Kidney Cancer Affects Men About Twice As Often As Women

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kidney cancer kidney cancer affects men about twice as often as women. most people who contract this disease are over the age of 50. causes the exact causes of kidney cancer are not well understood. kidney cancer is not contagious; no one can catch any type of cancer from another person. scientists have learned that […]


Women S Health And The Mammogram Controversy

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Despite the urgings of national health organizations for women to have annual or biannual mammograms after the age of 40, uncertainty and controversy about the procedure persists. Based on cumulative evidence, screening mammography has become standard health care in many countries. However, the value of the procedure has been challenged by two Danish researchers who […]


What Is Mesothelioma

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“Mesothelioma” is the term used to describe a cancerous tumor that involves the mesothelial cells of an organ. Mesothelial cells are cells that form a protective lining over the lungs, heart and abdominal organs. The most common type of mesothelioma is pleural mesothelioma. The pleura is a thin membrane found between the lungs and the […]


Tumor Brain Swelling

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Originally, the word Tumor, means “swelling”. Often times it is still used with this mean, but more so a Tumor meaning swelling is among the five major classic characteristics of imflammation. In modern science the term Tumor is primarily saved to denote the abnormal growth of tissue. There are two major types of tumors: Malignant […]


Treatment Options For People With Lung Cancer

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Several lung cancer treatments are currently available and the determination as to which one is prescribed depends on the lung cancer stage that has been diagnosed, the location of the cancer, and the patient’s health. The most common treatments for lung cancer include Surgery, Radiation, Chemotherapy, and Targeted Therapy. Surgery Surgery involves cutting away a […]


Cancer Remission What Is It Exactly

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Many people seem to have a distorted and incorrect definition of the word “remission,” as it is used in relation to cancer patients. Most commonly people seem to believe that going into remission means that the patient is successfully treated and safe. However, according to the American Cancer Society, cancer remission is a “period of […]


An Overview Of Cancer

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Cancer is a disease that affects cells of the body. Cells are extremely small units that build together and form all living things, which include human beings. In any given person’s body, you will find billions of cells. Cancer occurs when unusual and abnormal cells grow and spread very quickly. Normal cells in the body […]


Mesothelioma Treatments Some Basic Facts

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Before we discuss about mesothelioma treatments it is important to have an understanding of what is mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the linings of lungs and abdominal area caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. It takes 30-40 years for this cancer to appear after the asbestos exposure. It is important to treat this […]


Mesothelioma The Biological Behavior

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The biological behavior of the mesotheliomas can be predicted by their gross look, those shape and structures solitary, discrete masses are generally benign, whereas those, which grow diffusely, are usually malignant. Mesothelioma is a tumor emerging from mesothelial lining of serous cavities, most often covering of lungs (the pleural cavity) , rarely, in coverings of […]


Pheochromocytoma Symptoms Diagnosis And Treatment

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Pheochromocytoma is an important cause of secondary Hypertension. We have adnenal gland located at upper portion of each kidney. It is divided into adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla. Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of Adrenal Medulla. Normal function of adrenal medulla is to produce epinephrine or adrenaline. Which is responsible for controlling blood pressure and to […]