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What are the Early Signs of Prostate Cancer by Joshua Pfeffer

By at April 2, 2014 | 8:53 am | 0 Comment

Prostate cancer, by definition, is a type of cancer that forms in the tissues of the prostate. It is also the second most common type of cancer among men in the United States. In 2013 alone, nearly a quarter million new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed, and close to 30,000 men lost their lives to its devastating effects. To understand the basics of prostate more...

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What is Hodgkin’s Lymphoma by Amber Mills

By at March 28, 2014 | 6:17 am | 0 Comment

Cancer of the lymphatic system (a part of the immune system) is known as Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This happens when cells in the body grow abnormally. Like other cancers, it may then spread to other parts of the body. Hodgkin’s is especially dangerous because since it is a cancer of a part of the immune system, it conflicts with your body’s ability to fight off more...

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What is Squamous Cell Carcinoma By Chris Rost

By at March 20, 2014 | 7:59 am | 0 Comment

Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common type of skin cancer. It’s a disease which affects the squamous cells found in your epidermis. Before we go more in depth, let’s try to get a better understanding of what cancer is. Cancer is a disease where normal cells start to divide rapidly, and uncontrollably.  As this division takes place, some cells become more...

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What is Melanoma

By at March 8, 2014 | 9:22 am | 0 Comment

Melanoma is a tumor of melanin-forming cells. The malignant tumor is associated with skin cancer. Malignant melanoma can be very difficult to treat but treatment and an early diagnosis will increase the survival rate. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. The cancerous growths develop when unrepaired DNA causes damage to skin cells triggering mutations. more...

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What is Pancreatic Cancer by Emilie Arl

By at March 3, 2014 | 11:47 am | 0 Comment

Pancreatic cancer is not to be taken lightly.  The pancreas is a very important organ in the body.  This organ produces enzymes that help break down food and helps control blood sugar levels.  It is very important that the pancreas works properly because of the important functions that it does on a daily basis.  Without the pancreas working properly, the rest of the more...

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