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  • What Do Fruit Flies Have to Do with Curing Cancer?

    What Do Fruit Flies Have to Do with Curing Cancer? It’s been more than a century since the American Cancer Society was originally established by a select group of businessmen and physicians in New York City. The Society had been founded in order to help raise awareness for cancer– a […]

      New Discovery Could Produce a Cure for All Cancers

      New Discovery Could Produce a Cure for All Cancers An Israeli specialist and his research team have made a “radical and potentially life-changing” discovery. It’s something that could help produce a cure for all forms of cancer. This incredible breakthrough is the result of a 16 year long study […]

        How Can Common Viruses be Used to Treat Pediatric Cancers?

        Doctors Developing Viral Therapy for Pediatric Cancer As a parent, you probably take plenty of steps to protect your children from the plethora of nasty germs that can be found in various classroom environments around the country at this time of year. However, you might be surprised […]

          3 Incredible Financial Resources for Cancer Patients

          Financial Help for Cancer Patients For anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, the financial costs of treatment and care can be insurmountable. In some cases, some patients aren’t able to afford their treatment even when they have health insurance. Luckily, there are resources available […]

            The Status of Cancer in 2013

            2013 Cancer Overview According to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, one can easily see that we have been making progress in the treatment of certain tumors. Unfortunately, further analysis of this report also shows that the rates […]

              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 […]

                  Breast Cancer Treatment Options

                  breast-cancer Today, breast cancer treatment has two primary goals: 1. Rid the patient’s body of the cancer 2. Prevent the disease from returning First though, an oncologist will need to determine what type of treatment would be most effective for their […]

                    GERD May Increase Your Risk of Esophageal Cancer

                    gerd may cause cancer A new GERD clinical study has had some interesting results. This recent study was published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. The medical researchers that were conducting this study came to a new […]

                    Eating Right Can Save Your Life

                    Eat Healthy Did you know that what you’re eating could play a significant role in your treatment of cancer? There have been multiple studies and an abundance of research done to show that consuming a healthy nutritional diet could reduce the effects […]

                    Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees Fighting Liver Cancer

                    Robin Gibb - Bee Gees - Liver Cancer Robin Gibb, 61, is battling liver cancer and is currently receiving treatment at a Harley Street clinic. He has been receiving treatment since May of this year, and is being watched closely by his wife Dwina. According to reports, the liver cancer treatments have thus […]

                    What is a Tumor?

                    What is a Tumor? We have all heard the word “tumor” and simply think of a mass of tissue. But what is a tumor, really? The definition of tumor implies abnormal cell growth; this results in an abnormal lump or mass of tissue. Tumors (also […]

                    How to Choose an Oncologist

                    Chose an Oncologist Finding a reputable, compassionate oncologist who can help you navigate the scary waters of cancer is an important step in your treatment plan. Since you’ll be working closely with your oncologist, you want to be sure you do your homework […]

                    Diet During Cancer Treatment

                    Diet During Cancer Treatment We are extremely excited to introduce Moffitt Cancer Center to the Know Cancer Community!   Moffitt is based out of Tampa, Fla., and focuses on the prevention and cure of cancer. It is one of the world’s most sophisticated cancer […]