Archive for the ‘Treatment’ Category

Robotic Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

Women who need to undergo surgery for gynecological cancers now have an option to have surgery that is less painful, results in less scarring, allows them to get back on their feet faster while being just as effective in removing cancer – by opting for robotic cancer surgery. With this surgical...
November 9th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

‘Sharing Miracles’ Television Program Features Professional Football Hall-of-Famer Len Dawson

As the football season swings into high gear, “Sharing Miracles”, a 30-minute public affairs television program that tells the compelling and inspirational stories of real patients, will feature Super Bowl-winning quarterback and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Len Dawson, a prostate cancer survivor....
November 6th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Cutting-Edge Care Can Give Overseas Facilities An Edge

Doctors in some foreign countries may be more adept at some techniques that Americans want. Though most Americans who leave home for healthcare are searching for a bargain, others are scouring the globe for leading-edge therapies or experimental treatments. Patients unable to qualify for stem cell clinical...
November 6th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Top 5 Things That Kill Men

The top five things that kill men are heart disease, cancer, accidents, stroke and chronic lower respiratory diseases. There’s a lot you can’t control these days: the stock market, climate change, Monday Night Football. But you can manage much of your risk for the five most common killers of men....
November 5th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Better Treatments For Inherited Form Of Colon Cancer?

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute believe they may be one step closer to understanding how certain forms of colon cancer develop. In a study using siblings diagnosed with colon cancer, scientists discovered similarities on a region of a particular chromosome, referred to as 7q31. Researchers...
November 4th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Designer Donna Karan Backs Yoga Project At Beth Isreal Hospital Cancer Ward

Famed fashion designer Donna Karan has sponsored a major project at Beth Israel to clinically prove that yoga, meditation and aromatherapy can enhance regimens of chemotherapy and radiation in treating cancer. Karan, founder of the DKNY line of clothing and a yoga enthusiast, has donated $850,000, through...
November 3rd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

New Innovations Help Catch Breast Cancer Early

Although annual mammograms are strongly recommended and are often the best way to detect breast cancer, additional screening methods may sometimes be necessary, especially for women with dense breast tissue, family history or other risk factors. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: MRI uses magnets and radio...
October 31st, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Don’t be afraid of Cancer!

Everybody has cancer cells moving through their bodies. So why doesn’t everybody get sick, or diagnosed with this dreadful disease? There are five forms of cancer. The most common one is Carcinoma, which originates in the skin, or in glandular tissue such as the breast and prostate gland. Another...
October 29th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Battling Cancer During Pregnancy

Cancer during pregnancy is not common, occurring in about 1 out of 1,000 pregnancies, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Peggy Noval was 39 years old and in her ninth month of pregnancy when she was diagnosed this year with advanced breast cancer. With her husband, Keith, and an...
October 27th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Baby Saves Mum Before She Leaves The Womb

Annaleena Daley may have saved her mother Penny’s life – even before she left the womb, when doctors detected bowel cancer. Annaleena was born by caesarean section at only 29 weeks’ gestation, a month after her mother Penny, 28, was diagnosed with the disease, that typically hits in...
October 27th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More