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Cancer

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Top Cancer Articles

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  • Elena faces a terrible choice -- feed, or die

    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie experienced a health scare that heightened her and Eric's fears that her cancer may have returned. Brooke shared her problems about the honeymoon with Stephanie but asked her to keep it a secret so as not to take the focus...
  • Close monitoring can help catch complications from neurofibromatosis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes neurofibromatosis, and how is it treated? Is it very common? I had not heard of the disease until my niece was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1. ANSWER: Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a genetic disorder that disrupts...
  • Treatment options can offer relief from vaginal atrophy

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What exactly is vaginal atrophy? Are there any effective treatments for it, or is it just another part of aging that I will have to live with? ANSWER: Vaginal atrophy (atrophic vaginitis) is the thinning and inflammation of the...
  • Treatment for cardiotoxicity dependent on type and severity of damage

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago at age 58 and began treatment immediately. She's in remission now but recently found out she has cardiotoxicity, probably from the chemotherapy. What is this, and how is it...
  • Words of wisdom from a nun

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Let's talk about the other speech. Yes, Bill Clinton delivered a 48-minute stemwinder to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night that was so mesmerizing even Republicans praised it. But after the huzzahs for Clinton fade,...
  • Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • Staying fit and active can help prevent a recurrence of breast cancer

    Nearing the end of chemotherapy for breast cancer, I peppered my oncologist with questions about how to prevent a recurrence. Should I avoid soy products? Processed foods? What about alcohol? I'd been surfing the Web looking for information. My doctor...
  • Breinigsville family asks for prayers and support for child with brain cancer

     
    Like most mothers in the world, Janiris Villar would do anything to save her nine-year-old’s life. When Dr. Rashid A. Buttar told her that it would cost her guarantee $10,000 a week to treat Uzias, who suffers from an aggressive brain tumor, her...
  • Cancer patient mistaken for 'Surgical Mask Bandit,' bank sorry

    Cancer patient mistaken for 'Surgical Mask Bandit,' bank sorry
    A trip to the bank for a cancer patient wearing a protective mask ended with him being surrounded by six police officers and detained after a teller mistook him for a bank robber known as the "Surgical Mask Bandit." Wells Fargo Bank is donating $5,000...
  • Our Laguna: Showing support for leukemia sufferer

    The applause began as Darrin Reed made his way slowly across the Festival Shopping Center parking lot. By the time he reached ReMark's, everyone in the restaurant was on his or her feet and clapping. Reed's friends had gathered at the restaurant to show...
  • The human cost of our flawed experiment with gene patents

    Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...