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  • Marijuana Has Been Linked to Lower Risk of Bladder Cancer

    Marijuana Has Been Linked to Lower Risk of Bladder Cancer A new study suggests that people who smoke marijuana have a much lower risk of developing bladder cancer than people who smoke cigarettes. A team of researchers from Kaiser Permanente compared the risk of bladder cancer in more than 80,000 […]

      The Holistic Approach to Cancer Treatment

      Entrance Most people are probably at least somewhat familiar with the more conventional forms of cancer treatment: chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy, etc. However, these conventional approaches do not always serve as the best option available for the cancer patient. In such […]

        Treating Patients With Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

        Screen Shot 2012-11-20 at 11.57.21 AM It’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and today we are focussing on some new developments in lung cancer research and treatment. Metastatic cancers are generally incurable by radiation therapy because such cancers are present throughout the body, and radiation cannot treat […]

          What an Obama Presidency Has Meant for Cancer Research

          best-top-desktop-barack-obama-wallpapers-barack-obama-wallpaper-picture-image-photo-25 While campaigning for the Presidency in 2008, President Obama and his running mate Joe Biden had been pretty vocal about the continued need for federal funding of cancer research. During the 2008 campaign, they even published their plan to effectively […]