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Imperial Valley Press Sports EditorKari Smelser had a feeling she would get breast cancer sometime in her life. Her grandmother is a breast cancer survivor and had colon cancer, her mom has had cervical cancer and her grandfather died from lung cancer. Those factors together are part of...
Fox59The costs associated with cancer detection and treatment can be overwhelming. When one woman was offered help to pay for her biopsy, she immediately offered her services in return. Tiffany Johnson is the founder of Sacred Dance Institute. It's a group...
University High's Chris Conlin was diagnosed with cancer last month, but the long-time high school coach is maintaining a positive outlook in an effort to beat it. Conlin, University High's baseball coach for the past 23 years, learned he had squamous...
First of all, there are hundreds of different kinds of cancer. Cancer is a disorder of cell growth. The abnormal growth of these cells usually results in a mass of tissue, or tumor. However, not all tumors are considered to be cancer. Cancer is also known...
Tags: Bones and Joints, Oncology, Leukemia, Health, Pets
For most of the last decade, Ronald Vari watched helplessly as his PSA level steadily rose, all too aware that the pattern could be a sign of prostate cancer. Yet initial biopsies didn't detect the disease. Confused and frustrated, the Chicago resident...
The 33 NewsThe Powell family is full of hugs and kisses--thanks to a surgical procedure that helped Brad become a dad. The Powell's believe Brad had a bilateral hernia as a child--the scaring then prevented the production of sperm. "But I remember there were times...
Tags: Testicle, Health Treatments, Semen, Surgery, Health
Editor's Note: This is the second of two parts. * After getting home from UC Irvine's gastrointestinal clinic, we cried, each blaming ourselves for causing what would surely be a life-changing illness. I called my sister Libby, a breast cancer survivor...
HealthKey.com contributorCervical cancer affects the lower part of the uterus (cervix), which connects the upper uterus (where babies grow) to the birth canal. While surgeries required for late stage cervical cancer make future pregnancies impossible, early detection allows...
It seemed like a good idea at the time. In 1984, Japan began screening the urine of 6-month-old infants for neuroblastoma, the most common type of solid tumor in young children. The test was simple and could show signs of cancer long before clinical...
It's such an appealing idea -- catch breast cancer early, treat accordingly and your patients will live. So perhaps it's no wonder the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force -- a panel of primary care physicians -- caught major flak when it revised its...
You'd think there could be no downside to widespread screening for cancer. But that's not always the case. Studies on Pap smears, for example, show that atypical cells can disappear if they're left alone, while interventions can cause scarring and...
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