Tag: cancer treatment

7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Swallow

7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Swallow

[ 1 ] 2012-11-16 |

A sore throat is a common symptom of illness so pain from swallowing can result from many causes. Some of these causes may include infection, medications, stomach acid and medical treatment.

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Researching the Secrets of Cancer Killer Number Five: Gaining Against Ovarian Cancer

Researching the Secrets of Cancer Killer Number Five: Gaining Against Ovarian Cancer

[ 0 ] 2011-08-18 |

One of the traits of cancers that make them dangerous is their stealth. By their very nature, all cancers operate somewhat covertly because they are able to hide from the immune system. However, many cancers will eventually show symptoms that provide some warning to us that something is wrong. Unfortunately, not all cancers expose themselves […]

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Taking A Little To Get A Lot in Kidney Cancer Surgery

Taking A Little To Get A Lot in Kidney Cancer Surgery

[ 0 ] 2011-04-13 |

For the treatment of cancer, both chemotherapy and radiation therapy provide powerful tools in the battle against the disease. Despite the value of these approaches, however, some cancers do not respond well to either treatment, meaning that surgery becomes one of the few remaining options to eliminate cancerous tissue. Renal or Kidney Cancer is one […]

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Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

[ 0 ] 2011-02-10 |

Although much effort is being directed toward the early detection of cancers in the quest to save lives, research is showing that dogs are miles ahead of sensors in detecting many forms of the disease. Using their skills offers an important chance to save lives.

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Lung Cancer and Our Sense of Justice

Lung Cancer and Our Sense of Justice

[ 0 ] 2009-08-09 |

As a cancer with many, many victims and a low survival rate, one would think of lung cancer as a prime candidate for research dollars. Unfortunately due to the association of the disease with the lifestyle of smoking it is fourth in funding dollars despite killing more people than other cancers like

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Making Health Unfold with Iron, Silver and Gold

Making Health Unfold with Iron, Silver and Gold

[ 0 ] 2009-08-04 |

Though iron, silver and gold have been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times, their use in today’s engineered nanoparticles is far removed from the primitive efforts of the ancient healers with the designer materials advancing the science of diagnosis and treatment.

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Canada and the Precarious World Medical Isotype Supply

Canada and the Precarious World Medical Isotype Supply

[ 0 ] 2009-06-17 |

The inability of the Canadian government to maintain stable production of medical isotopes from its aging isotope reactor should be a wake up call to the US that there needs to be alternative providers to ensure that cancer patients can get the isotopes for treatment in a timely manner.

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