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What Should You Eat While Fighting Cancer? 

What Should You Eat While Fighting Cancer? 

Does sugar fuel cancer cells? Should you increase your fiber intake? Cut back on meat? What exactly is the best way to eat to beat cancer? We answer these and other questions, based on the most reliable and up-to-date research available. Source: What Should You Eat...

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Financial Toxicity and Cancer Treatment 

Financial Toxicity and Cancer Treatment 

Cancer patients and survivors often suffer financial distress caused by the treatment. Get detailed information about the complex relationship between cancer and financial toxicity along with potential interventions in this clinician summary.

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3D Printing & Breast Reconstruction

3D Printing & Breast Reconstruction

​Many news outlets have reported recently on new research being performed in Austin, TX. A company called TeVido is conducting research and experimenting with different 3D printing technologies and harvested human cells to create real nipples for breast reconstruction...

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Can Stress Cause Cancer to Occur or Spread? 

Can Stress Cause Cancer to Occur or Spread? 

A growing body of evidence suggests that stress can contribute to cancer causation and increase the risk that it will spread or be harder to treat. Even patients who already have advanced cancer may benefit from stress- and inflammation-reducing activities, such as...

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Cancer and Blood Clots: Three Things You Need to Know 

Cancer and Blood Clots: Three Things You Need to Know 

People with cancer are four times more likely than the general population to develop a serious blood clot, especially deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot often found in the leg, pelvis, or arms, which can move through the body and lodge itself in the lungs, becoming a pulmonary embolism (PE). Together, DVT and PE are known as venous thromboembolism (VTE) — a dangerous and potentially deadly medical condition. It’s important for cancer patients to know the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of VTE and take preventive measures.

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My Wife Was Just Diagnosed with Cancer: What this means under Universal Healthcare

My Wife Was Just Diagnosed with Cancer: What this means under Universal Healthcare

The potential implications of a cancer diagnosis and the stresses that naturally arise — most importantly on my wife but also on our children and myself, are overwhelming. I can’t imagine what they would be like were we to also have to work through the stresses associated with a system of private insurance or, worse, the stresses involved in having no coverage at all.

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Scientists develop new way to identify breast cancer tumors

Scientists develop new way to identify breast cancer tumors

Aided by machine learning, the researchers taught a computer to rapidly sort images of breast tumors to identify which ones had estrogen receptors, a key to determining prognosis and treatment options. That’s a big step forward from microscopes and cell biopsies in use for more than a century, according to the scientists.

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Author: Janet Maker, Ph.D.
Publication Date: February, 2017
Distributor: Ingram
Trim: 6×9
Format: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
ISBN (Hardcover) 978-0-9976619-0-3
ISBN (Paperback) 978-0-9976619-1-0
ISBN (eBook) 978-0-9976619-2-7
Published by Jane Thomas Press

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