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  • SQUAMOUS OR BASAL CELL CANCER: WHICH ONE IS WORSE? Skin, the largest organ of the human body, protects us from infections, injuries and helps to modulate the body temperature. Also, the organ stores water and fat and is responsible for producing vitamin D. #basalcancercells, #basalcellcarcinoma,
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  • IS SECOND OPINION IMPORTANT FOR CANCER PATIENTS? As we know, cancer is a disease caused by cells that multiply uncontrollably and spread into the surrounding tissues. Many people generally fall for the assumption that the disease can’t be treated. #BreastCancerSecondOpinion, #ProstateCancerSecondOpinion, [more]
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  • IS WHIPPLE PROCEDURE THE CURE FOR PANCREATIC CANCER? A pancreaticoduodenectomy is another name for the Whipple procedure. Most cancer patients know what is a Whipple procedure as it is the most common surgical treatment for pancreatic cancer that has spread to the gland’s head. #whatisawhippleprocedure, #whippleprocedure,
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  • LUMPECTOMY VS. MASTECTOMY: WHICH IS BETTER FOR BREAST CANCER? People with breast cancer can choose between total removal of a breast (mastectomy) or breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) followed by radiation in specific conditions. #Lumpectomy, #LumpectomyvsMastectomy, #Mastectomy,
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  • HOW TO DETECT COLON CANCER WITHOUT COLONOSCOPY? Screening for colon cancer is an essential consideration of routine health care. If you’re over 45, you should have colon cancer screening (CRC) done. One of the most prevalent screening methods is a colonoscopy, which is a clinical procedure that involves viewing the colon with a camera linked to a probe. #cologuard, #Cologuardtest,
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  • LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: GUIDE TO SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER At times, cells of the lung begin growing speedily in an unexplained manner, and this situation leads to lung cancer. Cancer can develop in any lung location, and it’s the significant cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in America, China, and Canada. #causessmallcelllungcancer. #smallcelllungcancer,
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  • CERVICAL CANCER AND PREGNANCY: CAN YOU GET PREGNANT? These days, a lot of women delay having a baby. Cervical cancer can develop as a result of this before conception. Infertility is a common side effect of several therapies. Cervical cancer and pregnancy, however, both have options. Some women can still conceive if they want to protect their fertility. #cervicalcancer,
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  • BRCA GENE MUTATIONS: GENETIC TESTING AND CANCER RISK BRCA1 and BRCA2 (Breast Cancer Gene 1 and 2) are genes that create proteins that aid in the repair of DNA damage. Each of these genes can pass down in two copies, one from each parent. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are tumor suppressor genes because they can cause cancer with damaging (or pathogenic) variants (or mutations). #BRCAvariants, #BRCAvariation,
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  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CLINICAL TRIALS Clinical trials are the new and one of the most widely used treatments for cancer patients. This scientific research involves people surviving from cancer and provides them a ray of hope to prevent cancer. #benefitsclinicaltrials, #cancerstaging,
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  • AM I AT RISK IF MY RELATIVES HAVE CANCER? Raise your hand if you have a family member who has been diagnosed with cancer. You’re not alone if you’ve ever worried about what that means for your cancer risk. Cancer is a sickness that affects each one of us in some manner. #cancer, #cancergenes,
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  • IS CANCER CURABLE OR REMISSIBLE? I don’t remember how many times we have been asked this question that is cancer curable or only remissible. These two medical terminologies, “cure” and “remission,” are often used interchangeably by laymen. However, doctors generally never say “cure” because no medical research to date has found the cure for cancer. #Cancerremission,
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  • IS CHEMOTHERAPY THE CURE FOR CANCER? Chemotherapy is a sort of aggressive chemical medication therapy intended to kill rapidly multiplying cells in the body. Because cancer cells multiply and divide more quickly than normal cells, it is primarily utilized to treat them. An oncologist is a medical specialist in cancer treatment. #chemotherapy, #chemotherapyincancer,
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  • KNOW ABOUT HOW FLU SEASON CAN AFFECT CANCER PATIENTS? The flu season often starts in October, and it’s essential to get a flu vaccine now to stay protected, especially during a pandemic. The flu season has arrived. Diseases like pneumonia, respiratory failure, encephalitis, mortality, and other serious complications can result from the flu. #CancerPatients, #CancerTreatments,
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  • FOOD CHOICES THAT HELP PREVENT CANCER Can one of the most malignant and life-threatening diseases, cancer, be prevented by consuming healthy food? The answer is ‘yes.’ However, before going further, one must understand what cancer is? It is a disease in which cells of a specific body part grow uncontrollably and spread to different parts of the body. #cancercausingfoods, #cancertreatment,
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  • IS RADIOLOGY THE CURE FOR TONSILLAR CARCINOMA Tonsil cancer is rare but fatal in some cases. Many reports have proved that the tonsillar area is a relatively rare site for cancer. Tonsil Cancer is pretty sensitive to radiation therapy, and if detected in the early stages, it has an excellent recovery rate with radiation alone. #signstonsilcancer, #survivalratetonsilcancer,
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