancer News Those conversations should begin much earlier than previously recommended — starting when

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October 11, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer
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Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

New types of treatment are being tested in clinical trials. This summary section describes treatments that are being studied in clinical trials. It may not mention every new treatment being studied. Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy CAR T-cell therapy is a type of immunotherapy that changes the patient’s T

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