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Doctors should avoid saying ‘cancer’ for minor lesions – study

Low and intermediate-grade breast cancers, small thyroid cancers and localised prostate cancer would be better monitored than treated aggressively, doctors say. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA The word ... read more

My Mother’s Cancer Diagnosis Taught Me That Doctors Sometimes Offer False Hope

In March 2015, she was diagnosed with lung cancer that had spread ... there are some vital things you should know. That’s the technical term for the tacit agreement among doctors, patients, and family ... read more

Skin cancer patients face deadly risk using ‘black salve’ home remedy

Utah researchers surveyed black salve users and found that most did not talk to a doctor before trying the product - which is on a U.S. Food and Drug Administration list of "fake 'cancer cures' ... read more

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No More Chemo: Doctors Say It’s Not So Far-Fetched

Already, patients diagnosed with GIST can avoid chemotherapy altogether, thanks to Gleevec. “No patient diagnosed with GIST should be getting ... That means that for the time being, chemotherapy may ... read more


HEALTH: DERMATOLOGY; Skin Cream as Anticancer Agent: Experts Are Cautious About Its Use

But other experts say the cream could lull people into thinking they are safe from skin cancer ... on all lesions. One study showed that the cream is ineffective in preventing new actinic keratoses ... read more

Dark Spot In The Mouth — Is It Cancer?

Could this be cancer? Dark spots in your mouth can be caused by a variety of things. They run from minor lesions ... and may speed up healing. Any lesions that persist or bleed after two weeks should ... read more

Thousands of women will avoid chemo thanks to a study funded by the breast cancer stamp

It works by helping to predict how likely it is that a woman’s breast cancer will come back on a scale of 0 to 100, based on reading a sample of tumor tissue. Doctors have ... This new study could ... read more

Medical experts say everyone should avoid indoor tanning

A Calgary-based study looking at the connection between indoor tanning and skin cancer has made some interesting findings but all of the doctors involved in the ... I’ve had a lot of skin lesions and ... read more

Is this proof just one tube of NHS wonder cream really can reverse sun damage and stop skin cancer?

‘But this study suggests we should be treating even these early ones.’ ‘We could save the NHS a lot of time and money if we stepped in sooner, especially in the case of frequent flyers — people who ... read more

What If Everything Your Doctors Told You About Breast Cancer Was Wrong?

Her doctors implied she had cancer and ... for “indolent lesions of epithelial origin,” to discourage unnecessary treatment and help women avoid the fear that comes with the C word. The language we ... read more

NantKwest: Still Going For A Cancer Moonshot

The natural killer cell has two kinds of receptors, activating receptors, that facilitate the cells, and inhibitory that puts them to sleep to avoid natural killers from target healthy cells. However, ... read more

Millions of people have CT scans that serve little if any medical purpose

And recent research suggests that roughly a third of them serve little if any medical purpose ... Some doctors say the results can help them decide how to treat people at moderate heart-attack risk; ... read more



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