Tagged as Cancer Treatment

The fear of the unknown can be overwhelming, especially in the face of a chronic illness. Doubly so if one is facing the worst prognoses. Some researchers are finding evidence that hallucinogenic mushrooms might eliminate the existential distress faced by many cancer patients. And the results are interesting and kind of exciting. Alleviating End-Of-Life Distress With Mushrooms - Facing a terminal illness...
February 18, 2021
Those facing a melanoma diagnosis want nothing more than to beat the disease and move forward with life. But treatments have been, to this point, relatively painful. Now, a new, pain-free treatment may make serious inroads against this deadly form of skin cancer. Let’s take a closer look at this medical breakthrough. What is Melanoma? - Melanoma is cancer that starts in the melanocytes under the skin....
November 25, 2020
For thousands of people this year there will come a moment where they are told they have cancer. Perhaps it will be you, perhaps a loved one will tell you that they have cancer. But either way, beyond the cancer treatment, the seemingly endless ongoing decisions for health and strategy, there is the emotional toll that this diagnosis carries with it in both the immediate sense and the long-term. Dealing...
July 27, 2020
In 2018, more than -1.7 million people- received a cancer diagnosis, and about 600,000 of them are expected to succumb to their disease despite treatment. As new advanced treatments are developed, however, the number of people who die from cancer is expected to decline just as it has over the past few decades. An innovative treatment involving -nanomedicine- may soon be one of the reasons why more...
February 6, 2020
In 2018, more than -1.7 million people- received a cancer diagnosis, and about 600,000 of them are expected to succumb to their disease despite treatment. As new advanced treatments are developed, however, the number of people who die from cancer is expected to decline just as it has over the past few decades. An innovative treatment involving -nanomedicine- may soon be one of the reasons why more...
November 20, 2019
Most people depend on their doctor(s) when it comes to the most important decisions they make about their health.  For many things, doctors are indeed a good source of information, considering how intense their education and training in the health sciences is. But there are also a number of areas or topics about which doctors simply aren't the best source of information.  A glaring example is nutrition. ...
October 8, 2019
Breast cancer treatment has come a long way over the past few decades, but no cure has been found to date. Immunotherapy could potentially change that. Recent breakthroughs targeting tumor-specific proteins have made immunotherapy more effective, and we could be closer than ever to a cure. Immunotherapy has shown promise in treating numerous forms of cancer, but breast cancer has been more difficult...
September 12, 2019
Breast cancer awareness is an important part of women’s health, and early detection saves lives. Unfortunately, increased awareness and easily accessible screening processes sometimes lead to unnecessary treatments. Protection from both sides of this ugly disease is aided by arming oneself with solid information on breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Be aware of breast cancer risk, but don't let...
October 22, 2018
I am lucky enough to be almost 9 years out from my breast cancer diagnosis. Those 3,285 days have been filled with some really bad moments and some pretty amazing ones as well. Just like life before cancer. HA! - Nothing has been the same since I had a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation. Not to mention the scans, blood tests, and the stack of pills I still take every day to keep the cancer at bay. ...
April 23, 2018