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National Family History Day: Knowing is the Key to Prevention

Did you know the the stories you’ve heard from your family can give you important and helpful insight about your long-term health and wellness? It’s more than just using DNA tools to discover your...
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I Have Cancer: Now What Do I Do?

When a diagnosis of cancer hits home, it may be hard to figure out how to keep your composure and what to expect. Follow these guidelines to learn the best ways to keep your...
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Study Finds That Celebrex Slows Cancer Growth

Living with pain is difficult enough. But dealing with pain and cancer – or, worse, pain caused by cancer – is a nightmare no one should have to endure. Luckily, there is new hope...
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What Does Cancer Pain Actually Feel Like?

If you are suffering from cancer, you may have to deal with a lot of pain. While not everyone with cancer experiences pain, a significant number do. The pain that you feel will be different...
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Four Ways to Be a Better Caregiver

How one husband learned how to be a better caregiver to his wife during her fight against breast cancer.In her fight against breast cancer, my wife, Marsha, was sliced with a scalpel, poked with...
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Here’s What We Know About Cannabis and Cancer

There are debates all over the country about the effectiveness of cannabis as a cancer treatment. These discussions center around what cannabis can do to help cancer patients, and whether or not it is...
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Tackling The Issue Of Medical Marijuana For Chronic Pain

Regardless of personal belief regarding the legality of medical marijuana, studies proving its effectiveness for chronic pain are interesting. Currently, 29 states and DC have adopted acceptance of Medical Marijuana into state law. This...
Help Your Child Through The Pains of Cancer

A Parents’ Guide to Help With Childhood Cancer Pain

Facing childhood cancer is devastating for the entire family. A parent may be overwhelmed and unsure how to help. The tips below explain tactics to help ease your child's pain and fears. Be honest about what's...
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Treating Metastatic Cancer Pain With the STAR Method

Patients suffering from metastatic cancer, or cancer that has spread from the primary cancer location, face special challenges. Usually, treatments are given by mouth or injection so they can travel throughout the body. These...
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Going to the Max

A father fights for his son and other kids facing cancer

Don’t Fry Day shines a light on skin cancer prevention

Common sense makes all the difference when it comes to protecting yourself and your familyBy Lisa DavisAs the Memorial Day weekend kicks off a summer in the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer...
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Study: Antidepressant Eases Nerve Pain From Chemo

Cancer comes with all kinds of pain, sometimes from the disease itself, and often directly and indirectly from treatment, including the discomforts caused by chemotherapy. As many as 40 percent of cancer patients who...

A Child’s Chronic Illness Story Inspires a Mother’s Journey of Coping, Caring

When a child is chronically ill, the whole family feels the pain, particularly the parents. Regardless of the condition, the stress families suffer is remarkably similar. Here, JoAnne Colucci talks about the love, worry,...
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Chronic Pain Could Be Classified as a Disease

Ireland's Health Minister Says Chronic Pain Should Be Given The Same Resources as Other Major ConditionsChronic pain often gets the short end when it comes to medical care. In many cases, doctors aren't fully...
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Researchers Discover A New Type of Chemotherapy

Scientists have discovered a new type of chemotherapy that locates a partner's gene and eradicates cancer cells.Scientists at the University of Alberta have discovered a partner gene, that when zapped, kills cancer cells.When a...
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What Is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is a treatment that is often misperceived to be a cancer cure.What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is designed to kill quickly reproducing cells in the body, most commonly cancer cells, by using highly potent chemicals....
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Household Chemicals Leads To Rising Breast Cancer Rates

Chemicals in everyday household products are adding to an already high percentage of breast cancer in women.A new study suggests that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point in their...
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Is Functional Cure for AIDS a Realistic Possibility?

New developments in HIV research suggest that Timothy Brown may not be the only man "cured" of AIDS.There have been many articles on the internet and in medical journals about Timothy Brown, the man...
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Even Your Pre-Prenatal Diet can Affect Your Future Children

A new study explains how women can inadvertently change their child's genes by what they eat, even before pregnancy.We have all heard the phrase "you are what you eat", but what if your unborn...
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Cancer: The Day of Diagnosis

A photo not only tells a thousand words, it can also heal.We all have important dates in our lives. Birthdays. Anniversaries. Graduations. But for the millions of people diagnosed with cancer each year, there...