Tumors can be developed and diagnosed in any part of your body from your blood cells to your organs. Some tumors are benign; cancer describes a malignant tumors. Read informative articles covering the latest research cancer, genetic factors and mutations, new treatment methods and more. A healthy lifestyle, knowing your family history and regular screening are some methods of preventing development of cancer.
Hard palate cancer, which is more common in men than women, is very rare. Smoking is considered as the main cause of this mouth cancer. Read the following article and learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Several drugs are available to treat cancer. Their indications, side effects and contraindications are described in this list of chemotherapy drugs.
A PET scan can be used to detect the presence of bone cancer. A radioactive tracer is injected into the body and a scanner images the emissions. The radioactive material accumulates in cancer cells at a higher rate than normal cells. Learn more about PET scan for bone cancer.
Primary malignant melanoma of the anal canal is a challenging tumor in terms of diagnosis and treatment. This article provides and overview of some recent scientific literature on this rare condition.
What are the causes of kidney cancer? Here we will list and detail the various causes of this type of cancer.
What is malignant peritoneal mesothelioma? Here we will provide a detailed overview of this type of mesothelioma.
Bladder cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Learn the facts on bladder cancer survival rates.
Standard treatments for bone cancer include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Alternative bone cancer treatment includes nutrition therapy, pain management, mind-body therapies, naturopathic medicine, Chinese medicine and acupuncture and spiritual support. Often people use both approaches.
To learn about rare pediatric cancer and the symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment options and prognosis for each, read the following article.
What are the symptoms of uterine cancer? Find out more about this cancer that’s most common in women after menopause.