Suffering from the fourth stage of melanoma, Cara Combs died as she did not get herself treated, due to her pregnancy.
New study presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium yielded data which suggest that early breast cancer treatment by way of breast conserving surgery with radiation leads to higher survival rate among patients than mastectomy does.
A new type of treatment for young people with a form of lymphoma may mean skipping radiation therapy, avoiding side effects and raised cancer risks later on in life.
A research team from the University of Missouri reported that a new radiation therapy used on cancer-stricken mice produced no harmful side effects while effectively putting the cancer in remission.
Xerostomia is a dry mouth symptom often suffered by patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer. This symptom is a result of radiation treatment given to such patients, which damages their salivary glands. A new study suggests that patients suffering from xerostomia can perhaps find relief in the usage of acupuncture, a treatment originating from ancient China. According to researchers, up to 41 percent of around 500,000 who are diagnosed with head and neck cancer suffer from dry mouth, even after five years of treatment.
Staying active, productive, and keeping your mind at work, is a great way of staying healthy and happy. This is particularly true during lockdown, when it can feel easy to slip into a rut of laziness, without any clear-cut schedule. But with monotony talking its toll and resulting in a serious lack of motivation for many, how do we keep on top of a consistent workflow and schedule? Stuck for inspiration on how to stay productive and pro-active during the self-isolation, and also generally in your everyday life going forward? Take a look at this short list that we’ve compiled, detailing some practices that you might want to try and employ where possible.